Systems Engineer Jobs
Systems Engineer in this position are responsible for the day-to-day management of complex IT infrastructure systems, such as servers and telephone systems. You'll work as part of a team maintaining IT systems and will provide support to users.
In Systems Engineer Jobs, you will design and develop complex engineering systems and have a wide-ranging involvement in all the stages of the system's development. This may include:
- telecommunications networks
- defence systems
- air traffic control systems
- manufacturing production plants
Systems Engineers are responsible for the smooth running of the system as a whole. You often get involved in all stages of the system, including research and design, manufacturing, repairs, maintenance and marketing.
You need to consider lots of factors involved in the system, including development processes and methods, as well as economic, safety, quality and environmental considerations. You use computer-aided design (CAD) in your work.
Skills and qualities
To become a Systems Engineer, you need:
- to enjoy solving problems by taking an overview and looking at all the different factors involved
- a broad knowledge of engineering
- the ability to understand technical drawings and diagrams computer skills
- to be methodical and creative
- a logical approach to your work
- good interpersonal and communication skills as you're likely to be working with a wide range of people
- good organisational skills, for example, to plan projects
- the ability to work on your own and in a team
- good written skills, for example, to produce reports
If you've got leadership skills, these will also be very useful. You may also need knowledge of safety regulations and legal requirements.
Systems Engineering - required experience
Systems engineering isn't just about knowledge of different areas of engineering - it's about making systems work by taking into account all the factors involved. These include specifications and targets, the development of systems over time, the processes and methods involved, as well as economic, safety, quality and environmental considerations. You need to write reports which list resources needed, including people, machinery, technology and finance.
Systems Engineers may have an in-depth knowledge of one specialist area, although it's essential that you have a broad knowledge of many subjects, like electronics, mechanics, ergonomics and computer software.
A typical engineering system involves many different types of Engineers working together as a team; you must be able to understand and support the work of all the different team members.
You need a broad knowledge because you often manage projects; this may involve leading teams made up of Engineers from different backgrounds.
You have to understand both the manufacturer's and operators' points of view. Systems Engineers may also work with sales and marketing departments.
You'll usually need a degree in a relevant subject, such as computer science or IT. The ability to demonstrate and apply system-level thinking and a good knowledge of computer systems (such as Microsoft Windows) are also essential. Applicants need to be self-motivated, with an aptitude for problem solving.
Systems Engineers - Expected salary
Salaries start at £20,000, rising to £65,000 for a senior engineers and £120,000 for head of IT.
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