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Network and Computer Systems Administrators - 15-1142.00

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O*NET-SOC Description

Install, configure, and support an organization's local area network (LAN), wide area network (WAN), and Internet systems or a segment of a network system. Monitor network to ensure network availability to all system users and may perform necessary maintenance to support network availability. May monitor and test Web site performance to ensure Web sites operate correctly and without interruption. May assist in network modeling, analysis, planning, and coordination between network and data communications hardware and software. May supervise computer user support specialists and computer network support specialists. May administer network security measures.

Sample of Reported Job Titles

  • Information Technology Director (IT Director)
  • Information Technology Manager (IT Manager)
  • Information Technology Specialist (IT Specialist)
  • Local Area Network Administrator (LAN Administrator)
  • Network Administrator
  • Network Engineer
  • Network Manager
  • Network Specialist
  • Systems Administrator
  • Systems Engineer

SOC Occupation Groups

15-0000 Computer and Mathematical Occupations
15-1100 Computer Occupations
15-1140 Database and Systems Administrators and Network Architects
15-1142.00 Network and Computer Systems Administrators

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Tasks

  • Analyze equipment performance records to determine the need for repair or replacement.
  • Confer with network users about how to solve existing system problems.
  • Configure, monitor, and maintain email applications or virus protection software.
  • Coordinate with vendors and with company personnel to facilitate purchases.
  • Design, configure, and test computer hardware, networking software and operating system software.
  • Diagnose, troubleshoot, and resolve hardware, software, or other network and system problems, and replace defective components when necessary.
  • Gather data pertaining to customer needs, and use the information to identify, predict, interpret, and evaluate system and network requirements.
  • Implement and provide technical support for voice services and equipment, such as private branch exchange, voice mail system, and telecom system.
  • Load computer tapes and disks, and install software and printer paper or forms.
  • Maintain an inventory of parts for emergency repairs.
  • Maintain and administer computer networks and related computing environments including computer hardware, systems software, applications software, and all configurations.
  • Maintain logs related to network functions, as well as maintenance and repair records.
  • Monitor network performance to determine whether adjustments need to be made, and to determine where changes will need to be made in the future.
  • Operate master consoles to monitor the performance of computer systems and networks, and to coordinate computer network access and use.
  • Perform data backups and disaster recovery operations.
  • Perform routine network startup and shutdown procedures, and maintain control records.
  • Plan, coordinate, and implement network security measures to protect data, software, and hardware.
  • Recommend changes to improve systems and network configurations, and determine hardware or software requirements related to such changes.
  • Research new technologies by attending seminars, reading trade articles, or taking classes, and implement or recommend the implementation of new technologies.
  • Train people in computer system use.

Detailed Work Activities

  • Analyze data to identify or resolve operational problems.
  • Analyze project data to determine specifications or requirements.
  • Collaborate with others to resolve information technology issues.
  • Collect data about customer needs.
  • Conduct research to gain information about products or processes.
  • Coordinate resource procurement activities.
  • Create electronic data backup to prevent loss of information.
  • Design integrated computer systems.
  • Develop computer or information security policies or procedures.
  • Document network-related activities or tasks.
  • Document operational activities.
  • Identify information technology project resource requirements.
  • Implement security measures for computer or information systems.
  • Install computer hardware.
  • Maintain computer networks to enhance performance and user access.
  • Maintain the inventory of equipment.
  • Monitor the performance of computer networks.
  • Provide technical support for computer network issues.
  • Recommend changes to improve computer or information systems.
  • Resolve computer network problems.
  • Resolve computer software problems.
  • Test computer hardware performance.
  • Test software performance.
  • Train others in computer interface or software use.
  • Troubleshoot issues with computer applications or systems.
  • Update knowledge about emerging industry or technology trends.

Military Crosswalk Titles

  • Air Defense (AD) Battle Management System Operator (Army - Enlisted)
  • Air Defense (AD) Enhanced Early Warning System Operator (Army - Enlisted)
  • Air Traffic Control Equipment Repairer (Army - Enlisted)
  • Airborne Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) Operator (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Airborne Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) Operator Apprentice (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Airborne Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) Operator Craftsman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Airborne Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) Operator Helper (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Airborne Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) Operator Journeyman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Airborne Mission Systems Operator (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Airborne Mission Systems Operator Apprentice (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Airborne Mission Systems Operator Craftsman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Airborne Mission Systems Operator Helper (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Airborne Mission Systems Operator Journeyman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Airborne Mission Systems Operator Superintendent (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • AN/UYK-65 System Supervisor (SNAP I) (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Applied Cyber Operations Master (Navy - Enlisted)
  • AVENGER Crewmember (USAR/NG only) (Army - Enlisted)
  • AVENGER System Repairer (Army - Enlisted)
  • Aviation Logistics Information Management System (ALIMS) Specialist (Marine Corps - Enlisted)
  • Aviation Logistics Tactical Information Systems (ALTIS) Specialist (Marine Corps - Enlisted)
  • Aviation Maintenance Data Specialist (Marine Corps - Enlisted)
  • Client Systems (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Client Systems Apprentice (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Client Systems Craftsman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Client Systems Helper (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Client Systems Journeyman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Command and Control Systems Integrator (Army - Warrant Officer only)
  • Communications Chief (Marine Corps - Enlisted)
  • Communications Signals Collection Operator/Analyst (Marine Corps - Enlisted)
  • Computer Systems Programming (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Computer Systems Programming Apprentice (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Computer Systems Programming Craftsman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Computer Systems Programming Helper (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Computer Systems Programming Journeyman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Computer/Detection Systems Repairer (Army - Enlisted)
  • Cryptologic Network Configuration Manager (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Cryptologic Network Warfare Specialist (Army - Enlisted)
  • Cryptologic Technician Collection (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Cryptologic Technician Networks (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Cryptologic Technician Technical (Navy - Enlisted)
  • CVN Propulsion Plant Local Area Network (PPLAN) Administrator (Navy - Enlisted)
  • CVN Propulsion Plant Local Area Network (PPLAN) Manager (Navy - Enlisted)
  • CWO - Cyber Warrant Officer (Navy - Warrant Officer only)
  • CWO - Information Systems Technician (Navy - Warrant Officer only)
  • CWO - Information Warfare Technician (Navy - Warrant Officer only)
  • Cyber Network Defender (Army - Enlisted)
  • Cyber Network Operator (Marine Corps - Enlisted)
  • Cyber Network Systems Chief (Marine Corps - Enlisted)
  • Cyber Operations Specialist (Army - Enlisted)
  • Cyber Security Technician (Marine Corps - Enlisted)
  • Cyber Surety (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Cyber Surety Apprentice (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Cyber Surety Craftsman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Cyber Surety Helper (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Cyber Surety Journeyman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Cyber Systems Operations (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Cyber Systems Operations Apprentice (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Cyber Systems Operations Craftsman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Cyber Systems Operations Helper (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Cyber Systems Operations Journeyman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Cyber Transport Systems (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Cyber Transport Systems Apprentice (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Cyber Transport Systems Craftsman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Cyber Transport Systems Helper (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Cyber Transport Systems Journeyman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Data Network Technician (Marine Corps - Enlisted)
  • Defense Message System Administrator (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Digital Wideband Systems Maintainer (Marine Corps - Enlisted)
  • Electromagnetic Spectrum Manager (Army - Enlisted)
  • Electronic Missile Systems Maintenance Warrant Officer (Army - Warrant Officer only)
  • Electronic Systems Maintenance Warrant Officer (Army - Warrant Officer only)
  • Electronic Warfare Operator (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Electronics Technician (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Electronics Technician, Submarine, Communications (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Field Artillery (FA) Firefinder Radar Operator (Army - Enlisted)
  • Field Artillery Automated Tactical Data System Specialist (Army - Enlisted)
  • Field Artillery Targeting Technician (Army - Warrant Officer only)
  • Fire Control Technician (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Fire Support Specialist (Army - Enlisted)
  • Fusion Analyst (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Fusion Analyst Apprentice, Analysis and Production (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Fusion Analyst Apprentice, Digital Network Analyst (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Fusion Analyst Craftsman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Fusion Analyst Craftsman, Analysis and Production (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Fusion Analyst Craftsman, Digital Network Analyst (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Fusion Analyst Helper (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Fusion Analyst Helper, Analysis and Production (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Fusion Analyst Helper, Digital Network Analyst (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Fusion Analyst Journeyman, Analysis and Production (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Fusion Analyst Journeyman, Digital Network Analyst (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • GCCS-M System Administrator (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Global Command and Control System-Maritime 4.0.3 (GCCS-M 4.0.3) System Administrator (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Global Command and Control System-Maritime 4.X (GCCS-M 4.X) System Administrator (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Global Network Operations Director (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Global Network Operations Manager (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Global Network Operations Technician (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Ground Electronics Telecommunications and Information Technology Systems Maintainer (Marine Corps - Enlisted)
  • Information Protection Technician (Army - Warrant Officer only)
  • Information Security Technician (Marine Corps - Enlisted)
  • Information Services Technician (Army - Warrant Officer only)
  • Information System Technician (Coast Guard - Enlisted)
  • Information Systems Administrator (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Information Systems Chief (Army - Enlisted)
  • Information Systems Technician (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Information Systems Technician Submarines (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Information Systems Technician Submarines Conversion (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Information Technology Manager Submarines (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Information Technology Security Manager (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Information Technology Security Technician (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Information Technology Specialist (Army - Enlisted)
  • Integrated Family of Test Equipment (IFTE) Operator and Maintainer (Army - Enlisted)
  • Intelligence System Administrator/Communicator (Marine Corps - Enlisted)
  • Intelligence Systems Integration and Maintenance Technician (Army - Warrant Officer only)
  • Joint Force Air Component Commander (JFACC) System Administrator (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Journeyman Networking Core (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Land Combat Electronic Missile System Repairer (Army - Enlisted)
  • LDO - Communications, Submarine (Navy - Commissioned Officer only)
  • LDO - Information Professional (Navy - Commissioned Officer only)
  • LDO - Information Warfare (Navy - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Low Band Universal Communication System Transmit Terminal Equipment Operator / Maintainer (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Maintenance Management Analysis (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Maintenance Management Analysis Apprentice (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Maintenance Management Analysis Craftsman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Maintenance Management Analysis Helper (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Maintenance Management Analysis Journeyman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Military Intelligence (MI) Systems Maintainer/Integrator (Army - Enlisted)
  • MQ-4C Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) Mission Control System Administrator (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Multiple Launch Rocket System (MLRS) Operations/Fire Direction Specialist (Army - Enlisted)
  • Multiple Launch Rocket System (MLRS) Repairer (Army - Enlisted)
  • Naval Aviation Logistics Command Management Information System (NALCOMIS) System Administrator/Analyst (SA/A) (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Naval Tactical Command Support System (NTCSS) II Manager (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Navy Command and Control System (NCCS) Ashore System Manager (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Network Integration Apprentice (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Network Integration Craftsman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Network Integration Helper (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Network Integration Journeyman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Network Integration Superintendent (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Network Maintenance Technician (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Network Management Officer (Marine Corps - Warrant Officer only)
  • Network Management Technician (Army - Warrant Officer only)
  • Network Operations (NWO) (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Nodal Network Systems Operator-Maintainer (Army - Enlisted)
  • Optimized NALCOMIS System Administrator/Analyst OMA (Navy - Enlisted)
  • PATRIOT System Repairer (Army - Enlisted)
  • Radar Repairer (Army - Enlisted)
  • Radio Chief (Marine Corps - Enlisted)
  • Radio Equipment Repairer (Army - Enlisted)
  • Radioman (Navy - Enlisted)
  • RF Transmission Systems (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • RF Transmission Systems Apprentice (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • RF Transmission Systems Craftsman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • RF Transmission Systems Helper (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • RF Transmission Systems Journeyman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • RL - Special Duty Officer - Cyber Warfare Engineer (Navy - Commissioned Officer only)
  • RL - Special Duty Officer - Information Warfare Officer (Navy - Commissioned Officer only)
  • RL - Special Duty Officer Billet - Information Professional Officer (Navy - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Senior Network Operations Technician (Army - Warrant Officer only)
  • Signal Support Systems Specialist (Army - Enlisted)
  • Small Computer Systems Specialist (SCSS) (Marine Corps - Enlisted)
  • Space Systems Operations (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Space Systems Operations Apprentice (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Space Systems Operations Craftsman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Space Systems Operations Helper (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Space Systems Operations Journeyman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Space Systems Operations Superintendent (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Special Forces Assistant Operations and Intelligence Sergeant (Army - Enlisted)
  • Special Forces Communications Sergeant (Army - Enlisted)
  • Tactical Air Control Party (TACP) (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Tactical Air Control Party (TACP) Apprentice (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Tactical Air Control Party (TACP) Craftsman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Tactical Air Control Party (TACP) Helper (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Tactical Air Control Party (TACP) Journeyman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Tactical Air Control Party (TACP) Superintendent (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Tactical Data Network Gateway Systems Administrator (Marine Corps - Enlisted)
  • Tactical Switching Operator (Marine Corps - Enlisted)
  • Telecommunications Operations Chief (Army - Enlisted)
  • Telecommunications Systems Chiefs (Marine Corps - Enlisted)
  • Test, Measurement, and Diagnostic Equipment (TMDE) Maintenance Support Specialist (Army - Enlisted)

Apprenticeship Crosswalk Titles

  • Information Technology Specialist
  • Network Support Technician

DOT Crosswalk Titles

No information available.