Network Administrator

Network Administrator | Managed People Solutions | Woodmead | Johannesburg
Managed People Solutions
Johannesburg, Gauteng


Posted 31 August 2021

Job Details

Job Description

Managed People Solutions is looking to hire a Network Administrator for a very well-known Wine Company’s IT Department based in Woodmead, Johannesburg


  • Design, install and configure internal infrastructure
  • Proactively manage and maintain server, network systems
  • Administer and support core Microsoft Server, Microsoft Hyper-V, VMware and Backup technologies
  • Performs disaster recovery operations
  • Design and implement monitoring, configuration management and reporting functions that will make a hands-off environment
  • Define and document best practices and support procedures
  • Provide after-hours support for Infrastructure related emergencies as well occasional weekend maintenance
  • Maintain inventory and asset configuration documentation of infrastructure environment
  • Assist with hardware, firewall, telecom and software vendor evaluation, recommendation
  • Carry out special tasks at Management’s direction
  • Interact with customers and staff at the technical level, as required
  • Skills and experience required
  • Managing deployments/rollouts
  • Managing server virtualization technologies like VMWare Server/ESX or Microsoft HyperV/Virtual Server
  • Group Policy design and configuration
  • Ability to troubleshoot complex infrastructure issues
  • Responsible for capacity, storage planning


  • Microsoft Certification (MCSE) or equivalent certification in relevant programs desired
  • Advanced knowledge of Windows Server (2012/1016)/desktop Operating Systems (Windows 10)
  • Experience in virtualization technologies like VMWare Server/ESX or Microsoft HyperV/Virtual Server
  • A good understanding of LAN/WAN networking
  • Active Directory/LDAP user and group administration
  • Office 365 experience
  • Experience with scripting and automation tools
  • Knowledge of security, storage, data protection, and disaster recovery protocols

Please do not apply for the position if you do not meet all the requirements

Closing date is 7 September 2021

Should you not receive any feedback within 2 weeks after the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful