Systems Administrator

Systems Administrator

Job Title: Systems Administrator
Location: Western Cape
Salary: 0.00
Reference: JN -092017-9641
Job Published: October 18, 2017 10:23

Job Description

Your responsibilities will include:
  • Install new / rebuild existing servers and configure hardware, peripherals, services, settings, directories, storage, etc. in accordance with standards and project or operational requirements.
  • Server and systems maintenance with experience in the following areas
    • VMware
    • Citrix Xen
    • Active Directory
    • Windows Server 2008, 2012
    • Linux (Ubuntu)
    • DNS / DHCP / Squid (Proxy) on Linux
    • Dell Servers
    • IaaS (AWS, Google)
  • Network installation, support and maintenance using Cisco technology.
  • Develop and maintain installation and configuration procedures.
  • Contribute to and maintain system standards.
  • Research and recommend innovative approaches for administration tasks. 
  • Identify approaches that leverage our resources and provide economies of scale.
  • Perform daily system monitoring, verifying the integrity and availability of all hardware, server resources, systems and key processes, reviewing system and application logs, and verifying completion of scheduled jobs such as backups.
  • Provide support per request from various functional areas. Investigate and troubleshoot issues.
  • Coordinate and manage vendor tasks and deliverables  
Attributes required:
  • Solutions-oriented, can-do attitude and high energy
  • Demonstrates a passion for optimal systems and simple procedures.
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking, using data to make informed decisions
  • Ability to disaggregate and structure solutions to ambiguous problems
  • Ability to interview and interact professionally with internal and external people
  • Capability to present ideas succinctly, in writing and verbally
  • Versatile and with the appetite to learn by doing
  • Bachelor Degree with a technical major (i.e. Engineering or Computer Science)
  • Industry certifications preferred (i.e. LPI, MCSE, VCP, CCNA, N+)
  • At least 3 years of professional experience in a similar role
  • Excellent understanding of TCP/IP and network communications
  • Functional knowledge of web-based ecommerce technologies
  • Knowledge and experience with MySQL advantageous