Senior Systems Administrator

Remuneration:negotiable Market related 
Location:Cape Town
Type: Permanent
Company:Datafin Recruitment

A dynamic multinational IT services and support company in Cape Town is looking for a senior systems administrator to join their team.

  • Engaging with clients on day-to-day basis, and ensuring their objectives are met and instructions are executed.
  • Business analysis - liaising with clients, translating their business needs into technical specifications, making recommendations drawing on extensive technical and industry specific experience.
  • Technical implementation and documentation.
  • Project management - managing resources across multiple projects, project scopes and budgets.
  • Quality assurance and testing.
  • Technology research and development.
  • Resolve technical issues.

Essential qualifications
  • Minimum of a matric certification.
  • Drivers licence and reliable vehicle is required, technicians will be required to go onsite to clients. 
Desirable qualifications
  • MCSA Office 365.
  • MCSA Windows Server 2012.
Beneficial qualifications:
  • Amazon Web Services (AWS).
Work experience and skills:
  • Minimum of four years' Windows Server support and maintenance experience.
  • Minimum of two years' Exchange server support experience.
  • Minimum of one-year of experience on WSUS and System Centre.
  • Good customer relationship skills.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills are prerequisite.
  • Ability to be polite but firm when dealing with difficult, impatient or upset people.
  • Self–motivated, honest and reliable, with a strong sense of accountability.
  • Be able to work both independently as well as part of a team.
  • Neat, self-organised, well-spoken and well-presented.
  • Great problem-solving skills.
  • Attention to detail and dedicated to work in the organisation.
While we would really like to respond to every application, should you not be contacted for this position within 10 working days please consider your application unsuccessful.

When applying for jobs, ensure that you have the minimum job requirements. Only SA citizens will be considered for this role. If you are not in the mentioned location of any of the jobs, please note your relocation plans in all applications for jobs and correspondence. Please email a Word copy of your CV to and mention the reference numbers of the jobs.

Posted on 19 May 08:47

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