Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer is an expert level credential from Microsoft. It is part of the MCP (Microsoft Certified Professional) certification programs taken by professionals to validate their knowledge and expertise on some of the most popular Microsoft products and services. Employers are always on the lookout for MCSE certified individuals to administer, deploy, operate and optimize Microsoft based technology solutions in enterprise environments. An MCSE is an experienced professional whom the organization can entrust their complex systems with.
To acquire an MCSE, one must be an MCSA first. MCSA or Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate is the entry-level Microsoft certification.