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Systems Engineer: Microsoft System Centre

Vacancy Details

Reference No.

PP1-44228

Synopsis

Our client in the insurance industry is seeking to employ a Systems Engineer: Microsoft System Centre who is dedicated, adaptable, a self-starter who enjoys working with and learning a wide variety of technologies.

Description

Purpose

  • The Systems Engineer:  Microsoft System Centre will work within a large and complex team responsible for the configuration, operation, and maintenance of the companies Enterprise mission critical systems, and supporting services
  • The Systems engineer:  Microsoft System Centre is tasked with designing, maintaining and operation the full Microsoft System Centre stack, this includes SCCM (configuration manager), SCOM (Operations Manager), SCSM (Services Manager) and SCORCH (Orchestrator)
  • One of the core competencies required is the ability to integrate the Microsoft System Centre components into a highly optimised ecosystem

SCCM

  • Collaborates and communicates with peers, customers and leaders of the health, capacity, patch level and overall status of systems
  • Applies the patches and upgrades for systems; performs system checkout and verification of change
  • Ensuring that Microsoft best practise is applied
  • Implements new systems and retires older equipment
  • Develops and follows change management documentation
  • Documents system changes through change management, team process and procedures, configuration management databases and system diagrams
  • Software distribution using MS SCCM on different OS Platforms
  • Create software distribution scripts and packages

SCOM

  • Pro-actively monitor system uptime availability and maintain the framework for new and existing applications, servers, and services that require monitoring at the enterprise level using Microsoft SCOM and Azure insights
  • Perform administrative tasks including updating and optimizing management packs from the SCOM console
  • Develop reports and dashboards as approved by management
  • Create, modify and troubleshoot SCOM workflows

SCSM

  • Design and implement SCSM component for Microsoft System Centre 2016 / 19
  • Migrate current ITSM system to newly deployed SCSM environment ensuring all workflows, configuration items and rules are applied to best practises
  • Troubleshoot SCSM failures SCSM including workflow server, data warehouse, reporting data connectors and other related components
  • Create and maintain Service Manager Templates
  • Create, administer and maintain SCSM CMDB
  • Manage the SCSM back end to keep the system running, including upgrades and changes to core components

SCORCH

  • Automate processes utilizing Microsoft System Centre Orchestrator centre, regardless of hardware or platform
  • Standardize best practices to improve operational efficiency
  • Connect systems from different vendors without having to know how to use scripting and programming languages

Requirements

Qualifications and Experience

  • Relevant industry qualifications: Microsoft MSCE with a focus on Microsoft system centre and all components
  • Relevant degree in IT advantageous

 

Requirements and Skills

  • 4 - 8 years’ experience in a Microsoft System centre enterprise environment
  • Good working knowledge of Active Directory, Windows Server, VMware, Nutanix, TCP / IP, and DNS / DHCP
  • Extensive working knowledge of enterprise server hardware
  • Awareness of security industry standards and technologies
  • Strength in solving technical problems and offering creative solutions
  • Ability to excel when working with multi-functional teams on complex IT projects
  • Familiarity with standard methodologies surrounding the proper maintenance and support of a 24x7 server infrastructure

 

Kindly note, if you have not heard from us within two weeks of your application please consider it unsuccessful

Position Type

Permanent

Work Level

Skilled

Salary

Market Related

Industry

Insurance

Salary Type

Monthly

Package

Cost To Company

Affirmative Action

No

Geographic Location

Gauteng - JHB North