Systems Engineer

Systems Engineer workers often work within complex systems to manage and create different options for consumers.

Systems Engineer Overview

Systems Engineer workers often work within complex systems to manage and create different options for consumers. Systems are not strictly related to computers, but heavily rely on the newest technology and advancements in engineering. There are different areas in which a systems engineer can work, so areas of employment will vary. Someone in this field will typically manage other engineers to ensure that the entire company is running smoothly, safely, and efficiently. A great example of a “system” is an airline company or a major Internet company. Engineers for systems are needed in nearly all areas of technology.

Job Duties For Systems Engineers

Engineers in systems will oversee projects and ensure they are running smoothly. They will commonly create new and efficient ideas for their employment agencies. Technical and logistics work are also required within the field. Systems engineers will also document programs and configurations in order to ensure that everything is as it should be. Coordination, leadership, and organization are important aspects of the job. These are absolutely required when being employed as an engineer of systems. Being able to help others with their job is also a necessity for job duties. Systems engineers must be willing to cooperate with others as part of their daily work.

How to become a(n) Systems Engineer

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Common Courses for Systems Engineer

CCNA Training Boot Camp with 4 Certifications

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Implementing a Desktop Infrastructure

Implementing an Advanced Server Infrastructure

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Career Outlook

Overall job outlook for Systems Engineer positions is ranked as a B. They have average outlook but nothing exceptionally fast growing. Those looking to be employed in this field have an equal opportunity to do so compared to all other technology fields. With an average outlook but high pay it is recommended to go into this field if you have a desire or skill to do it well.

Outlook GradeB+

Salary Projections

Salaries for this job will vary based on the specific industry as well as experience. Having five years of experience in the engineering field is required before one can be ranked as a systems engineer. Salaries on average are around $75,000 a year, more for those that have considerably more experience. For example, a Senior Systems Engineer for IT work will make $100,000 or more per year as compared to an entry level worker that makes $60,000 per year. The differences vary from systems engineering in the airline industry, military, IT, and other fields.

Related Career Tracks

Security Pro Track

The Security Pro Track goes through all aspects of Information Security. Our goals with this set of courses is to create the most complete Security Specialist an organization could wish for.

Critical Infrastructure Track