Job Title

System Administrator

Western Cape
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Sector: IT / Computers / Software
Posted: 12 January 2024

Job Details

A business designing, building, and implementing world-class, innovative ICT solutions is looking for a System Administrator to work within their NOC team. 

Location: Ndabeni, Cape Town, South Africa


  • Manage Dell iDRAC and HP iLO for server management. 
  • Administer Microsoft Exchange 2016, including configuration and troubleshooting. 
  • Deploy and manage databases (MariaDB, SQL Server, MySQL). 
  • Deploy and manage OpenDNS environments. 
  • Handle Windows services such as DHCP, DNS, WSUS, Active Directory, File Services, Group Policies, and Windows Deployment Services. 
  • Manage IIS (Internet Information Services) for web server configurations. 
  • Oversee Office 365 tenant management and deployments. 
  • Administer VMware ESXi for virtualization. 
  • Implement and manage backup solutions using Commvault and Veeam. 
  • Handle Bitdefender GravityZone for endpoint security management. 
  • Manage Nutanix HCI Cluster infrastructure. 
  • Administer Mimecast for email security and archiving. 
  • Oversee VIP Payroll and provide related support. 
  • Manage Pastel and Sage ESS systems. 


  • 5-year Proven experience in system administration with expertise in the mentioned technologies. 
  • Strong knowledge of server management, databases, and virtualization technologies. 
  • Experience with backup solutions (Commvault, Veeam), antivirus management (Bitdefender), and email security (Mimecast). 
  • Familiarity with VIP Payroll, Pastel, and Sage ESS 
  • Strong knowledge of Linux system administration 
  • Relevant certifications in the mentioned technologies are a plus

Personal Attributes:

  • Remain flexible, function under pressure and maintain a positive attitude and work performance in a variety of circumstances 
  • Have the ability to work within a team, but also independently 
  • Take responsibility for staying up to date with the latest trends and developments 
  • Be willing and keen to share information 
  • Have good communication skills 
  • Have a natural tendency to be self-driven and highly self-motivated with a sense of pride in their work 
  • Show initiative  
  • Have a strong sense of integrity, and is open, honest and ethical in everything they do 
  • Be able to learn and apply new development tools quickly and efficiently 
  • Be able to accept constructive criticism 
  • Providing guidance and training to junior technicians, including reviewing work and providing feedback and guidance to ensure that standards are met