Criterion Systems, Inc.

Executive Assistant

Job Locations US-VA-Vienna
Regular Full-Time


At Criterion Systems, we developed a different kind of business—a company whose real value is a reputation for excellence built upon the collective skills, talents, perspectives, and backgrounds of its people. By accepting a position with Criterion Systems, you will join a group of professionals with a collaborative mindset where we share ideas and foster professional development to accomplish our goals. In addition to our great culture, we also offer competitive compensation and benefit packages, company-sponsored team building events, and advancement opportunities. To find out more about how Criterion can help you take your career to the next level please visit our website:




  • Manage CEO's daily schedule while also prioritizing his requirements.
  • Engage with CEO to understand daily requirements and secure all appointment dates/times and coordinating all aspects of visits including preparing for and receiving visitors.
  • Act as the gatekeeper for incoming calls and messages to ensure privacy and prioritization.
  • Arrange CEO's, VP's itineraries when planning for and booking flights, car rental and hotel accommodations and meeting arrangements.
  • Complete expense reports for reimbursement after the trip for the CEO and Executives.
  • Review all emails to identify priority actions and follow-through on outstanding actions.
  • Prepare and finalizing written materials and corporate presentations.
  • Finalize the business development pipeline reports.
  • Prepare & coordinate all lunch and dinner meetings with the CEO and clients.
  • Provide administrative guidance to CEO and Executives as requested.
  • Organize all the CEO's documents in an efficient system.
  • Reserve conference rooms and arrange catering if requested for critical meetings.
  • Coordinate & detail planning of the corporate holiday event
  • Manage all mail, shipping and ordering of any supplies needed by the CEO.
  • Maintain a professional, and positive attitude at all times.
  • Any other administrative duty as assigned.


  • 5-8 years of experience as an Administrative Assistant or as an Executive Assistant.
  • Bachelor's degree or additional experience in lieu.
  • Strong time management skills and ability to coordinate and prioritize projects and assignments with little supervision.
  • Must be self-directed and detail oriented in completing assigned projects and tasks
  • Strong interpersonal and listening skills; the ability to think ahead, take initiative, and stay up-to-speed with constantly shifting priorities.
  • Excellent organizational skills, and attention to detail.
  • Must provide prompt, courteous, and professional service.
  • Able to maintain absolute confidentiality in all business and personal matters.
  • Ability to compose, write, edit, and proofread a variety of internal and external general business correspondence, memoranda, proposals, presentations, and report management.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite required.
  • Able to contribute to a professional work environment by demonstrating integrity, promoting teamwork, and fostering positive communication while balancing team priorities.
  • Able to work effectively in a deadline, oriented environment is essential.
  • Maintain flexibility to provide support before and after core work hours, especially when the Executive is traveling.
  • US Citizenship is a must.
  • Must be able to obtain & maintain an active security clearance if requested.

Criterion Systems, Inc. and its subsidiaries are committed to equal employment opportunity and non-discrimination at all levels of our organization. We believe in treating all applicants and employees fairly and make employment decisions without regard to any individual’s protected status:  race, ethnicity, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, creed, sex/gender, gender identity/gender expression, sexual orientation, physical and mental disability, marital/parental status, pregnancy (including childbirth, lactation, and related medical conditions), age, genetic information (including characteristics and testing), military and veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit


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