Systems Design Engineer


Systems Design Engineer Position Available (Direct Hire) - St. Louis Area

Kelly Services is currently seeking a Systems Design Engineer for one of their top manufacturing companies in the St. Louis, MO area.

Candidates are free to work at any of their office locations in Missouri, Indiana, Colorado, Illinois or Kansas.

Relocation assistance available.


Applies theories and principles of system design and engineering to support the sales, installation, and service of communication systems.  Ensures that system design and technical support complies with applicable codes, specifications, and/or customer needs. Typically performs system engineering for large, complex systems and complex service problems.  Maintains technical knowledge and expertise on core system(s) as directed by the Engineering Manager. Assists the Engineering Manager in providing engineering leadership for the various systems..


Essential Functions

  • Provides leadership to System Designers/Engineers.

  • Understands the strategy and objectives of each channel.

  • Handles various aspects of designing/engineering work.

  • Understands and responds to customer requests, both verbal and written.

  • Directly communicates with customers in the form of quotations, meetings, presentations, drawings and/or technical support to understand and define their needs.

  • Designs system(s) to meet all requirements based on written and verbal descriptions set forth by the customer and/or other employees.

  • Manages several projects at one time.

  • Handles all changes and problems related to system(s) assigned.

  • Acts as a technical expert for the company for both internal and external customers.

  • Works directly with other designers/engineers and employees to produce drawings from sketches, existing drawings and electronic images as well as work from customer drawings, company drawings and/or specifications.

  • Works closely with all departments to ensure that the drawings convey the correct information and are error-free.

  • Maintains system knowledge and code knowledge as directed by the Engineering Manager and/or Channel Director.

  • Keeps Engineering Manager informed of all activity, including timely preparation of required reports.



  • Bachelor's degree in a field of electronics, electrical or computer engineering or related engineering field or equivalent work experience.

  • Understanding of CAD and drafting techniques

  • Knowledge of design techniques, principals, and tools involved in the production and use of technical plans, blueprints, drawings, specifications, and models.

  • Knowledge of communication system principles.

  • In-depth knowledge of computer, local area network, and wide area network technologies.



  • Three (3) years in a designer/engineer capacity.

Why Kelly®?

Kelly puts you in charge of your career, with access to cutting edge projects and technologies in industry leading organizations. Top companies throughout the world have trusted Kelly as a premier source of engineering talent and services since 1965. And engineering job seekers know Kelly as a firm with an unmatched reputation for quality, integrity and professionalism. Whether you seek the variety and flexibility of working on short term project engagements, or prefer contract-to-hire or direct hire placement with our clients, apply with Kelly to explore opportunities that suit your specific professional interests.

About Kelly Services®

As a workforce advocate for over 70 years, we are proud to directly employ nearly 500,000 people around the world and have a role in connecting thousands more with work through our global network of talent suppliers and partners. Revenue in 2017 was $5.4 billion. Visit and connect with us on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter.

Kelly Services is an equal opportunity employer including, but not limited to, Minorities, Females, Individuals with Disabilities, Protected Veterans, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and is committed to employing a diverse workforce. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law.

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