24-7 Wall Street

by Grant Suneson, 24/7 Wall St.

Alion Science and Technology Corporation works with partners like the military to develop weapons platforms, surveillance, and software. The company, located just outside of Washington, D.C. in McLean, ranks as Virginia’s best place to work and one of the three best tech companies to work for in the entire country, according to Zippia. Alion received a high diversity score, as over 40% of its employees considered ethnic minorities.

To determine the best company to work for in every state, 24/7 Wall St. used index rankings from career resource site Zippia. Zippia’s Best Companies to Work for Rankings are based on various metrics measuring salary, company financial health, and diversity of the workforce. Companies were only considered the best to work for in a given state if they were headquartered in the state. Data on corporate headquarters, employee counts, and founding date came from Zippia and various corporate websites. Data was collected on Jan. 19, 2021.