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Database and systems administrators, and ICT security specialists

Database and systems administrators, and ICT security specialists plan, develop, maintain, manage and administer database management systems, operating systems and security policies and procedures to ensure optimal database and system integrity, security, backup, reliability and performance.

What do database and systems administrators, and ICT security specialists do?

  • design and maintain database architecture, data structures, tables, dictionaries and naming conventions, documentation, guidelines, policies and procedures
  • test database systems and upgrades, including debugging, tracking, reproducing, logging and resolving identified problems
  • establish and maintain backups, recovery procedures, and enforce security and integrity controls
  • oversee the system security and disaster recovery processes, procedures, planning and management
  • diagnose, resolve and repair server-related hardware and software malfunctions
  • determine future network needs and make recommendations for enhancements

Moderate

projected job openings

$78-$91k

qualified full-time wage

87%

employed full-time

Ways to get started

Ways to get started