Systems Engineer

Job Description

One of our clients, a leading player in telecommunications, is looking for a Systems Engineer to form part of the team that develops, maintains and supports the company’s core IT platforms.

In the selected role, you will be focusing on on-premise and cloud platforms as well as internal networks and IT platforms. You will also act as second and third level of support for applications.

You will also help lead external service providers managing the platforms and software databases by assessing, reviewing and driving the delivery of new solutions, maintenance plans and problem determination.

The role also requires participation in 24×7 on-call roster.

The selected individual will have a degree in Computer Science or related subject, and certifications on VMWARE, CISCO, Microsoft and / or Linux, as well as a minimum 5 years’ commercial experience in development and/or maintenance & support of business-critical systems.

Additionally, experience on VMWare and Hyper-V infrastructures, Office 365 administration, Azure and Google Cloud platforms, server hardware management and configuration, proxies, Cisco networking, backup platforms, servers and client configurations would be considered an asset, as would experience on containerisation and orchestration.

Required skills