System Engineer Specialist Role at Infosys | How to get SES Role at Infosys?

You may have heard that Infosys recently has opened a new position of a system engineer specialist where they recruit engineers who know to code in at least one programming language. If you want to know the package, role, training period of System Engineer Specialist then you are the right place. System engineer specialist is basically an updated version of System engineers where instead of taking the test based on aptitude and verbal.

What is System Engineer Specialist (SES)?

Earlier Infosys only used to recruit engineering students from any specialization such as civil, mechanical, ECE, CSE, etc as system engineer trainee by the test which contains an aptitude test and verbal test without any coding test and then they trained them for approximately 6 months then they deploy them in their preferred location as System engineer under any domain which may or may not based on their training, they can even assign them in the testing or support role. On the other hand, now Infosys came up with a new position where they recruit students through coding, competition is known as HackWithinfy where they allow students to take part in this competition and one who clear two rounds of them out of three will get the golden opportunity to got interview for SES role at Infosys.

What is the Training Period of System Engineer Specialist?

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Traditionally, the training period of system engineer was 6 months which is further divided into two areas which are generic training for around 4 months which comprises of python, SQL, etc and stream training which focused more on any specific language such as Java or .Net, etc but in System Engineer Specialist (SES) role the period will be of around 2.5 months where generic training would be around for 5-10 days and stream training would be around
2 months.

What is the package of System Engineer Specialist (SES) role?

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Obviously, if you are landing into Infosys by cracking the coding rounds and clearing interview you will be paid more then the system engineers, currently, System Engineers get around CTC of around 3.6 Lakh but System Engineer Specialist(SES) will get CTC of around 5 lakh.

Under which horizontal does System Engineer Specialist (SES) belong?

System Engineer Specialist (SES) are very different from system engineers hence they are under different vertical from System Engineers. SES people are put under Software Technology Group (STG).

What are the possible streams I can get during training as System Engineer Specialist Trainee?

For general System engineers, there are many but for System Engineer Specialist (SES) there are few such as Java, MERN Stack, MEAN Stack, Big Data. There is an advantage that you’ll never have support or testing based streams.

Advantages of SES

  • Shorter Training Duration: Your training will be less than half as compared to System Engineers.
  • Always be in Development: You will never be assigned for testing or support job you will always doing programming even after getting the promotion
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  • Full-Stack developer: You will be trained as a full-Stack developer i.e. you have to work on both front-end and back-end.
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Disadvantages of SES

  • Training pace will be fast
  • They will treat you that you know everything

47 thoughts on “System Engineer Specialist Role at Infosys | How to get SES Role at Infosys?

    1. The interview was quite easy they were very chill during the interview the question they asked was not difficult at all. The Interview had some basic questions like do you know were the database is stored? what is the difference between SQL and NoSQL? what is database admin? what is abstraction? like this only.

      1. When does Infosys call you for training of SES profile? SE are called in jan-feb but as i got places as SES i m still waiting. When were you called for training?

  1. hi, I have been selected for SES role but I haven’t got any form of the confirmation letter from them regarding the training joining date.
    I should mention that Infosys will be coming to my college for the system engineer role.
    when did you receive your first confirmation letter or maybe training joining letter?
    what about the events of bench?

    1. the same i also want to ask ….i was told by my training and placement officer that i am selected for ses role but 2 weeks are passes and i didnt recieve any of the official mail of confirmation.when will i get the mail?

      1. I received an official mail yesterday from infosys that I got selected for ses and they will be sending offer letter soon. And my interview and selection was done last week of August. So wait for approx. two months from interview you will receive it.

    2. Hi, i got informed by TPO of ur college that i got slected of ses role but i have recieved and offical mail or offer letter when we will get ? if you have recieved any offical mail pls pass the info

  2. The interview was quite easy. They just asked me about my projects and told me write the logic for finding the prime number and asked me to trace the entire code. At last he gave me some inputs and told me to calculate the number of iterations required and also asked squares of 17 , 19 and 13 he just wants to see how fast does I respond.

  3. I was selected for SES role a week ago.What is the take home salary before and after training ? Is the package 5 LPA including or excluding allowances ? When can I expect my offer letter ?

  4. Can you tell me the approx conversion rate for SES people (no of students appearing for training / no of students pass the training). I want to know the difficulty level of the training. Thanks in advance.

  5. 1)What is specialist programmer?
    2)How does it differ from power programmer?
    3)What are the salary offered for both role? (For power programmer it was 8LPA)
    4) what is the hike policy of Infosys?
    5) what does it mean about the term “variable pay” in some percentage?

  6. Which stack is better while doing SES training Java or BigData or MERN/MEAN stack?Which of these will have better growth opportunities and better projects to work on?

      1. How is it possible to train someone in MERN/MEAN stack completely in just 2.5 month. If someone doesn’t know anything about it.
        I AM ALSO SELECTED FOR SES ROLE.

  7. 1. Can we select our own stream?
    2. How many exams are there for SES during the training period in Mysore?
    3. I gave my interview in August and I also got a confirmation mail. So when will my training start?

  8. I have been selected for System engineer. Will Infosys give me a chance to upgrade my designation to system specialist profile or not during or after the Mysore training ?

  9. I AM ALSO SELECTED FOR SES ROLE.
    Is it possible to train someone in MERN/MEAN stack completely in just 2.5 month. If someone doesn’t know anything about it.

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