Segments in this Video

Computer Network Administrator: Main Duties and Responsibilities (00:60)


Aaron West consults and advises businesses that do not employ in-house technology administrators.

Computer Network Administrator: Career Beginnings (00:42)

West has been around computers since the age of six. He went on to work with them while in the service.

Computer Network Administrator: Keys for Success (00:55)

West says the most successful administrators are those who spend personal time learning their craft.

Computer Network Administrator: Education and Certification Requirements (01:46)

West lists common certifications. He recommends getting security-based certifications and improving communication skills.

Computer Network Administrator: Workplace Atmosphere (01:03)

West previously worked for three businesses in an office environment. As a consultant, he has more freedom with his schedule; he may work weekends.

Computer Network Administrator: Advice for Aspiring Pros (00:53)

West's advises to study and play with computer networks at home. Stay current with changing technology.

Computer Network Administrator: A Day on the Job (02:04)

West discusses the stages of planning his week. He tries to keep his schedule fluid to be available for emergencies.

Computer Network Administrator: Industry Goals and Services (01:43)

Infrastructure maintenance is moving away from maintaining hardware. Network administrators coordinate software and maintain security with each software company.

Computer Network Administrator: Industry Challenges (01:04)

An administrator's biggest challenge is keeping information secure without making it too difficult for the user.

Computer Network Administrator: Looking at the Future (01:14)

West explains that administrators must be skilled in security management.

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Computer Network Administrator—Career Q&A: Professional Advice and Insight

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What is it like to be a Computer Network Administrator? In this Career Q&A video interview, Aaron West talks about his career path, what he does on the job, and the keys to success managing computer networks. He also offers candid advice on breaking into the profession as well as insight into the industry’s biggest challenges and how the field may change in the next ten years.

Length: 13 minutes

Item#: BVL165882

ISBN: 978-1-64481-277-8

Copyright date: ©2018

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