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Systems Engineer Specialist



Johannesburg, ZA

Date:  14-Jan-2021

Req Details

Req 106475

Closing Date - 28 January 2021


Systems Engineer Specialist

Job Family

Information Technology

Career Stream

It Operations

Leadership Pipeline

Manage Self: Professional

Job Purpose

To provide specialist technical expertise and support in installing; testing; tuning; optimising; diagnosing problems; repairing; upgrading and maintaining both externally and internally supplied hardware and systems software (i.e. Operating systems; data management products; office automation products; embedded systems); and other utility enabling software and related equipment.

Job Responsibilities

• 24/7/365 up time on all hardware supported by Hardware Infrastructure.
• Health checks are conducted daily to identify any anomalies.
Asset Management:
• Diagrams of all Environments.
• Management of New, Current and Old equipment.
• Ensure all microcode level is up to date - as per Nedbank Policy.
• Maintenance is conducted as per agreed schedule.
• All future release date tracked and planned for.
• All ageing Hardware as identified, and motivations are done to replace such hardware.
First Time Right Installations:
• Processes for the various types of installations
o Policies
o Processes
o Procedures
• Continuous improvement
o PLAN, DO, ASSESS and REFINE cycle for all Activities
Vendor Relationship:
• Schedule monthly Vendor performance management meetings.
• Schedule formal weekly reporting communications on issues/incidents.
• Quarterly Presentations from Vendors on their new releases.
• Reporting and Escalation processes defined, understood and communicated.

Essential Qualifications - NQF Level

  • Advanced Diplomas/National 1st Degrees

Minimum Experience Level

10 years plus exposure to IT environment with minimum of 8 years Systems Engineering.

Advantageous experience (not a disqualifier):

• 3-5 years Management experience


• Computer hardware engineers are required to have a strong all-round computer knowledge including some knowledge of cross system dependencies.
• Diagnose and troubleshoot failed various server types, storage devices, etc.
• Analyse user needs and recommend appropriate hardware.
• Modify hardware to either enable forensic analysis of the media or to change the functionality of the hardware for other purposes.
• Participate in the design and development of electronic circuits and assemblies.
• Conduct technical exploitation and examination of high priority media.
• Test and review for technical accuracy, standards and compliance to the design.

Type of Exposure

  • Achieved transformation and innovation results
  • Completed Reports and Achieved Budgets
  • Designed Workforce Planning Solutions
  • Developed and Implemented Communications Strategy
  • Managed Transformation & Innovation
  • Managed Governance
  • Manage internal process
  • Managed Process Results
  • Managed Relationships
  • Managed Self and Team
  • Managed budget
  • Provided Client Service
  • Provided Administrative Support
  • Supported Transformation, Change and continued Improvement


Please contact the Nedbank Recruiting Team at +27 860 555 566


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