Systems Engineer: Technical And Infrastructure, Durban

Last update 2024-02-26
Expires 2024-03-26
ID #2006858797
Systems Engineer: Technical And Infrastructure, Durban
South Africa, KwaZulu-Natal, Durban,
Modified January 25, 2024


CAPRISAs goal is to undertake globally relevant and locally responsive research that contributes to understanding HIV Vaccines and Pathogenesis, Prevention and Epidemiology, the links between Tuberculosis and AIDS treatment and Covid-19. CAPRISA is a UNAIDS Collaborating Centre for HIV Research and Policy and is recognised as a DSI-NRF Centre of Excellence in HIV Prevention and hosts the SAMRC HIV-TB Pathogenesis and Treatment Research Unit.

The successful incumbent will join the Information Technology Department based at the CAPRISA Head Office in Durban and will provide support to 5 clinical research sites within KZN.

Applicants are advised that CAPRISA has implemented a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy and all appointees will need to be vaccinated at commencement of employment.

Minimum Requirements:

Bachelors degree in computer science or equivalent
Microsoft 365 Certified: Fundamentals
At least 5 years experience in IT with at least 3 years in a leadership role
Experience in technology strategy development, system design and development
Experience in leading projects for solutions delivery and business intelligence technologies
Extensive expertise in leading cross-functional teams on projects
Proven track record in IT Vendor Management
Advanced MS Office Skills and Microsoft Active Directory, Azure Active Directory, Office 365
(Exchange online, Share Point, Power Apps, etc), VMware, Veeam and related hyper converged
Server Installation and Configuration, LAN/WAN configuration and support
ITIL, MCSE (Minimum 2016)
Knowledge of Linux Systems advantageous

Attention to detail with strong analytical ability
Ability to plan, organize and manage multiple priorities working under pressure to meet
deadlines in a fast paced and dynamic environment
Ability to work independently, without direct supervision and fit in well within a multidisciplinary
Ability to maintain a high degree of professionalism and confidentiality
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Duties & Responsibilities:

Establish, configure, test and maintain operating systems and hardware components,
leverage IT staff for routine tasks by clearly documenting design, maintenance, and support
procedures, application software and system management tools
Management of systems and network environment
Leverage cloud-based technologies
Communicate with stakeholders to identify what they want to accomplish with a system
Use expert-level administration and optimization of hosts and servers to ensure high degree
of availability and appropriate resource management
Patch management of all servers and end user devices
Management of Helpdesk service requests
Monitor and respond to system alerts and system/server backups
Conduct high-level root-cause analysis of service interruptions and establish preventive
Manage ICT assets and stock

Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Systems engineer: technical and infrastructure

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