Network Systems Administrator Jobs in Dallas, TX
Grand Prairie, TX
Dallas Network Systems Administrator Jobs Overview
Most companies cannot run without a computer network. And computer networks definitely can’t run without people in network systems administrator jobs. People who have this essential job function oversee the day-to-day operation of a company’s computer network. It includes installing, monitoring, and supporting local area networks (LANs), wide area networks (WANs), network segments, intranets, and other data communication systems a company uses.
Behind the scenes, a network systems administrator:
- keeps the company’s computer system and network secure.
- upgrades and repairs components of the system and recommends new software and hardware to optimize the system’s performance.
- plans for outages and troubleshoots problems that may slow or stop the network from running.
- keeps email and data storage functions operating smoothly.
More visibly, a network systems administrator sets up workstations for employees, adds and assigns permissions to network users, and trains them to use hardware and software. Some administrators also manage telecommunication networks.
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About Working in Dallas, Texas
They say everything is bigger in Texas, and Dallas proves that to be true. The Galleria Dallas is home to the country's tallest indoor Christmas tree. The largest permanent model train display decorates the Dallas Children's Medical Center. And the 52-foot statue at the Texas State Fair held every year in Dallas called "Big Tex" is the tallest cowboy in Texas—and probably the entire U.S. Dallas has also set a big record for gaining new residents. In the last decade, more than 1 million people moved to the Dallas-Fort Worth area. It makes sense—it's a city with economic growth and a gain in Dallas jobs.
In addition to its larger-than-life reputation, Dallas is also known for its seven professional sports teams. Others see it as a nature center with more than 60 lakes and 50,000 acres of public parkland. Others know it as the capital of American wealth, with some of the wealthiest Americans calling it home. So if you're moving to the area and looking for jobs in Dallas, you might also want to check out neighboring cities as well, including McKinney, Frisco, and Plano.
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