Programmer – SQL | Maine or New Hampshire

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

As a result, we continue to invest heavily in being the premier technology employer in Northern New England. We are 100% employee-owned which gives us the unique opportunity to combine shared equity with empowerment to create an incredible career development opportunity.

We’re seeking a full-time, self-motivated Programmer to join our established and growing Software Solutions Team. This team plays a critical customer-facing role in delivering software solutions to diverse industries to meet our client’s technology needs. In this role, you will be responsible for performing SQL administration, SQL installation, migrations, and debugging SQL-related issues.

Our ideal candidate is an individual who is an exceptional, independent problem-solver, who can dig into technical issues, communicate with clients, and work in autonomous environments, while at the same time, seek out feedback from teammates. We’re looking for someone who has a passion for application development, is an enthusiastic, self-motivated, and proactive individual with a readiness to jump in and contribute to our growing team.


  • Design, build, and support Power Platform applications, both independently and collaboratively. Work directly with clients and the team to either assist or lead all phases of application development including planning, designing, deploying, operating, and optimizing unique solutions.
  • Assist users in their Systems Engineering supported applications, including answering questions, troubleshooting problems, and providing training.
  • Develop applications from detailed specifications within estimated timeframes, modify applications to fulfill user-provided requirements based on support agreements, and test applications after modification to ensure that they operate as requested.
  • Assist team members with:
    • Application audits and technical documentation
    • Proposal, estimate, and specification development
    • Solution architecture and Interface design
    • Client and vendor communications
    • Application deployments and Test plan design
  • Research and evaluate new technologies in your area of expertise, new standards, and new releases (upgrades) in response to requests and upon your own initiative.
  • Be proactive in identifying and offering opportunities for improvement to Systems Engineering operations and offerings and follow all development and documentation standards.

For immediate consideration, click here to apply.

What We Are Looking For:

  • A combination of professional technical experience and education in Information Technology.
  • Significant experience with and understanding of Microsoft SQL Server Administration and Development.
  • Experience with one or more of the following technologies preferred:
    • .NET Development
    • Microsoft SharePoint Solution Design and Administration
    • Microsoft Access Development
    • Microsoft Power BI, Power Apps, and Power Flow
  • Significant experience ensuring that application development projects are successful, possess knowledge of Requirements Gathering & Solution Design.
  • Possess outstanding organizational and time management skills; ability to manage own schedule and multiple project deadlines.
  • Strong interpersonal and professional communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively with team members and other departments.

Our Benefits & Culture

Systems Engineering is located in the heart of the Old Port in downtown Portland. The Old Port is beloved for a lively arts & entertainment scene, and an abundance of local craft breweries. We are positioned centrally to the waterfront, trails, parks, and restaurants, and repeatedly voted one of Maine’s Best Places to Work. We pride ourselves on being active in the community and proud to be 100% employee-owned.  It is a great place to work because the team cares about each other and the company’s future.

  • Employee Ownership (Employee Stock Ownership Plan) – Join our team of employee-owners and 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.
  • Engaging wellness programs including onsite health coaching, fitness facility, and various company-sponsored teams and events.
  • Career mobility and professional development, with training and certification opportunities.
  • Dynamic, fun, and active community culture.
  • Business casual work attire.
  • Free paid parking in downtown Portland, just a couple of blocks from our Manie office.