Systems Engineer(Job Number: CLO00015) OpSource
Dimension Data is simply a great place to work. We are a global leader in the provision and management of specialist IT infrastructure services and solutions. At Dimension Data, we have identified five major reasons why our people want to work for us:
They get rewarded for their efforts
They have the opportunity to work with brilliant people
They form part of a global footprint
There are opportunities to grow their careers
They are part of the Green technology revolution.
Over the past several years, we have been helping our clients get ready for Cloud by supporting key cloud enablement solutions and services including virtualisation, managed services and hosting, and IT outsourcing. The establishment of our Cloud Solutions business unit aligns all of our Cloud offerings and allows us to provide Cloud services as an integrated basis across our solutions and services. This represents a key opportunity for our clients as we are able to leverage the best practices from each of our offerings; helping to accelerate their cloud journey. This reflects our on-going commitment to deliver innovative technologies which can provide our clients with greater IT sourcing choices and improve business performance.
To help us achieve our strategic business goals, we are currently looking for a Systems Engineer to join our organisation.
With a global presence and a proven success rate of delivering technology solutions to support our client?s business, we need to employ top talent to support our key business functions. Our Systems Engineers support the business in realising its strategic objectives ensuring continuous availability of IT services within our client environments.
As a Systems Engineer for the CBU, your key function will be to ensure the design and implementation of systems, software and networks by defining complex system requirements, determining system specifications and process and working parameters.
What we will expect you to do:
In this capacity we will need you to deliver on the following:
We need you to advice on the installation, configuration and upgrade of servers in line with policy and system requirements.
You will need to test, install, configure and upgrade new and existing application software to ensure that it performs without fault.
We rely on you to advice on and establish the policy and procedure that govern creation and maintenance of user accounts.
We will need you to ensure that the system hardware and software are compatible and capable of the required performance metrics.
We will rely on you to act as a people manager, ensuring that your team is motivated and has the required tools to perform their jobs.
And so much more.....
Here?s what we are looking for in candidates for this job:
An IT degree.
Up to 6 years relevant experience.
People management and leadership experience.
Key abilities required:
You need to be self-motivated and have superb problem solving ability.
You need to demonstrate attention to detail.
You will need to possess good communication skills (both verbally and written) and employ these skills to interact with a variety of stakeholders.
You need to be able to successfully lead a team of system administrators.
Non-negotiable for us:
You need to stay current with trends in the Information Technology environment to ensure superb client service.
You are a team player and contribute to the success of the teams within Dimension Data.
Finally, we care about our client, our colleagues and the environment and we want you to do the same.
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