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Based on 3,102 responses, the job of Systems Administrator has received a job satisfaction rating of 3.82 out of 5. On average, Systems Administrators are highly satisfied with their job.
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November 2014
"Identified expectations."
Systems Administrator:
Make sure you know exactly what is expected of you.
November 2014
"Know The Business."
Systems Administrator:
Inform yourself about the market needs, and what software and applications you should master. Find the most demanded software and/or framework by the business, and don't hesitate in paying good money to be prepared on it.
November 2014
"Challenging and Interesting."
Systems Administrator:
Pros: Learning new things.
Cons: Salary.
December 2014
Systems Administrator:
Pros: Always pays on time, stability, learning opportunities.
Cons: Bad management, hr doesn't respect company policies or employees, company discriminates employees.
January 2015
Systems Administrator:
Seek consul from current Systems Administrators, know the ins-and-outs of the day-to-day roles and responsibilities. Be customer focused, patient, don't be a know-it-all, ask for guidance (tips-n-tricks). Somewhere, someone has already reported an issue, whether it be software or hardware related, so the Internet is a good tool to research fix-actions.
January 2015
"You must go up."
Systems Administrator:
Don't be lackadaisical, keep moving up -- this is not a job to become an old man in.
January 2015
"Challenging Position working with a team of smart people."
Systems Administrator:
Pros: - People I work with are professionals, everyone contributes, no drama. - The work is challenging but we are given the resources to get the job done. - We have sufficient time for projects. - Best practices are utilized. - Managers are helping us to b
Cons: - Physical environment leaves something to be desired; quarters are tight, illness is passed easily from cube to cube. - Break room is small and people don't clean up after themselves. - No money for classroom training; all training is self-directed and