ENVIRONMENT:Maintain the global IT Infrastructure environment of an Independent Asset Management Firm seeking the technical expertise of a proactive & ambitious Infrastructure Engineer who will also drive its self-service infrastructure through automation. The ideal candidate must possess a relevant tertiary qualification with 8 years work experience within the IT industry and 5 working with Windows Server, Active Directory, DNS & DHCP. You will also require 1-3 years Mimecast, PKI Certificate management and ADFS, Azure, Scripting language and automation workflow creation, VMware, managing BCP and disaster recover planning and experience with Infrastructure-as-Code tools such as Terraform/Ansible. Other system skills should include Linux, Rubrik, SCOM and vRealize Operations & PowerShell and [URL Removed] responsibility is to perform ongoing administration of core SaaS services such as Office 365, Exchange Online, Mimecast, Azure Active Directory, ADFS and PKI.

  • Highlight and implement opportunities to mature self-serviceable infrastructure and automation capabilities across infrastructure by leveraging infrastructure-as-code, vRealize Automation and vRealize Operations.
  • Manage and support the global IT infrastructure environment as well as all aspects of deployment, design, provisioning, monitoring, automation, and maintenance of this infrastructure.
  • Maintain platform service ticket queues, ensuring that SLAs are met in accordance with the agreed incident, service, and problem management processes.
  • Ensure that platform performance is in line with requirements, monitor and plan infrastructure capacity to cater for growth and future requirements.
  • Develop and maintain technical drawings and documents, operational procedures, standards, and guides. Maintain hardware and software inventories where required.
  • Manage the configuration and life cycle of infrastructure, ensuring that the systems remain complaint and adhere to our security policies and standards.
  • Ensure required environments are sufficiently backed up, highly available and resilient. Ensure recoverability and testing thereof in line with business RPOs and RTOs.
  • Adhere to change management processes ensuring all changes are correctly captured, understood, and communicated.

    • Relevant tertiary qualification.
    • 8 Years experience working in the IT industry.
    • 5 Years experience with Windows Server, Active Directory, DNS and DHCP.
    • 13 Years experience in
    • Azure Active Directory and associated MS Azure cloud services.
    • Mimecast email gateway, archiving and Mimecast hygiene services.
    • Managing AD Group Policies, PKI Certificate management and ADFS.
    • Scripting language and automation workflow creation.
    • OS lifecycle management and patching.
    • Managing backup and storage environments both on-premises and cloud environments.
    • Virtualization (VMWare) and hyperconverged platforms.
    • Managing BCP and disaster recover planning.
      • Experience with Infrastructure-as-Code tools such as Terraform or Ansible.

    System Skills

    • Operating Systems: Microsoft Windows Server, with some experience on Linux based OS being an advantage.
    • Hypervisor: VMWare.
    • Backup Technology: Rubrik.
    • Storage: Pure or any flash-based storage.
    • Cloud Technologies: Azure, Mimecast.
    • Monitoring: SCOM and vRealize Operations.
    • Automation: Terraform, vRealize Automation.
    • Scripting: PowerShell and JavaScript.
    • Networking: Good understanding of networking concept.


    • Enthusiastic and hardworking.
    • Self-starter, with the ability to use own initiative with an entrepreneurial mindset.
    • Able to work under pressure.
    • The desire to improve oneself and existing processes.
    • Good customer service skills.

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