WINTEL Active Directory Engineer

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13 Jun, 2016

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Engineering Jobs in South Africa

About Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) creates new possibilities for technology to have a meaningful impact on people, businesses, governments and society. The world’s largest technology company and ranked 10 on the Fortune 500 list for 2012, HPE brings together a portfolio that spans printing, personal computing, software, services and IT infrastructure to serve more than 1 billion customers in over 170 countries on six continents. HPE invents, engineers, and delivers technology solutions that drive business value, create social value, and improve the lives of our clients. And at HPE, we know that our people and values are the most important elements in this success.

Enterprise Services aspires to be a strategic partner in helping our more than 1,000 business and government clients in 90 countries better serve their customers and citizens. We work to overcome their IT challenges, collaborating to make technology work for them, anytime and anywhere. To make it matter, so they can achieve more. With a dedication to quality and innovation, we deliver IT consulting, systems integration, and applications development. Enterprises can also outsource IT functions and management to us in areas like infrastructure and business processes. These efforts enable organizations to take the best advantage of cloud computing, information optimization and enhanced security measures to achieve their goals.
The Active Directory Engineer is a technical Microsoft Engineer role focusing on client infrastructure supporting the AD environment. The AD Engineer will be responsible for focusing on the operational integrity of the AD environment.

Job Location: Cape Town, South Africa

WINTEL / Active Directory Engineer

Job Description:

  • Understanding customer’s strategic IT direction as it relates to HPE’s technology and services portfolio.
  • Apply L2 / L3 Support of Wintel Domain Controllers
  • Provide infrastructure support in accordance with client’s security standards.
  • Provide support of the clients Active Directory Functions as well as DNS, WINS, DHCP, NTP Services.
  • Sound understanding of Group Policy Objects (implementation and changes).
  • Perform upgrades to Domain Controllers and other Infrastructure Services e.g. MOM, SCOM, VCM
  • PowerShell scripting skills
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Azure
  • Knowledge of AAD DirSync
  • Ensures overall service delivery excellence by managing all contractual commitments & SLA delivery within our service line.
  • Drives customer satisfaction, escalation management, and corrective action planning.
  • Ensure operational excellence by managing key metrics and ensuring team goals and contractual commitments are met.
  • Provides guidance on process improvements and recommends changes in alignment with business strategy.
  • Shift work in alignment with a 24×7 rotational shift structure
  • Standby support in line with a standby roster

Education and Experience Required:

• MCSA Windows Server
• Windows 2012 Server experience mandatory
• Experience working in a matrixed environment.

Knowledge and Skills Required:

• Customer Relationship Management
• HPE Internal Relationship Management
• Strategic planning, goal setting, and plan of record management
• HPE’s organization structure and policies
• Strong knowledge of distributed Wintel Server Environment
• Sound understanding of associated technologies (Storage, Backup, Database, Networking)
• Service/Client/Team oriented individual
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Hardware trouble shooting
• Windows file system and RAID technologies
• Windows performance monitor and Event Log analysis
• Experience in MS Clustering
• Microsoft 2008 Server experience
• Broad experience across many different IT environments.
• Communicating and presenting to peers and client/
• Knowledge of ITIL Methodologies and Implementing ITIL Processes
• Providing technical guidance and advice in IT environments.
• Providing technical and business level guidance and advice in complex environments.
• Strong presentation, communication & analytical skills.
• Excellent Technical Problem solving skills
• Strong interpersonal skills – ability to communicate with people across the globe as client is a multi-national client base

Job – Services
Primary Location – South Africa-South Africa-Cape Town

Schedule – Full-time
Shift – Day Job
Travel – No
Job Posting – Jun 10, 2016

EEO Tagline Hewlett Packard Enterprise is EEO F/M/Protected Veteran/ Individual with Disabilities

Job ID: 1532930

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