Details about position


  • Install and maintain network hardware and software.
  • Maintain and troubleshoot LAN, WAN and internet network infrastructure. This includes
    firewall, router and switching equipment.
  • Regular network health checks.
  • Problem determination and resolution.
  • Support Linux servers (Physical and virtualized systems).
  • Configure and maintain Network and Data centre monitoring, alerting and trend analyses.
  • Participating as a member of the after-hours standby team.
  • Performing maintenance after-hours and on weekends as and when required.
  • Providing 3rd level user support.


  • 1 – 2 years relevant experience in a similar role.
  • Experience with Office365, Active Directory and Microsoft Server Infrastructure
  • Experience managing virtual and physical server environments.
  • Basic experience in network administration
  • Experience in maintaining Cisco networking equipment (NXOS and IOS)
  • Experience managing and troubleshooting basic networks.
  • 1 – 2 years’ experience in Linux server environments.
  • Experience in scripting essential, Bash or Python would be preferable.
  • Use of automated deployment platforms (jenkins, ansible) would be advantageous
  • Experiences with network monitoring tools similar to Zabbix and ELK stack
  • Experience with workflow & code management platforms (Atlassian Suite or similar)
  • Working experience with proxying software such as Nginx or HAProxy


  • Ability to learn quickly.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Good analytical skills.
  • Performance optimization skills.
  • Manage time and workflow to meet service levels.
  • Handle stressful situations effectively.
  • Innovative, and organized.
  • Ability to anticipate and address problems.
  • Respect for a high degree of confidentiality.
  • Able to work well in a team and / or individually.
  • A hard worker.
  • Desire to add value.
  • A keen interest in emerging technologies.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Motivated.
  • Service orientated.
  • Takes initiative and is driven.


Position: Open
Location: Cape Town
Job Title: Systems Administrator / DevOps Role
Salary: To be discussed