38- Computer network and systems technicians
Computer network and systems technicians
Analyze, test, troubleshoot, and evaluate existing network systems, such as local area network (LAN), wide area network (WAN), and Internet systems or a segment of a network system.
Computer network and systems technicians establish, operate and maintain network and other data communications systems. Computer network and systems technicians may be self? employed or employed by computer network and systems engineering contractors, utilities, operations and maintenance departments of various facilities.
Job activities and tasks include:
- operating, maintaining and troubleshooting network systems
- operating and maintaining data communications systems other than networks
- assisting users with network and data communications problems
- identifying areas needing upgraded equipment and software
- installing computer hardware, network software, operating system software and applications software
- performing start up and close down as well as backup and disaster recovery operations for computer networks
Knowledge of computer hardware and software systems and programs
Computer network and systems technicians work with the physical computer networks of a variety of organizations and therefore are employed in many industries in a range of conditions.
Diploma in Computer Science or Information Systems, higher qualification or equivalent.
Required Work Experience:
3 - 4 years and above.
Emirates Computer Company, Injazat Data System, Dell Company
More than 5,000 and less than 30,000
Above the industry average
Examples of job titles:Computer network technician - Network support technician
Examples of some related occupations:
Computer Support Specialist - Systems Administrator - Teaching information systems security - Network administrator - Network analyst - Computer operator - Web technician - Computer systems analysts - Computer programmers - Computer user support specialists
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Source Of Info:
Occupations and Careers Handbook for UAE Nationals(Copyright NQA ). Referenced from New York University, Abu Dhabhi