Datafin

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Senior Systems Engineer

IT – Support ~ IT – Infrastructure
Cape Town – Western Cape

ENVIRONMENT:
DESIGN and deploy complex IT systems and infrastructure, including servers, storage, networks, and security systems as your technical expertise as a Senior Systems Engineer is sought by a provider of Custom Cloud Solutions. You will work closely with Project Managers, Dev teams & other stakeholders to ensure that all systems meet the needs of clients and adhere to industry best practices. The ideal candidate is a self-motivated problem solver with a strong technical background in servers, storage, networking, and security systems and excellent communication skills. You will also require at least 5+ years’ work experience in a similar role with hands-on experience with virtualization technologies including VMware, Hyper-V, etc.
 
DUTIES:
  • Design and deploy complex IT systems and infrastructure, including servers, storage, networks, and security systems.
  • Develop and maintain documentation for all systems, including architecture diagrams, implementation plans, and standard operating procedures.
  • Collaborate with Project Managers, Development teams, and other stakeholders to ensure that all systems meet the needs of clients.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve technical issues with systems and infrastructure.
  • Monitor system performance and capacity and implement changes as necessary to optimize performance and ensure scalability.
  • Ensure all systems adhere to industry best practices and security standards.
  • Continuously evaluate new technologies and tools to improve system performance and efficiency.
 
REQUIREMENTS:
  • 5+ Years of experience as a Systems Engineer, or a related role.
  • Strong technical background in servers, storage, networking, and security systems.
  • Hands-on experience with virtualization technologies (VMware, Hyper-V, etc.).
 
Advantageous –
  • Relevant certifications (e.g., MCSE, CCNA, etc.) –
    • Microsoft Certified: Azure Solutions Architect Expert – AZ104 + AZ305
    • Microsoft Certified: Windows Server Hybrid Administrator Associate – AZ800 + AZ801
    • Microsoft Certified: Azure Virtual Desktop Specialty – AZ140
 
  • Experience working in an Agile / Scrum development environment.
  • Experience with cloud technologies (AWS, Azure, etc.).
  • Ability to write comprehensive design as well as technical documentation.
  • Understanding of security across various platforms.
  • Active Directory (including Tiering Design & Deployment).
  • Azure AD.
  • ADFS & Federation.
  • Strong PowerShell skills.
  • AD & Exchange and or tenant-to-tenant migrations.
  • PKI.
  • SCCM.
  • InTune.
  • Amazon Web Services.
  • Kemp/Progress.
  • ITIL.
  • Quest Tools.
 
ATTRIBUTES:
  • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to articulate technical concepts to both technical and non-technical stakeholders.
  • Good interpersonal skills and excellent attention to detail.