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Jessica Sauers

16 August 2018


I fell in love rescuing kittens at a young age, but was never able to truly dedicate myself until now. I have been an Onyx Point, Inc. employee for over two years which has given me an amazing opportunity for flexible time and work-life balance. This good fortune has enabled me to have the time and energy to spend on rescuing opportunities within the Baltimore community.

Currently, I am fostering five adorable kittens that I rescued from a construction yard. Each one has its own unique personality which truly sets them apart. Caring for them has left me with a true sense of fulfillment knowing I have touched each of their lives and saved them from potential outside harm. This is also teaching my six year old son teamwork and responsibility! It’s been a blessing to be able to help each one of these animals find their way to a loving home.

As part of the journey, I have teamed up with the Baltimore Humane Society to provide proper veterinary and foster care. BHS has been extremely helpful with the process of finding them good homes.

If I could recommend one thing from this experience it would be the joy of giving back has made it worth every moment. It truly is a humbling experience that I encourage others to take part in!

If you are thinking about adopting check out the adoption center at Baltimore Humane Society.

Jessica is a program manager at Onyx Point. She currently manages several teams including the SIMP Enterprise team and Exascale Computing's Continuous Integration development. She earned a B.S in Business with a dual concentration in Marketing and Economics from Mount St. Mary's University and a MBA from Syracuse University. Her career started in marketing with Garnier Maybelline and journeyed into the SIGINT community where she has been working since 2010. Her drive and kindness make her a wonderful asset to the team. On her free time she works with House of Ruth as an Ambassador advocating and interfacing with clients and rescues animals for shelters including the Baltimore Humane Society and BARCS.

At Onyx Point, our engineers focus on Security, System Administration, Automation, Dataflow, and DevOps consulting for government and commercial clients. We offer professional services for Puppet, RedHat, SIMP, NiFi, GitLab, and the other solutions in place that keep your systems running securely and efficiently. We offer Open Source Software support and Engineering and Consulting services through GSA IT Schedule 70. As Open Source contributors and advocates, we encourage the use of FOSS products in Government as part of an overarching IT Efficiencies plan to reduce ongoing IT expenditures attributed to software licensing. Our support and contributions to Open Source, are just one of our many guiding principles

  • Customer First.
  • Security in All We Do.
  • Pursue Innovation with Integrity.
  • Communicate Openly and Respectfully.
  • Offer Your Talents, and Appreciate the Talents of Others

outreach, animal rescue, baltimore humane society

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