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Intelligent Design Solutions

With hundreds of clients served across the world, SBS provides proven, effective solutions for designing the world’s critical infrastructure.

SINCE 2002

About SBS

SBS intelligent design solutions help utility and telecom organizations leverage the power of their investments in utility networks, GIS, CAD, and enterprise systems. The company has helped hundreds of utility, telecommunications, and AEC (architecture, engineering, construction) firms achieve real benefits with dramatic increases in productivity. With offices in Denver, Colorado and Melbourne, Australia, SBS provides expert-level consulting skills and extensive experience in working with the unique engineering aspects of critical, networked infrastructure.

Intelligent design solutions involve much more than the outstanding visual graphics we deliver to our clients. SBS solutions create real-world models, often referred to as digital twins, to power the critical applications that manage interconnected network grids. Our intelligent designs enable better, safer construction and optimized asset operations. SBS also provides product-level, configurable integration to enterprise systems that empowers our clients to achieve optimal returns on the billions of dollars of infrastructure assets they manage.

Our Team

SBS has been offering first class solutions to our customers all over the world since 2002.

  • Dennis Beck
    Chief Executive Officer
    Dennis Beck is a co-founder of SBS. He has more than thirty-five years of experience in engineering design, geospatial systems implementation, software systems consultancy, business analysis, and systems engineering. He specializes in the use of advanced technologies to solve the challenges of managing critical infrastructure information.


    Andrew | SBS Team
  • Andrew Street
    Vice President of Technology
    Andy Street, a founding partner of SBS, has more than thirty years of experience in the GIS marketplace. Andy is recognized throughout the GIS industry as one of the most experienced implementers and integrators of object-oriented GIS technologies for the management of critical infrastructure in the utility, telecommunications, and government market segments. 
  • Patrick Reid
    Executive Vice President

    Pat Reid joined SBS as the Director of Delivery in November 2011. He brings over thirty years of experience in project management and sales to the SBS team. Pat oversees all aspects of the SBS integration services group.

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  • Ben Lord
    Chief Financial Officer

    Ben Lord joined SBS as Director of Finance and Human Resources in August 2009. He manages the finance, accounting, and human resources departments. 

  • Matt Jordan
    Vice President of Sales

    Matt Jordan joined SBS in 2022 with nearly 20 years of sales experience supporting Utility and Telecommunication engineering professionals.  He is responsible for leading the SBS sales organization and is passionate about delivering exceptional value to our customers who design, build and operate the world’s most critical infrastructure.

    Ryan | SBS Team
  • Ryan Cauffman
    Director of Customer Experience

    Ryan Cauffman joined SBS in September 2009. He leads and manages all marketing activities for SBS as well as the SBS FME practice and software division. As business unit leader, Ryan manages the sales and accounts of SBS and Safe Software developed software and services.

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  • Serguei Sokolov
    Chief Technology Officer

    Serguei is an Enterprise Architect and subject matter expert for Utilities. He supports the delivery of major projects, business development, and customer relations. Working with SBS consulting and third-party teams, Serguei advises on enterprise and cloud technologies, industry implementation best practices, and SBS products direction to ensure sustainability and repeatability of solutions. 

    James | SBS Team
  • Jim Lucas
    Director of Solution Marketing

    Jim Lucas has twenty years of experience as a utility design professional and software project manager. Jim provides executive consulting and guidance for SBS customers in the implementation of integrated design solutions. He also advises the SBS product development team on utility design trends and best practices.

    Joey | SBS Team
  • Joey Baker
    Director of Substation Solutions

    Joey Baker leads the SBS Substation Solutions team and oversees the product and service delivery of this business unit.  Joey is a twenty-year veteran of the substation industry and has been actively involved in moving the industry from legacy, CAD-based design to advanced 3D modeling systems. 

    Trevor | SBS Team
  • Trevor Scullion
    Director of Emerging Technologies

    Trevor leads SBS in the research of the latest technologies SBS customers can leverage to transform engineering and design processes into digital solutions. He has spent more than twenty years researching, building, and selling two software startups, one of which was the Substation Design Suite products acquired by SBS. 

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    Our Partners

    SBS Partners With Industry-Leading Organizations

    SBS is committed to delivering best-of-breed distribution and substation design solutions to the utility and telecommunications industries. To meet the needs of our customers, SBS has established proven methodologies, industry templates, configuration tools, and a network of third-party partners. SBS continually works with its customers, delivery teams, and partners to continuously improve these solutions. 

    SBS design solutions seamlessly integrate with a variety of systems that are part of an overall design workflow including asset management, work order management, GIS, engineering analysis, and mobile computing. SBS has technical expertise and strategic partnerships with leading industry solution providers: Autodesk, Esri, Oracle, Safe Software, SPIDA Software, and others. 

    Autodesk Consulting System Integrator

    SBS is a strategic partner of Autodesk, having acquired their portfolio of utility products, Substation Design Suite and AutoCAD Utility Design. SBS also acquired Autodesk’s utility consulting team as part of the strategic alliance. These highly skilled staff members have deep technical expertise in many of Autodesk’s core products including AutoCAD, Map3D, Inventor, Vault and others. SBS is an Autodesk Consulting System Integrator and has developed product-level integration solutions that support GIS, engineering, and ERP workflow integration via the Utility DataHub™ platform.

    Esri Gold Partner

    As the global leader in Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Esri is a key partner with SBS in providing a geographic context to our Intelligent Design Solutions. SBS is a renowned leader in the integration of Esri geospatial products including advanced support for the Esri Utility Network Model Extension. SBS also provides Esri-based interoperability solutions to support coexistence with CAD and alternate GIS products. With over one hundred Esri-based engagements in place, SBS provides the unique skills to make geographic information an integral part of utility design workflows.

    Safe Software Silver Partner

    Safe Software’s FME product is the market leader ETL for geospatial information. SBS leverages FME in many of our spatial integration offerings, enabling our clients to exchange data between different applications without the limitations of proprietary formats and systems. SBS is a member of the Silver VAR Partner Program for Safe Software and has developed several FME extensions that support a variety of different platforms. Working with SBS products, these FME offerings support advanced capabilities such as two-way interoperability and network model extraction.

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    SBS Company Values


    Always adapting to the needs of our customers and the business environment.


    Always looking at new and better ways to do things for our customers.

    A Passion for Customer Service

    Always doing those extra things that turn a good job into a masterful performance.

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    Join a Dynamic Organization in a Fast-Paced Industry

    SBS provides a rewarding and exciting environment promoting flexibility, innovation, and commitment. We strive to employ the best people in our industry and encourage innovation, leadership, and achievement to provide employees the opportunity to make a real difference.


    SBS is currently hiring! Please click each job posting for more details on key responsibilities.

    Are you a fit?

    SBS offers competitive salaries, performance incentives, paid holidays, a comprehensive insurance package, an outstanding 401k plan, and tuition reimbursement.

    We’re always looking to connect with the most talented individuals in the industry. If you think you have something to contribute, please feel free to get in touch!

    Please send resume and cover letter to hr@spatialbiz.com.

    Anticipated salary range – $115k-125k

    Marketing Manager

    SBS is seeking a Marketing Manager to lead our marketing communications organization. Key responsibilities are listed below.


    • Work with management to develop and update company marketing plans and provide input into marketing budgets
    • Work with organization’s Director of Solutions Marketing to hire and manage marketing team responsible for product, brand, content, and digital marketing efforts
    • Support and develop industry events including tradeshows, user conferences, industry panels and public communications
    • Oversee activities of graphic designer/digital marketing specialist and marketing/proposal writer
    • Reviewing current marketing campaigns for areas of improvement and developing solutions
    • Analyzing website visitation and focus rates and the effectiveness of promotions
    • Oversee the update and maintenance of the SBS proposal library (performed by marketing/proposal writer)
    • Create or support the creation of content for product and solution promotion, including value-oriented customer success stories
    • Lead in the development of product launch materials including press releases, social media, and other forms of promotion
    • Oversee, strengthen, and protect the company and product brands, including the development, management and enforcement of company branding guidelines
    • Lead in communicating marketing content, company success and new promotions internally and externally
    • Oversee development of technical product marketing materials and guide development of white papers and technical documents
    • Supervise the operation and update of relevant portions of the company’s website


    Preferred Skills and Experience

    • Proven or related experience in marketing communications for technical software products
    • At least an intermediate user of Adobe Creative Cloud
    • Experience with the following content management and business service platforms are a plus: Canva, Zoom Info, LinkedIn Sales, Salesforce, HubSpot, Design Pickle
    • Ability to transform technical material into presentation materials and/or public social media, email, and print campaigns.
    • Proficient in industry tools including SEO, social media marketing and Microsoft Office
    • Demonstrated history of planning successful marketing campaigns, product launches and events
    • Effective communication skills and adaptable communication style for interacting with team members and company management
    • Time management and organization skills in order to plan and execute both large and small marketing projects and initiatives
    • Leadership skills to oversee team members and coordinate with management peers
    • Analytical and problem-solving skills; ability to provide analytics on the effectiveness of the website and all marketing programs
    • Utility and/or telecommunications industry experience is highly desired


    Seniority Level


    Employment Location

    Spatial Business Systems Headquarters, located in Littleton, CO is preferred

    Employment Type

    Full time

    About SBS

    SBS is a leading provider of intelligent design software and spatial data integration solutions to many of the world’s largest utilities and infrastructure firms across North America, Europe, and Australia. The company’s suite of vertical-focused software supports the engineering and design of critical network infrastructure assets, creating real-world models that are used to manage workflows, facilitate collaboration, and standardize design rules. SBS provides its software solutions to over 200 enterprise customers and is headquartered in Littleton, Colorado.

    Anticipated salary range – $45k-60k based on experience.

    Sales Administrator

    SBS is seeking a Sales Administrator to help maintain a well-functioning sales environment. You will improve efficiency, provide satisfactory customer experiences, and elevate processes. You will also provide important functions for the sales teams, customers, and businesses they assist. Your responsibilities will also include organizing and scheduling all sales endeavors including the company’s tradeshow and conference presence.


    • Keeping a track of customer information and sales records.
    • Organizing, collecting and filing sales orders using knowledge of electronic filing systems.
    • Managing portal for requests for proposals and purchase orders.
    • Working with a team to seek approvals and submit responses to customers.
    • Coordinating and scheduling tradeshows.


    Preferred Skills and Experience

    • Due to the nature of our industry, employees must be able to pass ongoing background and drug testing
    • High School Diploma
    • 1 to 3 years of sales experience
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office tools.
    • Outstanding oral and written communication skills.
    • Experience in Salesforce and Engineering Software

    Seniority Level

    Entry level position

    Employment Location

    Spatial Business Systems Headquarters located in Littleton, CO

    Employment Type

    Full time

    About SBS

    SBS is a leading provider of intelligent design software and spatial data integration solutions to many of the world’s largest utilities and infrastructure firms across North America, Europe and Australia. The Company’s suite of vertical-focused software supports the engineering and design of critical network infrastructure assets, creating real-world models that are used to manage workflows, facilitate collaboration and standardize design rules. SBS provides its software solutions to over 200 enterprise customers and is headquartered in Littleton, Colorado.