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Computer Network and Systems Engineer

Computer Network and Systems Engineers plan, develop, deploy, test and optimise network and system services, taking responsibility for configuration management and overall operational readiness of network systems, especially environments with multiple operating systems and configurations, and provide troubleshooting and fault-finding services for network problems.

Overview

Computer Network and Systems Engineers plan, develop, deploy, test and optimise network and system services, taking responsibility for configuration management and overall operational readiness of network systems, especially environments with multiple operating systems and configurations, and provide troubleshooting and fault-finding services for network problems.

Day-to-day

  • analyses, develops, interprets and evaluates complex system design and architecture specifications, data models and diagrams in the development, configuration and integration of computer systems
  • researches, analyses, evaluates and monitors network infrastructure to ensure networks are configured to operate at optimal performance
  • assesses and recommends improvements to network operations and integrated hardware, software, communications and operating systems.

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Apprenticeships may be available

To become a Computer Network and Systems Engineer

  • You usually need a bachelor or postgraduate degree in a related information technology field (such as computer science, network engineering or computer systems) to work as a Computer Network and Systems Engineer. Training may also be available through Vocational Education and Training (VET). There are also a wide range of vendor and industry certifications available that may substitute for formal qualifications and can be highly regarded by employers.

    Take a Certificate IV in Computer Systems Technology

    Find a Bachelor of Computer Science

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