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Senior Server / Systems Engineer –DEVELOP ARCHITECTURE DESIGN skills– JOIN GLOBAL Mining Group JHB, R1.1Mil p/a

Job Title: Senior Server / Systems Engineer –DEVELOP ARCHITECTURE DESIGN skills– JOIN GLOBAL Mining Group JHB, R1.1Mil p/a
Location: Johannesburg - Bryanston
Salary: R1.1Mil p/a
Contact Name: Cara Schickerling
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Job Published: November 29, 2018 14:32

Job Description

Excellent opportunity for a SENIOR SERVER/SYSTEMS ENGINEER to DEVELOP their ARCHITECTURE skills & experience by taking the LEAD in the DESIGN, IMPLEMENTATION & MANAGEMENT of ALL VIRTUAL & PHYSICAL SERVERS across MULTIPLE sites of this GLOBAL Mining Group.
Working in a very COMPLEX Environment, YOU will be responsible for all ARCHITECTURAL design & implementation, Infrastructure Services, Servers, Backup environments as well as Disaster Recovery planning.
Based in Johannesburg(Bryanston) this SENIOR SERVER/SYSTEMS ENGINEER is offering R1.1Mil p/a 
The Role:
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 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 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.
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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