Microsoft Engineer, Cape Town, R600 000 – R700 000 per annum - emerge, Cape Town

  • Cape Town
  • Salary: R50 000.00 - R58 333.00 Per Month
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Sectors: IT
  • Posted by emerge on Wednesday, November 27, 2019
  • Reference: TM47510
  • Apply before Sunday, January 26, 2020 - 7 Days left

Vacancy Details

Employer: emerge

An award winning financial services company based in Cape Town is looking for a Microsoft Certified Server Engineer to be part of their exciting journey of migrating to the cloud. This role would be ideal for an Engineer that is good at creating and maintaining the server infrastructures of various clients. The primary focus of the role would be on provisioning and support of physical and virtual servers as well as their respective applications. The role will encapsulate troubleshooting of software related issues and execution of documented operational procedures.

What you need to have is:

  • Microsoft Server Infrastructure Engineer
  • Windows Server
  • Lyn
  • DNS
  • DHCP
  • VMWare ESX
  • Conversant with HP, Oracle Sun and Cisco server technologies


  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in a similar role (non-negotiable)
  • Configuration, design and maintenance of Microsoft Exchange
  • Configuration, design and maintenance of Active Directory
  • Preferably have solid skills in PowerShell scripting
  • A comprehensive working knowledge of all Microsoft Server operating systems and technologies
  • Conversant with HP, Oracle Sun and Cisco server technologies
  • Proven experience in a pressurized operations support environment
  • Knowledge of operating system security
  • Experience with NetApp SAN storage and Linux OS advantageous


  • Degree in Information Systems


  • Installation and troubleshooting of Windows Server operating systems
  • Active directory maintenance and support including application of group policies and general directory maintenance
  • Day to day maintenance and support of MS Exchange and Lync environments
  • DNS and DHCP support and maintenance
  • Setup, maintain and support the VMware ESX environment
  • Provide after-hours support as/when required
  • Adhere to strict change control and project management procedures
  • Provide support for and interact with the Retail and Institutional IT Ops teams to continuously enhance the environment
  • Responsible for documentation of processes and procedures within the IT Infrastructure operations environment

If you’re looking for someone who will respect your life outside of work, pay you well (without you having to beg) and give you regular access to cool tech & work; pop your CV.

The reference Number for this position is TM47510. It’s a permanent position based in Cape Town offering a salary of R600 000 – R700 000 per annum cost to company, negotiable based on experience. Contact Tlhalefang on or call her on XXX-XXXX to discuss this and other opportunities.

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e-Merge is a dynamic, service orientated, boutique agency working in specific technology verticals. We only recruit within our specialised fields, assuring both client and candidate of expert attention, knowledge and advice within niche areas.

We continuously research and adopt technologies to streamline our internal workflow process ensuring a seamless experience for both clients and candidates.  The e-Merge management team has a pro-active approach, encouraging innovative ideas and customer focused behaviours from our consultants.

e-Merge believes in quality over quantity.  We match skills and culture accurately, selecting only the very best candidates available to present to you, thereby simplyfying your process of selection, and assuring you of a thorough and professional shortlist from which to choose.