Windows System Administrator 

Location: Pretoria

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 Windows System Administrator

Job Grade: P9

Ref No.: W010001

Remuneration:R468 627 Total Cost to Company p/a

Job Purpose:

To maintain the operational status of a Windows computer system or network; install new updates and systems; and maintain the Windows-based servers. Candidate may be required to supervise or train other members of the staff on operating system options and various aspects of program functions with Windows and Microsoft applications.

Key performance areas:

  • Monitor and maintain Windows Server operating system and additional server components including but not limited to Exchange, Active Directory, SharePoint, SQL Server and DNS.
  • Apply patches to major subsystems and services, roles, and file-system components within a Windows Systems environment;
  • Monitor and review system logs and detect and troubleshoot problems;
  • Control system access and security aspects of critical systems;
  • Provide 24×7 support on critical systems;
  • Demonstrate day-to-day work adherence to security best practices, access control and security policies;
  • Manage customer expectations;
  • Demonstrate day-to-day adherence to change control precepts and practices;
  • Manage cloud environments,

Applicants may, as a step in the recruitment process, be subjected to a competency assessment. In addition, the successful candidate must be prepared to undergo a process of a security clearance prior to the appointment.

Qualifications and SA citizenship checks will be conducted on the successful candidate. It is the applicant’s responsibility to have foreign qualifications evaluated by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA).

It will be expected of candidates to be available for selection interviews on a date, time, and place as determined by CIPC.

CIPC is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. Preference will be given to candidates whose appointment will enhance representativity in accordance with the approved employment equity plan.

Feedback will only be given to shortlisted candidates.

CIPC reserves the right not to fill an advertised position.

Kindly note that faxed, emailed, posted, and or hand-delivered applications will not be considered.

Should you experience any difficulty in applying please contact the CIPC Recruitment Office at 087 743 7074 / 7075 / 7076

 Closing date: 26 May 2023


Required Minimum Education/training:

  • B Degree/Diploma or appropriate qualification in the related field;
  • Windows Server Administrative Associate
  • Certified virtualisation professional (Hyper V or VMWare)
  • M365 certification will be advantageous Required Minimum Experience:
  • Minimum 5 years relevant Windows Server experience;
  • Experience in troubleshooting technical problems involving software and operating systems;
  • Experience in effective communication and collaborating in a high performance team environment;
  • Experience in providing technical support in a customer service role;
  • Familiarity with networking topology concepts;
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Active Directory and DHCP concepts;
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Exchange Server and supported clients e.g. Outlook, WebApp, etc. and mail concepts e.g. SMTP, Hyper V etc.; and
  • Familiarity with SAN storage

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