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Computer Systems Engineer

Design and develop solutions to complex applications problems, system administration issues, or network concerns. Perform systems management and integration functions.

Contact Info

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45 Armstrong Center

550 E. Spring St.

Oxford, OH 45056


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Related Job Titles

Electronic Data Interchange System Developer (EDI System Developer), Information Technology Architect (IT Architect), Network and Infrastructure Engineer, Network Engineer, Solutions Architect, Systems Architect, Systems Consultant, Systems Engineer

Facts and Stats

Your career outlook is looking good – just like these stats.

O*NET Code: 15-1299.08

O*NET Summary
  • $95k Median wages (annual)


  • 34,700 Projected job openings


  • 8-10% Projected growth (faster than average)


What you Need to Know

  • Computers and Electronics — Knowledge of circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming.
  • Engineering and Technology — Knowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology. This includes applying principles, techniques, procedures, and equipment to the design and production of various goods and services.
  • Mathematics — Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications.
  • Design — Knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principles involved in production of precision technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models.

Related Programs

Top Technology Requirements Included in Job Postings

  • Development environment software — Apache Ant; Apache Kafka; Common business oriented language COBOL; Go
  • Object or component oriented development software — Advanced business application programming ABAP; jQuery; Objective C; Scala
  • Operating system software — Microsoft Windows Server; Oracle Solaris; Red Hat Enterprise Linux; UNIX Shell
  • Project management software — Confluence; Microsoft Teams; Oracle Primavera Enterprise Project Portfolio Management; Slack
  • Web platform development software — Backbone.js; Microsoft ASP.NET Core MVC; React; Spring Framework

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