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Systems Engineer (UNIX) at Parvana - South Africa

Parvana Strategic Sourcing

Posted 22 Dec 2020 by Parvana Strategic Sourcing About the position Systems Engineer (UNIX) (Parvana) About the Client: Our client is an international highly successful software development house with a niche focus on the telecommunications and payment gateway sector. With almost 20 years of track record, this company is well recognised as a discerning employer. Their training and mentorship program is unsurpassed. Most staff will be highly qualified academically however all will be collaborative, have an Agile mind-set and all enjoying learning new things. Continuous improvement is a way of life which is reflected in a flat organisational organogram where each employee is encouraged to come up with new solutions. Each person is encouraged to work on their strengths and for those that are ambitious, this is the best organisation to fast track your way up the career ladder. Equally those that enjoy routine are encouraged and supported to be subject matter experts within their chosen skill set. Role: This is a technical, hands-on opportunity for you to be part of a Unix operations team who have responsibility for the operating systems of several blue-chip clients.   Duties & Responsibilities: The successful Systems Engineer will be required to take a high-level approach to both identifying, and permanently resolving recurring support issues as proactively as possible while maintaining excellent customer relationships and promoting a positive customer experience. The successful applicant will become involved in the delivery of cutting-edge projects in the telecommunications industry, financial services sectors as well to assist within the team with the analysis and design of new and enhanced rollouts of the latest hardware, operating system and database technologies. Implementation and maintenance of existing and new monitoring and alerting tools to ensure all alerts generated on customer sites are dealt with efficiently. Education & Qualification: Relevant IT Qualifications (Diploma or Degree) TDC and VCP Qualifications. IT Hardware certifications advantageous (Server / storage / tape library) Oracle certifications advantageous Senior Certificate  Technical Skills & Experience: Unix administration experience (HP-UX / Solaris / AIX / Linux) Unix scripting experience (Bash / Perl / Python / etc.) Experience with VMware, Hypervisor, Veritas NetBackup, networking and RHEL Linux experience. Knowledge of FC/SAN technologies advantageous (EMC / HP / IBM / ORACLE) Knowledge of backup technologies advantageous (Symantec / EMC / HP / ORACLE) A knowledge of relational database and stored procedures advantageous  Key Competencies & Skills: Excellent written and verbal communication Creative approach to problem solving Exposure to/understanding of GSM technologies Strong analytical skills Ability to follow instructions and work on your own as well as within a team Strong drive to learn Interest in structured approaches to system configuration management Strong intellectual curiosity, motivation to advance in the profession Personal Attributes: Be able to work in a team Ability to work well under pressure, especially in maintaining a balanced and logical approach Self-motivated and self-managed Be able to take ownership and show initiative Be able to learn fast and willing to self-study when necessary Tags/Keywords: INDD To apply use the application tool above or send us an email to [Email Address Removed] We are a recruitment company specialising in IT, telco & Finance with offices in South Africa and the United Kingdom. We are a highly skilled team that endeavours to provide a personal, efficient and value add service.PARVANA is Persian for butterfly.An unusual name for a recruitment agency perhaps, but we like to think it will stick with you next time you think about new opportunities.At Parvana, we pride ourselves on our ability to not only Receive a daily digest of all new jobs matching this job. Your information is safe with us and you can cancel any time. Email me jobs similar to: Systems Engineer (UNIX) at Parvana Apply Now
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