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The Oasis Group is a regulated, innovative and highly automated global financial services group providing wealth management services including the management of a substantial property portfolio. Oasis provides outsourced services to its regulated global partners as a BPO. It operates out of Cape Town and its global partners are situated in, and operate from London, Dublin, and Mauritius. 
    Job Summary

    The key function of this role is to manage all day-to-day operational activities within a global data center and DR facility and ensure 100% uptime. The successful candidate will also be responsible for backup and restore processes, DR replication, as well as user support with regard to servers.

    Job Description

    Installing, maintaining Windows-based servers.
    Recovery of Windows Servers.
    Support helpdesk staff with handling server issues.
    Creation, Deletion and Amendment of user mailboxes.
    Access changes authorised.
    Ensure 100%v uptime of the infrastructure.
    Ensure regular testing of DR readiness.
    Ensure proactive preventive maintenance of Datacenter, servers, network components and other infrastructure components.
    Ensure physical security systems at offices.
    Ensure Software licensees records are kept up to date and are used optimally.
    Implement un-interrupted migration and implementation of new systems.
    Continuous upgrade of applications, operating systems and other components to ensure compliance.
    Ensure all firmware are kept up to date as per hardware vendor recommendation.
    Plan and manage hardware replacement lifecycle.

    Ensure encryptions and security of mobile devices.
    Support Active Directory and exchange infrastructure.
    Support email services to Blackberry and IOS devices.
    Support Database Servers including IBM P series, SUN Sparc and X series servers.
    Support Storage Area Network (SAN)
    Support Virtual Infrastructure for Servers and Desktops.
    Support replication between Head Office and Disaster Recovery systems.
    Ensure Dialy, weekly, Monthly and Yearly backups and restores.
    Ensure monitoring and management of HVAC (Heat, Ventilation, and Air-conditioning) systems, UPS and alternate power systems.
    Support integrated Building management system.
    Ensure procedure documents and training material are up to date.
    Manage Backup and Restore Processes.

    Maintenance of tape backup cycles, rotations, and replacements.
    Remote branch support within defined SLA parameters.
    Preparation of documentation to map all internal processes within the datacentre.
    Problem Analysis and troubleshooting servers.
    Monitoring server performance and logs.
    Applying upgrades, Patches, and fixes on the servers.
    Managing & Maintaining Server security.
    Supporting helpdesk staff on Server side issues.
    Maintaining Windows Domain administration, replication to remote servers.
    Maintaining DNS, DHCP and WINS server and monitoring performance.
    Knowledge of Change management procedures

    Qualification & Requirement

    Bachelor Degree in IT, Computer Science from an accredited university.
    MCSE Certification is mandatory.
    Solaris certification is preferred.
    VMware certifications are essential
    Storage certifications are preferred

    Minimum Experience & Skills

    6-8 years post qualification experience.
    Proficient in Microsoft Server technology including Active Directory domain, Exchange, and application servers.
    Sound knowledge of DNS, DHCP, WINS, SMTP, SMB, CIFS, NSF.IGRP, TCP/IP.
    Hands on experience on SAN / NAS required.
    Sound knowledge of Virtualisation technology is required.
    Experience on backup and restore, Disaster recovery Procedure is essential.
    Knowledge of endpoint, data center security.
    Hands on experience on IBM x series, P series, and SUN Sparc server hardware.
    Enterprise antivirus, WSUS, Web Server & SQL servers.
    Understanding Oracle / Sybase databases, backup, and recovery.
    Knowledge of Linux is essential. Additional knowledge of AIX / SUN will be preferable.
    Experience in redundancy and High availability infrastructure architecture.

    Should you wish to apply please email us your resume on

    Salmaan Shaikh
    Oasis Group Holdings Pty ltd
    Tel: 0027 21 4137860
    Mob/whats app 0027744899112

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