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Systems Integration Engineer / Specialist

What Does a Professional in this Career Do?

Implements, integrates and troubleshoots computer, information and software systems, including software and hardware components. Ensures that data flows from one application to another. Synchronizes information and data systems ensuring interoperability between data sources.

Job Outlook

There were 345 Systems Integration Engineer / Specialist job postings in North Carolina in the past year and 12509 in the United States.

In combination with other careers in the Computer Systems Engineer / Architect industry, which includes the Systems Integration Engineer / Specialist career, the following graph shows the number of people employed for each year since 2012:

Salary

Many new Systems Integration Engineer / Specialist jobs have salaries estimated to be in the following ranges, based on the requirements and responsibilities listed in job postings from the past year.

National

The average estimated salary in the United States for this career, based on job postings in the past year, is $96,064.

State

The average estimated salary in North Carolina for this career, based on job postings in the past year, is $96,943.

Percentiles represent the percentage that is lower than the value. For example, 25% of estimated salaries for Systems Integration Engineer / Specialist postings in the United States in the past year were lower than $83,625.

Education and Experience

Posted Systems Integration Engineer / Specialist jobs typically require the following level of education. The numbers below are based on job postings in the United States from the past year. Not all job postings list education requirements.

Education LevelPercentage
Associate's Degree4%
Bachelor's Degree63%
Master's Degree27%
Doctoral Degree1%
Other5%

Posted Systems Integration Engineer / Specialist jobs typically require the following number of years of experience. The numbers below are based on job postings in the United States from the past year. Not all job postings list experience requirements.

Years of ExperiencePercentage
0 to 2 years17%
3 to 5 years44%
6 to 8 years21%
9+ years18%

Skills

Below are listings of the most common general and specialized skills Systems Integration Engineer / Specialist positions expect applicants to have as well as the most common skills that distinguish individuals from their peers. The percentage of job postings that specifically mention each skill is also listed.

Baseline Skills

A skill that is required across a broad range of occupations, including this one.

  • Communication Skills (40%)
  • Troubleshooting (30%)
  • Teamwork / Collaboration (30%)
  • Problem Solving (25%)
  • Planning (21%)

Defining Skills

A core skill for this occupation, it occurs frequently in job postings.

  • Systems Integration (36%)
  • Systems Engineering (20%)
  • Linux (16%)
  • DevOps (7%)
  • System Design (7%)

Necessary Skills

A skill that is requested frequently in this occupation but isn’t specific to it.

  • Python (18%)
  • Software Development (16%)
  • SQL (16%)
  • Project Management (14%)
  • Java (14%)

Distinguishing Skills

A skill that may distinguish a subset of the occupation.

  • Debugging (7%)
  • Microsoft PowerShell (6%)
  • Hardware and Software Configuration (6%)
  • Systems Development (5%)
  • Virtualization (5%)

Alternative Job Titles

Sometimes employers post jobs with Systems Integration Engineer / Specialist skills but a different job title. Some common alternative job titles include:

  • Integration Engineer
  • Systems Integration Engineer
  • Systems Integrator
  • Senior Integration Engineer
  • Technical Solutions Architect

Similar Occupations

If you are interested in exploring occupations with similar skills, you may want to research the following job titles. Note that we only list occupations that have at least one corresponding NC State Online and Distance Education program.

Common Employers

Here are the employers that have posted the most Systems Integration Engineer / Specialist jobs in the past year along with how many they have posted.

United States

  • Lockheed Martin Corporation (278)
  • The Boeing Company (269)
  • Cisco Systems Incorporated (241)
  • General Motors (227)
  • Leidos (211)

North Carolina

  • Cisco Systems Incorporated (35)
  • USAA (14)
  • Microsoft Corporation (10)
  • Spectrum Service Company Llc (10)
  • Wells Fargo (6)