Job Description
Key responsibilities may include but are not limited to
  • Configure hardware, peripherals, services, settings, directories, storage, etc in accordance with standards and project/operational requirements
  • Performance on daily system monitoring, verifying the integrity and availability of all hardware, server resources, systems and key processes, reviewing system and application logs, and verifying completion of scheduled jobs such as backups
  • Regular security monitoring will be done in order to identify any possible intrusions
  • Install new and rebuilding of existing servers while maintaining installation and configuration procedures
  • Research and recommend innovative, and where possible automated approaches for system administration tasks
  • You will identify approaches that leverage the company’s resources and provide economies of scale
  • Repair and recover from hardware or software failures and co-ordination and communication with impacted business units and escalate where necessary
  • Applying OS patches and upgrades on a regular basis, and upgrading administrative tools and utilities
  • Configure / add new services as necessary
  • Perform periodic performance reporting to support capacity planning
  • Maintenance of data centre environmental and monitoring of equipment
  • Perform ongoing performance tuning, hardware upgrades, and resource optimization as required
  • Configure CPU, memory, and disk partitions as required
  • Installing and maintain firewall access rules and policies
  • Monitor communication links
  • Documentation of procedures and technical implementation
  • Change control
Critical Skills/ Competencies
  • Highly numerate
  • Solutions driven
  • Excellent Problem solving and Accuracy skills
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Business Acumen
  • Self-starter, motivated, takes initiative and can work independently
  • Excellent communicator with all levels in an organisation (verbal and written)
  • Confident in operating in a dynamic environment
  • Flexibility and agility
  • Resilient mind-set
  • Ability to adapt to different situations as they arise (adaptive thinking)
  • Ability to operate in a team environment
  • Ability to prioritise deliverable and work load accordingly (good organisational skills)
  • Ability to logically work with volumes of data
  • Minimum 3 years’ technical support experience
  • VMWare experience (Certification would be advantageous)
  • Veeam Experience (Certification would be advantageous)
  • 2-3 years’ as a server administration
  • Experience in healthcare insurance, financial or administration industry & knowledge of relevant legislative environment is highly desirable
Education and Applicable Systems
  • Grade 12
  • Relevant Tertiary Qualification (Diploma or Degree)
  • Microsoft Certified Professional

Should you wish to apply for the position, please apply directly via this job board, please ensure that you quote reference number 201862 subject heading or email body.

Surgo (Pty) Ltd will consider all applications in terms of its Employment Equity (EE) and is committed in maintaining diversity in its’ appointments. Surgo (Pty) Ltd, therefore also encourages people with disabilities and from other diverse backgrounds to apply. Due to the high volume of applications, should you not receive feedback within three months upon submission, you can assume your application was unsuccessful and we encourage you to reapply.

Your CV will be kept on our database for us to contact you should any future vacancies become available. If you do not wish for us to keep your CV for any other positions, please email .

Job Type
Full-Time Regular

Cape Town Western Cape

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