IT NETWORK SYSTEM ADMINISTRATOR (Fourways (R50k pm-R70k pm or more negotiable for an exceptional candidate))

Our client based out of the US, is looking for a Systems Administrator for their SA office in Fourways to manage the ISP, hardware , security etc across a number of offices across the globe

  • Previous experience as a Systems Administrator (with an Azure Administrator certification) with experience in managing ISP’s, hardware, security etc essential – Cloud based knowledge and Microsoft infrastructure (on the computing and server environments) knowledge essential
  • Ability to work alone and manage operations across the globe and having been in roles for considerable periods of time essential (long term roles essential)
  • Extensive experience in performing IT related administration and support with a high level of technical proficiency in IT Security (in terms of endpoint protection and data encryption in transit) , a strong understanding of Office 365 as well as solid understanding on AZURE and O365 pricing models and structures.


  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in Systems Administration with a strong focus on Microsoft technologies.
  • Expert knowledge in DNS management and hands-on experience in IT Security, including antivirus and endpoint security.
  • Must possess an Azure Administrator certification.
  • Solid understanding of Azure pricing, architecture, and service management principles.
  • Proficiency in Office 365 administration and in-depth knowledge of networking, including VPN management.
  • Demonstrated experience in desktop and printer support, along with remote administration capabilities.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills, with the ability to work independently and in team settings.
  • Strong communication skills, capable of explaining technical issues clearly and concisely.


  • Administer, optimize, and ensure high availability of Microsoft infrastructure, including Azure cloud services, Office 365, and web hosting environments.
  • Manage Azure environments, focusing on services like Azure Active Directory, Azure SQL databases, and Azure Virtual Machines, to maintain performance and cost efficiency.
  • Expertly manage DNS configurations to uphold system integrity and compliance with best practices.
  • Administer endpoint security, antivirus solutions, and VPN configurations to safeguard company data against threats.
  • Maintain a thorough understanding of Azure pricing models to optimize IT spending effectively.
  • Administer Office 365 services (Exchange Online, SharePoint Online, Teams) to ensure operational efficiency and user support.
  • Manage network architectures, including LANs, WANs, and other network setups, ensuring reliability and performance, as required.
  • Provide desktop support, addressing hardware and software issues, to ensure a smooth computing experience for all employees.
  • Offer printer support, managing setup, configuration, and troubleshooting to maintain operational efficiency.
  • Engage in remote administration of computing infrastructure, ensuring seamless operation across all locations.
  • Patch management and patch management tools,
  • Stay updated on the latest Microsoft technologies, recommending and implementing upgrades to keep the infrastructure modern and efficient.
  • Collaborate with teams across the organization, aligning technology infrastructure with business goals.
  • Administer and monitor web services.


  • Additional certifications in IT Security (e.g., CISSP, CISM).
  • Experience with PowerShell scripting for automation and configuration management.
  • ITIL
  • Additional Microsoft certifications
  • AWS

Desired Skills:

  • Azure
  • Microsoft infrastructure
  • ISP
  • Office 365
  • VPN configurations

Desired Work Experience:

  • 5 to 10 years Systems / Network Administration

About The Employer:

Our client , a well funded insurance software start-up company in the US (that comes out of a highly successful European and African business), is looking for a Systems Administrator for their SA office in Fourways to manage the ISP, hardware , security etc across a number of offices across the globe

Employer & Job Benefits:

  • R50k pm-R70k pm or more negotiable for an exceptional candidate))

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