Senior Engineer: Systems


Gauteng, South Africa


Jul 19

AVBOB, AFRICA'S LARGEST MUTAL ASSURANCE SOCIETY HAS A VACANCY FOR RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE: Managing and monitoring all installed systems and infrastructure. Installing, configuring, testing and maintaining operating systems, application softwareand system management tools. Ensuring the highest levels of systems and infrastructure availability. Proposes design enhancements, capacity changes, contingency and recoveryarrangements as required, to ensure that service targets are met within the organisationsplanned budget. Ensures the investigation and diagnosis of operational incidents. Resolves suchincidents, including any capacity and availability management issues to maintain overallperformance. Acts as the technical lead on projects relating to servers, systems and storage. Provides advice and guidance on the design and development of new and changedsystems to optimise operational efficiency. Ensures that appropriate software and specialist monitoring tools are used to maintainawareness and control of hardware and software. Monitors exceptional incidents andconducts or initiates investigations on system performance. Proposes and implementsconsequent improvements working towards industry top benchmark targets. Coach and mentor junior engineers, setting standards of performance and objectives(both collective and individual) in line with service objectives; provides direction andsupport to all team members ensuring that the highest professional standards areobserved. Monitor and test application performance for potential bottlenecks, identify possiblesolutions, and work with developers to implement those fixes. Maintain security, backup, and redundancy strategies Write and maintain custom scripts to increase system efficiency and lower the humanintervention time on any tasks

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The AVBOB Group (AVBOB Insurance, AVBOB Funeral Service and AVBOB Industries) is Africa’s largest Mutual Society.