Senior Wintel Engineer, Cape Town, R40 000 to R50 000 p.m


Feb 3, 2016
Senior Wintel Engineer
Offices in Cape Town, Century City
Permanent Position

Our client is seeking a Senior Wintel Engineer that will deliver third line support, pre-sales and project services to a variety of customers using Wintel, Virtualisation and Storage technologies in line with customer contracts and ad-hoc requirements.

Identify and resolve complex incidents and perform root cause analysis
Assist the Sales team in winning datacentre solutions focused business
Design and implement technology solutions up to the highest standards
Actively seek opportunities for value-add and upselling to existing customers

• Minimum 10 years’ overall experience in IT infrastructure
• Advanced experience with Windows 2008 / Windows 2012 features such as Active Directory, DNS, DHCP, public key infrastructure, IIS etc.
• Advanced experience with VMware vSphere 5.5 or above
• Intermediate to advanced experience with Microsoft Hyper-V
• Intermediate experience with Microsoft Exchange
• Intermediate experience with Microsoft System Centre products like SCCM or SCOM
• Intermediate experience with mass storage such as SANs
• Sound understanding of IP addressing, subnetting, VLANs, routing, firewall behaviour, packet shaping etc. to be able to place other technologies in context
• At least 3 years’ experience in creating and implementing technical designs
• At least 3 years’ experience in assisting project managers with the creation of proposals, project plans and managing one’s own work streams
• Comfortable working in server rooms / datacentres racking and cabling up kit
• Strong presentation and white-boarding skills and the ability to translate business requirements into technology solutions

• MCSE 2012: Server Infrastructure essential
• VMware VCP-DCV 5.5 or above essential
• Microsoft Exchange or Microsoft System Centre essential
• VMware VCPA-DCV 5.5 or above an advantage
• Microsoft PowerShell scripting an advantage
• Microsoft public cloud (Azure, Office 365) an advantage
• Leadership experience an advantage

Salary R40 000 to R50 000 per month. To apply send CV to with "Senior Wintel Engineer" in the subject line