Responsibilities

Set system administration processes

  • Establish goals and priorities, design, planning, day-to-day operation, maintenance, and advanced troubleshooting of systems
  • Align system administration with overall strategic IT service direction and business needs
  • Assist with the development of business case justifications and cost/benefit analyses for spending and initiatives
  • Anticipate internal and/or external business challenges and/or regulatory issues
  • Develop policies, procedures, and controls to ensure system security

Develop New Systems

  • Partner with stakeholders to recommend innovative and automated approaches for system administration
  • Define systems requirements for new technology implementations
  • Prepare for system expansion by studying plans and requirements
  • Oversee the design, maintenance and implementation of the systems
  • Prioritise tasks to ensure projects are implemented in accordance with project plans and budgets

Optimise Systems Performance

  • Recommend process, product or service improvements, resource optimisation and cost savings
  • Oversee hardware and software upgrades
  • Recommend new technologies, methodologies, systems or opportunities for cost savings, security and service quality improvement

Manage Teams

  • Oversee team management including budgets, forecasting, work allocations and staffing
  • Develop staff through ongoing coaching, mentoring and career discussions
  • Define common goals, direction and accountability among staff
  • Drive effective performance management practices within department in accordance with company policies and procedures

Requirements

  • Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or equivalent.
  • Experience in data centre operations with some basic network support.
  • Strong communications skills with stakeholders at all levels.
  • Certification in MCSE preferred.

Shortlisted candidates will be offered a 1 Year Agency Contract employment.