Senior Systems Administrator – Information Technology
Initiate International
Cape Town
3d ago

A leading tech company have a great job opportunity for a Senior Systems Administrator to join their team in Cape Town .

This role involves global support, deployment, configuration, maintenance and management of Microsoft Windows (AD 2010 and 2012), LINUX (Redhat and Debian) and Solaris based systems used in the user, development and production environments.

Your key job responsibilities as the Senior Systems Administrator in Cape Town will include :

  • Install, configure, deploy, maintain, upgrade, patch and administer OS based systems (Windows, Linux, ESXi, etc.) for user, pre-
  • production, production and back-office environments

  • Configure, deploy, administer and maintain VMWare virtualization platforms
  • Participate in all phases of systems management including performance and availability, monitoring & alerting, data integrity, security and capacity planning
  • Perform all system administration tasks in accordance with Agile and ISO project management methodologies, adhering to scheduling, change control, security and applicable operational policies and procedures
  • Install, manage and maintain OS and software applications and services such as Windows AD, DNS, IIS, Apache, Tomcat, FTP, SQL Server, Exchange and numerous 3rd party applications such as backup, monitoring, patching and other line-
  • of-business applications

  • Provide on-call support to resolve and / or escalate user / systems incidents or issues outside normal working hours including support during software deployment / release activities
  • Requirements for this Senior Systems Administrator job in Cape Town :

  • Degree or Diploma in Computer Science or equivalent years of experience
  • 6+ years of experience in Windows / LINUX / Solaris based system administration in a software development environment
  • Demonstrable skills in deployment, configuration, maintenance and administration of Microsoft AD 2010 and 2012 Windows Servers and Windows
  • 7 / 8 laptop / desktop operating systems and applications
  • Experience in a SaaS web development environment
  • Strong knowledge of TCP / IP networking, VLANs, Cisco ASA firewalls, Cisco routers, Managed Switches, load balancers
  • Windows / Linux / Solaris OS scripting and automation
  • Demonstrable skills and experience with database server connectivity
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