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.

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    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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