Senior IT Infrastructure Engineer
Western Province Blood Transfusion Services
Pinelands, ZA
6d ago

An opportunity has arisen for an experienced IT Infrastructure Engineer to join a small and dynamic IT Infrastructure team and help build and maintain modern and reliable IT Solutions that enables the Service to be a leader in our industry.

Main purpose of the role :

Reporting to the IT Infrastructure Manager, the Snr IT Infrastructure Engineer leads the IT infrastructure technical team and plans, maintains, supports and monitors IT infrastructure while running projects and serving as an escalation point for problem resolution.

This includes maintaining, implementing and validating BCP and DR processes that enable the Service to deliver a continuous and safe supply of blood.

Key Responsibilities :

  • Plan, design, deploy and configure ICT infrastructure that meets the business needs
  • Maintain, support and enhance ICT infrastructure to achieve efficiencies
  • Ensure operational readiness, security and availability of IT Systems
  • Support all aspects of IT Infrastructure Services within SLA and Service Availability KPI’s, including end user computing, communication (WAN, LAN, etc), hyper-converged infrastructure, virtualisation, storage, performance, uptime and compliance
  • Manage and deliver technical projects on-time, within scope and within budget
  • Designing, implementing and monitoring Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Measures
  • Provide after hours support on a rotational basis
  • Provide input into IT Infrastructure budgets
  • Minimum requirements and experience :

  • National Diploma or Degree in Information Systems / Computer Science
  • MCSE 2012 or later or equivalent certification
  • 7 years in a specialist technical role responsible for ICT Infrastructure
  • Must have a strong hands-on / technical knowledge of core Microsoft technologies including but not limited to Windows Servers, Active Directory, MS SQL and core Network / Cisco technologies including LAN / WAN, subnets, firewalls, VLAN's, VoIP and VPN’s
  • Project management experience would be an advantage
  • 3 years VMWare and VEEAM technical experience
  • Valid Code B driver’s license without endorsements
  • Competencies / behavioral dimensions :

  • Ability to operate at all levels of the organisation
  • Excellent interpersonal skills including oral and written communications
  • Must be able to work independently and perform under pressure
  • Ability to multitask and prioritise
  • Excellent organizational, planning and leadership skills
  • The Western Cape Blood Service is an equal opportunity employer.

    Kindly visit our website, www.wcbs.org.za and follow the links to apply.

    Should you not receive feedback within 4 weeks of submitting your application, please consider this as unsuccessful. WCBS reserves the right to not fill this position.

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