Industry Sector: Software

Fairfax County’s prime location, with access to government and private-sector customers, a highly-skilled workforce, educational training programs and like-minded technology firms affords software companies a distinct advantage. It’s the place to find application developers, Java developers, programmers, software developers and Ruby on Rails engineers.

Software is specifically designed to simplify or automate business processes for large organizations or specific industries. Whether their focus is on payment systems, business process management, business intelligence, customer relationship management (CRM), content management systems or supply chain management, software providers find Fairfax County an exceptional place to conduct business.

Proximity to top schools such as the University of Virginia, Virginia Tech, George Mason University and Northern Virginia Community College are an added bonus in maintaining an employee base that also runs at peak performance.

Fortune 1000 computer software companies with Fairfax County facilities include Microsoft, Oracle, Symantec, Salesforce  and Adobe Systems.

Other leading software providers with a Fairfax County address include IBM, MITRE, Cisco, Splunk, Deltek, Ellucian, CACI, Serco, Appian, CVent, Microstrategy, Palantir, Canvas,  Redhat,  QuadraMed, Sage Software, SoftwareAG and Siege Technologies.

From enterprise software and software-as-a-service (SaaS) to 3D printing, smart machines, cloud computing, Web-scale IT and security, these companies run the software spectrum in a high-demand, high-profile atmosphere for government, business-to-business and retail customers.