SENIOR BACK OFFICE ENGINEER

  • Permanent
  • Ref #407317TJ
  • Posted 2 weeks ago
  • Johannesburg North, Gauteng, South Africa, Africa
  • Information & Communications Technology, Infrastructure, Network, Other
Employer Description

Award-winning, luxury experiential travel company that tailor-makes exclusive safaris and tours in Africa, Asia and South America.

Job Description

  • Design and build-out IT infrastructure to meet business requirements.
  • Identify opportunities for increased reliability, availability, supportability, performance, and security.
  • Configure, Monitor and Maintain the VMware ESX environment across multiple locations.
  • Perform maintenance, administration and troubleshooting tasks relating the Microsoft 365 and Azure environment.
  • Configure, Monitor and Maintain IT hardware (including enterprise storage devices, switches, routers, servers, firewalls, Wi-Fi Systems and PBXs).
  • Design, implement and maintain Microsoft Exchange environments.
  • Monitor systems and services, measure systems availability and ensure sufficient capacity to meet the needs of the business.
  • Apply patches, hotfixes, service packs, and hardware updates.
  • Fulfil change requests (identify impact and complete risk analysis)
  • Investigate higher tier incidents and resolve problems.
  • Build out and maintain BackupDisaster Recovery and High Availability capabilities.
  • Work with technical teams to ensure cohesion of and consistency of the ICT infrastructure.
  • Maintain progressive, up-to-date knowledge of the latest features, tools and technologies
  • Implement, monitor, and maintain IT security systems and best practices.
  • Contribute to developing, documenting, implementing and upholding IT policies, procedures and technical documentation.

Qualifications

  • Degree/National Diploma
  • VMWare certified, MCSE, CCNP, ITIL certified
  • Microsoft 365 certified, MS Azure, SharePoint

Skills

REQUIRED SKILLS  (AT LEAST 5 YEARS)

  • Designing, implementing and maintain complex IT systems.
  • Experience administering Virtualisation technologies (VMWare preferred).
  • Experience supporting MS 365 environments.
  • Enterprise Security Services (Endpoint, Server protection).
  • Experience implementing and supporting Microsoft products including Active Directory, LDAP, Exchange, Remote Desktop Services and IIS.
  • Messaging fundamentals (Mimecast SMTP, DMARC, DKIM, SPF).
  • Enterprise storage management (EMC, EqualLogic, iSCSI, LUN, Load balancing)
  • Network Design – Routing, Switching (VLAN, STP PoE), IPv4 (DHCP, DNS, Subnet), Firewalls.
  • Strong documentation and policy writing skills.
  • Project management experience
  • Experience with Disaster Recovery
  • Experience in administering cloud platforms

Salary / Package

R540 000 - R660 000CTC