The network/system administrator (general office) is responsible for working to administer the organization’s network, file servers, and print servers. Their main objective is to keep all business networks, servers, and computer systems running and in good working order. Network/system administrators are responsible for the day-to-day maintenance and operation of all network and system servers and related processes. This includes creating network users and groups, assigning security groups and clearances to individual users, installing applications on to file servers, maintaining print servers, and scheduling application installations for individual systems. Additionally, network/system administrators handles all security issues, including patches, updates, and virus protection. Individuals in this position generally work full time in an office setting, although occasional overnight or weekend work may be required during specific application installations and deployments. They typically report to a department lead or manager.
Network / System Administrator, General Office Tasks
Monitor network and systems for performance, security,and other issues.
Install, configure, maintain, upgrade, and troubleshoot file, email, and authentication servers, as well as Internet access and other networked services.
Assist users with software, hardware, and connectivity issues.
Recommend, install, configure, maintain, and upgrade all computer and networking software and hardware for use in an office, department, or small company.