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Server Engineer (Server Core)

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Location:

Cape Town, Western Cape 

Salary:

Negotiable per month

Posted:

20-11-2017
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Job Type:

Permanent

Job Level:

Senior

Employment Equity:

South African Citizens Only
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Job Description:

Awesome career opportunity witb a great employer of choice.

Duties will include, but not limited to:
  • Sit frequently with Infrastructure manager to understand current business requirements
  • Translate requirements into technical solutions providing proof of concepts where necessary
  • Analyse current infrastructure and actively seek ways to innovate and optimize our systems through self-initiated projects.
  • Support and maintain all of company;s  core hardware infrastructure.
  • Ensure monitoring is in place to detect failure or potential failure of all DOS systems including but not limited to Servers, Storage and Data Centre services such as UPS, Air-con and Generators.
  • Work closely with other Infrastructure teams to understand their requirements or challenges and match their needs with solutions available.
  • Promote the services available from Server Core team to other teams within the company's  Technology team.
  • When required work closely with the Enterprise Architect team to facilitate the alignment of future needs with the infrastructure already deployed within the company
  • Proactively research new technologies to ensure the company stays ahead of the curve when it comes to core server infrastructure solutions.

Requirements
Essential Requirements:
  • A Relevant Information Technology tertiary qualification and Microsoft Certifications
  • Minimum 8 years’ experience in the Information Technology industry using Microsoft Technologies.
  • Previous experience in 24/7 E-commerce Environment.

Job Requirements:
  • Proven track record of initiating, designing and implementing major infrastructure solutions single handily.
  • Proven first-hand experience with networking technologies including Switching, Routing, Firewalling, Load Balancing.
  • Proven first-hand experience working with enterprise grade hardware including Servers, SAN’s, Fibre Channel Switches and other Data Centre Services.
  • Proven experience in using scripting or software solutions to automate or reduce administrative work.
  • Ability to translate business needs into possible viable technology solutions.
  • Project management skills with proven experience in handling big system migrations or implementation working both as a member in a team as well as on his/her own.

Personal Competencies:
  • Self-motivated, strong personal drive, highly organised, energetic, innovative and proactive
  • Passionate about technology
  • Motivated to do self-study
  • Comfortable with working outside normal working hours regularly to complete projects as to limit impact on the organisation
  • Excellent communications and interpersonal skills
  • Comfortable with working independently and as part of a team
  • Sound organisational and time management skills
  • Accountability
  • High stress tolerance
  • Flexible and able to cope with change and fluctuating demands
  • Very systematic, precise, logical, accurate and thorough
  • Problem solving focused

Job Category:

Hardware Engineer, Installation Engineer, Other IT & Telecoms, Server Administrator, Technical Support
Company Info
Barretts Recruitment
Cape Town, WC, South Africa

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Company Info


Barretts Recruitment
Cape Town, WC, South Africa

Please register to view contact info


Server Engineer (Server Core)

col-narrow-left   

Location:

Cape Town, Western Cape 

Salary:

Negotiable per month

Posted:

20-11-2017
col-narrow-right   

Job Type:

Permanent

Job Level:

Senior

Employment Equity:

South African Citizens Only
col-wide   

Job Description:

Awesome career opportunity witb a great employer of choice.

Duties will include, but not limited to:
  • Sit frequently with Infrastructure manager to understand current business requirements
  • Translate requirements into technical solutions providing proof of concepts where necessary
  • Analyse current infrastructure and actively seek ways to innovate and optimize our systems through self-initiated projects.
  • Support and maintain all of company;s  core hardware infrastructure.
  • Ensure monitoring is in place to detect failure or potential failure of all DOS systems including but not limited to Servers, Storage and Data Centre services such as UPS, Air-con and Generators.
  • Work closely with other Infrastructure teams to understand their requirements or challenges and match their needs with solutions available.
  • Promote the services available from Server Core team to other teams within the company's  Technology team.
  • When required work closely with the Enterprise Architect team to facilitate the alignment of future needs with the infrastructure already deployed within the company
  • Proactively research new technologies to ensure the company stays ahead of the curve when it comes to core server infrastructure solutions.

Requirements
Essential Requirements:
  • A Relevant Information Technology tertiary qualification and Microsoft Certifications
  • Minimum 8 years’ experience in the Information Technology industry using Microsoft Technologies.
  • Previous experience in 24/7 E-commerce Environment.

Job Requirements:
  • Proven track record of initiating, designing and implementing major infrastructure solutions single handily.
  • Proven first-hand experience with networking technologies including Switching, Routing, Firewalling, Load Balancing.
  • Proven first-hand experience working with enterprise grade hardware including Servers, SAN’s, Fibre Channel Switches and other Data Centre Services.
  • Proven experience in using scripting or software solutions to automate or reduce administrative work.
  • Ability to translate business needs into possible viable technology solutions.
  • Project management skills with proven experience in handling big system migrations or implementation working both as a member in a team as well as on his/her own.

Personal Competencies:
  • Self-motivated, strong personal drive, highly organised, energetic, innovative and proactive
  • Passionate about technology
  • Motivated to do self-study
  • Comfortable with working outside normal working hours regularly to complete projects as to limit impact on the organisation
  • Excellent communications and interpersonal skills
  • Comfortable with working independently and as part of a team
  • Sound organisational and time management skills
  • Accountability
  • High stress tolerance
  • Flexible and able to cope with change and fluctuating demands
  • Very systematic, precise, logical, accurate and thorough
  • Problem solving focused

Job Category:

Hardware Engineer, Installation Engineer, Other IT & Telecoms, Server Administrator, Technical Support
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