Junior Systems Administrator - Cape Town

1.To work as part of the Systems Operations team in the fast-paced working environment of red24’s Crisis Response Management Centre in Cape Town

2.To assist with the architecture, design, implementation, maintenance and daily support of back-office and client-facing systems in all office locations, including Linux and Windows-based server and desktop management

3.Investigates and analyses feasibility of system requirements and develops system specifications

4.Serves as a technical expert in the area of system administration for complex operating systems

1.Relevant tertiary IT certification (eg A+, N+, MCITP, CCNA) or equivalent experience

2.Minimum two years’ systems administration experience working in a mixed systems IT environment

3.Ability to support MS Server and desktop applications essential

4.Ability to support Linux essential

5.Strong understanding of different internet, networking and telephony technologies (ADSL, 3G, Wi-Fi, VPN, etc.)

6.Ability to support virtual and cloud environments (Vmware, Amazon AWS, Azure and Google Apps)

7.Proven analytical and problem solving ability

8.Development Operations (DevOps) experience and competent in a scripting language (PowerShell, Bash, Python or Perl)

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