Senior Infrastructure Engineer

BET Software is one of the most diverse betting software providers in Sub-Saharan Africa, providing ground-breaking software on a global scale, while supporting incredibly large transactional volumes in a fast-paced industry. Our multiskilled team is passionate about pushing boundaries to create world-class solutions.

We offer a dynamic work environment that supports learning and growth, a place where you can flourish amongst like-minded individuals. Currently on an exponential growth path, we’re increasing our footprint with the objective of establishing BET Software as a leader in global markets. Interested? There’s a lot we can’t predict in this business, but one thing is certain: you’ll never be bored.

We are seeking a Senior Infrastructure Engineer that will have the full responsibility of testing, designing, building, and maintaining a company’s IT infrastructures. This also includes maintaining the reliability and security of the company’s IT infrastructure, including voice, network, security and hosting elements. Ensure ongoing IT infrastructure performance by building appropriate technical designs and configurations and providing escalation support for the infrastructure.

 

Minimum Requirements:

  • Certification of A+/N+, MCP, MCSE and MCITP.
  • Min 8 years of experience as a Senior Infrastructure or Senior Systems Engineer.
  • Extensive exposure and experience working with Infinidat and Exagrid.
  • Good understanding and experience with Windows servers 2012 – 2019.
  • Good understanding and experience with SCCM \ Endpoint Manager.
  • Knowledge of Disaster Recovery methodologies and best practice.
  • Experience in Server Patching \ WSUS.
  • VMware \ virtualization – Expert.
  • Good understanding and experience with in working on OS365, Microsoft Exchange, Active Directory.
  • Extensive exposure and experience working in Microsoft desktop operating systems and desktop software.
 
Advantage:
  • Cloud experience (AWS / Azure or GCP).
  • Advantage Red Hat OpenShift certified – RHCE.
  • Linux Certified.
  • Networking Certification (Network+, CCNA).
  • VMware certified – VCP.
 
Technical Outputs:
  • Administration of the Windows/Linux network, including all servers and desktops and laptops.
  • Management of the Windows Servers, Group Policy, Active Directory, Exchange on-prem and cloud and MSSQL SERVER (configuration / installation / maintenance of forests, trees, and DNS services), RDS, IIS.
  • Management and patching of VMware platform.
  • Creating of servers and deploying as required within the business group.
  • Perform routine maintenance activities required by PCI DSS.
  • Management of all software and hardware installations.
  • Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity planning / recommendation.  
  • Timely installation of patches, updates, and service packs following patch audit assessments. 
  • Network Solutions Management: LAN/WAN implementation, DNS changes / request.
  • Router Solutions Management: HP, Lenovo, and Dell servers on enterprise level.
  • Storage Solutions Management: SAN, NAS storage management on enterprise level.
  • Web Application Management: Administering F5 LTM, AWAF, creating of iRules, pools, geo-location tagging.
  • Setting up / configuring / administration of NMS system(s), e.g., Nagios, NetFlow, Cacti.
  • Able to conduct research into networking issues and products as required. 
  • Working technical knowledge of current network hardware, protocols, and Internet standards.  
  • Work closely with the IT Manager to make sure all systems are secure using tools.
  • Extensive exposure to managing backup solutions / optimize current processes as the company grows.
  • Assist where required with Microsoft SAM audit.
  • Strong leadership and time management skills to train and support 1st and 2nd level Systems Engineers / 1st, 2nd, and 3rd level IT Support Engineers.  
  • Knowledge Kubernetes.
  • OpenShift Administrator.
 

Skills and competencies:

  • Portray strong attention to detail, whilst maintaining efficiency.
  • Must have a strong sense of customer focus.
  • Ability to take accountability and entail great problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent people management and relationship management skills.
  • Must be results driven.
  • Impressive planning, organizational and time management skills.