Kontak Recruitment

Support Engineer (EKE368) - Johannesburg

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Active since 16-10-2018 Job category IT - Hardware / Network
Location Johannesburg Level Mid-Senior level
Educational level Vocational / Diploma / As... Employment type Permanent contract
Hours 0 Salary R20 000 - R25 000 per month
Support Engineer (EKE368)
Rivonia, Sandton
R17 000 – R25 000

To start as soon as possible

The successful candidate will have at least 3-years desktop support experience in a corporate support desk environment and must be able to handle and resolve at minimum level 1 support issues. Key for this position is attitude. The company requires a young individual with a desire to grow and learn from senior engineers

Salary based upon qualifications, experience & skill level (approx. R17 000 to R25 000 CTC)
Medical aid (50% paid by company – included in CTC, 50% by employee)
Reimbursement for company travel
Overtime paid in the form of commission
Company provided laptop

Qualifications, Knowledge and Experience Required
At least a Matriculation certificate.
INTERNATIONAL MCSE or MCSA (on Windows Server 2012 r2) a requirement.
Windows Server 2016 advantageous.
A+, Server+, N+ or similar qualification an advantage
Excellent understanding of Windows Event logs and how to identify problems.
Knowledge of backup solutions like Backup Exec, Windows Backup, Altaro and similar applications (configuration, use and troubleshooting).
Experience with remote support applications and techniques (e.g. VPN, RDP and Team Viewer).
Working knowledge of Active Directory administration: creating user accounts, resetting passwords, disabling and deleting users.
Experience with server maintenance and health checks on Windows Server.
Experience with the configuration and administration of Office 365.
Experience with logging and following up calls with external suppliers and service providers.
Excellent knowledge of hardware components and hardware troubleshooting procedures (desktop and server).
Working knowledge of server hardware systems such as RAID.
Excellent knowledge of Microsoft desktop operating systems and desktop software.
Good working knowledge of all Microsoft Office applications e.g. Word and Excel.
Good knowledge of TCP\IP networking is required.
Good knowledge of server software and systems.
Experience with configuring routers and wireless access points.
A minimum of three years’ desktop support experience.
At least two years’ server support and maintenance experience.

The main responsibilities of the job are:
Install, configure and support all Microsoft desktop and server operating systems.
Install, configure and support all Microsoft and other application software (desktop and server).
General hardware installation and troubleshooting (desktop and server).
General troubleshooting on all IT related equipment.
Respond to and resolve support calls at customer sites.
Respond to and resolve support calls via remote connection (desktop and server).
Assist customers telephonically.
Remote administration of servers and workstations.
Compile desktop and server configuration documentation for client sites.
Execute orders and follow up service and repairs with external suppliers.
Identify possible risks or problems and escalate to senior engineer.
Assist with management of the support team and provide 1st line escalation for technical issues (from support engineers)


More information
This listing is a full-time job

Job category IT - Hardware / Network
Industry / Industries IT
Region South Africa
Keywords Support Engineer

Contact information

Name Kanekt Recruitment