Frequently Asked Questions


Why would I want to work for SFI?

We are committed to providing employees with a chance to hone and perfect their professional skills through access to training and working with the latest technologies. Our unique corporate culture, innovative working environment, and challenging work assignments provide our employees with excellent opportunities and experiences that foster genuine professional growth.

There is no end to the efforts and success of SFI and its employees. With SFI, your career has endless possibilities.

What type of business is SFI?

SFI is a privately held, minority-woman-owned business.

What business is SFI in?

We are an IT company. The majority of our work is government contracting, at the federal, state, and local levels.

Where does SFI see itself going?

SFI has distinguished itself as fast growing organization providing innovative solutions and superior service to our clients. We continue to strive to grow our people, our business, and our clients, while retaining our current customers. Our goal is to be the best of the best!

What is the culture?

SFI is a young company that thrives on innovative and open thinking. Our goal is to continually strive towards process improvement. No idea is too small to be considered for implementation. SFI’s staff is highly motivated, highly educated, and open to new ideas. Our team strives for business and personal success, while enjoying day-to-day work activities and colleague interaction.

Where are your offices located?

Our headquarters is located in Gaithersburg, Maryland. However, we have employees that are located throughout the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area. Our employees work onsite at the Federal Aviation Administration, U.S. Census Bureau, and Department of Transportation, to name a few.

What is the promotion potential?

We strive to promote the employees that have demonstrated superior performance. SFI believes in rewarding its employees' professional accomplishments through promotions, rewards, and recognition activities. A large component of our business strategy is to promote from within.

Do you provide Internship or Co-Educational Opportunities?

SFI is excited at the prospect of employing young, motivated, and success-driven individuals that are just starting out their careers. To this end, SFI provides college students with co-educational or internship opportunities

An internship is work experience that a college student acquires during the summer; the scope of the work may or may not relate to the subject of their college study. Internships may occur on a part-time or full-time basis.

Co-educational opportunities involve work experience that a student acquires relating to the subject of their college study. This experience usually consists of two or more college semesters that occur during the academic school year; the student alternates a semester of full-time work with a semester of full-time study or works part-time and attends class part-time.

Internships and Co-ops may earn university credit and be either paid or unpaid. Candidates that seek these opportunities should email their resume (Word format preferred) to  Within this email, include a cover letter that states the type of opportunity you seek and your resume.

When was SFI created?

SFI was created by our President, Ms. Amy Gao, in 2008, with a vision of combining cutting-edge technology with out-of-the-box thinking to streamline operations and increase efficiencies for our clients.

How do I apply?

We're always searching for skilled individuals who are devoted to their careers and are dedicated to providing the best information technology support possible.  To learn about careers at SFI, you should first review this website to get a feel for who we are, the type of work we do, our working environment, our people, and who we employ. You should also visit the Current Openings section of the location where you are interested in working and read the details about the opportunities. If you have an interest in a position, please email your cover letter and resume (Word format preferred) to

SFI is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.