Sanlam Learnership 2023 – IT Server Administrator

Website Sanlam

Job Description:

Sanlam Developing Markets [SDM] (a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sanlam Life Limited) is one of the top financial services providers in the South African entry-level and emerging middle market. It aims to understand the unique requirements of clients and offers a wide range of simple and affordable financial solutions that cover needs such as funeral insurance, savings for education, life cover and personal accident plans

Job Responsibilities:

  • Maintains up-to-date and detailed documentation
  • Performs function with due-diligence and in accordance with change management, testing and best practices.
  • Responsible for resolving all calls quickly and effectively (incidents and problems)
  • Responsible for the integrity and recoverability of servers and server backups
  • Build reputable relationship with Sanlam Group Technology
  • Diagnose and troubleshoot technical issues on servers, applications, and server components
  • Maintains and validates back-ups and disaster recovery systems
  • Assist with server-side support of applications and databases
  • Ensures relevant documentation and assistance is provided to enable desktop support technicians to adequately support end users
  • Responsible for patch, malware, and security configuration compliance
  • Active Directory support (user maintenance, folder permissions, group policy objects, etc.)
  • Ability to accurately implement projects and tasks with minimal supervision
  • Responsible for weekly reporting of daily activities and participates in meetings and discussions
  • Assist with general infrastructure support of the SanFin IT environment

Job Requirements:

  • Advanced understanding of server concepts
  • Ability to work within a motivated team of technical specialists and work as a member of a team
  • High level understanding of networking concepts
  • Understand the demands of a financial services environment
  • High level understanding of virtualisation concepts
  • Ability to diagnose and solve complex technology problems

Qualification & Experience:

  • RHCSA certification
  • Solaris Administration certification will be an added advantage
  • IT Diploma or similar qualification
  • MCSE certification
  • Degree or a Diploma with 4 to 6 years related experience.

Job Details:

Company: Sanlam

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Sandton, Gauteng, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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