For the IT Network Systems Administrator, the work environment can range from data centres to network operations centres, internet service providers and climate-controlled server rooms. The ability to communicate, solve problems, and research and understand the latest industry developments is paramount.
Their work involves providing a wide range of services, including user support, design, troubleshooting, installing, configuring and updating both operating systems and network devices. The IT Network Systems Administrator also offers advice and guidance on the development of new systems and services to take the organisation forward.
From ensuring the availability of IT systems with minimal downtime to contributing to the design and roll out of new systems, the role of the IT Network Systems Administrator is critical in businesses.