Network Administrator - Saskatchewan

Network Administrators provide day-to-day onsite administrative support for software users in a variety of work environments, including professional offices, small businesses, government, and corporations.

Network Administrator Responsibilities

Duties may include:

  • Maintaining, troubleshooting and administering the use of local area networks (LANs), wide area networks (WANs), hardware, software and related computer equipment.
  • Monitoring and implementing network activities. 
  • Designing and configuring networks, recommending purchases of application servers, peripherals, and software. 
  • Evaluating and installing computer hardware, networking software, and operating system software. 
  • Providing problem-solving services to network users. 
  • Performing data backups and disaster recovery operations.

Personal Attributes of a Network Administrator

To be successful with a Network Administrator career, individuals should possess:

  • Technical/functional skills and aptitude 
  • Software and hardware troubleshooting skills 
  • Problem solving skills 
  • Ability to be innovative and creative 
  • Business and management skills 
  • Personal/interpersonal skills 
  • Time management skills 
  • Ability to work in a team environment as well as independently 
  • Embraces change and new technology 
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills 
  • Self-motivated 
  • Good customer service skills 
  • Ability to multi-task and work effectively despite possible time constraints 
  • Experience in the IT industry 

Career Training Options

Visit our Information Technology Programs page for more information on the Network Administrator training programs offered at Academy of Learning College.

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