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Chantilly, VA
1001 to 5000 employees
1975
Company - Private
IT Services
$100 to $500 million (USD) per year
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Founded in 1975, AMERICAN SYSTEMS is one of the largest employee-owned companies in the United States, with approximately 1,400 employees nationwide. Based in the Washington, D.C., suburb of Chantilly, Va., the company provides Test and Evaluation, Enterprise IT, Acquisition and ... Read more

Mission: AMERICAN SYSTEMS is a privately held, employee-owned, professional, technical and IT services provider. We apply diverse and innovative teams of professionals to enable our customers to accomplish their missions successfully.

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    I have been working at American Systems full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Company culture, ESOP, flexible schedules, life/work balance, benefits

    We have a great company culture and my particular office location has wonderful leadership that truly promotes teamwork/collaboration, life/work balance, and mutual respect.

    Cons

    I haven't had any negative experiences, but I would appreciate better maternity/paternity leave benefits

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American Systems Photos

American Systems photo of: Celebrating 25 years with an Employee Stock Ownership Plan
American Systems photo of: Our Sierra Vista, AZ employee-owners donated more than 60 toys to Toys For Tots!
American Systems photo of: Our CEO accepting a plaque in appreciation of our support to the Combat Veterans Motorcycle Association
American Systems photo of: C4IST Show
American Systems photo of: CEO at Northern Virginia Family Service Gala
American Systems photo of: Celebrating employee ownership
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American Systems Interviews

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    Application

    I applied online. The process took a week. I interviewed at American Systems (Chantilly, VA).

    Interview

    After filling out an additional form for security purposes, I was invited for a phone interview. The guy who interviewed me was very friendly and we talked back and forth casually for a long time in between interview questions.

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Company Updates

  • AMERICAN SYSTEMS Awarded $36.1 Million U.S. Navy Task Order for Technical and Forensic Analysis of IEDs. http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vQ0z6

    AMERICAN SYSTEMS Awarded $36.1 Million U.S. Navy Task Order for Technical and Forensic Analysis of IEDs

    August 21, 2017 - Chantilly, VA - AMERICAN SYSTEMS today announced it was awarded a task order to support U.S. Naval Surface Warfare Center, Indian Head Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technology Division (NSWC IHEODTD)/Expeditionary Exploitation Unit ONE (EXU-1); formerly known as the Technical

  • Effective December 31, 2016, we have accelerated our vesting schedule for our Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) as follows: after 1 year = 25% vested; after 2 years = 50% vested; and after 3 years = 100% vested!

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American Systems Awards & Accolades

  • Top 100 Largest Government Contractors, Washington Technology, 2016
  • CARE Award Northern Virginia Family Service, www.nvfs.org, 2016
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