U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Standard Occupational Classification
The information on this page relates to the 2010 SOC, please see the 2000 SOC System for information on the previous version of the SOC.
15-1143 Computer Network Architects
Design and implement computer and information networks, such as local area networks (LAN), wide area networks (WAN), intranets, extranets, and other data communications networks. Perform network modeling, analysis, and planning. May also design network and computer security measures. May research and recommend network and data communications hardware and software. Excludes "Information Security Analysts" (15-1122), "Network and Computer Systems Administrators" (15-1142), and "Computer Network Support Specialists" (15-1152).
Illustrative examples: Network Developer,
Computer Network Engineer
Broad Occupation: 15-1140 Database and Systems Administrators and Network Architects
Minor Group: 15-1100 Computer Occupations
Major Group: 15-0000 Computer and Mathematical Occupations
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Last Modified Date: March 11, 2010