Infrastructure Network Engineer | 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 to join our talented & growing team of IT Professionals in Portland, Maine. Our Infrastructure team plays a critical customer-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 client 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, a desire to learn, and committed to engineering excellence and exceptional client service. The right candidate will have outstanding problem-solving skills, an aptitude for learning new technologies, and an ability to work both independently and as part of a strong team.


  • Be accountable for planning, implementing, managing, and troubleshooting network infrastructure and collaboration solutions.
  • Partner with clients, vendors, and other internal teams to drive good outcomes.
  • Employ and improve Systems Engineering standard methodologies to deliver consistent and effective solutions.
  • Mentor, teach, and share knowledge and guidance that improves the overall team effectiveness and enhances the team’s growth as well as adopt a culture of continuous improvement and one team mentality.
  • Continuously adapt to new technologies, regularly learning new technologies while building depth in other areas.
  • This position requires travel and onsite engagement in New England and has an on-call rotation.*

*Candidates must have reliable transportation, a clean driving record, and be able to work outside normal business hours.

For immediate consideration, click here to apply.

What We’re Looking For

  • Two years of recent hands-on experience with Cisco routing/switching/wireless, Fortinet firewalls, Cisco Unified Communications or equivalent required.
  • Possess current technical certifications from the following vendors strongly preferred:
    • Cisco (CCNA or CCNP)
    • Fortinet (FCP or FCE)
  • Experience 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 strong customer 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 customer 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.

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.

  • 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 short & long-term disability insurance.
  • Paid Time Off starting with 17 days PTO, nine paid holidays, and two weeks paid parental leave.
  • 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.