Summit Africa RecruitmentSummit Africa Recruitment
Job title: Principal Systems Engineer
Employment type:Full Time
Experience:10 to 15 years
Salary:R67000 to R80000
Job published:12 October 2020
Job reference no:659242965

Job Description

Job Description: 

  • Technical lead on expert level for data centervirtualization services, primarily VMware or Microsoft based, but also other hypervisors.
  • Elevated research, design and architecture solutioning capability and skills.
  • Unsupervised, responsible for installation and operational support of Virtualization Infrastructure and related back-end systems.
  • Advanced solution documentation and drafting skills, including reference architectures, baseline documentation and standards.
  • Advanced capacity management and balancing, rightsizing and demand versus supply management.
  • Effectively executes all related tasks within the support areas with the focus on SLA management and delivery against these.
  • Participation in project planning and implementations
  • Experienced with Cloud Platforms



  • Matric or Grade 12 or NQF4
  • Information Technology - national diploma or bachelor’s degree (optional)
  • Relevant Information Technology technical qualification
  • ITIL Foundation v3/v4
  • Minimum of 10+ years relevant technical experience
  • Experience in cloud virtualization industry will be advantageous
  • Technical understanding of the industry
  • VMware required
  • Microsoft Virtualization (Hyper-V) required
  • PowerShell required