IT Technician - Stellenbosch

Wednesday, 6 October, 2021
anonymous    
Western Cape  

IT TECHNICIAN

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

Requirements:

  • 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 diani@southerncrossmm.co.za  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.