Responsibilities

Execute Systems Administration Service Levels

  • Administer system components with the goal of meeting performance and usage requirements
  • Perform maintenance, installation, setup and configuration of systems
  • Monitor the integrity of the systems to ensure availability to users in a secure and controlled manner
  • Conduct system backups, optimisation, initiation of recovery procedures and routine troubleshooting
  • Liaise with relevant parties to meet installation priorities and prevent disruption of service
  • Produce systemic and/or ad hoc reports

Develop New Systems

  • Assist with the development of new systems as per the system requirements
  • Implement systems security and integrity controls
  • Assist with new system testing and implementation
  • Assist with piloting of new tools, technologies, and/or processes

Optimise Systems Performance

  • Perform ongoing optimisation of system components such as updates and upgrades
  • Conduct technical research for software and hardware upgrades
  • Maintain documentation of all conducted system optimisation activities
  • Track key operational metrics, including performance, utilisation, throughput, capacity etc.
  • Gather performance and data usage statistics for capacity planning and reporting

Resolve issues

  • Use prescribed guidelines or policies to analyse and resolve problems
  • Solve faults occurring in the operation of hardware and software
  • Perform systems repairs

Develop Documentation

  • Create systems documentation which records modifications and developments carried out
  • Maintain technical documentation including systems structures, system requirements, process flows, operating procedures and management guidelines

Requirements

  • Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or equivalent.
  • Experience in VMware vShpere 4.0+, Microsoft Windows 2008 Hyper-V and / or Citrix XenServer virtualization technology and implementation.
  • Strong knowledge of patch management, software delivery solution and system backup solutions.
  • Strong communications skills with stakeholders at all levels.
  • MCSE certified preferred.

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