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RII develops cutting-edge software for the government
and military. We use agile development practices and

user-centered design to create innovative software
solutions for complex real-world problems.

We're breaking through the big, slow status quo
with transformative technology that
fundamentally changes and improves the world.

Research Innovations Inc.  Be RIIdiculously awesome.™ 







“You can’t find this stuff on Stack Overflow.
We have to puzzle it out together.”

Frank Hodum, Technical Director, on why the Research Innovations Android team is such a fun challenge.

Our mobile team tackles some of the most compelling problems in security, networking, and application development. Their work requires novel approaches not yet established within the Android community.

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TechNOLOGY we use



NodeJS / NPM

Grunt / Gulp
JavaScript / AngularJS / jQuery



The Team

We're a close-knit group that loves solving problems collaboratively. When we’re not working together, we keep busy eating bulgogi, hosting game nights, climbing rocks, and coordinating bike rides on our #RIIcycling Slack channel.

Scott takes a break from the special projects group

Scott takes a break from the special projects group

Lexi sports a unicorn horn on Bring Your Kids to Work Day

Lexi sports a unicorn horn on Bring Your Kids to Work Day

Lizzie is part of our data analytics team

Lizzie is part of our data analytics team

Aaron deploys with end users

Aaron deploys with end users

Steve is a full-stack developer

Steve is a full-stack developer

Helen enjoys a Jon Sno Cone

Helen enjoys a Jon Sno Cone

Ross shows off on ugly sweater day

Ross shows off on ugly sweater day

We like Danny despite his hat

We like Danny despite his hat

We have a wide variety of backgrounds, spanning multiple industries and disciplines. By combining our diverse approaches and experiences we create better products.  Some of the places we've worked before:

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LIFE AT RII:  RIIdiculously awesome  



  • Flexible working hours

  • Paid parental leave

  • 401K matching

  • Paid Reserved Duty for members of the Armed Forces

  • Referral bonus program

  • MacBook Pro and 34" UHD monitors

  • Free subscriptions to Safari Books Online

  • Motorized standing desks

  • Full kitchen stocked with drinks and snacks


  • Free 24-hour gym and locker rooms with showers

  • Walk or take the free shuttle to the Franconia/Springfield Metro Stop

  • All-you-can-drink coffee and espresso

  • Casual office dress code

  • Monthly team events

  • Slack channels for every interest

  • 3D printers

  • Continuing education support


Research Innovations, Inc. is fully committed to the concept and practice of equal opportunity and affirmative action in all aspects of employment.



Research Innovations is having a banner year.  Check out some of our media coverage and awards below:

Research Innovations, Inc. Hires Danny Holloway as Vice President, Deputy Information & Analytics C2

Research Innovations, Inc. is excited to announce that it has hired Danny Holloway as Vice President, Deputy Information & Analytics C2 (IAC2)… read more.

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RII Ranked Number 309th Fastest Growing Company in North America on Deloitte's 20

Research Innovations, Inc. today announced it ranked 309 on Deloitte's Technology Fast 500™, a ranking of the 500 fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and energy tech companies in North America. Research Innovations, Inc. grew 263% percent during this period... read more.


SouraV mandal hired as head of artificial intelligence

Research Innovations, Inc. is excited to welcome the arrival of Dr. Sourav Mandal as Head of A.I. Mandal will be leading RII’s machine learning and data science initiatives. As the company continues to bolster its Artificial Intelligence expertise for national security, Research Innovations, Inc. has hired Dr. Sourav Mandal.  "I am excited to be joining the team at RII… read more.



Research Innovations, Inc. announced the appointment of Brian Shirey as Vice President of Cyber Technologies & Solutions.  Mr. Shirey will lead and continue to expand Research Innovations' capabilities to provide innovative full-spectrum cyber solutions to the DoD and Intelligence Community, as well as grow Research Innovations into a preeminent cyber security company... read more.

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RII named one of virginia's best places to work

Research Innovations landed at number 47 on the 2017 Virginia Business "Best Places to Work" list.  


Rich Briggs, CEO Interview

"Sometimes, even after growing a business and selling it to a large company, the craving for being in the business world does not die away.  At least, it didn't for Research Innovations CEO Rich Briggs... read more.


OFFICE:  photos

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We're always looking for talented colleagues, so send us a resume and introduce yourself by emailing even if you don't fit one of the job postings listed below.  

Research Innovations, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national, origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.