Server Engineer I

Network administration, including backup, security management, and user account management. Provides support for servers, network and desktop hardward, software and applications. Rolls out hardware and software to ensure optimal deployment of resources. Plans, implements and supports the network and computing infrastructure plan. Assists with technology planning through ongoing research.

Typical Salary Range: 
$65,000 - $140,000 per year
Who Does Well: 

People who can work effectively and communicate with executives, enterprise-wide and group management, peers, and outside vendors. Strong analytical and problem resoltion skills, organizational skills, and ability to analyze business problems and operations. Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively with little supervision. 

Types of Employers: 

Large data-oriented corporations, large companies with server farms, smaller companies that contract with corporations or service networks. 

Career Path: 

Further training may lead to a career as a Server Engineer II or Senior Server Engineer

How to find a job: 

Employers will want to know that you can do the job. Use a combination of certificates and your network to prove that you can. On your resume, list every software and hardware technology you're familiar with. 

Training Required: 
  • UNIXJava
  • Server Network Infrastructure
  • Networking Fundamentals
  • Server Administration 
  • SQL Server Administration
  • Local Area Network (LAN)
Exams/Certifications Required: 

Various Cisco Certificates are available. May not be required, but strongly recommended