Senior Back Office Engineer – Sandton Job at HotelJobs.co.za – Sandton, Gauteng

Large inbound DMC and Lodge Management Company based in Sandton is looking for a Senior Back Office Engineer (IT). This would be a hybrid working environment with 2 days per week in the office in Sandton and work from home. Must be prepared to travel to lodges on occasion. The Senior Back Office Engineer will report to the IT Infrastructure Manager and fulfils a multifaceted role and is responsible for maintaining Systems and ICT Infrastructure.

Responsible for:
Design and build-out IT infrastructure to meet business requirements.

Identify opportunities for increased reliability, availability, supportability, performance, and security.

Configure, Monitor and Maintain the VMware ESX environment across multiple locations.

Perform maintenance, administration and troubleshooting tasks relating the Microsoft 365 and Azure environment.

Configure, Monitor and Maintain IT hardware (including enterprise storage devices, switches, routers, servers, firewalls, Wi-Fi Systems and PBXs).

Design, implement and maintain Microsoft Exchange environments.

Monitor systems and services, measure systems availability and ensure sufficient capacity to meet the needs of the business.

Apply patches, hotfixes, service packs, and hardware updates.

Fulfil change requests (identify impact and complete risk analysis).

Investigate higher tier incidents and resolve problems.

Build out and maintain BackupDisaster Recovery and High Availability capabilities.

Work with technical teams to ensure cohesion of and consistency of the ICT infrastructure.

Maintain progressive, up-to-date knowledge of the latest features, tools and technologies

Implement, monitor, and maintain IT security systems and best practices.

Contribute to developing, documenting, implementing and upholding IT policies, procedures and technical documentation.

At least 5 years experience as a Senior IT Engineer

VMWare certified, MCSE, CCNP, ITIL certified

Microsoft 365 certified, MS Azure, SharePoint

Project management experience

Experience with Disaster Recovery

Experience in administering cloud platforms

Designing, implementing and maintain complex IT systems.

Experience administering Virtualisation technologies (VMWare preferred).

Experience supporting MS 365 environments.

Enterprise Security Services (Endpoint, Server protection).

Experience implementing and supporting Microsoft products including Active Directory, LDAP, Exchange, Remote Desktop Services and IIS.

Messaging fundamentals (Mimecast SMTP, DMARC, DKIM, SPF).

Enterprise storage management (EMC, EqualLogic, iSCSI, LUN, Load balancing)

Network Design – Routing, Switching (VLAN, STP PoE), IPv4 (DHCP, DNS, Subnet), Firewalls.

Strong documentation and policy writing skills.

About the Company

Company: HotelJobs.co.za –

Company Location:  Sandton, Gauteng

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