Senior Systems Engineer
Sr. Systems Engineers are best known as highly trained and exceptionally skilled leaders working with less experienced engineers to manage System Engineering projects. They are frequently expected to provide both remote and onsite assistance for PCs, Macs, servers, desktop software, and similar technological devices for a broad selection organizations. Likewise, performing a long list of IT support tasks from desktop support to complicated network issues may be standard fair. Several companies have an experience requirement that may be as demanding as over 8 years’ worth of experience working as a Systems Engineer at a reputable place of occupation. Maintaining a calm demeanor when managing large groups and severe problems is also necessary, as the Sr. Systems Engineer is the default supervisor for projects that fall into escalation.
The list of technological expertise a Sr. Systems Engineer is expected to have is also fairly lengthy, including but not limited to in depth comprehension of TCP/IP, the specifics of network connectivity, and familiarity with networking equipment such as routers, VLANs , firewalls, and much more. Software and OS familiarity is also a must, with such names as Microsoft Windows XP/Vista/7, Outlook, and Office for Windows based systems, while also comprehending the minor details of Unix or Linux.