Virtualization System Administrator - Senior

  • Location

    South Africa, South Africa

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  • Salary:

    Up to ZAR0.00 per annum + negotiable

  • Contact:

    Maggie Urrutia

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  • Published:

    3 months ago

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Morson International are looking for a Virtualization System Administrator - Senior to join the team of an important Telecommunications company. Rate negotiable.


- Perform daily system administration tasks, including upgrades, Patch & Security patch management and maintain regulatory controls
- Ensure optimal performance of all systems running within the virtual environment through proactive tuning and preventive maintenance
- Perform daily systems checks and correct any issues
- Monitor systems performance and recommend adjustments to system parameters to ensure optimum performance and response time
- Prepare/compile agreed periodic activity and performance reports
- Maintain security and data integrity
- Implement and support audit and compliance regulations as per requirements
- Manage escalation issues to the third level support teams and vendors
- Support of a multi VMware, Hyper-V and Citrix environment
- Work closely with application teams on troubleshooting issues as well as planning requirements for new virtual servers
- Maintain and restore VM "backups "and Snapshots
- Update system and process documentation and user guides as needed diagrams and SOPs as needed


- Bachelor's degree in Telecommunications or Computer Science
- At least 5 years' experience of IT industry including at least 3 years' experience of system development or operation service delivery
- Familiar with virtualization technology VMware, vCloud, Hyper-V, Citrix
- Be proficient in at least 1 product and solution(s) in ESXi/vCenter, Xen/XenServer/XenDesktop etc.
- Ability to deploy VMware, vCenter and ESXi
- Ability to perform proper configuration of clusters, virtual switching and virtual machines
- Excellent communication skills and team player
- Fluent English communication skills
- Provide a 24x7 service supervision through on call
- Availability of international travel for training and knowledge transfer of customers

If you are interested and would like to find out more, apply now and I will be in touch shortly. Alternatively, contact Christy from Morson for more information.