Milpark Education Available Job Opportunity – Apply Now!

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21 Apr, 2022

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Milpark Education is a private higher education institution that delivers accredited qualifications ranging from undergraduate certificates and degrees, to postgraduate diplomas and degrees, up to the level of Master’s and Doctor of Business Administration degrees. Milpark also offers short courses, executive education and continuous professional development. Our programmes are offered through online or distance learning. We offer students flexibility based on the level of engagement they choose to have with us, so that they can balance their studies with the other daily demands that life and working full time bring.

The Milpark culture is based on four core values:

1.Strive
2.Learn
3.Care
4.Real

Milpark has five different Schools, each with its own unique focus:

1.School of Financial Planning and Insurance
2.School of Investment and Banking
3.School of Commerce
4.Milpark Business School
5.School of Professional Accounting

Milpark Business School is currently home to the only internationally (AMBA) accredited MBA in Africa for online distance learning. Milpark has a diverse student body, which includes both school-leavers and employed adults.

 

 

 

 

Job Title: Systems Administrator
Location: Nationwide, Nationwide, South Africa
Contract Type: Permanent
Salary: Market Related

Job Summary:
The position of System Administrator’s primary responsibility is maintaining and securing Windows server, Active Directory and Microsoft 365 service. The role will include troubleshooting of system and server related issues and execution of documented operational and maintenance procedures.

Responsibilities:
Server management:
•Maintain server infrastructure
•Configure and deploy new Windows servers
•Create and maintain secure server images using CIS benchmarks and build kits
•Monitor performance, availability and stability of servers to maintain a 24x7x365 uptime
•Continually improve server management processes
•Maintain Active Directory servers and services
•Maintain and optimise Group Policy Objects

Microsoft 365 management:
•Review and implement M365 strategy
•Maintain Milpark M365 Tenants
•Maintain & improve security/compliance policies
•Manage users, licenses, groups & features
•Optimise Actively contribute to improvement

Infrastructure management:

•Oversee the procurement, receipt and configuration of new hardware and software
•Monitor logs and troubleshoot and resolve issues as they arise
•Ensure proper management of IT assets
•Assist with new infrastructure projects as and when required
•Assist with design and implementation of infrastructure enhancements

Cyber security:
•Contribute actively to the cyber security programme to ensure the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of Milpark systems and data
•Participate in the cyber risk management process
•Review and implement relevant security controls and processes
•Contribute meaningfully to security incident response preparation and take an active role during incident response
•Take responsibility for the security of IT infrastructure

General:
•Assist and keep the Technical Manager updated on all system and network related initiatives and issues
•Provide after-hours support as/when required
•Maintain best practices on managing systems and services across all environments
•Document relevant processes and procedures
•Adhere to change control and project management procedures
•Ensure knowledge of hardware and software used by Milpark is kept up to date

Requirements:
Education & Experience Requirements:
•Minimum 5 years’ experience in a similar role
•Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or similar relevant degree
•Thorough understanding of Microsoft server technologies, certification will be an advantage
•In depth knowledge of Active Directory
•In depth knowledge of Microsoft365 services
•Knowledge of patch management tools (WSUS, SCCM, Intune)
•Knowledge of protocols such as DNS, HTTP, LDAP and SMTP
•Cybersecurity experience will be an advantage

Desired Behavioural Competencies:

•Alignment with Milpark’s Values (see above)
•Ability to work independently on routine assignments as well as conduct joint tasks within the team
•Ability to work under pressure
•Strong problem solving and communication skills
•Ability to multi-task
•Ability to troubleshoot, research and logically solve problems
•Confident
•Honest
•Excellent planning and organizing ability
•High Attention to detail
•Self-managed and self-motivated
•Team player

By submitting your personal information and application, you hereby confirm:

•That you have read and understood our Privacy Policy/Notice. To access, copy and paste the link into your web browser:
https://resource.milpark.ac.za/public/downloads/Milpark%20Education%20Applicant%20and%20Employee%20Privacy%20Notice.pdf
•That you have no objection to us reviewing and processing any personal information provided in the course of your application, as well as any
information that you have provided in support of your application.
•That you have no objection to us retaining your personal information in our database for future employment opportunities that might arise.

Should you wish to apply via an alternative channel, you may do so by sending your application to us via email at [email protected] Please note that your application will only be accepted if the following conditions are met:

•The subject line contains the vacancy reference number as indicated in the advertisement.
•Your email includes your full name, surname and contact details.
•Your CV is attached in pdf. format.
•Applications sent to other email addresses belonging to Milpark will not be considered.

Preference will be given to applicants from designated groups, and appointments will be made in line with our EE requirements

To Apply:

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Application Deadline: 26/04/2022


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