Five 9 Group, Inc. is a premier provider of innovative Information Technology (IT) solutions and services including Agile development, DevOps, advanced data management solutions, IT infrastructure modernization, cloud migration and adoption as well as IT operations and maintenance (O&M).The term ‘Five 9’ stands for 99.999% availability, the industry’s gold benchmark for availability and service delivery. It signifies our unwavering commitment to excellence in customer support and services delivery.At Five 9 Group, we achieve operational excellence through continuous improvement and by providing our technical staff the flexibility and learning environment they need to innovate and transform ideas into solutions.

Company Overview

  • Established in October 2006
  • Headquartered in Fairfax, VA
  • DUNS: 782636067
  • Sam.gov: Registered and active

NAICS Codes

  • 517919All Other Telecommunications
  • 518210Data Processing, Hosting and Related Services
  • 519190All Other Information Services
  • 522320Financial Transactions Processing, Reserve, and Clearinghouse Activities
  • 541330Engineering Services
  • 541360Geophysical Surveying and Mapping Services
  • 541370Surveying and Mapping (Except Geophysical) Services
  • 541511Custom Computer Programming Services
  • 541512Computer Systems Design Services
  • 541513Computer Facilities Management Services
  • 541519Other Computer Related Services
  • 541611Administrative Management and General Management Consulting Services
  • 541618Other Management Consulting Services
  • 541690Other Scientific and Technical Consulting Services

Vision

Our vision is to be the premier leader at identifying and integrating innovative technology solutions.
Core Values

Mission Focused

We recognize that customer success is our success.

Ethical

We choose to do the right thing, always, particularly when it’s difficult.

Commitment to Quality

We get the job done right, the first time.

Innovation through Diversity

We promote and embrace diversity to foster new perspectives that lead to out-of-the-box thinking and innovative solutions.

Employee Centered

We invest in our employees by providing them the flexibility and environment to grow and learn.

Collaboration Focused

We value and encourage collaboration amongst employees to showcase each individual’s unique perspective, creativity and expertise.
Mission
We invest in our customers’ mission by providing innovative and reliable solutions from our team of dedicated technical experts.Our purpose is to ensure the full potential of our customers while maintaining balance and growth opportunities for our employees.

Our Leadership

Our executive team is comprised of industry leaders possessing broad and varied experience in both the technical and business realm as well as a deep familiarity with the government contracting environment. Each individual’s many years of experience and devotion to his or her particular area of expertise and focus allows the company to develop and implement innovative solutions and maintain its competitive position in the marketplace.

Magdy Aziz

CoFounder, President and Chief Executive Officer

As the President, Chief Executive Officer of Five 9 Group, Magdy co-founded the company and instilled an employee centric corporate culture, as well as led efforts to be a trusted advisor and partner to customers. Magdy has over twenty five years of experience developing and managing highly critical and sensitive data and business intelligence systems for the United States government. He has led large integration projects, strategic planning, schedule control, earned value techniques, software implementations, data center operation support, and disaster recovery planning. Magdy has a proven track-record building and motivating diverse work-force teams in professionally challenging situations.Magdy has a BA in Accounting and Management from the University of Ain Shams and a BA in Computer Information Systems from Strayer University. He is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) has an Oracle Database Administrator Certified Masters and certified in Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL V3).

Bill Tse

CoFounder, CoChief Executive Officer

As the co-Chief Executive Officer of Five 9 Group, Bill co- founded the company and has instilled a culture of innovation and commitment to employees’ continuous learning and development. Bill has twenty five years of experience leading IT efforts in the public and private sector. He is a leading expert in Unix systems, Oracle databases, and database programming. He has worked at Sprint, Atlantic Research Corporation, and consulted for the Office of Naval Intelligence, the United States Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS – now the Department of Homeland Security), Omnipoint (now part of T-Mobile and France Telecom) and Strayer University. His contributions include developing custom code for industry leaders including Capital Care (D.C. Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO branch) and Academic software company Datatel.Bill has a BS from Strayer University in Data Processing Management and has served as a faculty member teaching computer programming and has studied Chemistry for four years at George Mason University.

Alicia Letchworth

Chief Administrative Officer

As Five 9 Group’s Chief Administrative Officer (CAO), Alicia contributes to cost analysis, forecasting, and pricing as well as overseeing cash management, financial reporting and payroll/HR. Her expertise includes all aspects of general accounting and financial operations, including corporate tax preparation and contracts administration. She specializes in inventory/asset management, cash flow forecasting, financial modeling, and budgeting. She earned a BA in Economics from the University of Virginia. Additionally, Alicia holds the Certified Management Accountant (CMA) certification.

Assad Moini

Chief Technology Officer

As the Chief Technology Officer, Assad is responsible for leading the development and deployment of new technologies and solutions at Five 9 Group, Inc. Assad brings over 30 years of experience leading and managing all aspects of system and software development, with emphasis on applying agile methodologies and DevOps practices to delivering highly-available, scalable, distributed systems. He has an extensive background in strategic technical planning, advisory, consulting and solution delivery as well as managing R&D and product development. Throughout his career, Assad has been responsible for establishing and institutionalizing Agile/SCRUM and Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery (CI/CD) practices in variety of environments for various customers. Assad is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Computer Science at Virginia Tech where his research is focusing on combining Machine Learning and computer security to develop secondary user authentication methods.

Ahmed Kandil

Project Manager, Census Bureau

As the Senior Project Manager at Five 9 Group on the Census Bureau project, Ahmed is an expert in project management. He has extensive experience in guiding strategic planning for data center infrastructure/migration projects, applications deployment, and proposing solutions for major problems impacting business mission and operations. His support to large federal data centers, infrastructure, and applications is seen as key for success by the customer and technical teams. His expertise includes IT processes design and improvement, deployment and support of the Enterprise Service Bus (ESB) applications, Middleware deployment/support, database administration, data center infrastructure, applications and software development/test/deployment through all phases of SDLC Waterfall and Agile methodologies, and data center migration planning and execution. Ahmed has a BS in Electrical Engineering from Cairo University, a MS in Electrical Engineering from Minia University, as well as a MS in Technology Management from George Mason University. Additionally, he has extensive certifications to include Project Management Professional (PMP), Project Management Institute-Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP), Certified Scrum Master (CSM), Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) and Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP).

OUR COMMITMENT TO INDUSTRY BEST PRACTICES

Five 9 Group, Inc. commitment to quality management ensures consistent, high-quality and disciplined delivery.Our delivery is based on continuous improvements using recognized industry standards of excellence from the CMMI Institute and the International Organizations for Standardization (ISO).