KEYW Corporation

Systems Design Engineer

Job Locations 2 months ago(12/15/2017 11:54 AM)
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US-MD-Annapolis Junction


Are you a world class systems engineer that likes to work with Docker, Ranger, Machineshop, and MongoDB? Do you like SALT in your system? Scripting sound like fun? If so, we have a great opportunity for a system design engineer in the great Hanover, MD area. These are perilous times in cybersecurity and KeyW needs your help securing one computer at a time.


In this role, you will conduct Linux and Windows system administration, package in Docker and Rancher, us Machineshop, perform scripting in Python, Bash, and Perl, utilize SALT for configuration management and execution, and provide tier 2 support, and work with MongoDB. This is a great role. We look forward to speaking with you.



  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or a related field—business management, electrical engineering, information management, program management, etc, or two (2) years of additional relevant experience above all experience requirements listed, in lieu of a Bachelor’s degree.
  • Three (3) years’ experience in a technical leadership role, leading projects and programs for Government or Industry customers.
  • Twelve (12) years in a technical role in projects and programs for Government or Industry customers.
  • Twelve (12) years, shall have significant demonstrated experience in the following: Designing complex collection systems; integrating systems using multiple operating systems (Solaris, Linux, and Windows 2000); performing tradeoff studies; System performance analysis.
  • Five (5) years’ experience as a Systems Engineer in programs that encompass system architecture, requirements analysis, process execution and evaluation.
  • Seven (7) years experience developing, delivering, testing and supporting integrated hardware and software systems using recognized industry recognized process management; such as a CMMI Level 2 and above.
  • Three (3) years direct experience with intelligence community or signals intelligence activity.



  • Experience in Agile Scrum methodology.
  • Experience in implementing solutions with PKI-controlled access is desired.


Clearance: This position requires a TS/SCI with polygraph clearance.


KeyW is an EEO employer. We are committed to providing fair and equal employment consideration, regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability.

About the Organization

KeyW is a pure-play national security solutions provider for the Intelligence, Cyber and Counterterrorism Communities' toughest challenges. We support the collection, processing, analysis and dissemination of information across the full spectrum of their missions. We employ and challenge more than 2,000 of the most talented professionals in the industry with solving such complex problems as preventing cyber threats, transforming data into intelligence and combating global terrorism.


KeyW, together with its direct and indirect subsidiaries, encourages and actively supports a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and commits to provide equal opportunity to each individual, regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, national origin or ancestry, marital status, veteran status, disability or any other classifications protected by Federal, State or local law. In fact, we foster an environment that promotes diversity, balance and fun—because we believe in the importance of having a workplace as unique as the challenges we solve.


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