The Company Milpark Education is a registered Private Higher Education Institution offering business management education that focuses on the areas of management and leadership, financial planning and insurance, and banking across South Africa and in other parts of Africa.Milpark offers full-time, part-time and distance learning Higher Education (HE) and Further Education and Training (FET) qualifications, as well as career-focused short courses. The higher education qualifications offered start at NQF level 5, extend into levels 6 and 7, and culminate in the Master of Business Administration (MBA) at NQF level 8. Our financial planning qualifications cover the spectrum from NQF level 4 through to NQF level 8.Milpark Education has been rated as the Number One Private Provider of the MBA degree and was placed fifth in the overall rankings of accredited Educations in the 2012 PMR.africa national survey on accredited Educations offering MBA/MBL degrees in South Africa. Milparks ValuesThe Milpark culture is based on 5 core values:We focus on providing quality education to our studentsWe focus on our excellent customer serviceWe work together with integrity and respectWe take personal accountability and responsibilityWe create value for our stakeholders through innovation and operational excellenceThe Position The position of System Administrators primary responsibility is maintaining and securing Windows servers 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 managementMaintain server infrastructureConfigure and deploy new Windows serversCreate and maintain secure server images using CIS benchmarks and build kitsMonitor performance, availability and stability of servers to maintain a 24x7x365 uptime Review, document and implement server security controlsCreate scripts to automate server management tasksMaintain Active Directory servers and servicesMaintain and optimise Group Policy ObjectsMicrosoft 365 managementMaintain Milpark M365 TenantsMaintain & improve security/compliance policiesManage users, licenses, groups & featuresInfrastructure management Ensure physical security of IT infrastructureOversee the procurement, receipt and configuration of new hardware and softwareMonitor logs and troubleshoot and resolve issues as they arise Ensure proper management of IT assetsAssist with new infrastructure projects as and when requiredMonitor backup processes to ensure recoverability according to the disaster recovery planAssist with design and implementation of infrastructure enhancementsActively participate and contribute during security incident response.GeneralAssist and keep the Technical Manager updated on all system and network related initiatives and issuesProvide after-hours support as/when requiredMaintain best practices on managing systems and services across all environmentsDocument relevant processes and proceduresAdhere to change control and project management proceduresEnsure knowledge of hardware and software used by Milpark is kept up to datePerform tasks accurately and efficientlyFollow and implement Milpark processesEnsure confidentiality of information is maintainedMake infrastructure, server and data security a priority
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