Install and maintain hardware and software, manage user security and inventory documentation along with documenting fault resolution and ensuring server efficiency.
Roles and responsibilities
As a network administrator, you will provide specialist skills in supporting and trouble-shooting network problems and emergencies.
You may also:
- install, configure, test, maintain and administer new and upgraded networks, software database applications, servers and workstations
- provide network programming in support of specific business needs and requirements
- prepare and maintain procedures and documentation for network inventory; and record diagnosis and resolution of network faults, enhancements and modifications to networks; and maintenance instructions
- monitor network traffic and activity, capacity and usage to ensure continued integrity and optimal network performance.
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics
Undergraduate Courses To Become
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Postgraduate Courses To Become
Coursework courses to pursue this careerPostgraduate study is not necessarily required for this occupation, but may be helpful for career advancement.
The University of Western Australia