Systems Administrator (Ref: KHSA)
Remuneration: R16 – R18k per month

Position in the Information Technology sector in Randburg - Gauteng
Posted On Wednesday 25 May 2022
Job Description:

Our client, a large player within the retail space, seeks team player with relevant experience and ability to meet strict deadlines to start ASAP


Main job function

  • Wide area network support – Managing local providers and their 3rd party providers to ensure network availability
  • Local area network support – ensuring that the LAN is available and maintained and the wireless infrastructure functional
  • Hardware Support (All support of desktops, Laptops, printers, handheld scanners, access contol systems ) and logging calls with the relative service providors if needed.
  • Support and maintenance of voice system – including improvements on these
  • Software Support (, Windows, MS Office 365, Antivirus, Syspro , Internet and all company applications.)
  • Assist in the training and rollout of companies systems
  • Add hoc reporting and manipulation of data for the Directors and management teams
  • Any purchasing of Hardware, Software or parts if needed – as per Hardware support
  • Enrolment of new users into security systems and assisting with access on Companies systems
  • Daily Backups of all local systems
  • Rollout and configuration of any new hardware
  • Support operations with take on of new customers into companies systems
  • Support compliance to usage of operational systems and respective enhancements.
  • Reporting to regional infrastructure - reporting on the activities and projects / Compliance / Costs / status of companies IT rollouts
  • Ensure that all Company procedures are adhered to in terms of IT and related matters at all times.
  • Work with Solutions Owners, Solutions Analysts, Business Owners and Customers to translate requirements into solutions to meet business needs.
  • Perform any additional duties as and when required.
  • To assist in the general operation of the office and ensure that all Internal Controls and procedures are strictly adhered to at all times.


Disaster Recovery

  • Responsible for backups
  • Responsible for Laptop Backups
  • Responsible Cloud Solution for servers


IT Compliance

  • Pro Active in keeping systems up to date
  • Presentations from Infrastructure meetings
  • Windows upgrades
  • Further compliance as needed


WAN Support

  • Monitoring Circuits
  • First Line support (Ability to check and isolate issue)
  • Subsequent Logging


Understanding of Companies Solutions

  • Understand Syspro / Qlikview / Qwix
  • General Support


WMS Support

  • General Support issues / Ticket Logging

        Diploma or certificate : MCITP or equivalent


·        Minimum of a matric or equivalent. 

·        Must have at least 3- 5 years’ experience in a Technical position

·        Sound knowledge of  Networks and server support

·        Excellent people skills

·        Presentation skills

·        Must have own vehicle

·        Willing to work overtime on weekends and after hours as needed.

·        Experience on Syspro and Qwix system will be advantageous.

·        Proficient on Microsoft Office – Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Email, Internet etc.

·        Attention to detail and high level of accuracy is essential.

·        Excellent professional work standard & ethics.

·        Performance-driven, ability to handle pressure and be able to meet strict deadlines.

·        Self-organisation, coordination, prioritisation, follow up and problem solving skills.

·        Have impeccable work ethic.

·        Excellent communication skills (written and verbal).

·        Applicants must be able to supply at least two contactable references.

·        The successful applicant must be willing to undergo a background and criminal check.


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 Kay Henderson