Industry: Defense


AMERICAN SYSTEMS is a privately held, employee owned, professional, technical, and IT service provider to the federal government. Founded in 1975, AMERICAN SYSTEMS is one of the largest employee-owned companies in the United States. Based in the Washington, D.C., suburb of Chantilly, Virginia, AMERICAN SYSTEMS focuses on delivering Strategic Solutions to complex national priority programs. Our key areas of expertise include enterprise IT; acquisition and lifecycle support; engineering and analysis; test and evaluation; and training. We apply diverse and innovative teams of professionals to enable our customers to accomplish their missions successfully.

Military Friendly Ratings

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Opportunity & Advancement

Culture & Commitment

Support & Retention

Policies & Compliance

Recruiting & Sourcing

Why Work at the Company?

AMERICAN SYSTEMS is proud to support our nation's military through our long-standing work in national priority programs. In 2017 alone, 46% of our new hires served in the military. Therefore, veterans continue to receive support and a sense of belonging with other veterans while at AMERICAN SYSTEMS. We have developed an employee resource group to strengthen comradery, recruitment, onboarding, and morale through engagement inside and outside our company. There is an appreciation and recognition of 'the value of a veteran' from our C-Suite and throughout all levels of management. We provide advancement through professional development and training opportunities.

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Avionics Maintenance Technology/Technician

A program that prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to repair, service, and maintain all types of aircraft operating, control, and electronic systems. Includes instruction in flight instrumentation, aircraft communications and homing systems, radar and other sensory systems, navigation aids, and specialized systems for various types of civilian and military aircraft.