Network and Computer Systems Administrators

Network and Computer Systems Administrators

Install, configure, and support an organization's local area network (LAN), wide area network (WAN), and Internet systems or a segment of a network system. Monitor network to ensure network availability to all system users and may perform necessary maintenance to support network availability. May monitor and test Web site performance to ensure Web sites operate correctly and without interruption. May assist in network modeling, analysis, planning, and coordination between network and data communications hardware and software. May supervise computer user support specialists and computer network support specialists. May administer network security measures.

Key Competencies * Attention to Detail * Analytical Thinking * Dependability * Integrity * Cooperation * Independence * Initiative * Stress Tolerance * Persistence * Adaptability/Flexibility

Representative Tasks * Maintain and administer computer networks and related computing environments including computer hardware, systems software, applications software, and all configurations. * Diagnose, troubleshoot, and resolve hardware, software, or other network and system problems, and replace defective components when necessary. * Perform data backups and disaster recovery operations.


Professional Scientific & Technical Services, Educational Services, Information, Finance & Insurance,

Job Family Computer and Mathematical

Sample Job Titles Application Systems Administrator, Certified Novell Administrator (CNA), Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE), Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA), Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP), Computer Operations/Technical Services Head, Computer Systems Security Administrator, E-Mail System Administrator, Enterprise Systems Administrator, Hardware Installation Coordinator, Information Analyst, Information Systems Administrator, Information Systems Coordinator (IS Coordinator), Information Systems Manager (IS Manager), Information Technology Administrator (IT Administrator), Information Technology Specialist (IT Specialist), Information Technology Technical Support Specialist (IT Technical Support Specialist), Internet Systems Administrator, IT Systems Administrator (Information Technology Systems Administrator), LAN Specialist (Local Area Network Specialist), Linux Administrator, Linux Systems Administrator, Local Area Network Administrator (LAN Administrator), Local Area Network Systems Administrator (LAN Systems Administrator), Mainframe Systems Administrator, MIS Manager (Management Information Systems Manager), Network Administrator, Network Coordinator, Network Manager, Network Security Administrator, Network Specialist, Network Support Administrator, Network Support Specialist, Network Technician, Networking Administrator, Server Administrator, SharePoint Administrator, System Administrator, Systems Administrator, Systems Operator, Technical Specialist, Technical Support Specialist, Telecommunications Analyst, Unix Administrator, Unix Systems Administrator, Wide Area Network Administrator (WAN Administrator), Wide Area Network Systems Administrator (WAN Systems Administrator), Window Systems Administrator, Windows Administrator.