South Africa

Specialist: Server Administration

Company Assupol Life
Reference # SSA
Published 02/06/2021
Contract Type Permanent
Salary Market Related
Location Menlyn, Gauteng, South Africa
The IT Server Administrator will be responsible for managing our Azure Cloud, Microsoft on premises and VMWare Server infrastructure.
Job Functions Information Technology
Industries Insurance
The candidate should have the capability and understanding of applications such as VMWare
7, Microsoft Server 2016 and 2019 and Azure cloud environments to recommend and utilize appropriate toolsets based on business requirements.
The Server Administrator will be responsible for the design, provision, installation/configuration, operation, and maintenance of systems hardware and software and
related infrastructure.
•Install new/rebuild existing servers and configure hardware, peripherals, services, settings, storage.
•Designing and supporting systems that provide easy and natural end-user access.
•Perform daily backup operations, ensuring all required file systems and system data are successfully backed up to the appropriate media.
•Support production systems as required by optimizing performance, resolving production problems, and providing timely follow-up on reported problems and incidents.
•Repair and recover from hardware or software failures.
•Coordinate and communicate with impacted constituencies.
•Resolving customer issues including complex technical scenarios.
•Establish performance standards and proactively monitors performance.
•Creating and maintaining system documentation.
•Establish IT policies, standards, practices and security measures to ensure effective and consistent information processing operations and to safeguard information resources.
•Working with existing systems to track and manage requests and issues.
•Familiarity with Active Directory, DNS, DHCP, Security, OS Internal concepts, IIS
Administration experience.
•Experience with VMWare configuration and administration.
•Experience with Unified Messaging (MS Exchange 2016 and 2019)
•Familiarity with networking tools (ping, tracert, tracemon, NetMon, wire shark, etc.).
•Experience with scripting tools such as XML and PowerShell.
•Experience working with and maintaining MS SQL Server, including performance tuning.
•Server clustering experience.
•Experience with data reconciliation and migration between data environments (e.g.
•dev, test, staging, prod, etc).
•Experience with Virtualized storage including vendors like Dell, HP, Nimble and Microsoft. ISCSI and Fiber channel SAN - storage experience.
•Experience with Azure cloud. Deployments of Azure resources, policies and security.
Grade 12
National Diploma in Information Technology
A+ and N+
MCSE 2016
Exchange 2016
Sharepoint 2016
Azure Administrator
ITIL V3 Foundation
Driver’s licence and own reliable transport essential
5 years’ experience as a server administrator
6 years’ experience in an IT environment
Job Closing Date 16/06/2021
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