2523-Computer network professionals

Job Title ( International classification ): 
Computer network professionals
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Job Description: 
Computer network professionals research, analyze and recommend strategies for network architecture and development, implement, manage, maintain and configure network hardware and software, and monitor, troubleshoot and optimise performance.

Main Tasks include -

  • (a) analyzing, developing, interpreting and evaluating complex system design and architecture specifications, data models and diagrams in the development, configuration and integration of computer systems
  • (b) researching, analyzing, evaluating and monitoring network infrastructure to ensure networks are configured to operate at optimal performance
  • (c) assessing and recommending improvements to network operations and integrated hardware, software, communications and operating systems
  • (d) providing specialist skills in supporting and troubleshooting network problems and emergencies
  • (e) installing, configuring, testing, maintaining and administering new and upgraded networks, software database applications, servers and workstations
  • (f) preparing and maintaining procedures and documentation for network inventory, and recording diagnosis and resolution of network faults, enhancements and modifications to networks, and maintenance instructions
  • (g) monitoring network traffic, and activity, capacity and usage to ensure continued integrity and optimal network performance.

- Communications analyst (computers)
- Network analyst


Some related occupations classified elsewhere:
- Systems analyst - 2511
- Network administrator - 2522

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