The average pay for a Systems Technician (Computer) is $26.88 per hour.
The average pay for a Systems Technician (Computer) is $56,603 per year.
Job Description for Systems Technician (Computer)
Systems technicians (computer) work for various organizations. They provide technical assistance and support to system users. Their job is to maintain and repair their employer’s computer system. They install various software. They work with system engineers, software engineers, programmers, users, and other staff within their company.Read More...
They may also work to assist external users. They should be able to troubleshoot system issues. They conduct computer diagnostics to resolve problems. They must make sure that the company’s computer system has up to date malware, firewall, and virus protection software. System technicians may be required to customize commercial programs to fit internal needs.
Employers often require that system technicians have a bachelor’s degree in information technology, computer science, or another related fields. However, some companies may accept candidates with significant years of experience, in lieu of a bachelor's degree requirement. They must maintain a database of various system problems and possible resolutions. They must have excellent communications skills, orally and in writing. They must be willing to work in a team environment. They must read relevant technical manuals. They must keep themselves up to date with new technology and computer systems that are available in the market place. They must take required training classes. They may have to attend various workshops relevant to their job. They may have to train new or more junior system technicians. They may have to travel to clients’ sites. (Copyright 2019 PayScale.com)
- Install, configure, and maintain routine and customized hardware and software.
- Provide technical expertise to end users, and troubleshooting network, hardware, and software problems.
- Research user needs to make recommendations for acquisitions and maintenance.
- Assess user needs and conduct online or in person training.
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