About The Program

Swain Science Technology JV, LLC (SST) is a CMMI Development and Services Level 3 and ISO 9001, 8(a) SDB business headquartered in Horsham, PA. This joint venture pairs two award-winning small businesses, Swain Techs and Science Technology Corporation, with complementary expertise in advanced scientific, engineering, and technical support services to U.S. Government and Industry customers.

SST brings a commitment to innovation with every engagement, led by our team of scientists and subject matter experts, with a focus on the business needs of our clients. With current operations in the Washington, DC area including Virginia and Maryland, as well as Maine, New York, Pennsylvania, Florida, Colorado, Utah, and California, we provide quick effective responses to customer needs with quality products and services.


Scientific Support Services

  • Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology
  • Atmospheric Remote Sensing and Modelling
  • Aerospace Engineering, small satellite design for science missions.
  • Range Support Services
  • Test and Evaluation
  • Chemical-Biological detection, protection, and demilitarization
  • Chemical-Biological & Lab Operations
  • Scientific Computing & Visualization
  • Electronic Fabrication
  • Space-qualified hardware development
  • Cold-region Technologies
  • Ship Design including Ice Breakers
  • Certified Program Support

Systems and Software Engineering

  • Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
  • Independent Verification and Validation Software (IV&V)
  • Business Intelligence
  • Modeling & Simulation

Managed Information Technology

  • Enterprise IT
  • Centralized Services
  • Network Administration
  • Service Desk
  • Cyber Security
    • NIST Risk Framework
    • Information Security
    • Network Security
    • Mobile Security
  • Big Data
    • Business Intelligence (BI)
    • Business Analytics (BA)
    • Data mining/Statistical analysis

The Team


Manuel Trujillo

With over 20 years in technical solution development and delivery in the Federal and Private Sector. Prior to SST, he was the Director of Product Marketing for Motorola, responsible for developing market-expansion business plans, and managing product activity globally growing product lines from $40 million to $400 million in four years. Manuel holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from Escuela de Ingenieria de Antioquia in Colombia, and a Master of Business Administration from Columbia Business School in New York, NY. He received a Certificate of Special Studies in Administration and Management from the Harvard University Extension School in Cambridge, MA. He also earned a Black Belt Digital Six Sigma Certification while at Motorola and the Goldman Sachs 10,000 small business program certificate.

Senior Management

Our scientific management team has over 25 years in technical leadership in the Government as well as the private sector related to remote satellite and in-situ climate and weather research , and research to operations science algorithm development, environmental modeling and simulation, and scientific data processing and archive. We have developed and delivered this to the Federal and commercial Sectors. We specialize in leading, mentoring and helping our science staff not only achieve our customers goals but their career goals as well. Our management team holds doctorate’s and other advanced degrees in atmospheric science, engineering, IT and Astronomy. We also have long term experience with NASA and NOAA financial, procurement and business/project management process enabling proactive responses to procurement , financial and business issues. We are skilled at continuous measurable improvement activities such as CMMI , Six Sigma, and ISO certifications which we hold at the proper levels for research and development.

Project Manager

PMP. Ph.D., Remote Sensing. Managed multi-million dollar scientific, engineering, and information technology support programs, including climate impacts research, science library management, and logistics management. PM of NASA GSFC S-NPP SDS, NASA GSFC S-NPP NICSE/MCST, NASA Pathfinder, NOAA NWS OPSTECH, NOAA NESDIS ESPDS (GOES-R and JASON-3), NOAA JPSS, and NOAA S-NPP NDE. Additional experience on NASA S NPP/NPOESS, NASA MODIS. Expertise includes remote sensing products, algorithms, modeling, sensors, and data systems. Climate and weather, research and operations. Internal and external research proposals, publications, presentations, high-level briefings, and outreach.

Transition Manager

Ph.D., Mathematics. Managed complex multi-million dollar scientific, engineering, and information technology (IT), support programs, including climate and weather, research and operations. Experience includes NASA GRC PACE Program Manager and NASA GSFC MODIS Director Program Manager. Expertise includes incumbent staffing, specialized recruiting, remote sensing products, modeling, mathematics, complex data systems. Climate and weather, research and operations. Internal and external research proposals, publications, presentations, high-level briefings, technical and management training, and outreach.

Climate Science Manager

Ph.D., Mathematics. Project Manager at NASA, including earth observations, climatology, and planetary atmospheres. Global Climate Modeling. GISS models, including ModelE2, ModelE, SI2000, GCM, Wonderland, and three-dimensional models I and II. Climate and paleoclimate modeling. Modeling the Quasi-Biennial Oscillation (QBO). Modeling atmospheric chemistry an aerosol microphysics. Climate change. Anthropogenic and volcanic climate forcings. Radiative forcing and radiative flux perturbation. Climate sensitivity and feedback mechanisms. Gravity wave treatments for GISS climate models. Improvements from higher model vertical resolution. Coupled model intercomparison. Model configuration and assessment of contributions. Policy advisory papers on climate change.

Other Senior JV Leadership

  • Former NOAA Deputy Director of GOES-R and JPSS, and sensor manager for the CrIS, OMPS and APS instruments
  • Lead scientist for algorithm development of new hyper-spectral and multi-spectral sensors for Earth climate sensors  
  • PHD, Former Chief Scientist, SAIC
  • PHD, Former atmospheric sounding and climate scientists, NASA and NOAA
  • PHD, Former planetary scientist,  Institute for Space and Terrestrial Science
  • Senior member of NOAA’s Data Archive and Access Requirements Working Group (DAARWG) of the Science Advisory Board (SAB)
  • Former Director of Contracts for the USA Army, Retired Senior Executive Service (SES)
  • Former VP and Manager of over 200 Cyber, Tech and Engineering professionals at SAIC, USN Ret.
  • Former President and COO of Quality Services, Inc. (QSSI) and ALTA Systems
  • Former NAVAIR CO and Contract Manager at Engility
  • Former Lead PMO with 20 years of Information Risk Management and Cyber Security experience in Life Sciences, Financial Services and Federal Government
  • 8(a) consultant with over 20 years of experience

Experienced ITIL, CMMi Level 3, ISO 9001/20000/27000, PMP

Contact Us

Manuel Trujillo, President
Ph: 610-896-0701 x 270
Ph: 202-787-5670 x 370
Cell: 610-573-1671

5 Penn Plaza 23rd Floor, New York, NY 10001
Ph: 212-496-8799

2 Walnut Grove Drive Suite 110, Horsham, PA 19044
Ph: 800-807-9246 (Toll Free), 610-896-0701

6100 Oak Tree Blvd Suite 200, Independence, OH 44131
Ph: 216-505-8100

5505 N Atlantic Ave Suite 207, Cocoa Beach, FL 32931
Ph: 321-413-6600