IT Support Engineer (Cloud and Security) - Placement Point (Pty) Ltd, Johannesburg

  • Johannesburg
  • Salary: R23 000.00 Per Month
  • Benefits: Provident fund
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Sectors: IT, Pharmaceutical
  • Posted by Placement Point (Pty) Ltd on Thursday, March 12, 2020
  • Reference: APISE
  • Apply before Monday, May 11, 2020 - 37 Days left

Vacancy Details

Employer: Placement Point (Pty) Ltd

A dynamic company based in Parktown is looking for an IT Support Engineer (Cloud and Security)


  • To maintain a stable, productive, efficient local IT environment
  • To provide comprehensive IT support to all areas of the business

Cloud related tasks:

  • Administer cloud services
  • Exchange Online
  • SharePoint Online
  • Office 365 Portal
  • Azure (AD, VM, SQL, DW, …)
  • Intune
  • Smartsheet
  • Mimecast
  • Provide a secure and stable cloud environment for head office, mobile users and third parties

Security related tasks:

  • Review all security relevant activity on a regular basis
  • Systemskan
  • Zscaler
  • Uniflow
  • Mimecast
  • AV
  • Firewall
  • Evaluate all current security measures and suggest/implement improvements
  • Manage security infrastructure and relevant service providers
  • Review of all assigned licenses and access rights according to agree on schedule

User Support related responsibilities:

  • Ensure proper functioning of user machines (laptops, PCs, tablets, printers, Phones etc.) at both HO and remote users
  • Monitoring for irregularities and making necessary counter measure recommendations
  • Rollout of updates and patches
  • Control of asset register
  • Gain basic understanding of the second IT Support Engineers duties to operate as a backup when required
  • Provide reports to IT Manager

Candidate Requirements


  • English speaking
  • Afrikaans (beneficial)
  • Own vehicle and valid drivers license
  • Matric
  • Azure administration related certification required
  • Office 365 administration certification preferred
  • BSc Computer Science preferred
  • Certifications such as MCP, MCSE, MCSA, CCNA, CCNP, CISSP, CISM will be preferred
  • Cyber Security related certification preferred
  • At least 2 years in an Azure environment
  • Experience in Cyber security
  • Microsoft server infrastructure environment
  • Managing of 3rd party service providers
  • Attention to detail
  • Accuracy
  • Analytical 
  • Planning and Organising
  • Time Management skills
  • Deadline Driven
  • Assertive
  • Ability to work in a team and independently
  • Ability to identify and solve problems
  • Ability to implement policies
  • Follow up skills
  • Persistence

Computer Literacy:

  • Azure
  • Office 365
  • Cyber Security
  • ADFS
  • Microsoft Exchange Online
  • SharePoint Online
  • Microsoft Intune
  • SQL Azure / Azure Datawarehouse
  • Dtex Systemskan
  • Zscaler
  • IT Security background
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About Placement Point (Pty) Ltd

Placement Point (Pty) Ltd previously known as First Time Placement cc (Parkwood Branch) has been providing unique excellence to the recruitment industry since 1990.

We are a “hands – on” personalised generalist recruitment agency that provides for both the needs of the employer and the employee. 
As a Generalist Recruitment Agency we recruit across the board from junior to senior level positions. 

Our expertise include (but are not limited to):

Finance / Accounts / Tax
Senior Management 
Office Support 
Sales / Marketing 
Human Resources
Information Technology 
Hospitality / Travel