A highly technical IT Systems Specialist with a strong background in Microsoft Azure, Network Administration, Security protocols, and System Management, is sought by a cutting-edge FinTech company in Joburg. The ideal candidate will require a valid MS Azure qualification – preferably MS Azure Solution Architect Certification and CompTIA A+ & N+ with prior MCSE/MCSA Certification. You will also need to possess a proactive and innovative mindset, capable of contributing to the enhancement of systems and processes with solid knowledge of Networks and Firewalls, PCI-DSS regulations, Windows Server 2012 & 2022, SQL, REST, SOAP, Office 365, Active Directory, DNS and understand HTTP, HTTPS, SSL, SFTP and FTPS protocols.


Qualifications –

  • Hold a valid MS Azure Qualification, with preference given to candidates with MS Azure Solution Architect Certification.
  • Possess CompTIA A+ and CompTIA N+ Certifications.
  • Prior Certification in MCSE or MCSA before achieving Azure Certification.

Experience/Skills –

  • Solid knowledge of Networks and Firewalls, with a preference for candidates holding CCNA or any Cisco qualification.
  • Knowledge of PCI-DSS regulations, prior familiarity preferred.
  • Proficiency in Windows Server 2012 and 2022.
  • Strong understanding of Microsoft SQL.
  • Familiarity with Postman and SOAPUI, including the ability to differentiate between REST and SOAP.
  • Understanding of HTTP, HTTPS, SSL, SFTP, and FTPS protocols.
  • Proficient understanding of the OSI Model and data transfer across networks.
  • Previous exposure to Web Application Firewalls (WAF).
  • Proficiency in MS Office 365 Administration.
  • Competence in MS Active Directory (AD) and DNS.
  • Familiarity with support ticket management.

Advantageous –

  • Any IT Security qualification, with CompTIA Security+ (CompTIA S+).
  • Familiarity with FortiGate Firewalls.
  • Knowledge of ZOHO Desk.


  • Ability to perform effectively under pressure.
  • A team-oriented mindset with a willingness to collaborate and work overtime as needed.
  • Critical thinking skills combined with forward-looking perspectives.
  • Proactive in identifying opportunities to enhance work environments and systems.
  • Strong commitment to system security and data integrity.
  • Openness to acquiring new skills and adapting to new systems beyond routine tasks.
  • Capacity for innovative thinking and sharing of ideas within the team.
  • Skill in prioritizing tasks efficiently.
  • Self-discipline, especially when working remotely.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.

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Desired Skills:

  • IT
  • Systems
  • Specialist

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