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  • Posted: Oct 12, 2020
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    We are a specialist recruitment agency with a team of experts who have years of experience in the recruitment industry and are aware of issues which arise in todays corporate world. Hence, we make it our priority to find paramount talent by using the most effective and efficient methods to make the process smooth and professional to ensure the longevity a...
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    Principal Systems Engineer

    Principal Systems Engineer

    • Our client is one of the largest Oracle Platinum Partners, and they hold a Gold Status Partnership with Microsoft. They offer a complete service in Information and Communications Technology (ICT). They take care of your technology so that your workforce is free to focus on your customers’ needs, build productivity, grow profits, and embark on the journey to Digital Transformation.

    Core Description

    • Technical lead on expert level for data center virtualization 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

    Key Deliverables / Primary Functions

    Primarily responsible for :

    • Primary and Shared Services clients support
    • Virtualization infrastructure support –
      • VMware Virtualization infrastructure,
      • Microsoft Virtualization Infrastructure
      • Capacity Management Tools (e.g. Turbonomics)
    • Back-End infrastructure applications support
    • Virtual Workload Management
    • Pre-Sales Support and Solution Review
    • Consultative Engagement with Existing and Prospective Clients
    • Research and Innovation/Automation
    • Participating in Capacity Management & Data Analytics
    • ITIL based management methodology
    • Documentation/Technical Authoring
    • Hardware/Software Installation
    • Cross-Competency Systems Integration
    • Systems Testing and Quality Assurance
    • Dedicated Cloud and Hybrid Cloud Solutions
    • Technical leading capacity to team members


    • Matric or Grade 12 or NQF4
    • Information Technology - national diploma or bachelor’s degree (optional)
    • Relevant Information Technology technical qualification
    • ITIL Foundation v3/v4
    • Driver’s license minimum code 08


    • Minimum of 10+ years relevant technical experience
    • Experience in cloud virtualization industry will be advantageous
    • Technical understanding of the industry


    Suggested (as applicable):

    • ITIL Foundation v3/v4
    • VMware Certified Professional
    • Microsoft Certified
    • AWS Certification
    • Azure Certification

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to SUMMIT Africa Recruitment on to apply

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