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Mission First. People Always.

“We are not just here to work; we are here to thrive.”

Expertise built on experience. Illuminate has a strong culture of employee happiness which drives our performance. Our teams tightly integrate and leverage one another to design, deploy, and maintain best-in-breed solutions for the planet’s toughest missions.

Strength in Our Diversity

Illuminate believes in a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion where all people are valued. We embrace the diversity of the rich backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives of our global workforce. We endeavor to provide a respectful workplace of equality that allows everyone to achieve his, her or their full potential. Different points of view are welcomed and celebrated, as we strive to create an inclusive workplace where all feel empowered to bring their full, authentic selves to work.

10 Guiding Principles for the Company



We are passionate about the mission and the customer’s success.



Trust is the currency of our business.



We are uncompromising in our pursuit of excellence.



We are relentless in our pursuit of innovation.



We strive to provide the Optimal Employee Environment.



We hire and develop the best.



Teamwork is a hallmark for our company.



We demonstrate a bias for action.


Humility and Focus

In the face of adversity, we strive for humility and focus on those things that make our customers successful.



We believe in a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion where all people and viewpoints are valued.

What it’s like working for Illuminate

Illuminate has a great mission, great customers, and great work—and we are passionate about them.  More than ever, we are engaged in our collective success—moving together as one company, growing together and supporting each other—as we rise to meet challenges and pursue opportunity.  We endeavor to provide long-term employment, professional growth, and opportunity for our colleagues as they pursue their careers with us.  We continuously strive to provide industry-best employee benefits to ensure that our valued workforce receives the care that it deserves.

U.S. Benefits
U.K. Benefits

Life & Disability Insurance

100% employer provided disability coverage with supplemental life policy offered

Voluntary Benefits

Build your own benefits package from FSAs, HSA, legal insurance, and more

Health Coverage

Enviable medical, dental and vision insurance


Comprehensive safe harbor 401K with employee matching contributions and immediate vesting

Employee Referral Program

Connect us with a potential hire and you are eligible for a bonus of between $1,500 and $2,500

Tuition & Certification Assistance

Employee provided tuition and technical certification assistance offered


Customer sponsored specialized training to enhance job performance

Hosted Events

Kick back with other Illuminate staff at game nights and get-togethers

Take time to rest

The Company believes very strongly in balancing a good work ethic with time off for all employees. We offer up to 17 days of PTO your first year, 11 paid holidays each year, paid maternity leave, and more

All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as protected by federal, state, or local law.  Illuminate is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service women and men. Please follow this link for all current openings.

Get in Touch

For job openings please see our LinkedIn page or reach out to us directly

United States & Global

Illuminate Technologies,  2001 L Street N.W., Suite 500, Washington, DC 20036, United States


Illuminate  (Cipherforge Systems Ltd), 7 Bell Yard, London, WC2A 2JR, United Kingdom