Sunrise Attitude is looking for an IT System Administrator

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • Installing operating systems software, patches and upgrades.

  • Creating, modifying and deleting users.

  • Analyzing, troubleshooting and resolving system hardware, software and networking issues.

  • Configuring.  Optimizing, fine-tuning, and monitoring operating system software and servers.

  • Performing system backups and recovery and server builds.

  • Overseeing computer security and anti-virus updates etc.

  • Carrying out computer "housekeeping" tasks.

  • Providing IT support to computer users.

  • Inducting new staff on IT systems.

  • Keeping inventory of hardware and maintenance records.

  • Ensuring all software is properly licensed.

  • Input into IT acceptable use policy development.

  • Keep abreast of IT technology, maintain library of information.

SKILLS, EXPERTISE & PERSONALITY:

  • Personality: Good and warm Personality, welcoming, smiling, and pleasant.

  • Ability to work as part of a team, under time pressure.

  • Excellent time management skills.

  • Excellent prioritization skills.

  • Excellent people skills.

  • Flexibility of approach and problem solving style.

  • Ability to work on own and as part of a team.

  • Organized and diplomatic.

  • Calm under pressure.

CANDIDATE PROFILE:

Qualification Standard

Scope:

  • System administrators should possess strong problem-solving, analytical and communication skills in additional to in depth technical knowledge of systems hardware and software. The job requirements vary depending on system complexity, the type of operating system and network system being supported and the size of the organization.

Qualification:

  • A diploma or advanced diploma with three to five years’ experience working with specific types of software and hardware systems are standard requirements.

  • Additional requirements may also include professional certifications from entities such as HDI (Desktop support Technician), CompTIA  (A+ certification) or Microsoft (MCSA, MCSE), Cisco.

  • Experience: 5-6 years in System Administration or System Engineer.