We can say yes because in career start most of the people start their career as a software engineer, system administrator, network administrator. Gaining experience in these fields helps you to get into System Engineer role. If you are interested in pursuing a career as System Engineer then I would like to suggest this AWS Certification Training Course by Intelllipaat this course is specially designed in collaboration with Futureskills for everyone so anyone can learn it easily without any prior knowledge. This training help you to switch your career as a System Engineer.
Along with that have a look at this video on how Intellipaat helped Supraja to switch her career from Software Engineer to System Engineer -