(IT) System Administrator - permanent position

Thursday, 29 October, 2020
Clever Heads Personnel    

Position:         System Administrator (Bellville/ Durbanville)


Industry:         Information technology

Salary:            R20 000 – 30 000 p/m negotiable on experience

Benefits:        Benefits above basic includes pension, medical aid, cell phone & internet allowance

Type:              Permanent position

Available:      ASAP

CV deadline: 8 November 2020


Send a WORD format CV, NOT a PDF format CV.

CV must contain:

ID number, nationality, equity status (e.g. African) languages, address, notice period, current reason for wanting to leave & previous reasons for leaving, current & required salary, references, computer literacy & photo.



  • Send certified Matric certificate, ID copy and highest qualification with application on request
  • Provide a clear motivation for the position
  • Please add a skills matrix in the CV



  • Completed grade 12 (NSC)
  • Relevant IT qualification
  • Minimum of 3 years’ System Administrator experience required
  • 3 – 5 years Linux server experience (Non-negotiable)
  • Windows server support experience
  • At least 5 years IT experience (Networks [WAN/ LAN/ VPN] databases, server support, user support & ERP)
  • 1 – 2 years Virtualization experience (VMware or Proxmox)
  • Knowledge of TCP/ IP
  • Knowledge of FCAPS & related standards (SNNP, WMI & syslog)
  • Knowledge of VoIP, Dell & Super Micro
  • Knowledge of network monitoring tools
  • Able to follow processes & work independently

Beneficial skills

  • Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE)
  • Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
  • CompTIA A+ Technician
  • Network (N+)
  • Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE)
  • Nutanix experience



Server & network support:

  • Manage Linux server services: DHCP, Samba, Iptables, IPsec, PPTP/VPN, software updates
  • Windows server support: WSUS server & deployment of Windows Server
  • Dell & Supermicro Hardware support: logging calls & overseeing repairs.
  • Monitor resources on Network/ Provide resources for server deployment for different teams
  • Perform backups & maintain backup scripts
  • Assign network access/ Manage Network devices/ Manage Internet resources e.g. Fiber/ Manage Firewall


  • Release note of changes, new functions & bugs compiled
  • Request ticket updates according to status
  • Test system holistically/ Implement fixes

Audits & special investigations: Plan & perform audits / interpret findings & present to customer

Procurement & asset management

  • Manage procurement process, quotations, purchase orders & vendor management
  • Oversee assets & audit for POC & SLA kits

Ad hoc duties:       

  • Maintain & monitor mail server/ maintain domain & DNS records
  • Provide support on Webserver at Datacenter/ Provide support & input on company’s internal systems