Reports to: Information Systems Manager

Supervises: Computer Systems Technicians

Main objectives: Maintain all operating software at the highest level of effectiveness, assessing the operational efficiency of the current and proposed software. Identify and develop such new software as is necessary for the effective operation of all systems.

Typical functions and responsibilities:

  • Maintain and improve existing network software.
  • Design and develop new software and/or microprocessor based hardware.
  • Ensure correct operation facilities within the network.
  • Provide on the job training and formal training for engineers.
  • Troubleshoot and isolate problems of computers and determine if problem is related to hardware, software, or connection.
  • Participate with technical staff to plan and implement operational changes to computers and networks.
  • Maintain computer system documentation and operational records.
  • Undertake and supervise hardware construction.
  • Carry out software implementation, machine repair and maintenance.

Typical qualifications and experience: Three to four years University degree and/or five years experience in computer related fields.