Systima Provides High Value, Responsive Engineering and Innovative Products That Enable the Defense of Our Democracy and the Exploration of Land, Sea, and Space
About Systima Technologies
Systima Technologies is a leading manufacturer of energetic components and complex integrated systems supporting the defense, space, and commercial markets. Systima’s expertise includes energetic systems and aerostructures for missile, hypersonic, and launch vehicle platforms, as well as insensitive munition technologies, aircraft weapon systems and flight testing. Systima products include cartridge- and propellant-actuated devices (CAD/PAD), separation and deployment systems, electromechanical systems, and safe-and-arm (S&A) initiation systems. Systima’s Advanced Structures Division supports these systems and provide standalone aerostructures including military aircraft pylons, launch tubes, interstages, and shrouds. Please see “Our Products” for more details.
Systima’s main campus is located on the waterfront in Mukilteo, WA, which is just south of the Paine Field Airport in Everett, WA. Systima’s state-of-the-art facility has over 330,000 sq/ft for engineering and analysis, prototype development, testing, qualification and production. This facility also includes composite manufacturing, machine shop, energetics handling and integration, and clean room production spaces.
Systima has two additional facilities co-located in Washington State, and west of the Cascade Mountains. Systima’s Flight and Integration Center at Paine Field features a 9,025 square foot (95’ X 95’) hangar that serves as an assembly and test area and stores Systima aircraft used for training, transportation and flight testing. Systima’s Energetic Manufacturing Facility at Port of Skagit provides assembly, test, and production space for larger energetic systems, including full-scale system performance testing at our ballistic test range.
Systima is a small business that is industry-recognized for qualified design, rapid response, and innovative solutions.
Awards and Recognition
• Systima Featured in AIAA Aerospace America Year in Review for Technical Accomplishments (2017 and 2018)
• Systima Launched 50th System in Space (2018)
• Named by Aviation Week A&D as a Company to Watch
• United Launch Alliance Small Business Excellence Award (2016)
• US Small Business Administration Region 10 Prime Contractor of the Year Award - nomination from US Air Force (2015)
• Joint Insensitive Munition Technology Program (JIMTP/JEMTP), Team of the Year (2015)
• SBA Tibbets Award for Innovative and Outstanding Contributions to SBIR/STTR Programs -nomination from Missile Defense Agency (2015)
• Raytheon Collaboration and Teaming Award (2012)
• Recognized in “NASA Deep Space Human Exploration Spacecraft Orion: A Case for Small Business” publication
Systima recognizes and values its single greatest asset – its people. Our fast-paced, dynamic work environment is energizing, and it fosters a great team culture. Those who work at Systima understand the importance of our three core values.
Being part of the team at Systima is all about innovation and improvement, as we find new ways to deliver excellence to our customers. We step outside our comfort zones every day. Each member of the team is expected to take ownership of their projects in unconventional ways, and Systima supports them in their passions that extend beyond their titles. Our engineers are proactive in seeking out ways to help our customers beyond the statement of work. Our operations teams are relentless in exploring new ways to help the team succeed.
Systima takes pride in delivering rapid, end-to-end engineering support and solutions, from concept to delivery. In a growing industry and a competitive job market, Systima attracts top talent across our entire staff. This culture of excellence and pride in our work is fostered through mentorships and a variety of paths for career advancement, professional development and leadership opportunities.
At Systima Technologies, we have a strong sense of community and togetherness. Friendships are fostered long after the workday is finished – over a bite to eat, through local soccer and softball leagues, and at regional racing events with Systima’s own custom-built racecar. Systima also sponsors occasional company-wide outings to professional sports events (MLB, MLS, and NHRA to name a few). We also host a summer barbecue and car show, and an annual Christmas party. At Systima Technologies, we believe our professional accomplishments are strengthened by our personal connections to each other.