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Systems Engineer

Advance your Cornell career as a systems engineer. Many resources to gain technical skills are free to Cornell faculty, staff, and students.

This article applies to: IT Career Resources by Job Family


The Systems Engineer job profiles can be reviewed on the Cornell Career Navigator site -- look in the Information Technology job family.

Top Ten Technical Skills

The typical Systems Engineer job title at Cornell can include any number or type of applications based on what that unit or department needs. IT directors across campus have identified the following top ten technical skills necessary—for now and for a future career—in systems engineering:

  1. Cloud computing
  2. Configuration Management
  3. DevOps
  4. Application and Network Security
  5. Windows Administration
  6. Linux Administration
  7. Docker
  8. Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  9. PHP
  10. Python

Instructor led training offered by IT Training

Check the Current IT Training page for instructor led training offered by IT Training. Our courses are open to all Cornell staff, faculty, and students unless specifically noted.

Courses, Books, and Videos on Skillsoft

Courses, books, and videos on Skillsoft are free to all Cornell staff, faculty, and students. Once logged in, type any of the topics below into the search box on the top navigation bar, then use the tabs to narrow down your selection by course, book, video, or resource.

  • Cloud Computing
  • Configuration Management
  • DevOps
  • Application and Network Security
  • Windows Administration
  • Linux Administration
  • Docker
  • Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • PHP
  • Python

Courses on LinkedIn Learning with Lynda.com content

Courses and videos on LinkedIn Learning are free to all Cornell staff, faculty, and students. Once logged in, type any of the topics below into the search box on the top navigation bar, then use the filters on the left to narrow down your selection by course, video, or learning path.

  • Cloud Computing
  • Configuration Management
  • DevOps
  • Application and Network Security
  • Windows Administration
  • Linux Administration
  • Docker
  • Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • PHP
  • Python

Books

Industry Certifications

Cornell IT managers and IT staff recommend these certifications to advance your IT career. Certifications in subjects like Linux, AWS or DevOps demonstrate commitment to learning the details of this field.

Amazon Web Services (AWS) Certification

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Last updated: 

Wednesday, October 16, 2019 - 1:55pm

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