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Kymeta Corporation

You move. Your connectivity should move with you.

IT Systems Engineer

Information Technology

Redmond, WA
ID: 884-965

Who We Are

Kymeta’s mission is to enhance lives by unlocking the potential for global satellite and cellular broadband communications while on the move. We do this through our innovative solutions, best in class technologies that meet and exceed our customers’ requirements.

Our core principles define the character and spirit of our employees and how we operate. We are committed to fostering a customer focused culture by creating a diverse, equitable, and inclusive work environment that is rooted in supporting its employees and our corporate social responsibilities.

What We Need

Kymeta is seeking an IT Systems Engineer with a skill set that crosses multiple disciplines. We are a growing but still fairly small and agile company with dynamic and demanding needs. Our IT group is a motivated and creative team, dedicated to building scalable technology solutions that have broad impact and enable Kymeta employees to do their best work. The team thrives on helping people and has a strong sense of urgency around problem solving and meeting internal customer needs. This is a great opportunity to demonstrate your abilities across multiple technologies. Bring your broad skill set to the table as well as enhance your experience in all things we support. Nothing is off-limits and nobody lives in a silo!


  • Operational support for all on-prem and cloud enterprise solutions including servers, storage, network, security, and business continuity
  • Design, implement, and maintain secure and scalable infrastructure
  • Strong understanding of enterprise security best practices and how best to assess, protect, and monitor corporate resources
  • Provide technical expertise and experience to evaluate new technologies and act as an escalation point for tickets prioritized from Service Desk resources
  • Document tickets, processes, and procedures on an ongoing basis
  • Attention to detail, strong analytical thinking & problem solving, self-motivated & highly organized professional
  • Work both independently and collaboratively on multiple projects in a dynamic, fast-paced environment, consistently producing deliverables within agreed upon timelines


  • Comprehensive networking knowledge: DNS, DHCP, VLANs, certificates/PKI, SD-WAN, firewalls, routers, switches, network traffic analysis – experience with Cisco Identity Service Engine (ISE) and Firepower (FTD/FMC) a plus
  • Manage M365 security (E3/E5), including deployment and management (Defender and Defender ATP, Intune, Modern Device Management (MDM), AutoPilot, etc.
  • Strong experience with Windows 2019 (Core and DE), Active Directory (Azure and on-premise) and group policies
  • Experienced in Linux systems (Ubuntu) and Mac
  • Virtualization solutions such as VMware’s vCenter, vSphere/ESXi, Horizon VDI
  • Public and Private Cloud environment administration and deployment e.g., Azure (preferred), AWS, Google Cloud
  • Hybrid (on-prem/Azure) Microsoft HPC cluster
  • HPE Nimble and other storage systems
  • Experience with Atlassian tools: JIRA, Confluence, Bitbucket/Git
  • Experience with SCM tools: Ansible, Docker
  • Scripting experience in one or more of the following (BASH, Python, Perl, PowerShell)
  • Experience supporting any of the following tools is a plus: Ansys HFSS/Electronics, Ansys Structural Analysis, SolidWorks, and Altium


Job functions and physical actions and/or working conditions associated with the position. These functions may also constitute essential functions for the job which the employee must be able to fulfill. Information provided below is to help describe the job so that the applicant has a reasonable understanding of the job duties/expectations.

  • Participate in on-call rotation
  • Motor Abilities: Sitting and/or standing for extended periods, bending/stooping, grasping/gripping, fine motor control (hands)
  • Physical exertion and/or requirements: Minimal, with ability to safely lift 25 pounds
  • Repetitive work: Prolonged
  • Special Senses: Visual and audio focused work
  • Work Conditions: Stairs, typing/keyboard, standard and/or sitting working environment of >8 hrs/day
  • Data Center work will be scheduled in advance and evaluated for more than one staff member involvement depending on work and effort involved. This requires the ability to work in an environment with elevated sound levels, maintained at 68 degrees for a short period of time.


Kymeta is committed to fair and equitable compensation practices. In the spirit of pay transparency, we have determined the salary range for this position to be $90k - $150k. This is the full base salary range for the role. Hiring at the maximum of the range would be atypical, in order to allow for future and continued salary growth. Compensation packages are based on a variety of factors unique to each candidate, including but not limited to: skill set, years and depth of experience, certifications, and geography. The total compensation package for this position includes an annual target bonus of 10%, stock options, and benefits listed below. We believe in the importance of pay equity and consider internal equity of our current team members as a part of any final offer.  


We offer a competitive benefits package which includes:

Medical Plans: A choice between two competitive options

  • Flexible Spending & Health Savings Accounts

Vision & Dental


Employee Assistance Program


Paid Time Off

  • Exempt employees: Flexible PTO and 12 paid holidays per year
  • Nonexempt employees: 15 vacation days, 7 sick days and 12 paid holidays per year

Kymeta is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations, and ordinances.