Affinity Innovations, LLC (Affinity) is a company formed as a SBA approved Joint Venture between Onyx Consulting Services, LLC (as the Protégé) and By Light Professional IT Services, Inc. (as the Mentor). This Joint Venture brings together the experience and capabilities of two very dynamic and capable companies

Onyx Consulting Services, LLC (Onyx) is a certified EDWOSB performing under North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) code 541512 Computer Systems Design Services that specializes in agile software development, systems engineering and cybersecurity. Onyx employs rapid system and software development best practices in support of the critical mission of the Intelligence community and the Department of Defense to protect our nation. Onyx has successful past performance spanning 16 years in this discipline with the federal government. More information can be found at www.onyxconsults.com

By Light Professional IT Services, Inc. is a service-disabled veteran-owned business (SDVOB) providing comprehensive systems engineering and management expertise for the design and implementation of both classified and unclassified government networks. By Light is a corporation with a 21-year history of providing diversified services in information technology, information assurance, computer network defense, systems engineering, IP networking and telecommunications, satellite communications and software development and has the capacity and capability to assist Onyx in the performance of federal contracting requirements. By Light’s experience, resources, and capabilities significantly enhance the capabilities of Onyx to compete for and perform the broad scope of requirements for large agile software engineering, system engineering, and cybersecurity contracts. More information about By Light can be found at www.bylight.com

Affinity is an awardee of the System Engineering, Technology, and Innovation (SETI) contract. The Affinity team is excited to bring to bear a vast and diverse team of industry experts and academic partners to provide next generation, cost-effective, innovative solutions in support of the warfighter and for the advancement of Department of Defense (DOD) information technology capabilities, systems, and solutions


  • Software Development Lifecycle Support (Agile, Waterfall, DevOps)
  • IT Systems Modernization & Architecture Design
  • System Engineering & Dataflow
  • Satellite Communications
  • Offensive/Defensive Cyber Security Operation Support
  • Cloud Security & Zero-Trust Architecture Design,
    Implementation, and Integration
  • Information Assurance
  • Security Operations & Computer Network Defense
  • Security Assessment, Authorization and Compliance
    (RMF/ISO 2700/TIC 3.0/FISMA/NIST)
  • Network Design and Implementation
  • Training and Installation Services