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 for sysadmin
From The Jargon File (version 4.4.7, 29 Dec 2003) :

  sysadmin
   /sis'ad?min/, n.
  
      Common contraction of ?system admin?; see admin.
  

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015) :

  system administration
  admin
  sysadmin
  system administrator
  
      Activities performed by a system administrator (or
     "admin", "sysadmin", "site admin") such as monitoring security
     configuration, managing allocation of user names and
     passwords, monitoring disk space and other resource use,
     performing backups, and setting up new hardware and
     software.
  
     system administrators often also help users, though in a large
     organisation this may be a separate job.
  
     Compare postmaster, sysop, system management, systems
     programmer.
  
     [Other tasks?]
  
     (1999-05-02)
  

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