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Snr Specialist: Systems Engineer

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Date Added 25 Sep 2020
Expiry Date 23 Oct 2020
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Leading IT Services Company

Western Cape

Market related


Role details:
Must have Virtualisation experience with certification in VMWare.

Core Description:

Technical lead on expert level for data center virtualization services, primarily VMware or Microsoft based, but also other hypervisors.
• Elevated research, design and architecture solutioning capability and skills.
• Unsupervised, responsible for installation and operational support of Virtualization Infrastructure and related back-end systems.
• Advanced solution documentation and drafting skills, including reference architectures, baseline documentation and standards.
• Advanced capacity management and balancing, rightsizing and demand versus supply management.
• Effectively executes all related tasks within the support areas with the focus on SLA management and delivery against these.
• Participation in project planning and implementations
• Experienced with Cloud Platforms
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Key Deliverables / Primary Functions:

Primarily responsible for :
• Primary and Shared Services clients support
• Virtualization infrastructure support –
o VMware Virtualization infrastructure,
o Microsoft Virtualization Infrastructure
o Capacity Management Tools (e.g. Turbonomics)
• Back-End infrastructure applications support
• Virtual Workload Management
• Pre-Sales Support and Solution Review
• Consultative Engagement with Existing and Prospective Clients
• Research and Innovation/Automation
• Participating in Capacity Management & Data Analytics
• ITIL based management methodology
• Documentation/Technical Authoring
• Hardware/Software Installation
• Cross-Competency Systems Integration
• Systems Testing and Quality Assurance
• Dedicated Cloud and Hybrid Cloud Solutions
• Technical leading capacity to team members


Matric or Grade 12 or NQF4
• Information Technology - national diploma or bachelor’s degree (optional)
• Relevant Information Technology technical qualification
• ITIL Foundation v3/v4
• Driver’s license minimum code 08


Minimum of 10+ years relevant technical experience
• Experience in cloud virtualization industry will be advantageous
• Technical understanding of the industry