Cepeda Systems & Software Analysis, Inc. (CSSA) was formed as a corporation in 2001 and is a HUBZone, economically disadvantaged woman-owned small business located in Huntsville, Alabama.

Who We Are

Our Systems and Software engineering services support our country’s Warfighters and NASA’s mission to develop the next generation space flight systems. CSSA’s services span the complete product life cycle and result in defect avoidance, high end-user satisfaction, reduced risk, improved communication, enhanced operational correctness, task automation, and quality products.  Key service areas provided to our customers include Systems/Software Requirements Development and Analysis, Development, Integration and Test, Modeling and Simulation, Independent Verification & Validation, Quality Assurance, Configuration and Data Management, Program Management, and Risk Management.

Our process improvement services enhance customers’ operations through innovative approaches for optimizing processes. We offer training, consulting, coaching, and appraisal services that help customers establish best practices and sustain them over time. The result: we enable our customers to do more with less; improve the quality of their products and services; improve productivity; and reduce cost and time to market.

We provide Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI®)-based training, coaching, consulting, and appraisals to government and commercial customers ranging from small organizations in a single location to hundreds of people located across multiple countries. As one of the authors of CMMI and its associated Standard CMMI Appraisal Method for Process Improvement (SCAMPI) and a member of the SEI/CMMI Institute Partner Network for CMMI, our company is uniquely qualified to help organizations improve their infrastructure and their processes. We also support other quality management systems (e.g., ISO 9001, Lean Six Sigma) for customers that have those requirements in addition to CMMI.

CSSA’s Systems and Software Engineering experience and effective Process Improvement application converge to provide a natural framework to support the innovative and streamlined approaches that ensure operational cost effectiveness and mission success for our customers. Our customer base includes small, large, commercial, and government organizations that focus on product development and service delivery.

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Our Culture


Be a leading provider of systems engineering, software engineering and process improvement services.


CSSA’s mission is to honor God and to become our customers’ trusted advisor by delivering best-value services that exceed their expectations and contribute to their success.

Safety Statement

The lives and well-being of our employees are very important to us; therefore, CSSA promotes workplace safety.

Our Core Values


Regardless of the circumstances, we are faithful to our mission and never compromise our values.


We are committed to excellence in business practices augmented by the highest standards of quality, the best talent, and the most ethical performance.

Serving Attitude

We respect our customers and share a collective responsibility to maintain their trust through active listening and rapid response to meet and exceed their expectations.


We share a common sense of community and value individual contributions to society. We are committed to giving back to the community, both financially and personally.


We treat one another with respect, foster collaboration while maintaining individual accountability, value multiple perspectives and diverse expertise, and encourage new ideas that surface throughout the organization.


We take a proactive stand to create and maintain a healthy work/life balance for every employee.


We demonstrate a thirst for knowledge and a desire for business improvement throughout the workforce. We see challenges as opportunities to learn and pursue creative ideas that have the potential to change the world.

Community Outreach

We support charitable organizations locally and around the world. In addition, we have established a Community Outreach Program, to volunteer in the community.


Applying our financial resources to enhance life for others in need


Sharing our expertise and company resources for the benefit of our community


Feeding the poor, meeting the needs of prisoners and their families, encouraging the homeless, providing disaster relief, improving living conditions in poor communities, bringing hope to those in desperate situations, fighting human trafficking, and helping children locally and around the world

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