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Systems Engineer

Remuneration:Basic salary 
Location:Cape Town, Century City, Milnerton
Type: Permanent
Company:Datafin Recruitment


A specialist financial services firm seeks the expertise of a highly skilled Systems Engineer to join its team and take charge of the administration and management of their IT infrastructure at their offices located across the country. The ideal candidate must possess a relevant B-Degree/Diploma, Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert 2012 upwards and be certified as a VMware Professional. You require a minimum five years’ experience administering a corporate infrastructure and your tech toolset should include: Windows Server 2008, 2012, 2016, VMware 6.5, Hyper-V, Microsoft Active Directory, Microsoft Exchange 2010 and Exchange Online, Mimecast, Veeam 9.5 and Office 365 and Azure.

  • Manage Virtual Infrastructure (VMware and Hyper-V).
  • Active Directory Administration.
  • Exchange 2010 & Exchange Online Administration.
  • Skype for Business Administration.
  • Group Policy Management.
  • Manage Web Servers.
  • Manage Public Key Infrastructure.
  • Provide 3rd level support to Service Desk.
  • Proactively maintain Mazars systems infrastructure.
  • Maintain Backup Solutions.
  • Patch Management.
  • Server commissioning and decommissioning (virtual and physical).
  • Capacity management of all systems.
  • Monitor and Maintain DNS, DHCP, Print Servers.
  • Monitoring of all Systems and resolve problems.
  • Build meaningful relationships with vendors.
  • Grow utilisation of Office 365 and Azure services.
  • Hardware support: Troubleshooting hardware faults, liaise with vendors to resolve hardware faults, Facilitate UPS services.

Qualifications -
  • Relevant B-Degree/Diploma.
  • Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert - 2012 upwards.
  • VMware Certified Professional.
Advantageous -
  • Veeam Certified Engineer.
  • CCNA.
  • Minimum at least five years’ experience administering a corporate infrastructure.
  • Able to communicate effectively with all relevant stakeholders.
  • Able to effectively prioritise and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.
  • Analyse new and emerging technologies and apply them to meet current and future business requirements.
  • Proactive Thinking.
  • Maintain the right attitude and professionalism when dealing with customers in person, telephonically and via IM.
  • Available to work after hours when required.
Technical skills -
  • Windows Server 2008, 2012, 2016
  • VMware 6.5
  • Hyper-V
  • Microsoft Active Directory
  • Microsoft Exchange 2010 & Exchange Online
  • Mimecast
  • Veeam 9.5
  • Office 365 & Azure
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 e-mail a word copy of your CV to and mention the reference numbers of the jobs. We have a list of jobs on Datafin IT Recruitment - Cape Town Jobs.

Posted on 21 Feb 15:07

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DataFin was established in 1999. We pride ourselves on the fact that we have established relationships with industry leaders and a vast majority of our business is repeat business.

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