2017 Network and Computer Systems Administrators
Median Pay: US$77,810
Entry Level: Bachelor's degree
Summary
Computer networks are critical parts of almost every organization. Network and computer systems administrators are responsible for the day-to-day operation of these networks.
Duties

Network and computer systems administrators typically do the following:

  • Determine an organization's network and computer system needs before setting one up
  • Install all network hardware and software and make needed upgrades and repairs
  • Maintain network and computer system security and ensure that all systems are operating correctly
  • Collect data in order to evaluate and optimize network or system performance
  • Add users to a network and assign and update security permissions on the network
  • Train users in the proper use of hardware and software
  • Interpret and solve problems when a user or an automated monitoring system alerts them that one exists

Administrators manage an organization's servers and desktop and mobile equipment. They ensure that email and data storage networks work properly. They also make sure that employees' workstations are working efficiently and stay connected to the central computer network. Some administrators manage telecommunication networks.

In some cases, administrators help network architects design and analyze network models. They also participate in decisions about buying future hardware or software to upgrade their organization's network. Some administrators provide technical support to computer users, and they also may supervise computer support specialists who help solve users' problems.

Simulations Analyst (Customer Training Specialist)

Type: Full Time, Full Time Alumnus
Conducts analyses to evaluate customer technical training needs to determine appropriate training content, objectives and design. Develops, conducts and evaluates effectiveness of technical training. Uses specialized software technology to research, configure, maintain, update and develop new and...
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St. Louis, MO

Information and Technology Intern

Type: Internship
Information and Technology Intern (Desktop Support)JOB SUMMARYThe Information and Technology team at Riverside Insights is seeking to hire a Part-Time intern who will work 35-40 hours per week from now through summer in our Itasca office.JOB DETAILSIndustry: Educational and Clinical...
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IT Intern

Type: Internship
Position Summary:The IT Intern will serve as the first point of contact for clients with issues related to their systems/network. You will be responsible for the processing of client requests by phone and email to properly prioritize issues that need technical assistance. You are responsible for...
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IT Admin

Type: Full Time, Full Time Alumnus
The IT Administrator will oversee and maintain all aspects of Bolt's computer infrastructure. This includes maintaining networks, servers and security programs and systems. IT Administrators manage the upgrade and installation of new hardware and software, perform troubleshooting to address...
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Salt Lake City, UT

Intern: Year 1/2 Technical Support Specialist

Type: Internship
Intern-Technical Support SpecialistJob PurposeThe Technical Support Co-Op position provides the candidate the opportunity to learn multiple facets of IT support in a real world environment. By working with seasoned Technical Support Specialists and Network Administrators, the candidate will further...
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System Engineer (Subject Matter Expert)

Type: Full Time, Full Time Alumnus
Are you looking for an exciting career? Would you like to help develop technologies that protect our nation and the citizens of the United States? Do you want to work for a company that focuses on its employees work life balance? that provides career advancement, job mobility and continued...
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Annapolis Junction, MD

System Engineer (Subject Matter Expert)

Type: Full Time, Full Time Alumnus
Are you looking for an exciting career? Would you like to help develop technologies that protect our nation and the citizens of the United States? Do you want to work for a company that focuses on its employees work life balance? that provides career advancement, job mobility and continued...
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Annapolis Junction, MD

Undergraduate Internship/Co-op Program - Field IT Systems Administrator

Type: Internship
Students serving within the Field IT Systems Administrators occupation will work side-by-side with other Field IT Systems Administrators as they provide operations and maintenance support to the IT and telecommunications needs of the Agency, to include a diverse and sophisticated customer base...
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Technical Support Intern

Type: Internship
Job Description:ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: The essential job functions mayinclude design, modification, fabrication, installation,testing and documentation of mechanical, electronicsystems and instrumentation, or may include helpingsystem administrators perform daily administration ofthe network servers...
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Technical Support Intern

Type: Internship
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: The essential job functions may include design, modification, fabrication, installation, testing and documentation of mechanical, electronic systems and instrumentation, or may include helping system administrators perform daily administration of the network servers and...
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