Systems Engineer in Oakland, CA

Systems Engineer Job Description

In addition to in-depth technical knowledge of the employer’s software and hardware, systems engineers need advanced analytical, troubleshooting and design skills. The ability to communicate with technical and nontechnical users also is essential. Employers may require extensive knowledge of the development process, including specific documentation and quality assurance. Because of the broad range of demands that systems engineers must meet, candidates who have demonstrated strong project planning skills often have an advantage. Employers generally prefer candidates with five or more years of experience working with the specific hardware and software systems used by the company, as well as a bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.

Typical systems engineer duties:

Developing, maintaining and supporting technical infrastructure, hardware and system software componentsPerforming installation, maintenance and support of system software/hardware and user supportConfiguring, debugging and supporting multiple infrastructure platformsPerforming high-level root-cause analysis for service interruption recovery and creating preventive measures

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Salary for Systems Engineer in Oakland, CA
129938 - 197438
25th percentile
129938
New to the role, with little or no experience; requires more than casual instruction or supervision to perform day-to-day duties
50th percentile
158288
Has the experience to consistently perform core responsibilities without direct supervision; very comfortable with processes and subject matter associated with the role
75th percentile
197438
Value to the organization goes far beyond the ability to perform normal job duties; has rare qualifications that enable consistent contribution in unique ways; ready for next career level when available
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