RESTON, Va.Intelligent Waves LLC, an end-to-end information technology solutions provider, announced it was ranked second on Monster and’s top ten Best Company for Veterans list. The fifth annual list was announced on November 4, 2019, and showcases organizations that demonstrate extraordinary success in veteran hiring and retention. Intelligent Waves has made the top ten for three straight years and is one of three veteran-owned businesses to make the list.

“We are thrilled to be named a Best Company for Veterans for a third time,” says Intelligent Waves’ Chief Executive Officer Jared Shepard. “We value the experiences and skills that veterans bring to the team, and make it our priority to recruit, hire, train and retain veteran employees to ensure a successful transition and rewarding career out of military service.”

The award follows other recent honors reflective of the company’s recent growth and veteran hiring initiatives. Intelligent Waves was recently named Established Veteran-Owned Business of the Year at Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce’s 2019 Distinguished Service Awards on October 22, 2019. The company was also ranked number 43 in Washington Business Journal’s 75 Fastest Growing Companies published October 25, 2019.

Intelligent Waves is committed to attracting veteran candidates, translating their military language, and helping them transition into the workforce. The company offers various professional development opportunities to veterans, including the Admin to Engineer (A2E) program. During the 18-month training, participants learn all the skills they need while obtaining the required certificates and TS/SCI security clearance. A2E participants receive all-expense-paid computer-based training, IT boot camp, lab work, mentoring, and job shadowing. Upon completion, graduates have all the certifications necessary to work as engineers on the company’s Engineering Services (ES) Team or in the Professional Services (PS) department. In addition, Intelligent Waves partners with Warriors Ethos—a 501(3)(c) non-profit founded by Intelligent Waves’ executive team in 2013—to provide veterans with the additional career assistance and professional development needed for success.

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