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You might hire a systems engineer to:

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

  • Create, expand upon, and maintain organizational frameworks to ensure everything is operating as it should be and for the benefit of the organization
  • Collaborate with engineers and project managers to build a lasting operational framework
  • Communicate processes with senior management and stakeholders
  • Carefully document the framework they create so it can be monitored and improved by future holders of the position
Required skills and qualifications Preferred skills and qualifications
Professional experience in systems design, implementation, and maintenance Bachelor’s degree in computer science, technology, or a related field
Fluency in a wide variety of programming languages (e.g. Java, Python, and C++) Demonstrated project management experience
A strong knowledge of operational systems, system performance-monitoring softwares, and other relevant technologies Ability to understand how technology infrastructure relates to the organization as a whole
Excellent communication and leadership skills Professional certifications are a plus