Systems administrator reviews system code to check for reported errors

Systems Administrator

System Administrators plan, develop, install, troubleshoot, maintain and support operating systems and associated server hardware, software and databases ensuring optimum system integrity, security, backup and performance.

Overview

System Administrators plan, develop, install, troubleshoot, maintain and support operating systems and associated server hardware, software and databases ensuring optimum system integrity, security, backup and performance.

Day-to-day

  • troubleshoots and provides service support in diagnosing, resolving and repairing server-related hardware and software malfunctions, encompassing workstations and communication infrastructure
  • prepares and maintains documentation, policies and instructions, and records and details operational procedures and system logs
  • ensures that the design of computer sites allows all components to fit together and work properly, and monitors and adjusts the performance of networks
  • continually survey the current computer site to determine future network needs and make recommendations for enhancements in the implementation of future servers and networks.

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