Senior Infrastructure Systems Engineer (Durban) (2-year contract) HLR7968

Location: Durban

Remuneration: Market related

HLR Reference #: HLR7968


Research company focusing on medical research for Global projects has an urgent requirement for a Senior Infrastructure Systems Engineer. 2 year renewable contract.

Purpose of the role:

  • Take responsibility and management of the infrastructure, support and maintenance,
  • Management of systems and network environment
  • Leverage cloud-based technologies.
  • Communicate with stakeholders to identify what they want to accomplish with a system.
  • Use expert-level administration and optimization of hosts and servers to ensure high degree of availability and appropriate resource management.
  • Patch management of all servers and end user devices
  • Management of Helpdesk service requests
  • Monitor and respond to system alerts and system/server backups.

Qualifications and Experience Required:

      • Bachelor’s degree in computer science
      • Microsoft 365 Certified: Fundamentals
      • 5 years’ experience in IT with at least 3 years in a leadership role
      • Experience in technology strategy development, system design and development.
      • Extensive expertise in leading cross-functional teams on projects
      • Proven track record in IT Vendor Management
      • Advanced skills in Microsoft Active Directory, Azure Active Directory, Office 365 (Exchange online, SharePoint, PowerApps), VMware, Veeam and related hyper-converged infrastructure
      • Server Installation and Configuration, LAN/WAN configuration and support
      • ITIL
      • Knowledge of Linux Systems advantageous
    • To apply please send through your application to:

Consultant: Debbie Wilke

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