Systems Administration

Our responsibilities might include:
  • Analyzing system logs and identifying potential issues with computer systems.
  • Introducing and integrating new technologies into existing data center environments.
  • Performing routine audits of systems and software.
  • Performing backups.
  • Applying operating system updates, patches, and configuration changes.
  • Installing and configuring new hardware and software.
  • Adding, removing, or updating user account information, resetting passwords, etc.
  • Answering technical queries and dealing with often frustrated users.
  • Responsibility for security.
  • Responsibility for documenting the configuration of the system.
  • Troubleshooting any reported problems.
  • System performance tuning.
  • Ensuring that the network infrastructure is up and running.
In smaller organizations, we can also perform any number of duties elsewhere associated with other fields:
  • Technical support
  • Database administrator (DBA)
  • Network administrator/analyst/specialist
  • Application analyst
  • Security administrator
  • Programmer
  • Powershell Scripting
  • Batch file scripting.