$56,094 - $72,835
Average Per Year
Installs and maintains operating systems and related software to ensure stable performance.
Job Duties: Evaluates system specifications, input and output processes, and working parameters for hardware and software compatibility. Troubleshoots networking and operating system problems. Must be familiar with shell and kernel-level programming and system-specific requirements. Researches and recommends innovative and possible automated approaches for system administration tasks.
Experience and Education: Performs work under direct supervision. Handles basic issues and problems, and refers more complex issues to higher-level staff. Possesses beginning to working knowledge of subject matter. Typically requires a Bachelor's degree, and 0 to 2 years of experience. Reports to: Reports to a department head or manager. Competencies: Technical expertise. Analytical thinking skills. Detail oriented.