Goscor Careers

Open Position

Systems and Network Administrator

Location: Goscor (Pty) Ltd

Commencement: ASAP

The Purpose of this Position:

The successful candidate will be co-responsible for maintaining a reliable, secure, and efficient data communications network in our organization. Also, the role requires someone who can troubleshoot and resolve hardware, software, and network related issues, and assist end-users with technical problems. The ideal candidate will have the skills and expertise to deploy, configure, maintain and monitor all active network equipment, ensuring seamless network operations.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Maintain a maximum level of Network Uptime.
  • Network monitoring and reviewing of logs for incident problem detection and resolutions.
  • Network and other technical incident management, implementing mitigation procedures.
  • Network Security and Firewalls (AV, Web Filter, Application Firewalls etc.)
  • Manage and troubleshoot the LAN/SD-WAN and network switching and routing segments.
  • Ownership of all aspects of AD, DNS, DHCP, Users, Computers, Groups, GPO, AD Sync etc.
  • Complete management of O365 & Mimecast environments.
  • Setup, configuration, monitoring, upgrading, and troubleshooting of Windows Server, VMWare, and Veeam Applications.
  • Planning and executing hardware and software upgrades.
  • Manage assigned projects within stipulated timelines and provide regular feedback.
  • Act as 2nd line support (escalation) for 1st line support staff.
  • Incident escalations and incident resolution.
  • Periodic vendor engagements to ensure an updated environment and vendor SLA standards.
  • Create & Maintain all Network and SOP documentation.
  • Perform the duties as outlined in the Maintenance Checklist Document.

Requirements and Skills:

  • An appropriate IT qualification and relevant certifications.
  • At least 3 years knowledge and hands experience in the following:
    • Aruba Switch configurations – routing and VLAN’s
    • VMWare
    • Veeam Backup & Replication
    • Windows Server
    • Active Directory
    • O365
    • Mimecast
  • Experience with firewalls and VPN’s.
  • A highly analytical mindset with superb problem-solving skills.
  • Great at organizing, prioritizing, and multitasking.
  • Ability to take ownership.
  • Team player
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Adapting Change
  • Process-oriented with great documentation skills.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
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