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Senior Back Office Engineer – Support & Architecture for Multiple Locations – JHB, R1.1 Mil p/a

Job Title: Senior Back Office Engineer – Support & Architecture for Multiple Locations – JHB, R1.1 Mil p/a
Location: Johannesburg
Salary: R1.1Mil p/a - There is some room for negotiation.
Contact Name: Cara Schickerling
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Job Published: February 01, 2019 12:33

Job Description

This is a really good opportunity for a Senior Back Office Engineer to LEAD the support, management and design of ALL SERVER ARCHITECTURE (VIRTUAL & PHYSICAL) across multiple locations for this GLOBAL MINING Conglomerate. 
This is a MASSIVE, CROSS-BOARDER Environment & whilst the scope of the role is spread-wide, you will be the LEAD SERVER SPECIALIST and will be responsible for all SERVER ARCHITECTURAL design & implementation, Infrastructure Services, Backup environments as well as Disaster Recovery planning.
Based in Johannesburg this Senior Back Office Engineer is offering R1.1Mil p/a (Highly NEG). You will be required to travel into Africa for short periods
The Role:
You will be responsible for all SERVER ARCHITECTURE - this will include all upgrades, identifying any bottlenecks caused by previous Server configurations as well as documenting the current & expected Server infrastructure.
You will be responsible for the following areas - Active Directory services (Azure, DC), SolarWinds Monitoring, Exchange Environment (Mimecast as well), DFS, Proxy Services as well as SCCM & SCOM.
You will be responsible for troubleshooting all issues – both simple as well as complex.
You will need to maintain the highest level of systems availability across all sites.
International Travel - you will be required to travel to other sites.
The Company
Built on sound values & the notion of mining for a sustainable future, this Global Mining Conglomerate operates in multiple continents including Asia, America, Australia as well as Africa. 
IT Degree or Qualification.
VMware certification or VCAP / VCDX would be preferred.
ITIL or COBIT certification.
Exceptional Virtualization experience & knowledge 
10+ years Server management experience - Microsoft Server, Active Directory, Proxy Servers, Microsoft Exchange etc.
7+ years Virtualization experience working in a large-scale, corporate environment (Hyper-V, VMware etc)
Solid knowledge of Cloud based services – Azure, Office 365, Mimecast
Proven experience of monitoring, network diagnostic & network analytics tools
Understanding of security features – proxy, WAF, IPSEC/SSL VPN, IDS and UTM
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