Level 3 Support Engineer (Ref: DOL3SUP)

Position in the Information Technology sector in South Africa - Anywhere in South Africa
Posted On Friday 21 July 2023
Job Description:

Our client, a managed it Support and Services company based in the UK are currently seeking the skills of a L3 Support Engineer to be based remotely in South Africa


The core of this role is the equivalent of a 3rd line engineer, as in - the last escalation point in a case cycle. Must have the ability to resolve these escalation focused incidents on their own or with very little guidance.


The other key part is managing the proactive side of major incidents and escalations to ensure they do not happen again for the same client or others. The candidate must be able to handle networking and non-networking issues as well, as listed below, when needed. Guidance and training on these will be provided.

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Main job function


       Providing technical support for networking connectivity, routers, switches, firewalls. Core vendors are: Cisco Meraki AP & Firewall, Cisco ISR routers, Cisco Small Business Switches and Cisco ASA firewalls. Site to Site and Point to Site VPN tunnels.

       Providing technical support for Microsoft Cloud and On-Prem technologies: Windows Desktop, Windows Server, Microsoft Exchange, Intune, RDS Servers, Azure AD, Exchange Online and Domain Controllers.

       Providing technical support on extended MS cloud stack, SharePoint, OneDrive, Auto Pilot and Compliance & Security.

       Providing technical support for other cloud-based applications, such as G-Suite Egnyte and Box.

       Providing technical support for 3rd party applications such as Sage Salesforce and SAP. For these applications, the engineer should be logging cases with the vendor on behalf of the client / user and keeping them in the loop on the progress.

       Extensive knowledge on Office 365 and Microsoft Defender for Endpoint

       Apt skills in Intune and automation

       Mimecast knowledge and support

       Dealing with 3rd party and vendors to help resolve client related issues/outages

       Prompt and accurate updating of cases after carrying out work.

       Communication with customers as required: keeping them informed of incident progress, notifying them of impending changes or agreed outages, etc.

       Assisting the team with any technical/ process driven guidance that is required

       Dealing with cases passed over / escalated from the escalation engineers.

       Handling Major Incidents, keeping communications clear and open and completing the RFOs. Where relevant, having “lessons learned sessions” and ensuring we proactively look to prevent similar issues occurring.

       Dealing with support requests assigned by the Team Leader.

       Running internal training sessions to upskill all levels of the support team.

       Completing RFCs (reason for change) for clients that have change management enabled.

Handling tasks assigned by team lead and occasionally assisting in comms to clients 



IT related qualification



8 years plus experience in IT Support with Cloud experience




A Consultant will be in touch if you are shortlisted for the position. Please consider your application unsuccessful should you not have been contacted within 2 weeks. We will keep your CV on our database and contact you should you match the criteria of any other vacancies.

Please contact Debra Olivier