Computer specialists perform a number of tasks related to maintaining computer systems and equipment. They are typically responsible for installing and repairing hardware, software, and other equipment, as well as overseeing the day-to-day performance of computers. These specialists also set up installation for cable and software, maintain accurate logs of help requests, and run diagnostics tests as needed. They also provide technical support and training, as well as install regular updates for office computers. Computer specialists work with employees who use computers, as well as with other computer specialists when needed.
Computer Specialist Tasks
Test network connectivity, speed and infrastructure regularly, log results and report problems.
Conduct user research to evaluate needs, write requirements, and build appropriate solutions.
Develop, install, and improve web applications, databases, or other software.
Acquire, install, and configure user hardware and software.