A Systems Engineer is a person holding an engineering degree capable of developing and maintaining automated systems. His role is extremely technical and a long and complex training is required in order to become an efficient Systems Engineer.
A Systems Engineer will also often have to work in a team, as well as manage other technical employees. A Systems Engineer may have to handle every aspect of an automation related project, and in that case multiple technical skills and a good understanding of various subjects are needed.
The Systems Engineer is in charge of designing and establishing an automated system for a specified use, and will have to control and test the final result in order to perform updates and maintenance operations. The required skills to be a good Systems Engineer are:
Team and project management