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You might hire a systems engineer to:

  • Solve organizational problems from a technology perspective
  • Use coding skills to write custom scripts

  • Create, expand, and maintain technology infrastructure, ensuring that everything is operating as intended and for the benefit of the organization
  • Collaborate with engineers and project managers to build a durable technology infrastructure
  • Communicate processes with senior managers and stakeholders
  • Document changes to infrastructure, so they can be monitored and improved by future engineers in this role
Required skills and qualifications Preferred skills and qualifications
Experience in systems design, implementation, and maintenance
Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in technology or computer science
Fluency in multiple programming languages (ex: Java, Python, C++)
Professional certification
Strong knowledge of operating systems, system performance-monitoring software, and other relevant technologies
Experience in project management  
Excellent communication and leadership skills