Systems Engineer (Computer Networking / IT)

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Photo by Fotis Fotopoulos on Unsplash


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Systems engineers are responsible for building technology with a wide range of uses, from collecting threat information to protecting infrastructure to monitoring the climate. The role is data-centered and involves collaborating and coordinating with software development teams to build software that helps improve functionality of aircraft and marine vessels. As well, systems engineers may investigate ways to better analyze and interpret recorded data.

Work type:

part-time, contract, full-time

Most likely to work in:

Newfoundland & Labrador, Prince Edward Island, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick

Most employees have:

Bachelor's Degree


Professional Engineer Certification

What you do

A Systems Engineer (Computer Networking / IT) performs some or all of the following duties:

  • Supervise, inspect and provide design support during the manufacturing, installation and implementation of computer and telecommunications software/hardware
  • Develop and conduct design verification simulations and prototype bench tests of components
  • Lead and co-ordinate teams of engineers, technologists, technicians and drafters in the design and development of computer and telecommunications software/hardware
  • Install, configure, test and maintain operating systems, application software and system management tools
  • Manage and monitor all installed systems and infrastructure

What you need

  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Ability to think analytically and logically
  • Keen interest in technology and the development of computer systems and equipment
  • Strong math skills
  • Effective communication skills
  • Strong sense of creativity

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