The positions in this family are involved in operating and monitoring a variety of systems including mainframe or minicomputer equipment, centralized networks and input/output peripheral devices. Incumbents perform preventative maintenance on equipment to achieve optimal output of devices and monitor operating systems to ensure that they are consistent with performance standards, established service levels and operating efficiencies.The Systems Operator II is the career level where incumbents are competent to perform most aspects of computer operations for host-based mainframe systems or distributed client server systems. They monitor CPU processing, batch work, and processing flow to assure completion of application processing and ensure that the system is operational. Incumbents in this role are responsible for automated scheduling, on line report setup and administration and printer setup, monitoring and maintenance. While at this level, they are able to resolve all but the most complex and unusual operating problems and work to increase their knowledge in monitoring and operating large network systems. Responsibilities include automated scheduling, on-line report setup and administrations and monitor and maintenance of peripheral devices i.e. printers and fax machines. Incumbents may provide work leadership for staff responsible for routine support services such as scheduling, on-line reporting, peripheral operations and batch management.