A UNIX systems administrator must be knowledgeable with the UNIX operating system. This is imperative, as the duties of this administrator include installing, configuring, and maintaining the UNIX operating system and all other applications as needed. This worker will be responsible for identifying and troubleshooting all server hardware issues and correcting any problems with application software. In accordance with all of the above, UNIX systems administrator is also responsible for documentation regarding standards and procedures.
UNIX System Administrator Tasks
Recognize and troubleshoot problems with server hardware and applications software.
Install, configure, maintain, and upgrade Unix server operating systems and applications.
Establish and document standards and procedures.