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  • Posted: Nov 23, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Founded in 1997, we are a privately owned internet service provider (ISP), providing broadband internet access and hosting solutions across South Africa to both home and business customers in equal measure. With over 30 000 subscribers enjoying our world-class network experience, we have consistently been independently rated as one of the leading ISPs in Sou...
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    Systems Administrator

    Are you an IT Guru with a passion for all things tech?

    Do you have experience in networking, server hardware and system administration?

    Yes? Then we want you!

    Webafrica is on the prowl for a superstar of the tech world, a Technology and Systems Whisperer if you will.

    If you think you have what it takes and want to delve into more than just systems administration, this job is perfect for you!

    Send us your deets and let’s set up a meet!

    Purpose of the role:

    • Build, upgrade, maintain server and desktop hardware and software
    • Ensure existing systems are kept up to date
    • Perform troubleshooting, repairs and downtime mitigation on systems/hardware
    • Assist NetOps team by providing network assistance
    • Manage Active Directory and other staff accessible services
    • Maintain Companywide Antivirus Systems
    • Provide internal support to company staff
    • Supplier management and stock sourcing

    Minimum Requirements:

    Systems Engineer experience (3 years+):

    • CCNA (Cisco Certified Network Associate) a must
    • Microsoft (MCP or MCSA or MSCE) preferable
    • Additional qualifications advantageous
    • Enterprise Network experience a must (L2&3 LAN/WAN, VLAN, STP, etc – Cisco, Dell, Mikrotik)
    • Solid Windows Server and Desktop experience a must (Deploy, maintain, update/upgrade)
    • Virtualisation Experience or willingness to learn (Hyper-V, VMM, DPM)
    • Experience with Monitoring Tools (eg. PRTG, Cacti, Observium) advantageous
    • Experience with MSSQL/MySQL (Deploy, maintain, update/upgrade, tune) advantageous
    • Experience with Linux (CentOS, Ubuntu) advantageous
    • Office 365 Online (Exchange, Sharepoint) experience a must
    • Good understanding of systems security (firewalling, network access)
    • Solid understanding of the innards of the Internet (DNS / FTP / Mail / HTTP)
    • Thorough understanding of Active Directory (GPO, OUs)
    • Must have own transportation and be prepared to perform onsite visits to our Data Centre as required operationally

    Key Competencies

    • Self-motivated and self-disciplined
    • Passionate and committed
    • Innovative and proactive
    • Perfectionist
    • Ability to work solo or in a team on projects
    • Ability and willingness to learn and adapt continuously
    • Humility and modesty
    • Self-Managing

    The position includes but is not limited to the above KPA’s


    Our benefits are second to none - the icing on the Webafrica culture cake:

    1. We provide you with the most important meal of the day - and a little more

    Staff breakfast– cereal / toast; as much coffee as you want

    2. We look after your wellbeing and encourage a healthy lifestyle

    We pay 100% of your medical aid (Discovery& Vitality) – so no deduction unless you want to add a beneficiary

    3. We can't have our staff (working for an ISP) not connected to the internet

    We also give you free internet – ADSL/Fibre/LTE to the value of R875.00.

    4. We think of your future too

    Retirement Annuity - up to 5% company contribution in your first year; 7.5% thereafter


    * Webafrica rewards performance!

    Quarterly paid-out bonuses of up to 20% of your basic annual salary (per year) so long as company targets are met.

    Even bigger Annual individual awards for the Webafricans that outshine the rest

    * Team buildings are a big deal as well as other cultural activities which happen regularly

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Webafrica on to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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