Our Culture

We believe that nothing is impossible. Our core values emphasize innovation, social responsibility, and commitment to the missions of our customers. TST seeks team members who share these values. Candidates interested in opportunities should be able to obtain a U.S. government security clearance and are encouraged to hold at least a bachelor’s degree in a scientific, technical or managerial field of study.

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TST Toys for Tots 2013 - McLean

Proudly Supporting Toys for Tots in Northern Virginia

December 17, 2013

The challenging economic climate is not only impacting businesses in the area, but also some of the most beloved charities.  For example, Toys for Tots, the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Program that distributes toys to less fortunate children during the holidays, has been hit hard by budget constraints this year. When the Toys for Tots program in Northern Virginia announced …

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Community Service Opportunities

May 31, 2013

Thermopylae team members have the opportunity to get involved in their community by participating in rewarding community service opportunities. Spartans have volunteered regularly or conducted fundraisers or supply drives for Martha’s Table, The Salvation Army, Wounded Warrior Project, Make a Wish, 4KIDS, SemperMAX, The Fisher House, Global Hope Network International, The Navy Seal Foundation, America’s Vet Dogs, Horton’s Kids, Luke’s …

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Regular Happy Hours

Spartans are known for working hard, but they can also play hard and celebrate their many accomplishments at regular happy hours hosted by Thermopylae. After a long week behind a computer or elbow deep in technical writing, a game of shuffle board with your friends makes it all worth it!

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Tech Summit

The TST Tech Summit is an annual engineering conference for TST employees and select partners/invited Government guests where we take a day away from our normal work and come to together as a group to talk about all things tech. The day is filled with talks, workshops, and presentations where we explore technology at TST, emerging technologies, new project ideas …

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Annual Fitness Challenge

After a year of enjoying happy hours, watermelon eating contests, chili cook-offs, Thanksgiving pot luck, holiday parties, and Cake & Beer Day, Spartans need to make sure they are still ready for battle. Thermopylae hosts an Annual Fitness Challenge to shed unwanted pounds and increase muscle mass and reward Spartan victors with cool fitness-related prizes for their accomplishments.

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Talent Show

Talent in Thermopylae goes well beyond the computer and at the Annual Talent Show, Spartans show off those talents. Each year Thermopylae hosts a company talent show and previous acts included musical performances and interpretive dance.

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Cake & Beer Day

Pairing the right food with the right drink is an artful skill and can really enhance the flavors of both if done correctly. Usually, people pair fine wine with cheese or chocolate. But at Thermopylae we challenge the status quo and excel at pairing beer with cake! Why? Why not!

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4th of July Party

Spartans fought hard against the Persian Army in 480 B.C. but our true freedom comes from the Declaration of Independence, signed in 1776, and we celebrate both victories at the Annual 4th of July Party. This family-friendly event includes dunk tanks, good food, and the extremely honorable and competitive game of watermelon eating.

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Holiday Party

Each year the Spartans gather with their families to celebrate the winter holiday season at a fun yet elegant holiday party. In direct contrast to the casual and barbaric games of the 4th of July Party, the Holiday Party allows Spartans to get dressed up, enjoy a fine meal, and dance the night away.

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Thanksgiving Pot Luck

Spartans are thankful for many things- working for such an awesome company is but one. To celebrate everything they are thankful for, Spartans gather together at Thanksgiving for an amazing pot luck and share their blessings with friends.

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