DESKTOP AND SERVERS ENGINEER - Fourways

This position will start as contract assignment and may become a permanent role.

This role has significant customer interface and the ability to engage meaningfully and with self-confidence at all levels within the customer organisation and environment is essential.

The successful candidate needs to be customer service focused as first priority.

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Responsible for designing and developing scalable, maintainable and suitable network and servers architectures that meet customer
business objectives.
• At customer premises, configure and install various servers & network devices and services (e.g., routers, switches, WiFi, firewalls, load
balancers, VPN etc
• Perform customer network maintenance and system upgrades including installation of service packs
• Monitor network engineering performance and ensure system availability and reliability.

Candidate Requirements:

Experience
• 5+ years’ experience within a desktop and servers support environment
• Past experience dealing directly with an external customer base essential
• Min 5 years personally supporting desktop and servers systems

Education and Training
• National Diploma / Degree educated within a computer sciences discipline preferable
• MCSE
• Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert
• VMware Certified Professional – Virtualization

Characteristics and Attributes
• Self-motivated and able to work effectively with minimum to no supervision
• Excellent time management and prioritisation skills
• Above average written and verbal communication skills and ability to have effective and meaningful conversations at all levels and
designations of an organisation
• Good general knowledge base
• Engaging and open
• Personal grooming and presentation is non-negotiable
• Polite, well-spoken and amiable

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