252-Database and network professionals

Job Title ( International classification ): 
Database and network professionals
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Job Description: 
Database and network professionals design, develop, control, maintain and support the optimal performance and security of information technology systems and infrastructure, including databases, hardware and software, networks and operating systems.

Main Tasks include -

  • designing and developing database architecture, data structures, dictionaries and naming conventions for information systems projects
  • designing, constructing, modifying, integrating, implementing and testing database management systems
  • developing and implementing security plans, data administration policy, documentation and standards
  • maintaining and administering computer networks and related computing environments
  • analyzing, developing, interpreting and evaluating complex system design and architecture specifications, data models and diagrams in the development, configuration and integration of computer systems.

Occupations in this minor group are classified into the following unit groups:

2521 Database designers and administrators
2522 Systems administrators
2523 Computer network professionals
2529 Database and network professionals not elsewhere classified