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Senior Systems Engineer

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Location:

Durban, Kwazulu Natal 

Suburb:

Umhlanga Rocks

Salary:

Negotiable per month

Posted:

08-02-2018
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Job Type:

Permanent

Job Level:

Senior

Employment Equity:

South African Citizens Only
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Job Description:

SENIOR SYSTEMS ENGINEER
UMHLANGA ROCKS
NEGOTIABLE PACKAGE

If you are chosen, you will be accountable for managing, maintaining, supporting, and upgrading our ISP and client servers and network infrastructure.
 
ESSENTIAL COMPETENCIES
  • Advanced server systems administration (Linux/Unix)
  • Advanced networking – routing, switching, firewalling and general IP networking experience
  • Advanced DNS administration
  • VMware, HyperV, ESXi and related
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience installing, maintaining and supporting a corporate/ISP infrastructure environment.
  • A minimum of 5 years’ working experience as an IT support technician and directly supporting end-users, both face-to-face and remotely
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience installing, maintaining and supporting corporate network environments (LAN & WAN)
  • VPN and WAN setup/support
  • Indepth understanding of BGP, OSPF, MPLS, VOIP, VPN
  • CCNA/CCNP (or equivalent)
  • SAN/NAS technologies
  • Drivers license
ADVANTAGEOUS SKILLS
  • Mail server experience (Postfix, Sendmail, Exim, Antispam/Antivirus, DNSBL, SMTP protocol & general mail routing)
  • Wireless networking
  • LAMP stack
  • Mikrotik
  • BGP, OSPF, MPLS, VOIP, VPN
  • PHP & WordPress admin
  • Veeam
  • Fortinet
  • Microsoft Office 365 and Azure experience
  • Experience with helpdesk ticketing systems such as OTRS, Zendesk & osTicket, Heat, Remedy, etc.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Maintenance of our ISP network and hosting environment, including mail, DNS, firewall, web and all virtual server environments.
  • Effective involvement in projects and the rollout of solutions to clients.
  • Support and maintenance of custom in-house applications.
  • Managing the integrity of the network, server deployment, and security.
  • Be accountable for effecting remote and onsite IT support to all internal and external stakeholders in the recording and resolution of all IT support tickets logged and/or calls taken
  • Provide technical support in terms of hardware, software, systems and administration
  • Ensure expected service levels and response times are adhered to
  • Follow the company processes to effectively escalate matters with effective resolutions
  • Maintain constant communication with end users, engineers, partners and third-party service providers on all matters that require technical support
  • Provide after-hours support on rotation with the team
  • Create, oversee and test security measures (e.g. access authentication and disaster recovery)
  • Build and document network management and telemetry road maps for infrastructure and services
  • Integrate network management platforms into the Microsoft cloud for new and existing technologies
  • Experience in workload deployments to public clouds: Amazon, Azure, etc
  • Architecture and design of fault tolerant systems
  • personal attributes
  • A professional who understands that best results are achieved through collaborating with others, and not just in working alone
  • A natural-born teacher who will do what it takes to up-skill the people around you, and has an opinion on what constitutes great work
  • Broadly-skilled with the ability to adapt to different tools or workflows according to the deadline or output required
  • Passionate about keeping abreast of changes in your chosen area of technology
  • The ability to ingest constructive criticism and work with team input while staying true to the product
  • The maturity to work purposefully and steadily under pressure with all kinds of clients
  • The culture of imparting knowledge to co-workers, regardless of years of experience, and to constantly acquire and adopt knowledge from others
  • A strong online presence (you share your interests on social media) and innate drive to share your knowledge (active participation in the community)
  • Career-focused with the motivation to forge one’s own path to success within a high-performing team
  • The drive to be the best in the industry in every task you undertake
  • The diligence and discipline to get things done, no matter the level or perceived cachet of the task 
 
PLEASE SEND ME  A DETAILED CV INCLUDING AVAILABILITY AND SALARY REQUIREMENTS 

Job Category:

Network Engineer, Systems Engineer
Company Info
IT Staffing
Melkbosstrand, WC, South Africa

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IT Staffing
Melkbosstrand, WC, South Africa

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Senior Systems Engineer

col-narrow-left   

Location:

Durban, Kwazulu Natal 

Suburb:

Umhlanga Rocks

Salary:

Negotiable per month

Posted:

08-02-2018
col-narrow-right   

Job Type:

Permanent

Job Level:

Senior

Employment Equity:

South African Citizens Only
col-wide   

Job Description:

SENIOR SYSTEMS ENGINEER
UMHLANGA ROCKS
NEGOTIABLE PACKAGE

If you are chosen, you will be accountable for managing, maintaining, supporting, and upgrading our ISP and client servers and network infrastructure.
 
ESSENTIAL COMPETENCIES
  • Advanced server systems administration (Linux/Unix)
  • Advanced networking – routing, switching, firewalling and general IP networking experience
  • Advanced DNS administration
  • VMware, HyperV, ESXi and related
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience installing, maintaining and supporting a corporate/ISP infrastructure environment.
  • A minimum of 5 years’ working experience as an IT support technician and directly supporting end-users, both face-to-face and remotely
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience installing, maintaining and supporting corporate network environments (LAN & WAN)
  • VPN and WAN setup/support
  • Indepth understanding of BGP, OSPF, MPLS, VOIP, VPN
  • CCNA/CCNP (or equivalent)
  • SAN/NAS technologies
  • Drivers license
ADVANTAGEOUS SKILLS
  • Mail server experience (Postfix, Sendmail, Exim, Antispam/Antivirus, DNSBL, SMTP protocol & general mail routing)
  • Wireless networking
  • LAMP stack
  • Mikrotik
  • BGP, OSPF, MPLS, VOIP, VPN
  • PHP & WordPress admin
  • Veeam
  • Fortinet
  • Microsoft Office 365 and Azure experience
  • Experience with helpdesk ticketing systems such as OTRS, Zendesk & osTicket, Heat, Remedy, etc.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Maintenance of our ISP network and hosting environment, including mail, DNS, firewall, web and all virtual server environments.
  • Effective involvement in projects and the rollout of solutions to clients.
  • Support and maintenance of custom in-house applications.
  • Managing the integrity of the network, server deployment, and security.
  • Be accountable for effecting remote and onsite IT support to all internal and external stakeholders in the recording and resolution of all IT support tickets logged and/or calls taken
  • Provide technical support in terms of hardware, software, systems and administration
  • Ensure expected service levels and response times are adhered to
  • Follow the company processes to effectively escalate matters with effective resolutions
  • Maintain constant communication with end users, engineers, partners and third-party service providers on all matters that require technical support
  • Provide after-hours support on rotation with the team
  • Create, oversee and test security measures (e.g. access authentication and disaster recovery)
  • Build and document network management and telemetry road maps for infrastructure and services
  • Integrate network management platforms into the Microsoft cloud for new and existing technologies
  • Experience in workload deployments to public clouds: Amazon, Azure, etc
  • Architecture and design of fault tolerant systems
  • personal attributes
  • A professional who understands that best results are achieved through collaborating with others, and not just in working alone
  • A natural-born teacher who will do what it takes to up-skill the people around you, and has an opinion on what constitutes great work
  • Broadly-skilled with the ability to adapt to different tools or workflows according to the deadline or output required
  • Passionate about keeping abreast of changes in your chosen area of technology
  • The ability to ingest constructive criticism and work with team input while staying true to the product
  • The maturity to work purposefully and steadily under pressure with all kinds of clients
  • The culture of imparting knowledge to co-workers, regardless of years of experience, and to constantly acquire and adopt knowledge from others
  • A strong online presence (you share your interests on social media) and innate drive to share your knowledge (active participation in the community)
  • Career-focused with the motivation to forge one’s own path to success within a high-performing team
  • The drive to be the best in the industry in every task you undertake
  • The diligence and discipline to get things done, no matter the level or perceived cachet of the task 
 
PLEASE SEND ME  A DETAILED CV INCLUDING AVAILABILITY AND SALARY REQUIREMENTS 

Job Category:

Network Engineer, Systems Engineer
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