IT Infrastructure Specialist

IT Infrastructure Specialist Job in South Africa
Oasis Group Holdings Pty Ltd , South Africa Premium Job

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9 Years
500,000 - 700,000 ZAR
Job Type
Job Shift
Job Category
Requires Traveling
Career Level
Bachelors Degree In IT
Total Vacancies
1 Job
Posted on
Sep 5, 2018
Last Date
Oct 3, 2018

Job Description

  • Ensure day to day monitoring and performance of infrastructure components including servers, network, storage and other infrastructure components.
  • To ensure capacity and performance planning is maintained.
  • To establish, negotiate and manage relationships and monitor SLA's with service providers.
  • Ensure 100% uptime of the infrastructure.
  • Ensure regular testing of DR readiness.
  • Ensure proactive preventive maintenance of Datacenter, servers, network components and other infrastructure components.
  • Manage physical security systems at offices.
  • Ensure Software licenses records are kept up to date and are used optimally.
  • Prepare medium term implementation plan in association with long term technology plan to ensure un-interrupted migration and implementation of new systems.
  • Continuous upgrade of applications, operating systems and other components to ensure compliance.
  • Ensure all firmware are kept upto date as per hardware vendor recommendation.
  • Plan and manage hardware replacement lifecycle.
  • Ensure encryptions and security of mobile devices.
  • Manage and Support Active Directory and exchange infrastructure.
  • Manage and support email services to Blackberry and IOS devices.
  • Manage and support remote access security and firewall management.
  • Manage and support Database Servers including IBM P series, SUN Sparc and X series servers.
  • Manage Cisco Switches, VoIP telephony and Video Conferencing systems.
  • Manage and support Storage Area Network (SAN).
  • Manage and Support Virtual Infrastructure for Servers and Desktops.
  • Manage and Support replication between Head Office and Disaster Recovery systems.
  • Ensure Daily, weekly, Monthly and Yearly backups and restores.
  • Ensure monitoring and management of HVAC (Heat, Ventilation and Air-conditioning) systems, UPS and alternate power systems.
  • Manage and support integrated Building management system.
  • Ensure procedure documents and training material is upto date.
  • Ensuring adequate training and abilities of team members.
  • Delegating duties, support managers are ultimately responsible for the performance of systems and employees.
  • Coordinating IT infrastructure projects.
  • Implementing new hardware, infrastructure components and technologies.
  • Provide technical leadership to the team members in resolving issues and problems.
  • Participating in business meetings.

Job Specification


  • Bachelor’s Degree in IT.
  • Microsoft / Cisco certifications are essential.
  • 8-10 years post qualification experience.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Server technology including Active Directory domain, Exchange, and application servers.
  • Knowledge of LAN / WAN, MPLS, ISDN, VPN technologies.
  • Sound knowledge of DNS, DHCP, WINS, SMTP, SMB, CIFS, NSF.IGRP, TCP/IP.
  • Hands on experience on SAN / NAS required.
  • Sound knowledge of Virtualization technology is required.
  • Experience on backup and restore, Disaster recovery Procedure is essential.
  • Experience in layer 2 and Layer 3 switches, Routers, and Firewall is essential.
  • Experience in remote connectivity, VPN and routing.
  • Experience in Audio, Video and Data network.
  • Experience in PABX, VOIP technologies.
  • Knowledge of end point, datacenter and network security.
  • Hands on experience on IBM x series, P series and SUN Sparc server hardware.
  • Enterprise antivirus, WSUS, Web Server & SQL servers.
  • Understanding Oracle / Sybase databases, backup and recovery.

Oasis Group Holdings Pty Ltd

Financial Services - Cape town, South Africa
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