1220.0 - ANZSCO - Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations, 2013, Version 1.2  
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    COMPUTER NETWORK PROFESSIONALS research, analyse and recommend strategies for network architecture and development, implement, manage, maintain and configure network hardware and software, and monitor and optimise performance, and troubleshoot and provide user support.

    Indicative Skill Level:
    In Australia and New Zealand:

      Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification. At least five years of relevant experience and/or relevant vendor certification may substitute for the formal qualification. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).

    Tasks Include:
    • analysing, developing, interpreting and evaluating complex system design and architecture specifications, data models and diagrams in the development, configuration and integration of computer systems
    • researching, analysing, evaluating and monitoring network infrastructure to ensure networks are configured to operate at optimal performance
    • assessing and recommending improvements to network operations and integrated hardware, software, communications and operating systems
    • providing specialist skills in supporting and troubleshooting network problems and emergencies
    • installing, configuring, testing, maintaining and administering new and upgraded networks, software database applications, servers and workstations
    • providing network programming in support of specific business needs and requirements
    • preparing and maintaining procedures and documentation for network inventory, and recording diagnosis and resolution of network faults, enhancements and modifications to networks, and maintenance instructions
    • monitoring network traffic, and activity, capacity and usage to ensure continued integrity and optimal network performance

      263111 Computer Network and Systems Engineer
      263112 Network Administrator
      263113 Network Analyst


    Plans, develops, deploys, tests and optimises 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 provides troubleshooting and fault-finding services for network problems.

    Skill Level: 1


      Computer Network Engineer
      Computer Systems Integrator


    Alternative Titles:
      Network Specialist
      Network Support

    Installs and maintains hardware and software, documents diagnosis and resolution of faults, manages user passwords, security and inventory documentation, ensures the efficient performance of servers, printers and personal computers, and attends to other operational tasks. May also perform tasks such as help desk support and user training.

    Skill Level: 1


      LAN Administrator


    Alternative Titles:
      Network Designer
      Network Strategist

    Researches and analyses network architecture, and recommends policies and strategies for designing, planning and coordinating an organisation's network such as the total system environment and architecture. May also perform operational tasks such as monitoring system performance, software and hardware upgrades, backups, support and network maintenance.

    Skill Level: 1


      Network Architect
      Network Consultant

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