Who We Are

AMERICAN SYSTEMS has been delivering IT and Engineering solutions to complex national priority programs since 1975. Our mission-focused approach ensures a trusted, collaborative partnership with our customers. Performance is paramount. We know what’s at stake. ®

Based in the Washington, D.C., suburb of Chantilly, Virginia, AMERICAN SYSTEMS is a government services contractor focused on delivering valued services to our customers in areas of National Priority…that is, keeping our nation and its citizens safe from all enemies, both foreign and domestic.

Careers - Become an Employee Owner

Since AMERICAN SYSTEMS is an employee-owned company through our Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP), employees are contributing to and sharing in our success on a daily basis. Why is this important to our customers? Because as a team we have a common goal and synergy among our people that starts with our customers. We are dedicated to their missions as well as our own. We are motivated to exceed their requirements in every task. We are committed to maintaining the highest levels of service possible.

Our customers' success means our success, and when you join AMERICAN SYSTEMS, it will mean your success! We are one of the top 100 largest employee-owned companies in the United States—out of 11,000! We largely attribute our growth to this unwavering, can-do attitude...and pride of ownership.

What We Do

AMERICAN SYSTEMS has earned the trust of the United States Armed Forces by focusing on areas of national priority, and we salute their sacrifices. As one of the largest U.S. employee-owned companies, AMERICAN SYSTEMS takes pride in helping keep our nation and its citizens safe.

AMERICAN SYSTEMS offers a suite of proven Strategic Solutions in response to our customers’ requirements. Honed over four decades of tried and true experience, our Solutions are delivered through our proprietary Service Delivery Framework—Mission-Engaged Resources Geared for the Enterprise—or MERGE.  

An Award-Winning Company; An Award-Winning Culture



Whether you are transitioning from your military career or have been in the civilian workforce for decades, we welcome you with open arms—and thank you for your service.

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Recognition & Awards View All >

Top Workplaces USA


2024, 2023, 2022, 2021

Top Workplaces

The Washington Post

2023, 2022, 2021


HIRE Vets Gold Medallion Award

United States Department of Labor

2023, 2022, 2021, 2020, 2019


Best of the Best: Top Veteran-Friendly Companies

U.S. Veterans Magazine

2022, 2021, 2020, 2019

Special Award

Government Contractor of the Year

Greater Washington Government Contractor Awards

2014, 2007

CARE (Companies As Responsive Employers)

Northern Virginia Family Service

2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011

Top 100 Award

Top 100 Largest Government Contractors

Washington Technology

2023, 2022, 2021, 2020, 2019, 2016

Top 50 Award

Top 50 Government Technology Contractors

Washington Business Journal

2023, 2022, 2021, 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014

Certifications More Information >

ISO 9001:2008 Registration Ribbon

ISO 9001:2015 Registration

Business Processes and Select Programs are ISO 9001:2015-certified

1999 - Present

AS9100C Quality Certification Ribbon

AS9100D Quality Certification

Aerospace Quality Management System Certification

2018 - Present


CMMI Level 3, v2.0 Development and v2.0 Services

Selected programs appraised at Maturity Level 3

2013 - Present


NSA CSfC Trusted Integrator

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2015 - Present

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