Senior Storage and Virtualization Administrator

Client AVBOB
Reference # Stor/Virt
Published 05/04/2017
Contract Type Permanent
Salary Market Related
Location Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa
Introduction
AVBOB as a pacesetter in the funeral business seeks to employ a high calibre candidate for the position of Senior Storage and Virtualization Administrator. The position is based at our Head Office in the Pretoria CBD.
Job Functions Information Technology
Industries Financial Services,Funeral Service,Information Technology,Insurance
Specification
Responsible for ensuring alignment to group data policies, strategy, data management and
data governance frameworks and practices.
Assess current alignment to group data policies and strategies, data management and data
governance frameworks and practices and in conjunction with data stewards define the
required processes and frameworks.
Design IT storage and virtualisation systems that are cost effective and meet the performance
and availability requirements defined by the business.
Plan rollout of new storage and virtualization hardware and system releases, and make sure
that they are properly tested before deployment to production in order to minimize the impact
of change-related incidents.
Develop comprehensive operational procedures for on-going support, change management,
incident and problem management.
Conduct capacity planning, process and resource analyses of the storage and virtualisation
environments and recommend performance improvement options.
Create and maintain documentation for existing and new storage and virtualization systems
using detailed diagrams.
Provide on-call support in a customer centric environment and resolve the more complex
problems, including the resolution of complex performance and availability problems
occurring within the storage and virtualization systems.
Monitor health and performance of key storage and virtualization systems on a daily basis;
develop and implement moderately complex storage and virtualization monitoring tools and
verify that service levels are being met and communicated to the various business owners.
Monitor security forums and vendor mailing lists, make sure that all storage and virtualization
systems are up to date with patches and not vulnerable to attacks.
Perform considerably complex troubleshooting of storage and virtualization systems in
Requirements
Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or related field or equivalent
experience required.
Virtualisation/VMWARE certifications
Perform considerably complex troubleshooting of storage and virtualization systems in
collaboration with other teams, ensures complete resolution of incident and customer satisfaction
or escalates to more senior level staff.
Participate in various projects as a technical resource.
Maintains current knowledge of AVBOB’s IT infrastructure and operations.
Installation and configuration of hardware components in our data centres.
Perform any other duties as required to deliver exceptional service and to support Central’s
business goals.
Job Closing Date 30/06/2017
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