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Servers and Storage Specialist

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Our client, a leading leisure organisation is currently seeking an incumbent to assume the role of Servers and Storage Specialist. The successful incumbent will be responsible for assuming control of the technical leadership of servers, storage, virtualisation, cloud computing and automation in order to provide a stable environment for the organisations data.


  • Align Technical direction to IT strategy.
  • Create 5-year road map of technology with benefit realisation to the organisation.
  • Update the video road map and communicate changes as per standards.
  • Meet Service Level Agreements.
  • Adhere to roadmap milestones.
  • Ensure that there is business continuity in the event of IT disruption.
  • Ensure Systems availability as per agreed business SLA’s.
  • Adhere to IT change management processes.
  • Make continuous improvements in response to feedback.
  • Update SOPS and communicate with regard to resources.
  • Achieve standardisation targets as per strategy.
  • Adhere to the creation of standards, processes, procedures, checklists, regional compliance and governance requirements.
  • Update repository of standards.
  • Review contractor performance as per SLA.
  • Monitor Vendor contract terms and communicate Services Management.
  • Ensure that procured services meet operational requirements.
  • Adhere Services Management processes for escalations.
  • Attend vendor management meetings as per schedule.


  • IT Diploma/ Certificate or equivalent NQF Level 6.
  • ITIL Certification.
  • MCSE: Server Infrastructure (advantageous).
  • MCSE: Private Cloud (advantageous).
  • Dell Equallogic (advantageous).
  • Minimum of 6 years relevant IT industry experience.
  • Specialised technical experience and a proven technical background.
  • Experience in Stakeholder Management including vendor engagement and related SLA’s.
  • Experience with the deployment of large-scale production virtualisation systems.
  • Experience in storage area networks (SAN).
  • Experience in building private cloud solutions.
  • Experience in the automation of virtualisation environments.

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Gauteng - JHB North