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A system is a lot more than a CPU running code. How all the boxes are connected, reliably powered, cooled, fault-monitored, fail-over provisioned, who feeds the card-punches and moves the tape-reels (just kidding), etc. can be affected by software that a systems guy might be involved with.
He means a specialist in Operating Systems. Typically covering things like file systems, device I/O, memory management, concurrency control, and security. File systems would be things like "Do I have a system where the file structure can be accessed quickly and efficiently?". Device I/O would be along the lines of "Is there a way to more efficiently ...
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