system operator definition job, jargon
(Always abbreviated to "sysop") /sis'op/ A term used in the BBS
world for the operator of a bulletin-board system (who is usually also the owner).
A common neophyte mistake on FidoNet
is to address a message to "sysop" in an international echo
, thus sending it to hundreds of sysops around the world.
Contrast: system administrator