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Network Systems Management

What can I do in network systems management?

Network systems managers design, implement, secure and manage business networks. Specific jobs in this career field include help desk and PC support, network administrator, network manager, network designer, network engineer, system administrator, routing and switching specialist, Linux/UNIX system administrator or network security specialist.

What characteristics and skills do I need to work in this field?

Working in the network systems management field requires professionals to be excellent communicators, as well as have a strong interest in technical details. It requires strong analytical skills and technical understanding of networked data, voice and images, as well as an understanding of how to strategically apply this knowledge to the networks of any business.

Where can I work?

Individuals in this field can work in varied settings, including corporations, non-profit agencies, colleges and universities, and government agencies.

What does Trident Technical College offer?

With a focus on local and wide area networks, Trident Technical College’s Network Systems Management department teaches 32 classes supporting the Telecommunications Systems Management associate degree and seven certificate programs.