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Junior Systems Engineer

AMERICAN SYSTEMS | Chantilly VA 22202 USA | Full Time | Posted: 06/18/2021

Job Descriptiontop

WANTED:  A highly motivated System Engineer (Junior) with demonstrated experience to perform system engineering functions on several projects to support the Department of Defense program. You will join a team of highly driven, supportive, and skilled professionals engaged in supporting innovations to system engineering practices across this DoD program.  

As a System Engineer (Junior) you will:

  • Support a National Priority Program
  • Work with a team of driven, supportive and highly skilled professionals.
  • Be mentored for growth and opportunities to excel in your field!
  • Receive a robust benefits package that includes Employee Stock Ownership Plan!
  • Enjoy flexibility managing your work hours and personal needs with a single accrual leave plan.

A week in the life of a System Engineer (Junior): 

  • Analyze user needs and develop solutions and alternative courses of actions; applying principles and techniques of systems engineering.
  • Participates in design reviews of components (hardware and software) to ensure applicability to the current system and traceability of requirements through compliance verification and validation.
  • Participate in defining requirements, use case development and supporting documentation; identify integration activities for developmental and operational aircraft systems.
  • Support daily stand-up meetings and customer tag-ups.
  • Analyze architectural and functional requirements, specifications, and interfaces.  
  • Work with Cyber-security staff to ensure that systems under development or modification conforms to applicable Information Assurance (IA) and Mission Assurance (MA) standards.
  • Support the planning and execution of system integration and test activities to support program milestones.
  • Ensures requirements comply with client requirements and government standards through formal verification methods.

Founded in 1975, AMERICAN SYSTEMS is one of the largest employee-owned companies in the United States. We are a government services contractor focused on delivering Strategic Solutions to complex national priority programs with 100+ locations worldwide. Our employee-owners are encouraged to make a difference, implement new ideas in a collaborative environment, and focus on mission critical success. Through our focus on quality, strong cultural beliefs and innovation we deliver excellence every day. Join us!

Winner National Top Workplace Award 2021

Job Requirementstop

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Applied Sciences or demonstrated comparable experience with three (3) or more years of relevant experience
  • Knowledge of system engineering principles, theories, and concepts and ability to contribute to the development of new and innovative concepts.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Possess strong analytical skills
  • Proficient in MS Office products


  • Current Top Secret Clearance with SCI eligibility.
  • US Citizenship required.

Job Detailstop

Location Chantilly, VA, 22202, United States
Categories Computer Software, Computer Hardware, Customer Service & Help Desk, General, Professional
Sec Clearances Top Secret/SCI with Full-scope Polygraph, Top Secret/SCI with CI Polygraph, Top Secret/SCI, Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph

Location Maptop

Contact Informationtop

Contact Name Lauren R Moretti
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Primary Phone 7039685220
Job Code 19573