Novel is here to provide project solutions and talent to companies wishing to outsource all or part of their IT, engineering, and technical needs.

Misty Marot

Novel is WBENC Certified

We are a Woman Owned Small Business in the heart of the Space Coast of Florida.
Novel is ITAR & DCAA compliant and is an Engineering Services Outsourcing (ESO) provider with experience in a variety of industries, including rail, defense, and healthcare.

Our core expertise includes:

  • Information Technology Development, Management, & Staffing
  • Engineering Research, Design, and Development
  • Model Based Systems Engineering and Development
  • Independent Verification and Validation

Novel Engineering Technical Staffing, Melbourne, FL

Novel Engineering in Melbourne, Florida provides technical staffing, resource augmentation, and project solutions outsourcing for IT, engineering, and technical projects. Novel is an award-winning company for technical solutions innovation. Over half of employers significantly rely on technical staffing outsourcing to meet their project requirements and solutions . Novel Engineering can assist you by providing professional staffing for your technical projects.

Dedicated to Delivering Excellence

Here is a bit more about us

Novel is an Information Technology Services and Software Engineering Company, headquartered in Melbourne, Florida. Novel provides Staffing, Resource Augmentation, and Project Solutions for companies wishing to outsource all or part of their IT, Engineering, and technical needs.

Our customers include both large Fortune 500 companies and small businesses. Novel’s customers rely on our expertise and quality to help their critical software, IT, engineering projects and network operations run proficiently and reliably.

Our professionals have developed train control applications, performed complex data analysis and optimization, and provided Independent Verification and Validation (IV&V) support for safety-critical transportation control software.

Novel’s Managed Services Team responsibly keeps all freight rail moving across the country by responding to issues, outages, and train performance concerns 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year.


Novel Engineering Technical Staffing Awards

Novel is an award-winning company for technical solutions innovation. Novel Engineering can assist you by providing professional staffing for your technical projects.

Florida Companies to Watch

2015 Florida Companies to Watch

Spacecoast Business Leader of the Year

Business Leader of the Year 2016
Misty Marot

Women Who Rock

2017 Entrepreneur of the Year

Posey Awards

2017 Technology Executive of the Year

Economic Development Commission

2017 Innovation Company of the Year

Womens Business Enterprise

WBENC Certified Woman Owned Small Business

We Venture

Women Business Center at Florida Tech

CubeQuest Challenge

NASA CubeQuest Challenge Participant

Customers & Partners


Misty Marot
Misty Marot

Misty Marot is the CEO and President of Novel Engineering, Inc. As such, she oversees strategy, operations, culture, HR, finance, and policy. Misty believes in a “people first” approach to owning and operating a business and this value is woven into every aspect of her company. She finds great purpose in supporting the technical industry with the highly qualified Novel team to ensure customers reach their goals.

Misty has her sights set on reaching a more diversified customer base as well as impactfully supporting this community that has always supported Novel. Viewing Novel as a trusted partner and qualified on demand team both within the company and as a customer, is the ultimate measurement of success according to Misty. Genuine interaction and clear communication, the secret sauce to growing and maintaining customer relationships, enable customer tailored experiences critical to their success.

Through this endeavor and the Novel team’s talent and dedication, Novel has received several awards since its inception. Recognition for Novel’s successes has been with regard to varying topics, including but not limited to: innovation, leadership, early-stage growth, product design competition, and community involvement.

Misty’s all-time favorite thing to do is to spend time with her two children. She thrives on the Novel team successes and witnessing them reach challenging goals. She loves learning, is a Florida Tech alumnus, and will likely be a lifetime Florida Tech student.
If she ever experiences any free time in a fictitious future, she will likely choose surfing, traveling, watching movies, listening to music, and drinking coffee.

Marilyn Stanley
Marilyn Stanley
Marilyn Stanley has been the V.P. of Engineering for Novel since October of 2017. Prior to that she spent 18+ years working for GE Transportation (now Wabtec) based in Melbourne Florida in multiple roles including Director of Software, System Test Department Manager, Master Black Belt, and Engineering Project Manager.
As a leader of projects and teams at GE Transportation, Marilyn relied on Novel Engineering (aka Riverside Technical Services) to provide engineering resources that were critical to meeting project deadlines including Dev/Ops, Software Test, Test Automation and Data Modeling services.
Her insight into the needs and constraints of engineering managers and team leaders at Wabtec, a strategic customer for Novel, ensures alignment of skills and best-fit of talent which drives customer success and eases the workload for busy engineering managers. Marilyn’s hobbies include scuba diving, kayaking, and gardening, Marilyn is also active in the special needs community.


Novel is a customer-oriented team that takes pride in resolving your technical needs with know-how, integrity and professionalism.

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Boutique style offerings and customer engagement.

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Leased worker model supports capacity bubbles, short term contracts, and non-core functions most cost-effectively.

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Employee conversion option available at customer discretion.

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Software & Systems Engineering and IT focused.

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We do the work

Recruiting and screening of talent to fit customer needs.

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People first culture

Complete benefits package including 401k, performance incentives, and employee training.

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