Systems Administrator
Hire Resolve
Cape Town , ZA
3d ago

Job Description

Our client based in the Cape Town area are looking for a Systems Administrator (Mid-Level) to add to their team on a permanent basis.

Responsiblities :

  • The effective provisioning, installation, configuration, operation and maintenance of systems hardware, software and related infrastructure.
  • Control and verify system backups and file archiving, ensuring all required file systems and data are successfully backed up to appropriate media, media is stored, and recycled.
  • Strong support knowledge (Create, change, and delete user accounts per request, Hardware & Network Troubleshooting).
  • Investigate and troubleshoot issues.
  • Perform daily system monitoring, verifying the integrity and availability of all hardware, server resources, systems and key processes, reviewing system and application logs and verifying completion of scheduled jobs such as backups.
  • Train, guide and advise users in the appropriate and efficient use of the IT infrastructure.
  • Strong knowledge on Internet solutions. e.g. I.P Ranges, DHCP, DNS fundamentals etc.
  • Experience within a helpdesk environment and helpdesk software. e.g. Redmine
  • Undertake other duties not specifically stated which from time to time are necessary without altering the nature or level of responsibility
  • Must have’s and Experience needed :

  • IT Related Degree
  • Virtualisation (KVM / OpenStack / XEN / AWS / Hetzner) : 2 years
  • Monitoring Systems (Cacti / Nagios / Zabbix) : 2 years
  • Orchestration and Provisioning (Puppet / Chef / Foreman / Spacewalk) : 2 years
  • Databases (MySQL / MySQL cluster / Replication / Postgresql) : 2 years
  • Storage Technologies (SAN / NAS / iSCSI / Fibre Channel) : 1 year
  • Scripting (E.g. Perl, Bash, Python, etc.) : 2 years
  • Strong Linux skills is a requirement
  • Interested candidates can forward their comprehensive written applications to the following e-mail : or fax to : 086 600 7977, you can also contact Caitlin on 011 807 8064 Correspondence will only be conducted with short listed candidates.

    Should you not hear from us within 3 working days after the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful.

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