IT Technician - Stellenbosch

Wednesday, 6 October, 2021
Western Cape  


Southern Cross Marketing & Management Services (Pty) Ltd, market leader in the fruit industry, seeks to employ an experienced IT Technician with a strong technical background.  The ideal candidate must be capable of supporting the Company’s dynamic and fast-paced environment, provide a remarkable IT service to the business and have the ability to cooperate within a diverse team.

Duties include but not limited to:

  • Assist with implementation of new IT infrastructure projects and system integrations
  • Maintain new and existing desktop infrastructures (PC’s, networks, laptops, printers, telephone systems, point of sale systems, etc.)
  • Monitor network equipment and servers of all entities
  • Participate in the development of IT strategies in collaboration with the executive management team
  • Maintain overall security of the Company’s network, systems and data and manage anti-virus environment
  • Installing, configuring, upgrading and maintain Microsoft operating systems and applications, SQL systems, cloud platforms as well as third party software
  • Ensure high availability of critical business systems hosted by the Company
  • Owns and maintains strict controls on data/system backups and recoverability
  • Determine, recommend and implement hardware and software upgrades for business applications, service hardware, network equipment, desktop and laptop, etc.
  • Internal & External support to all entities (office and farm visits)
  • Day-to-day support in terms of IT queries and resolving software & hardware related issues onsite and remotely
  • Troubleshooting and feedback on all IT related issues
  • Keeping abreast of the latest technology and tendencies


  • Relevant IT qualification with at least 5 years IT Infrastructure and operations experience
  • Experience in the agriculture sector will be advantageous
  • Strong communication, organizational and time management skills
  • Excellent understanding of network technology
  • Willing to travel extensively and working outside of normal office hours from time to time
  • Advanced functional knowledge of Microsoft operating systems, Microsoft Office and Apple Mac.

To apply for this position, please send your application to  before 15 October 2021.

If you do not hear from us within two weeks from the closing date, you may accept that your application has been unsuccessful.