IT Systems Administrator – South Africa

Location: Cape Town, South Africa
Department: IT
Contract Type: Permanent / Full Time
Email recruitment@kirbygroup.com

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IT Systems Administrator – South Africa

IT Systems Administrator – South Africa
  

  • Permanent position available with a considerable portfolio of works for the next 5+ years
  • To build your career by assisting in the delivery of ‘leading edge’ engineering projects.
  • To work with a vibrant, agile and multi-functional team in delivering projects on time, safely, to budget and to the required quality standards.
  • To benefit from Kirby’s Career Development Programmes that will enhance your leadership capability.
  • To work with the best.
  • Excellent package on offer with room for negotiations

  
About Kirby Group Engineering
Kirby Group Engineering is an international multi-disciplinary engineering services contractor and leading provider of high-value engineering services to a number of ‘blue chip’ companies. Operating across Ireland, the UK and Europe, Kirby has become the engineering service provider of choice in growth segments such as pharmaceuticals, data centres and power transmission and distribution. Our culture is innovative, collaborative and performance focused. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to grow and develop in a company committed to developing talent and rewarding performance.
  
  
ROLE PURPOSE
Are you an IT enthusiast with a knack for problem-solving? Kirby Group Engineering is currently looking for a IT Systems Administrator to join our team. In this role, you’ll provide Level 1 and 2 support to Kirby Group’s 1,500 IT users who are based in Ireland, the UK, Europe and South Africa, manage our IT infrastructure, and ensure seamless operations. With your expertise, you’ll handle everything from Office365 administration to cybersecurity incident investigations.
  
KEY TASKS, ACTIVITIES, RESPONSIBILITIES & ACCOUNTABILITIES:
– Provide Level 1 and 2 support for users
– General administration of the software, hardware, network, and security infrastructure
– Monitor system performance, troubleshoot issues, and implement necessary changes to ensure uptime
– Office365 / Teams / Sharepoint Administration
– Manage Group policy / inTune policies
– Active Directory / Entra AD Management
– IT Asset Management
– Procurement of ICT equipment
– Administration of file and print servers
– Storage / Backup management
– Support of meeting room AV systems
– BIM360 / ACC Management
– Network management and monitoring
– Investigate cyber security incidents
– Monitor and moderate email queue
  
ESSENTIAL BASIC EXPERIENCES/QUALIFICATIONS:
– Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or a related field
– A minimum of 3 years’ experience within a similar role.
– Industry Certifications desirable (MSCA, Network+, MCP etc)
– ITIL Certification desirable or relevant work experience to ITIL Standards
– A current driver’s license and own transport is required
– Willingness to travel to sites and offices (sometimes at short notice)
  
COMPETENCIES TO BE DEMONSTRATED:
– Results Orientation
– Customer Service/Relationship Builder
– Innovates and Improves Processes
– Attention to Detail
– Resilience and Positivism
– Team Worker/Builder

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