Computer Network and Systems Engineers plan, develop, deploy, test and optimise network and system services, taking responsibility for configuration management and overall operational readiness of network systems, especially environments with multiple operating systems and configurations, and provide troubleshooting and fault-finding services for network problems.
Specialisations: Computer Network Engineer, Computer Systems Integrator.
You can work as a Computer Network and Systems Engineer without formal qualifications if you are able to demonstrate your technical competency to employers. There are also a wide range of vendor and industry certifications available that may substitute for formal qualifications and can be highly regarded by employers. However, most workers do hold a VET or university qualification.
- Analyses, develops, interprets and evaluates complex system design and architecture specifications, data models and diagrams in the development, configuration and integration of computer systems.
- Researches, analyses, evaluates and monitors network infrastructure to ensure networks are configured to operate at optimal performance.
- Assesses and recommends improvements to network operations and integrated hardware, software, communications and operating systems.
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