River Front Services Inc. (RFS) is a leading provider of space systems hardware, software, systems engineering, cyber security, information assurance, and consulting services. With decades of experience working in the Intelligence Community, the RFS team has mission critical experience working with large systems integrators, small R & D firms, and government agencies.


River Front Services (RFS) is a verified Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOB). We are an agile business that is extremely flexible and responsive to our customers. We feature a team of experts who have worked with National to Tactical C4ISR systems in the Intelligence Community and DoD. Our key team members average more than 20 years of experience working in the IC and/or DoD. RFS employees are completely up to date on cutting edge technologies and emerging trends.


RFS features a wide range of capabilities, making us an invaluable resource to our clients. The company has two primary divisions working both development (RFS Space Systems) and Government Services (RFS Services).


RFS Services

Our Government Services division brings together senior personnel who have worked on software and hardware development, as well as essential areas like systems engineering and integration, network operations, wireless systems, cyber exploitation, network security, vulnerability assessments, and exploit analysis. In addition, RFS provides implementation strategies, ConOps, requirements development, and enterprise and systems architecture support.

RFS Space Systems

Our Space Systems team is focused on “NewSpace," specializing in technologies to enable small satellite systems, cubesats, and microsats.  We bring together a creative group of experts--both young and old--with experience developing special systems for the intelligence community in spaceflight systems and hardware. RFS designs and delivers high-quality, elegant solutions to challenging requirements. Our exceptional and efficient execution ensures high value at low cost to our commercial, scientific, and academic customers.


Don Brown
Chief Executive Officer

Don Brown is the founder and chief executive of River Front Services Inc. Since 2011, Don has established his company as a leading provider of systems engineering, computer network operations, and consulting services. Also, Don served 24 years in the United States Military, and is a service disabled veteran.

Ruth Burgess

Ruth Burgess is the President of River Front Services Inc. Having served in key leadership roles providing Research and Development (R&D), Systems Integration (SI), Systems Engineering, Testing, and Analysis (SETA) support, Engineering Technical Services (ETS), Cyber operations, information security, and network infrastructure projects.

Anthony Brown
Vice President

Anthony “Tony” Brown is the Vice President of River Front Services. With over 20 years of experience as a Marine Corps Reconnaissance Specialist, and over 10 years of experience as a private security and training contractor, Tony is a proven expert in the fields of vulnerability assessments, site surveys, security operations, integrating physical security, and explosive breaching.

Jeff Harvey
Lead Training Instructor

Jeff Harvey is the River Front Services Lead Instructor in the Professional Training Services Department. Jeff has experience in both large and small aerospace companies. He has spent two decades in small space combining the best attributes of large aerospace programs with small cost constrained startup aerospace efforts. He is very excited to be part of the current New Space generation of aerospace companies.

Our Core Values are based on 2 fundamentals: Employee Enrichment & Mission Success.


We are committed to providing the best possible climate for maximum development and goal achievement for all employees. Our practice is to treat each employee as an individual. We seek to develop a spirit of teamwork; individuals working together to attain a common goal.


Our mission is to offer both strategic guidance and innovative solutions. We take on technically challenging projects that give clients the operational leverage they need to attain new levels of speed, accuracy, and productivity. RFS employs advanced technologies, emerging capabilities, and analytical techniques to deliver solutions that can be applied immediately.





River Front Services excels in Systems Engineering & Enterprise Integration services to the federal government and other IT companies. We build high-performing teams that specialize in Network Vulnerability & Exploit Analysis, Enterprise & System Architecture support, System Test and Evaluation Expertise, Strategic Implementation Support, Enterprise IT Service Management, and Reverse Engineering services for our clients.




General Services Administration

IT Schedule GS-35F-264DA




River Front Services partners with several primes on contracts within the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and other Intelligence Community partners.





Systems Engineering and Integration (SE&I) is a disciplined approach for the definition, implementation, integration, and operations of a system (product or service). Emphasis is placed on the satisfaction of stakeholder functional, physical, and operational performance requirements: these include intended use environments, intended life cycle, and cost and schedule constraints. SE&I includes the engineering activities and technical management activities related to the above definition considering the interface relationships across all elements of the system, other systems, or as a part of a larger system.

We have proven expertise in administering and managing the computer networks for a number of organizations. As such, River Front Services boasts a staff of network management authorities with the absolute best in network management software and hardware. Our staff also have a wide variety of specialties and experiences, leading to a truly diverse work environment that benefits all of our customers. Additional services performed include fault analysis, performance management, provisioning of network and network devices, maintaining the quality of services, etc.

Implementation is the process that turns strategies and plans into actions in order to accomplish strategic objectives and goals. At RFS, we strive to truly grasp the "heartbeat" of the organizations we work with. We use our own information and understanding, along with the identified challenges and strategic goals of client organizations, to propose multiple step-by-step social and technical roadmaps to the desired end state. Critical actions move a strategic plan from a document that sits on the shelf to actions that drive business growth. If critical action is needed, then we are the team you have been looking for.



The abilities to capture and depict the overall structure, behavior, and characteristics of system and enterprise architectures through various standard views are critical to gaining solid understandings of capability gaps and overlaps resident in today’s rapidly evolving technological world.  Our architects have been trained to decipher these complex problems.  They can, by utilizing either a waterfall or agile methodology (along with the understanding of customer roadmaps), hugely shape and increase the developmental efficiency of any organization.

Like traditional Test and Evaluation (T&E), our engineers are trained to use standardized processes: first, they model a working system to determine its characteristics. Then, they build and initiate effective tests on the system (or systems) under inspection.  These tests validate systems down to the component level, utilizing requirements and specifications to assess the progress of the design as it moves toward operational deployment.

River Front Engineers are focused on preventing the loss of information and  impacts on systems that might reduce those systems' value.  Assessments help to define, identify, classify, re-mediate, and mitigate security holes (vulnerabilities) in a computer, network, or communications infrastructure.   Our engineers are experts in the use of a variety of tools such as NESSUS, Microsoft Baseline Analyzer, Nipper, RAT, Hailstorm, WebInspect, Retina, and others, to collect and analyze data about systems and make recommendations about the security policies and procedures to protect those systems.  We strive to pro-actively protect our customers through knowledge, information, and as much inoculation as possible.

Our engineers are up to date in modern techniques used for analyzing systems to identify their components and interrelationships.  We use our ability to decompose system hardware and software functionality to understand purpose, interfaces, operations, and intent.  Our engineers at River Front Services are also able to update legacy system software baselines to more efficient code.  Let us update your systems and services to give you better maintainability as well as a technological competitive edge in your areas of expertise.

River Front Services Inc. is proud to present our new Professional Training Services Department.  Jeff Harvey will be the Lead Instructor in the Professional Training Services department. He has worked in the marine, terrestrial and aerospace industries over his 38 year career, 33 years of the time in spacecraft mechanical, power, RF and deployable systems design and analysis. Jeff is a well recognized expert in the deployable structures community (DOD, NASA, and Commercial). Jeff has been a hands-on, working engineer throughout his career and this has resulted in 16 patents and several awards from NASA and the US DoD including both an Astronauts Personal Achievement Award (Silver Snoopy) and a NASA Public Service Medal.


River Front Services is always seeking qualified professionals to join our rapidly expanding team. Our systems engineers receive a highly competitive benefits and compensation package, which includes retirement contributions, full healthcare coverage (including dental and vision), a robust PTO (paid time off) program, education benefits, and more. Our office environment encourages a team-oriented approach and flexible work schedules to meet the needs of our employees and clients.


Best of all, at River Front Services, we highly value the relationship between our employees and the company. An equitable relationship based on mutual trust and respect is vital to our combined success. We understand that the foundation of our company begins with having great employees who bring exceptional ideas. Consequently, River Front Services works hard to provide employees with a very supportive environment that nurtures their unique skills.


Our goal is to understand our employees’ strengths and work preferences in order to assign projects that are ideally suited to each team member. Collaboration and shared success are the hallmarks of River Front Services. For this reason, we continually help our staff to grow professionally through education, training, and practical project experience.




Available Positions

In order to create a truly innovative and dynamic atmosphere, River Front Services is always looking for new members to add depth to an already-exceptional team.  If you desire an inventive work environment and feel as though you can contribute to a team of experts from various different fields, contact us.

Get in touch today and we can help you find new heights.



Company covered Medical, Dental, & Vision Insurance Premiums for you and your immediate family. (You just pay your co-pays up to your deductibles)


Employee Bonuses


Employees receive bonuses from time to time. These are based on individual merit, the company's profitability, and any other factor(s) deemed significant by the company.


Professional Development


Our company believes in supporting the individual growth of its employees. To encourage employee development, our company offers a professional development reimbursement program to eligible employees who attend job-related seminars, trainings, and conferences.


Tuition Assistance Program


To encourage professional development, our company offers a tuition assistance program to eligible employees who complete job related courses with a grade of “B” or better.


401K Individual Retirement Plan


River Front Services will contribute into your Retirement account without an accompanying match from you.


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