Systems Engineer in Chicago, Illinois

Robert Half


Our client is searching for a talented Systems Engineer to join their team. In this role, you will play a vital part in ensuring the health and stability of their critical IT infrastructure. You will collaborate with other engineers, developers, and operations staff to design, implement, and maintain efficient and scalable systems.


  • Install, configure, and maintain operating systems, hardware, and software applications.

  • Perform system monitoring and troubleshooting to identify and resolve technical issues.

  • Automate routine tasks to improve efficiency and reduce manual errors.

  • Implement security best practices to safeguard systems and data.

  • Document technical procedures and processes.

  • Provide technical support to internal users.

  • Stay up to date on the latest technologies and industry trends.



  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field (or equivalent experience).

  • Minimum of 2+ years of experience in a systems engineering role.

  • Strong understanding of networking concepts, operating systems (Windows, Linux), and virtualization technologies.

  • Experience with scripting languages (e.g., Python, PowerShell) is a plus.

  • Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills.

  • Strong communication and collaboration skills.

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