A business systems administrator develops technical research for innovative goals related to hardware, software, and other aspects related to infrastructure. They help ensure that system hardware, operating systems, and software systems adhere to the policies of the company. This position involves working with information technology (IT) professionals in collaborating on the implementation of technical needs and requirements. Business systems administrators also collaborate with business staff to ensure organizational goals are met in a timely and efficient manner.
Essential duties in this position include completing daily monitoring- and security-related tasks to prevent and detect any intrusions to the systems. They are also in charge of completing daily backup operations to prevent the loss of data, performing ongoing upgrades to the systems, documenting system installations, and performing regular file archival and purges as necessary. Additionally, business system administrators install new (or rebuild existing) servers to meet information technology (IT) requirements, as well as repair and recover hardware and software failures in the system.
Business systems administrator positions generally require at least a bachelor's degree in engineering, computer science, or a related field. These individuals also needs to be certified in Linux or Microsoft, and have zero to three years in system administration experience. Additionally, they often must be able to work nights and weekends with little notice.
Business Systems Administrator Tasks
Learn and apply information about new products and features.
Communicate the value of company products, and how they are used in various customer ways.
Present and demonstrate company products.
Assess a client's business problem and recommend appropriate solutions.
Support volume sales effort through opportunity identification and escalation to the volume sales team.