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system operator

or systems operator

a person who maintains a computer system or network, especially one who operates a computer bulletin board.
Also called, Informal, sysop
[sis-op] /ˈsɪsˌɒp/ (Show IPA)
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British Dictionary definitions for sysop


(computing) a person who runs a system or network
Word Origin
C20: sys(tem) + op(erator)
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