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Among a wide range of duties a network engineer is responsible for installing, maintaining, and supporting the networks of communication between computers, within an organization. The goal of every network engineer is to make sure that the communication networks run smoothly. Also they want to provide maximum performance and availability for their users. Some times network engineers are part of an IT support team. An IT support team works for a company on all its electronic needs. In a big company the network engineer might have a specific duty because more IT support will be available. In a small company a network engineer might be the only person available to help with computer and electronic needs so he might be the trouble shooter for almost any IT problem that happens. There are four types of networks; local area networks (LANs), metropolitan area networks (MANs), wide area networks (WANs), and global area networks (GANs). Although engineering is one of the move broadly diverse jobs in the world this type of engineer if crucial to most businesses.