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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
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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
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