System Engineer Job Description


System engineers are responsible for managing and monitoring all installed systems and infrastructure. They should configure test and maintain the operating system, application software, and system management tools. They need to endure a high level of system and infrastructure availability. The job duties of a system engineer include monitoring and testing application performance for potential need, identify possible solutions and work with developers to implement those fixes, maintain security backup and set strategies, write and maintain custom script to increase system efficiency and less down human intervention time on any job, participate in design and information and operational support system, provide various level of support, liaise with vendors and other IT personnel from problem resolution. The system engineers should have experience with monitoring systems and virtualization.

System Engineer Job Titles:

  • System Engineer
  • Senior System Engineer
  • Systems Engineer ( Part-Time)
  • Systems Engineer

System Engineer Job Summary:

We are looking to hire a successful candidate who has a degree in computer science or the information technology field. The candidate should have experience in window operating systems, IIs, and .Net application integration. The candidate should be able to troubleshoot application integration issues in Windows and a cross-platform environment. We need a highly motivated and experienced system engineer to support ongoing design and development efforts within the company. A successful individual in this role will utilize technical knowledge, experience, emerging tools, and methodologies to bridge the gap across functional teams and connect critical elements including software, hardware, and optics. They will be responsible for matching technology with the need of a company. As a part of this task, the computer system engineer engages in the evaluation and installation of software, hardware, and other types of support equipment into a workable network.

System Engineer Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Plan and implement a new system
  • Suggest new ideas and solutions to problems
  • Maintain and constantly improve existing systems
  • Determine bottleneck in the current systems and suggest solutions to the problem
  • Determine issues with business internet connectivity, WAN technologies, remote access, and VPN configuration
  • Participate in security management
  • Use diagnostic tools to determine deficiencies
  • Suggest and oversee improvement process
  • Stay up to date with the latest technology and best practices
  • Attend webinars and conferences

System Engineer Skills and Qualification:

  • Bachelor degree in computer science or information technology
  • Must possess a minimum of 3 years of experience as a system engineer or similar role
  • Experience using Linux or Unix environments
  • Great knowledge about networking and application-level operations
  • Able to quickly diagnose issues and suggest solutions
  • Microsoft certified system engineer highly desirable
  • Cisco Certification highly desirable
  • Experience with Perl, ruby, python
  • Critical thinker and problem-solving skills
  • Extensive knowledge about various programming languages
  • Punctual, reliable and must have strong communication skill
  • Able to work in a team and produce quality output under tight deadlines
  • Strong verbal and oral communication skills
  • Self-motivated and strong analytical skills
  • Attention to detail, prioritization skill, and time management
  • Quick learner with a positive attitude
  • Maintain a strong relationship with key groups
  • Motivational and communication skill
  • An empowered team member, a process-oriented thinker

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