CAPRISA: System Engineer: Technical & Infrastructure

Centre for the AIDS Programme of Research in South Africa (CAPRISA)
Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Thursday, 17 September, 2020
Opportunity type: 
Employment

CAPRISA was created in 2001 and formally established in 2002 under the NIH-funded Comprehensive International Program of Research on AIDS (CIPRA) by five partner institutions; University of KwaZulu-Natal, University of Cape Town, University of Western Cape, National Institute for Communicable Diseases, and Columbia University in New York. CAPRISA is a designated UNAIDS Collaborating Centre for HIV Prevention Research.

The Centre for the AIDS Programme of Research in South Africa (CAPRISA) seeks to appoint Sytem Engineer-Technical Infrastructure to be based in Head Office (Durban) KZN.

Qualifications and experience:

  •  Bachelor’s degree in computer science or equivalent; 5+ years of experience in IT and at least 3 years in leadership role
  • Experience in technology strategy development, system design and development, and implementing application development
  • Experience in leading projects for solutions delivery and business intelligence technologies
  • Extensive expertise in leading cross-functional teams on projects
  • Proven track record in IT Vendor Management.

Key technical experience:

  •  Advanced MS Office Skills and Microsoft Active Directory, Azure 365 (Exchange online, SharePoint, PowerApps, etc),
  • VMware, MS Hyper-V and related hyper-converged infrastructure
  • Server Installation and  Configuration, LAN/WAN configuration and support
  • ITIL,  MCSE
  • Some knowledge of Linux Systems advantageous.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  •  Establish, configure, test and maintain operating systems, application software and system management tools; Management of system environment and network;
  • Leverage cloud-based technologies;
  • Management of Helpdesk service requests;
  • Monitor and respond to system alerts and system/server backups;
  • Manage ICT assets and stock. 

Competencies:

  • Analytical Ability, Planning and organising, Problem solving
  • Verbal and Written Communication
  • Team player
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • A self-starter with ability to operate independently.

 

If you are interested in this opportunity, forward your CV to pamela.job@caprisa.org

For more about CAPRISA, refer to https://www.caprisa.org/

Please quote the source of this advertisement in your application - NGO Pulse Portal

For other vacancies in the NGO sector, refer to www.ngopulse.org/vacancies

Location: 
KwaZulu-Natal

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