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Veteran IT Career Options: Network Administrator

Veteran IT Career Options: Network Administrator

Start a new Career as a Network Administrator


Network AdministratorBecoming a network administrator is a great option for those that may be seeking a career in computer systems. This position is also known as a systems administrator and the main responsibilities include configuring, managing and maintaining various computer systems for optimal performance. Many industries rely on these individuals to keep both internet and intranet connectivity functioning securely and properly during the transfer of data. 

What Exactly do Network Administrators do? 

Depending on the size and complexity of the computer networking system, a network administrator’s duties can range from installing and configuring computer networks, maintaining and upgrading existing networks, and troubleshooting networking problems. The network administrator must also continually monitor computer networks to ensure proper connectivity and usability.

Those interested in becoming a network administrator must be ready to solve problems in a timely manner, possibly without any warning. This involves critical thinking and the ability to remain calm during any situation. Additionally, people skills are key as network administrators are constantly assisting end users, engineers or other IT professionals. This position is also growing as many technologies are also evolving. New Horizons Computer Learning Centers of South Florida is there to help veterans that are interested in pursuing this career path. The program only takes 18 weeks and is very hands-on, allowing you to build the skills you need to be successful in the workplace as a veteran. Call today to learn more about the training needed and how New Horizon’s program can get you there.

Start Your IT Career with Our Military Program

If you are a veteran, you may be eligible for the GI Bill®. Start your IT Career with our Veteran friendly IT program – contact us  for more information.

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Contact us for more information or come by one of our New Horizons Learning Centers today to learn more about which IT career path may be right for you and how our new Climb Credit program makes it financially possible to get your education.

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