Infrastructure Network Engineer II | Maine

At Systems Engineering, our mission is to enable the exceptional with our clients, employees, and the community.

Our Infrastructure team is seeking a full-time Infrastructure Network Engineer II to join our talented & growing team of IT Professionals in Portland, Maine. Our Infrastructure team plays a critical client-facing role in delivering networking, security, and collaboration solutions.

Infrastructure Engineers work with and learn a wide variety of premier technology solutions, including routing, switching, firewalls, and collaboration systems. Engineers work on the frontlines with hundreds of clients to design, implement, and maintain advanced technology solutions for small- and medium-sized businesses in northern New England. Engineers work to keep clients’ systems secure and reliable while also enabling the power of technology to help businesses grow.

We are looking for a highly motivated individual with a strong networking and firewall background, who has a desire to learn, and is committed to engineering excellence and exceptional client service. The right candidate will have outstanding problem-solving skills, be detail oriented and highly effective at decision making. An aptitude for learning new technologies and an ability to work both independently and as part of a strong team is essential.


  • Proactively identify, analyze, and resolve network, system, and performance issues.
  • Assist with the implementation and integration of new technologies.
  • Serve as a resource to proactively troubleshoot, diagnose, and remediate client IT problems.
  • Develop SE standards and best practices guidelines. Ensure and participate in corrective actions as required.
  • Create and maintain comprehensive network documentation.
  • Work closely with account managers to design, refine, and present proposals to clients and potential clients.
  • Act as a subject matter resource in one or more assigned technologies.
  • Provide technical guidance and leadership to network administrators,  LAN and WAN engineers, and account managers within specific areas of expertise.
  • Participate in 24×7 on-call support rotation.
  • Obtain and maintain required certifications for partnership with key vendors.

For immediate consideration, click here to apply.

What We’re Looking For

  • Associate degree in technical field and/or equivalent with a minimum of (5) years professional.
  • Possess current technical certifications from the following vendors strongly preferred:
    • Cisco (CCNA or CCNP)
    • and/or Fortinet (FCP or FCE)
  • Experience with troubleshooting or installing Fortinet (FortiGate, FortiAP, FortiSwitch), Meraki, and Cisco technologies.
  • Experience researching, implementing, managing, and troubleshooting network Infrastructure and solving problems on various networking and collaboration technology platforms.
  • Knowledge of the OSI Model and other networking principles; broad knowledge of security including protection, detection, and incident response.
  • Possess solid understanding and the ability to communicate how network technology and infrastructure can help achieve business goals.
  • Possess strong client service, communication, and interpersonal skills, demonstrating a high level of professionalism.
  • Be a great teammate, is accountable to assigned projects, and is results-driven to meet client needs.
  • Effective critical thinking, analytical, and problem-solving skills to obtain business solutions.
  • Strong organizational, multi-tasking, and time management skills, ability to adapt to changing priorities, as needed.
  • Must be able to work outside normal business hours. A valid driver’s license with an acceptable driving record is required.

Our Benefits & Culture

Systems Engineering has three office locations: Our Portland, Maine office is located in the heart of the Old Port in downtown Portland positioned centrally to the waterfront, trails, parks, and restaurants. Our New Hampshire Office is located in the Brady Sullivan Tower just steps from downtown Manchester. Our Pineland Farms Office is located at Durham Hall on the Pineland Farms Campus, New Gloucester, Maine.

Being 100% employee-owned , the employee-owners of Systems Engineering are its most valuable resources who have collectively made Systems Engineering a Best Places to Work Company in Maine for a decade. We pride ourselves on delivering great outcomes for our culture, clients, and our community by cultivating a culture focused on continuous learning, community impact, and Employee-Ownership.

In addition to a competitive salary, our benefits include:

  • Employee Ownership (Employee Stock Ownership Plan) – As an employee-owner, you directly contribute to the strategic direction, growth, workplace culture, and future of the company.
  • Employer 401k matching contributions.
  • Profit-Sharing.
  • Competitive medical, dental, life, and disability insurance.
  • Paid Time Off starting with 17 days PTO, nine paid holidays, two weeks paid parental leave, and paid community volunteer time.
  • Community Engagement benefits including (8) hours of paid community volunteer time & employer-charitable match.
  • Engaging wellness programs including onsite health coaching & onsite fitness facilities.
  • Career mobility and professional development, with employer-supported training, learning, and certification opportunities.
  • Dynamic, fun, and active community culture.
  • Business casual work attire.
  • Hybrid Workplace, which fosters collaboration, mentorship, and training & development opportunities across our organization.
  • Employer-provided parking at our office locations.
Due to the nature of our business and the requirements of ITAR regulations, this role may require access to controlled information and technology. Candidates must be U.S. citizens or lawful permanent residents and be willing to undergo a thorough background check as part of the employment process.
Systems Engineering values diversity and is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by law.