Business Systems Administrator Salary
A Business Systems Administrator earns an average salary of $67,132 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. A skill in System Administration is associated with high pay for this job. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience.
Job Description for Business Systems Administrator
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.Read More...
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
- Assess a client's business problem and recommend appropriate solutions.
- Support volume sales effort through opportunity identification and escalation to the volume sales team.
- Present and demonstrate company products.
- Learn and apply information about new products and features.
- Communicate the value of company products, and how they are used in various customer ways.
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