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Systems Engineer salary in Chicago

Average Base Salary in Chicago

$147,000
$3,600
Additional Cash Compensation
$150,600
Total Compensation
Median: $147K
Min: $143K
Max: $151K

How Much Does a Systems Engineer Make in Chicago?

The average salary for a Systems Engineer in Chicago is $147,000. The average additional cash compensation for a Systems Engineer in Chicago is $3,600. The average total compensation for a Systems Engineer in Chicago is $150,600. Systems Engineer salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In Chicago from anonymous Systems Engineer employees in Chicago.

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Systems Engineer jobs in Chicago

Systems Engineer

Chicago
4 days ago
+47
DialogTech is looking for a Cloud Engineer that is passionate about building highly reliable, flexible and scalable systems that support our most meaningful systems. You will build out infrastructure that balances 10’s of millions of voice minutes a month and web requests per day.

Arity-Hadoop Systems Engineer

Chicago
1 week ago
+22
Manage large scale multi-tenant Hadoop cluster environments residing on AWS. Handle all Hadoop environment builds, including design, security, capacity planning, cluster setup, performance tuning and ongoing monitoring. Perform high-level, day-to-day operational maintenance, support, and upgrades for the Hadoop Cluster. Research and recommend innovative, and where possible, automated approaches for system administration tasks. Creation of key performance metrics, measuring the utilization, performance and overall health of the cluster. Deploy new/upgraded hardware and software releases and establish proper communication channels. Work with appropriate stakeholders to ensure we have solid capacity planning and can manage our TCO. Ability to collaborate with product managers, lead engineers and data scientists on all facets of the Hadoop Eco-System. Ensure existing data/information assets are secure and adhering to a best in class security model.

Trading Systems Engineer

Chicago
1 week ago
+38
Work as part of a team to establish best-in-class support processes to ensure flawless operation of production trading technologies, flawless software deployment and configuration processes, and proactive monitoring and support to anticipate and avoid issues before they occur. Ensure maximum trading system availability to avoid missing any key trading opportunities. Provide support for various trading groups’ production systems across a variety of asset classes and geographic locations. Develop proprietary process automation and monitoring tools and leverage third-party technologies as appropriate. Provide support for proprietary trading systems deployed across a multi-platform production environment (primarily Linux with a little Windows). Troubleshoot trading system production incidents resulting from internal (proprietary software / systems) or external factors (markets, data feeds, telecommunication lines). Automate software configuration and rollout procedures to reduce manual configuration errors and strive for flawless change management. Support core market connectivity and correspond with exchanges regarding trade order activity, connectivity, and other related technical support issues.

Linux Systems Engineer

Chicago
1 week ago
+38
As a Linux Engineer, you will be responsible for designing, deploying, and supporting Linux for our end-users. You will monitor the health and utilization of the environment to detect and prevent problems, ensure high availability for users, and plan future growth to meet needs. You will also be instrumental in helping software teams improve their efficiency in deploying custom tools to traders. This is an opportunity for someone to influence overall systems architecture as well as rapid deployment initiatives, build processes, packaging, monitoring and more. In this role, you will have an opportunity to regularly interact with a number of development groups to gather requirements, make recommendations and implement change.

Lead Systems Software Engineer

North Suburbs
1 month ago
+30
Works on more complex, less clearly defined projects under limited supervision. Applies a full understanding of established systems software development principles and best practices to analyze complex issues. Updates or modifies working methods in own role/work area without the benefit of defined procedures. The job is a specialized area of software engineering/programming focused on software that operates/controls computer hardware and provides a platform for running end-user applications, which may include operating systems, device drivers, utilities, and software, development tools such as assemblers and compilers. Develops and/or modifies systems software for internal use, conducts requirements gathering and analysis, writes code using lower-level assembly languages and/or higher-level languages, and translates/compiles into machine language for use on specific hardware. Supports software testing, deployment, and maintenance activities by correcting programming errors and coding software enhancements.

Graduate Systems Engineer

Chicago
3 months ago
+13
IMC is currently looking for a talented and passionate Systems Engineer to play a critical role in maintaining and perfecting our trading systems.  As a Systems Engineer, you will be practicing DevOps and implementing site reliability engineering techniques to improve IMC’s trading operations. You will be part of highly motivated team, facing the daily challenge of managing a high volume data flow in a complex environment distributed over a low latency infrastructure.  In this role you will be exposed to many technical and trading challenges while ensuring high availability, stability and performance of the end-to-end environment. 

Trading Tools Developer - Systems Engineer

Chicago
2 months ago
+13
IMC is currently looking for a multi-talented and passionate Trading Systems/DevOps Engineer to play a critical role in maintaining and perfecting our trading systems.  You will be part of highly experienced team, facing the daily challenge of managing a critical, high volume data flow in a complex trading environment distributed over a high speed data infrastructure.  In this role you will be exposed to many technical and trading challenges while ensuring high availability, stability and performance of the end-to-end environment. 

Senior Systems Engineer

Chicago
2 weeks ago
+21
Cooler Screens was founded on the core idea that consumers deserve a far better experience than what is available today in bricks-and-mortar retail. We call this concept “CX” and it guides all that we do. We have begun the CX journey by bringing what consumers love about shopping on-line to the frozen and refrigerated food aisle.    Cooler Screens is re-imagining the business of brick-and-mortar retail for retailers and brands.  We are

Systems Engineer (Software Background)

Northwest Suburbs
2 months ago
+35
The candidate poses a technical and integration background with a solid understanding of developing battle-space CONOPS and mission oriented solutions. The candidate has demonstrated integration experience of various systems (ideally of aircraft systems). The candidate will work with Software and Systems team to define interfaces, communicate with suppliers, customers, and other sites, and perform the integrations. The candidate will also support lab and field exercises. The candidate must be able to work with limited supervision, contribute innovative ideas to improve product capabilities, and lead smaller integration efforts.

Senior Systems Engineer (Defense)

Northwest Suburbs
2 months ago
+35
The candidate poses a technical and integration background with a solid understanding of developing battle-space CONOPS and mission oriented solutions. The candidate has demonstrated integration experience of various systems (ideally of aircraft systems). The candidate will work with Software and Systems team to define interfaces, communicate with suppliers, customers, and other sites, and perform the integrations. The candidate will also support lab and field exercises. The candidate must be able to work with limited supervision, contribute innovative ideas to improve product capabilities, and lead smaller integration efforts.

SENIOR SYSTEMS ENGINEER

Chicago
2 months ago
+21
We are looking for a driven and inventive Senior Technical Systems Engineer for our Systems Engineering team. The Systems Engineering team designs, implements and supports global hybrid compute and storage infrastructure services for our development and production environments. In this role, you will be responsible for managing the day to day operations of infrastructure that supports our high performance trading platform and automating the delivery of existing and new infrastructure services. An ideal candidate is someone who has a passion for technology, automation and innovation; who brings a strong technical knowledge and experience of the entire infrastructure stack to bear in support of both standardized and in-house built applications.

Systems Integration and Test Engineer

Northwest Suburbs
2 months ago
+35
The candidate poses a technical and integration background with a solid understanding of developing battle-space CONOPS and mission oriented solutions. The candidate has demonstrated integration experience of various systems (ideally of aircraft systems). The candidate will work with Software and Systems team to define interfaces, communicate with suppliers, customers, and other sites, and perform overall integration. The candidate will also support lab and field exercises. The candidate must be able to work with limited supervision, contribute innovative ideas to improve product capabilities, and lead smaller integration efforts.

Systems Engineer Salary ranges

The two most common Systems Engineer salary ranges in Chicago are $140k - $150k and $150k - $160k.

Average Systems Engineer Salary by Company Size

People with the job title Systems Engineer make the most at companies with 51-200 employees, earning $151,000 on average.

Systems Engineer Salary by gender

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Average Dev + Engineer salaries in Chicago

Job Title Average Salary Salary Range
QA Analyst $69,983
Min: $42K
Max: $93K
QA Engineer $81,170
Min: $0K
Max: $120K
Junior Software Engineer $85,692
Min: $65K
Max: $112K
Software Test Engineer $90,000
Min: $55K
Max: $120K
Front End Developer $95,958
Min: $55K
Max: $165K
Android Developer $100,000
Min: $65K
Max: $152K
iOS Developer $101,465
Min: $52K
Max: $160K
Automation Engineer $104,316
Min: $65K
Max: $240K
Salesforce Developer $107,300
Min: $66K
Max: $135K
Security Engineer $109,214
Min: $80K
Max: $135K
Software Engineer $109,879
Min: $72K
Max: $165K
Sales Engineer $109,957
Min: $55K
Max: $160K
Hardware Engineer $117,333
Min: $85K
Max: $150K
DevOps Engineer $117,908
Min: $75K
Max: $170K
Game Developer $118,250
Min: $85K
Max: $136K
Data Engineer $121,098
Min: $65K
Max: $165K
QA Manager $121,381
Min: $78K
Max: $170K
Site Reliability Engineer $132,000
Min: $132K
Max: $132K
Senior Software Engineer $134,354
Min: $90K
Max: $185K
Machine Learning Engineer $135,000
Min: $135K
Max: $135K
Data Architect $140,182
Min: $68K
Max: $190K
Lead Software Engineer $142,750
Min: $115K
Max: $161K
Database Administrator $142,800
Min: $130K
Max: $166K
Engineering Manager $145,841
Min: $77K
Max: $206K
Systems Engineer $147,000
Min: $143K
Max: $151K
Principal Software Engineer $153,473
Min: $120K
Max: $225K
Director of Software Engineering $178,135
Min: $140K
Max: $240K
Data Engineering Manager $196,000
Min: $182K
Max: $210K
CTO (Chief Technology Officer) $197,802
Min: $110K
Max: $310K
Vice President of Engineering $208,202
Min: $125K
Max: $500K

Recent Systems Engineer salaries in Chicago

$151,000
Yearly Salary
A Systems Engineer reported a yearly salary of $151,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Chicago
$143,000
Yearly Salary
A Systems Engineer reported a yearly salary of $143,000 with +$3,600 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
201-500 Employees
Chicago
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