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Position:       IT Infrastructure Team Leader

Job No:          202486

Location:      Woodmead

Salary:          R 550 000 P/a dependent upon experience


Main Purpose:

The IT Infrastructure Team Lead’s role is to plan, organize, and manage IT support staff and overall operations to ensure the stable operation of the organization’s IT infrastructure. This includes developing, maintaining, supporting, and optimizing key functional areas, particularly network infrastructure, server infrastructure, data communications, backup strategies and telecommunications systems. The Infrastructure Team Lead will also schedule and direct activities to resolve hardware and software problems in a timely and accurate fashion.

Departmental Administration / Team Lead:


  • Liaise with senior management communicating on IT systems and current project status.

  • IT project administration.

  • Team lead technical staff through: Staff performance appraisals, regular departmental meetings, facilitating and promoting staff professional development, and facilitating communication with HR department.

  • Assisting with case specific information systems project requirements and ERP system report development per management requirements utilizing SQL Analysis services, SQL reporting services and Syspro Reporting Services, via certified consultants and authorized resellers.

  • SYSPRO licensing, company maintenance, system setup, security, data integrity, reporting and operations.

  • Liaising with external consultants for operational ERP / IT systems and integration.


Data Management:


  • Ensuring SYSPRO data integrity.

  • SQL scripting, backup and maintenance.

  • SQL Analysis services implementation and maintenance

  • HP MSA SAN infrastructure management and maintenance.

  • Hyper-V Virtualization systems maintenance, data integrity and business continuity.

  • ERP and WMS system data management.


Network management and general security

  • Daily network administration, troubleshooting and documentation.

  • Maintenance of internal network equipment and VOIP Telephony solutions.

  • O365 configuration, management, and support

  • User support on varied client hardware and software.

  • Server and client maintenance, hardware, and software.

  • Network Security, both internal and external utilizing: AD integrated WSUS rollouts for critical system patches, monitoring of internet / e-mail usage and reporting abuse, enforcing IT end user policy and pro-active preventative measures such as mail spam filtering and firewall rules.

  • Management of network infrastructure and equipment utilizing FortiNet hardware, Forti Analyzer and Forti Manager.

  • Assist in Design, Maintenance, and periodic testing of master DRP plan

  • Assist in Design and maintenance of Backup infrastructure.

  • Implementation and maintenance of IT security policies (physical and data access).

  • Maintaining existing, and sourcing new, licensing agreements for various software products (MS, Symantec, Syspro, etc.).

  • Frequent network auditing to expose current vulnerabilities and network abuse.


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