Senior Microsoft Systems Support and Virtualization Engineer - Nigel Frank International, Cape Town

  • Cape Town
  • Salary: R35 000.00 - R45 000.00 Per Month
  • Benefits: Medical Aid, Pension, Bonus
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Sectors: IT
  • Posted by Nigel Frank International on Friday, March 15, 2019
  • Reference: 3465999AC
  • Apply before Friday, March 22, 2019 -

Vacancy Details

Employer: Nigel Frank International

Senior Microsoft Systems Support Engineer and Virtualization Specialist

Job Type: Permanent

Location: Cape Town, South Africa

Contact: Alex Colbeck

Telephone: +44 (0) 191 338 6622


We are currently working with a large service provider based in Cape Town, South Africa. My client focus in providing Cloud and infrastructure services to customers across the UK, US and South Africa and are one of the largest and most well recognised partners within the market.

With a huge drive in using new technologies to benefit business solutions and efficiency you will gain a huge amount of experience in brand new emerging technologies which are un paralleled within the Infrastructure space.

Key focuses are within the Virtualization space and you will work with VMware and Citrix as the main virtualization technologies. Having Azure experience from both administration and engineering perspectives will also help massively.

Alongside virtualization you will work on the support and engineering of different Windows based operating systems from 2008 onwards and also with Wintel servers.

The role will be based within a support environment but will also be extremely hands on in terms of technical infrastructure engineering. You will work on tier 3 escalations within the server space assisting clients in the UK and South African market on any issues they have. As a senior employee you will also help to mentor and train junior members of staff.

My client help to train within and one of their passions is to ensure that anybody who joins them, receives the right training, technology exposure and upskilling that they require to progress their careers going forward.

Technical requirements:

* Experience within a 3rd level support role
* Full Microsoft suite exposure with Active Directory, Exchange, Office 365 and Azure
* VMware and Hyper-V exposure
* Wintel exposure of over 4 years is beneficial
* Strong interpersonal skills
* Support experience 7 years+
* Virtualization exposure with Citrix, VMware, Hyper-V or XEN.
* Senior engineering experience (3 years+)

If you would like to apply for this role please email your CV to Alternatively if you have any questions call +44 (0) 191 338 6622 to schedule a call back.

Nigel Frank International Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.
Nigel Frank International is the leading Microsoft recruitment firm globally, advertising more Microsoft jobs than any other agency. We deal with both Partners and End Users throughout Africa and the Globe and we have never had more live requirement jobs for Microsoft Infrastructure and Cloud professionals. By specialising solely in placing candidates in the market I have built relationships with key employers in South Africa and have an unrivalled understanding of where the best opportunities and Cloud and Infrastructure jobs are.

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About Nigel Frank International

Nigel Frank International is the global leader in Microsoft Technology recruitment. We place more skilled Microsoft Dynamics and Stack professionals with Microsoft Partners and end-users worldwide than any other recruitment business.

"Every 15 minutes, Somewhere in the World, a Microsoft Professional is Attending an Interview Arranged through Nigel Frank International."​

With a network of 700 Recruitment Consultants spread across 10 Offices in 4 continents, Nigel Frank International is uniquely positioned to find Microsoft Dynamics and Stack Professionals their perfect job, whatever their career aspirations.

We have built excellent relationships with top tier Microsoft Partners and End Users. As such, we offer the largest choice of vacancies (over 6,000) in our specialist areas, many of which are exclusive to Nigel Frank.

We recruit for the full suite of Microsoft Dynamics and Stack products covering every role from Sales and Pre-Sales, through to Project Managers, Consultants and Developers, with our multi-lingual, technically proficient recruiters providing a comprehensive and fully confidential consultancy service.

Over 80% of our business is repeat business - testament to the ability of our multilingual consultants to deliver high caliber candidates within our client’s budgets. We are ideally placed to find you either the perfect role to advance your career or the perfect candidate to fill your vacancy.Our HR philosophy is very simple. “Firm, fair and consistent.” A major part of HR Management is making sure that the correct structures are in place and that an internal framework is in place, resulting in less disputes and reduced conflict in the workplace.