Systems administrators develop, control, maintain and support the optimal performance and security of information technology systems.
Tasks include -
(a) maintaining and administering computer networks and related computing environments, including computer hardware, systems software, applications software and all configurations;
(b) recommending changes to improve systems and network configurations, and determining hardware or software requirements related to such changes;
(c) diagnosing hardware and software problems;
(d) performing data backups and disaster recovery operations;
(e) operating master consoles to monitor the performance of computer systems and networks, and to coordinate computer network access and use.
Examples of the occupations classified here:
- Network administrator
- Systems administrator (computers)
Some related occupations classified elsewhere:
- Database administrator - 2521
- Network analyst - 2523
- Webmaster - 3514
- Website administrator - 3514
- Website technician - 3514