2522-Systems administrators

Job Title ( International classification ): 
Systems administrators
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Job Description: 
Systems administrators develop, control, maintain and support the optimal performance and security of information technology systems

Main 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:
- Systems administrator
- Network administrator


Some related occupations classified elsewhere:
- Database administrator - 2521
- Network analyst - 2523
- Website administrator - 3514
- Website technician - 3514
- Webmaster - 3514

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