Desktop Engineer


Systems Engineer

Enter one of the most rapidly evolving and innovative fields on the planet. Join the frontline of the technological revolution and work with industry-defining solutions in the ICT and Infrastructure space.

We are looking for a dedicated and passionate Systems Engineer. The potential candidate will be working with a team delivering IT support, for a variety of customers in line with customer contracts and ad hoc requirements.

This position is based in Cape Town.

Main duties and responsibilities

  • Responding to, troubleshooting and then resolving incidents detected by the monitoring tools in use by our Network Operations Centre.
  • Using monitoring tools to proactively identify potential failures
  • Responding to, troubleshooting, and then resolving incidents detected by the monitoring tools in use by our Network Operations Centre.
  • Using monitoring tools to proactively identify potential future incidents before they occur and resolving the underlying issue before the issue has any impact
  • Perform root cause analysis of long-term issues and implement automation to combat repetitive issues mostly on servers but occasionally also on desktops
  • Build trends on capacity, stability and performance so assist with service reporting
  • Implement changes and small projects such as version upgrades and migrations
  • Develop and enhance relationships and communication throughout the company with peers and individuals external to the company
  • Essential skills and experience
  • Minimum 3 years’ overall experience in IT MSP Environment
  • Experience with providing remote support on Windows operating systems
  • Intermediate experience with Active Directory, DNS, DHCP, IIS, File & Print etc.
  • Experience on Dell, HP and IBM hardware
  • Experience in Networking technology’s
  • Patch management experience on endpoints and server infrastructure
  • Fundamental understanding of IP addressing, subnetting and routing
  • Strong communication (both written and verbally) and comfortable face to face
  • Sound ITIL framework mind-set in terms of structured incident management, request management, change management, contractual scope aligned etc.
  • Strong reporting
  • Endpoint Security
  • Microsoft systems
  • VMware
  • Veeam
  • Hyper-V
  • ITIL V3


Essentials qualifications

  • A+
  • N+
  • MCSA \ MCSE Behavioural characteristics and competencies
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Happy to work remotely as well as onsite when required
  • Ability to perform well under pressure
  • Strong customer service orientation and awareness of service level agreements


Desired Skills:

  • Endpoint Security
  • Dell
  • IBM
  • ITIL
  • Hyper-V
  • Veeam
  • VMware
  • A+
  • MCSA
  • MCSE
  • routing


About The Employer:

– 08:00 – 17:00 – Monday – Friday – Provide out of hours standby cover on a rotational basis – Occasionally work overtime on major incidents and project implementations
– Business Transformation is the name of the game.
– One of South Africa’s leading single-source providers of IT products and services.
– Armed with deep knowledge and an extensive skillset in the IT sphere, we help organizations evolve and streamline their business operations through industry-leading hardware and software solutions. By utilizing our broad range of skills and technologies, delivers IT products and services that support business-critical infrastructures and processes to businesses and organizations of all sizes and across every industry.
– What sets us apart is our business model.
– Group comprises an agile network of independently run companies across the three great South African hubs: Johannesburg, Cape Town and KwaZulu-Natal. With each company headquarters boasting its own board of directors, executive-level decisions are executed rapidly, and clients have direct access to the Managing Director when needed.
– This distinctive business agility, combined with our corporate pricing benefits, allows us to deliver an unrivalled level of service to our customers. We are really the perfect hybrid – we are uniquely positioned to offer friendly and local customer service, along with the best pricing, afforded to the biggest Tier 1 providers.
– Our goal is to eliminate the pain and hassle of vendor management for our customers, allowing them to direct their focus at higher tier objectives.
– Additionally, our extensive network of trusted partners allows us to provide our customers with the full spectrum of IT-related
– We have achieved a Level 1 Contributor status
– We have 51% Black Ownership
– We have 30% Black Woman Ownership
– We have achieved a Procurement Recognition Level of 135%
– We have been rated in accordance with the Department of Trade and Industry’s ICT Sector Codes


Employer & Job Benefits:

  • Pension
  • training



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