Systima Technologies


Job Information

Company Description

Systima is looking to expand our team!

This job may be for you if:

  • You love innovating and solving problems.
  • You like working with a team, in a collaborative and communicative environment.
  • You have a bias to action and always strive to deliver excellence.
  • You are driven and relentless in both personal and project development.
  • You wish to join a dynamic and engaging workplace where you can make a huge impact.
If this sounds like the environment for you, apply to come join our team!

Company Description

As a leader in the Aerospace, Defense and Commercial markets, Systima Technologies advances state of the art technologies through innovation and engineering, research and analysis, development, prototyping, fabrication and production.

Our mission is to expand what’s possible in space and defense through innovation, integration, and collaboration.

Our teams take pride in delivering rapid, end-to-end engineering support and solutions from concept to delivery.

Employee Value Statement

Systima is a special type of aerospace company. We are relentless. We believe mindset and attitude are the most important things. No matter how hard the project, or how high the obstacle, we at Systima will find a way over it, under it, around it, or if need be, through it.

Every person at Systima has the autonomy and authority to take action, solve problems and seize opportunities, as required to accomplish the mission. We trust each other to do the right thing when no one is looking.

We are passionate about our work. We are engaged with our customers. Every challenge we face is a new opportunity to explore new frontiers and defend our freedom.

Job Description


The Senior Design Engineer performs a lead role in design and delivery of aerospace and flight worthy structures, mechanisms, mechanical products and systems. This position supports the engineering staff in all aspects of mechanical design from concept to development, validation and detailed design, requiring a fair amount of autonomy and hands-on activity. The primary focus of this position is design leadership, with an emphasis on supporting new business development efforts and mentorship of junior engineers, with minimal direct oversight required.

  • Supports the engineering group while leading in all aspects of mechanical design
  • Conceptualizes, develops, and designs structures, mechanisms, and mechanical systems in accordance with customer requirements and customary standards
  • Performs required calculations, analysis, and comprehensive tolerance stack-up analyses
  • Verifies calculations and analysis work of others
  • Leads design efforts on systems and sub-systems, often on multiple programs simultaneously
  • Supports proposal, quick-turn concept design and presentation efforts through CAD models and illustrations
  • Generates Bill of Materials for Assemblies and complete drafting packages of designs
  • Supports prototyping, hardware assembly, development testing and product qualification
  • Mentor and resource for more junior engineers
  • Demonstrated proficiency in mechanical design, engineering drawing conventions and geometric tolerances
  • Strong mathematical skills, understanding of material properties, strength and stress formulas
  • Ability to read blueprints, drawings and technical diagrams, and work to verbal and written instructions
  • Strong computer skills, familiarity with common office applications and engineering tools
  • Detailed knowledge of design-based military and commercial specifications
  • 4000+ hours recent SolidWorks experience in mechanical design
  • Proficient in SolidWorks, and experienced in Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing
  • Knowledge of CAD/CAE tools relevant to mechanical systems design
  • Self-motivated, able to multi-task, work independently on assignments with minimal oversight or direction, quality-oriented and safety conscious
  • Possesses strong mechanical aptitude as well as creativity in solving problems; able to track overall goals and “see the big picture” while focusing on details
  • Excellent communication and customer relationship skills

  • Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, or equivalent in relevant experience and registration
  • The Senior Design Engineer typically possesses 6+ years of experience in design of aerospace and/or defense systems
  • All candidates will be assessed based on relevant experience and demonstrated technical skills
  • Specific job title to be determined during hiring process
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen
  • Must hold or be able to obtain a DoD SECRET clearance
Additional Information


Systima Technologies is a dynamic and growing company. We work on innovative, fast-paced projects from concept to production. We offer a comprehensive benefits package including Paid Time Off, 401(k), paid holidays, medical/dental/vision coverage plans, education reimbursement, semi-annual bonuses and more. Plus, Systima has rolled out a new 9/80 work schedule with every other Friday OFF.


Systima recently purchased an outstanding property to accommodate our current staff and anticipated future growth. Systima's operations were previously based in Kirkland, WA. Then in mid-2021 our team relocated to the Harbour Pointe Tech Center, overlooking Puget Sound in beautiful Mukilteo, Washington.

Systima is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions at Systima are based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. Systima does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, pregnancy, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, marital status, gender identity, sexual orientation or any other classification protected by law. All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Systima Technologies