Server engineer

Server engineer

Must have minimum 3 years’ experience

Minimum skills required

  • Matric
  • Relevant I.T Technical Certifications (MCSE or Partially completed MCITP)
  • Preferred: IT Diploma or Degree and relevant Certifications
  • 3 years’ experience in a Server support role
  • Preferred: 3 years’ experience in a Senior Infrastructure/Server Support role.
  • Microsoft Operating Systems and Applications, (Server 2003/2008)
  • Microsoft Exchange 2010
  • Working experience of server hardware (HP Preferred)
  • Working experience of Anti-virus and backup software
  • Working experience of DNS, DHCP, Active Directory, LAN/WAN concepts.
  • Working experience of SAN would be advantageous

Preferred skills

  • SonicWALL
  • Solarwinds MSP (N-able)
  • Hyper-V

Soft skills

  • Good communications skills
  • Zero tolerance for error
  • Accountability and ownership
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Client liaison and customer service principles
  • Excellent organisational, time and process management and interpersonal skills
  • Attention to detail, accurate and analytical
  • Willingness to follow through on operations
  • Handle stress very well and work under lots of pressure – deadline orientated
  • Flexible with working hours and availability to work after hours when required
  • Occasional travel to other branches will be required
  • Excellent hardware knowledge (network devices, Servers, SAN’s, etc)
  • Be willing to take on additional tasks as the needs of the business changes.


  • Ensure high level of uptime and IT service availability of the network
  • Analyse Server performance and perform advanced server troubleshooting
  • Determining and troubleshooting faults on the Enterprise Infrastructure
  • Upgrading and maintaining all systems to latest applications or Back office versions Responsible for all back office support of the IT infrastructure and to oversee company backups
  • Perform network optimisation and improvement
  • Keep abreast of IT/Infrastructure trends and manage possible upgrade or migration paths
  • Ensure support of helpdesk – 3rd level escalated calls
  • Forecasting any needed improvements
  • Maintaining security within the network
  • Ensuring Risk management and DR
  • Ensure that the companies IT standards & policies are adhered to
  • Implement policies and procedures to improve workflow and enhance security within IT dept
  • Project manage all upgrades, rollouts & migrations
  • Implement automation and simplification of IT related tasks – GPO’s, scripts, etc
  • Manage advanced Windows server functionality
  • Implement standard operating procedures for IT related systems & processes.

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Annelize McCarthyServer engineer