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Occupation information matching Computer Technician
15-1142.00   Network and Computer Systems Administrators

O*NET SOC Title
Network and Computer Systems Administrators
Lay Titles
Computer Networking Specialist
Computer Operations/Technical Services Head
Computer Services Manager
Computer Support Specialist
Computer Systems Administrator
Computer Systems Engineer
Computer Systems Security Administrator
Technical Analyst
Technical Component Administrator
Technical Solutions Engineer
Technical Specialist
Technical Support Engineer
Technical Support Specialist
Desktop Support Technician
Information Technology Technical Support Specialist (IT Technical Support Specialist)
Network Technician
Network and Computer Systems Administrator
Systems Support Technician
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.
O*NET SOC Tasks
Design, configure, and test computer hardware, networking software and operating system software.
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 and administer computer networks and related computing environments including computer hardware, systems software, applications software, and all configurations.
Operate master consoles to monitor the performance of computer systems and networks, and to coordinate computer network access and use.
Train people in computer system use.
Detailed Work Activities
Design integrated computer systems.
Develop computer or information security policies or procedures.
Implement security measures for computer or information systems.
Install computer hardware.
Maintain computer networks to enhance performance and user access.
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.
Train others in computer interface or software use.
Troubleshoot issues with computer applications or systems.