Server Core: Server Engineer

Client Digital Outsource Services
Published 06/03/2017
Contract Type Permanent
Salary Market Related
Location Century City, Western Cape, South Africa
Reporting to the Server Core Tech Lead, the successful candidate will be required to research, design and implement all of DOS’s core enterprise infrastructure services
Job Functions Information Technology
Industries Ecommerce
•Meet frequently with Infrastructure manager to understand current business requirements
•Translate requirements into technical solutions providing proof of concepts where necessary
•Analyse current infrastructure and actively seek ways to innovate and optimize our systems through self-initiated projects
•Support and maintain all of DOS’s core hardware infrastructure
•Ensure monitoring is in place to detect failure or potential failure of all DOS systems including but not limited to Servers, Storage and Data Centre services such as UPS, Air-con and Generators
•Work closely with other Infrastructure teams to understand their requirements or challenges and match their needs with solutions available
•Promote the services available from Server Core team to other teams within the DOS Technology teams
•When required work closely with the Enterprise Architect team to facilitate the alignment of future needs with the infrastructure already deployed within DOS
•Proactively research new technologies to ensure DOS stays ahead of the curve when it comes to core server infrastructure solutions
Essential Requirements:
•A Relevant Information Technology tertiary qualification and Microsoft Certifications
•Minimum 8 years’ experience in the Information Technology industry using Microsoft Technologies
•Previous experience in 24/7 E-commerce Environment.

Job Requirements:
•Proven track record of initiating, designing and implementing major infrastructure solutions
•Proven first-hand experience with networking technologies including Switching, Routing, Firewalling and Load Balancing
•Proven first-hand experience working with enterprise grade hardware including Servers, SAN’s, Fibre Channel Switches and other Data Centre Services
•Proven experience in using scripting or software solutions to automate or reduce administrative work
•Ability to translate business needs into possible viable technology solutions
•Project management skills with proven experience in handling big system migrations or implementation working both as a member in a team as well as on his/her own

Personal Competencies:
•Demonstrates consistent behavior aligned to the Combiined F and Organizational Culture.
•Self-motivated, strong personal drive, highly organised, energetic, innovative and proactive
•Passionate about technology
•Motivated to do self-study
•Comfortable with working outside normal working hours regularly to complete projects as to limit impact on the organisation
•Excellent communications and interpersonal skills
•Comfortable with working independently and as part of a team
•Sound organisational and time management skills
•High stress tolerance
•Flexible and able to cope with change and fluctuating demands
•Very systematic, precise, logical, accurate and thorough
•Problem solving focused

This position requires trust and honesty it has access to customers financial details - therefore a credit and criminal record check will be conducted.
The qualifications identified herein are an inherent job requirement, therefore a qualification verification check will be done.
By applying for this role, and supplying the necessary details, you hereby grant us permission to apply for these checks. This will be done in a confidential manner, and solely for the purposes of verification.

Should you not hear from us in two weeks, please deem your application as unsuccessful.
Job Closing Date 31/07/2017
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