Arlington- and Boston-based machine learning developer Carbon Relay received a $63 million investment from New York City-based venture capital and private equity firm Insight Partners, the companies announced Wednesday. Carbon Relay will use the investment to grow its Red Sky Ops platform for optimizing application performance in Kubernetes environments. Kubernetes — originally developed by Google
This will create 150 jobs, paying a minimum wage of $15/hour
Seattle-based Amazon.com Inc. — which is building its $2.5 billion HQ2 East Coast headquarters in Arlington — will open a fulfillment center for its AmazonBasics line in Prince George County by the end of the year, creating 150 jobs, Gov. Ralph Northam announced Wednesday. The fulfillment center will open in the former 798,000-square-foot Ace Hardware
Students will learn robotic process automation technologies.
New York City-based software developer UiPath has donated $16.4 million in software licenses to George Mason University’s School of Business for students to learn robotic process automation (RPA) technologies, the university announced Wednesday. RPA configures computer software for users to integrate human interaction actions in digital systems for business processes. With RPA, robots can capture
Reston-based software firm Carahsoft is latest to earn certification in program that connects veterans to workforce
Reston-based computer software company Carahsoft Technology is the 1,000th employer to earn certification from the state government’s Virginia Values Veterans (V3) program, Gov. Ralph Northam announced Tuesday. Administered by the Department of Veterans Services, the V3 program is designed to connect Virginia veterans to the workforce, assisting with recruiting, hiring, training and retaining military veterans
Rescheduled three times, craft is set to deliver 8,000 pounds of cargo.
The 13th cargo resupply mission (NG-13) took off Saturday afternoon from Wallops Island in Accomack County to the International Space Station (ISS). The spacecraft will deliver more than 8,000 pounds of cargo to the space station, Gov. Ralph Northam said. The Virginia Commercial Space Flight Authority, NASA Wallops Flight Facility and Falls Church-based defense contractor Northrop
Alion will develop and engineer advanced warrior training.
McLean-based defense contractor Alion Science and Technology Corp. was awarded a $248 million Navy contract, the company announced Thursday. The contract is for the Navy Continuous Training Environment (NCTE) for architecture development. Alion will provide research, development and engineering to develop architecture for advanced warrior training at Fleet Warfighting and Training Commands. “It is imperative
MicroTech and Agile Defense will work together on IT, communications support project
Vienna-based information technology company MicroTechnologies LLC and Reston-based Agile Defense Inc. have been awarded a $159 million Air Force contract to provide communications support, the companies announced Thursday. The task order was awarded by the U.S. Air Forces Central Command (AFCENT) Combined Air and Space Operations Center (CAOC). “We look forward to working alongside Agile
John Luongo has been with the company since 2018 as VP of growth and strategy.
Reston-based software company IndraSoft Inc. promoted John Luongo to chief growth officer, the company announced Thursday. Luongo joined the company in 2018 and was the vice president of growth and strategy. In his previous role and new role, he will focus on business development and corporate strategy. Before his time at IndraSoft, Luongo worked for
OneGlobe LLC moves from Ashburn to Reston.
Information technology consulting company OneGlobe LLC has moved its headquarters from Ashburn to Reston, the company announced Thursday. The headquarters merges the Ashburn and previous Reston locations. Financial terms were not disclosed. The new headquarters is located in the Parkridge Center complex at 10740 Parkridge Blvd. located directly adjacent to Interstate 66. The company was
GRIMM’s expansion expected to create 23 jobs.
Arlington-based cybersecurity engineering and consulting firm GRIMM (SMFS Inc.) will invest $435,000 to establish its corporate headquarters in Stafford County, Gov. Ralph Northam announced Thursday. The expansion is expected to create 23 jobs. GRIMM provides products and services including cybersecurity tools, sensors, analytics, frameworks, automated testing and consulting. “Strong cybersecurity defenses are increasingly important to