System Engineer: Technical & Infrastructure – CAPRISA

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
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.

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
For more about CAPRISA, refer to