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Within this interdisciplinary field of engineering, a systems engineer's primary focus is how to design or manage an engineering project. You should have an extensive knowledge of the engineering disciplines, and look to lead other clients and engineers throughout the project. Once assigned to a project, you should identify possible problems which may affect the end date or exceed your budget. As a leader you will be responsible in finding the appropriate solutions.
Solid knowledge of maths and business with excellent people and communication skills.
Accept input from all team members before making the decision which is the best for the project.
Identify a customer's needs and lay out the options so that they understand.
Analytical skills are essential to discovering a systems requirements whilst reaching a client's operational needs.
Working across a variety of disciplines means that you should be diligent, reliable, organized and have great time management skills.
You should hold strong organisational skills, so you can effectively manage complex projects across a variety of sectors.
You should hold a degree in one of the engineering disciplines; electrical, industrial or mechanical engineering. Most employers will also be looking for relevant work experience in that field.
Your work will often be completed across a life cycle, so you're responsible in making sure all the client's needs are met during the duration of this life cycle. This will start when uncovering the system requirements, before identifying and investigating alternatives. Once designed you're responsible for implementing, integrating, testing and evaluating the system. It is your responsibility to evaluate and make any future changes. Re-evaluation reduces the risks and costs of systems which may run into problems in the future.
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