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Write 200 to 300 words descriptions to the two professions below.

Database Administration
System/Network Administration

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Write 200 to 300 words descriptions to the two professions below.

Database Administration
System/Network Administration

You will need to construct these into more coherent job descriptions, but there is plenty of material here. Also, perform a search for those job titles on some job boards and glean info from them.

Database Administration:
"The Database Administrator's role is to design, install, monitor, maintain, and performance tune production databases while ensuring high levels of data availability. This individual is also responsible for developing, implementing, and overseeing database policies and procedures to ensure the integrity and availability of databases and their accompanying software."
"Coordinates physical changes to computer data bases; and codes, tests, and implements physical data base, applying knowledge of data base management system: Designs logical and physical data bases [Data Base Design Analyst (profess. & kin.) 039.162-014] or reviews description of changes to data base design to understand how changes to be made affect physical data base (how data is stored in terms of physical characteristics, such as location, amount of space, and access method). Establishes physical data base parameters. Codes data base descriptions and specifies identifiers of data base to data base management system or directs others in coding data base descriptions. Calculates optimum values for data base parameters, such as amount of computer memory to be used by data base, following manuals and using calculator. Specifies user access level for each segment of one or more data items, such as insert, replace, retrieve, or delete data. Specifies which users can access data bases and what data can be accessed by user. Tests and corrects errors, and refines changes to data base. Enters codes to create production data base. Selects and enters codes of utility program to monitor data base performance, such as distribution of records and amount of available memory. Directs programmers and analysts to make changes to data base management system. Reviews and corrects programs. Answers user questions. Confers with coworkers to determine impact of data base changes on other systems and staff cost for making changes to data base. Modifies data base programs to increase processing performance, referred to as performance tuning. Workers typically specialize in one or more types of data base management systems. May train users."
Information technology administrators manage the day-to-day operations of information technology (IT) systems to make sure that the system runs effectively.
Information technology administrators work with IT managers to make sure that the computer system provides sufficient computing power to deliver the desired level of business performance.
Information technology administrators may perform the following tasks:
? talk with managerial, administrative and technical staff to determine information needs, data flows and systems definitions
? establish and control systems access and security
? coordinate protocols for operation within multi-user IT ...

Solution Summary

Several definitions of IT job descriptions from which the student can create one in their own words.