graduate I.T/Telecoms job-Systems Engineer II

By | August 22, 2017

graduate I.T/Telecoms job-Systems Engineer II

  • Location: Johannesburg, ZA
  • Nedbank Recruiting
  • Date Published: 22 August 2017
  • Closing date: 31 August 2017


Nedbank Group Technology

Nedbank’s centralised technology unit is responsible for all the components of the Group’s Technology processing, development and system support.

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

  • Contribute to a culture conducive to the achievement of transformation goals by participating in Nedbank Culture building initiatives (e.g. staff surveys etc.).
  • Participate and support corporate social responsibility initiatives for the achievement of key business strategies.
  • Identify and recommend opportunities to enhance processes; systems and policies and support implementation of new processes; policies and systems.
  • Enable recommendations of system hardware and software tuning through gathering of performance statistics from the Information Communication and Technology (ICT) platforms.
  • Mitigate risks in the event of system hardware or software failure by collecting critical information; adhering to agreed procedures and executing standard fixes.
  • Identify problems by investigating potential and actual service problems; escalate and/ or apply standard fixes.
  • Support technology decisions by maintaining awareness of existing and emerging software and hardware solutions.
  • Support the business process needs of the organization by performing a variety of technical tasks in the diagnosis; repair; maintenance and installation of computers and/or related equipment.
  • Ensure compliance to relevant standards and policies by preparing and maintaining operational documentation for relevant system software products.
  • Solve problems by independently addressing incidents of a standard nature.
  • Ensure smooth work flow by participating in Disaster Recovery (DR) procedures.
  • Ensure all work tasks are completed through adherence to organisational process Ensure the correct and effective use of system hardware and software by implementing and advising on systems development and service delivery staff on policies; procedures and standards Ensure smooth workflow in obtaining required service by liaison with vendors and repair personnel.
  • Ensure client needs are met by participating in client progress reports.
  • Ensure customer needs are met by facilitating sign-off of designs by relevant stakeholders.
  • Keep abreast of legislation and other industry changes that impacts on role by reading the relevant newsletters; websites and attending sessions.
  • Understand and embrace the Nedbank vision and demonstrate the values through interaction with team and stakeholders.
  • Improve personal capability and stay abreast of developments in field of expertise by identifying training courses and career progression for self through input and feedback from managers.
  • Ensure personal growth and enable effectiveness in performance of roles and responsibilities by ensuring all learning activities are completed; experience practiced and certifications obtained and/or maintained within specified time frames.
  • Ensure information is provided correctly to stakeholders by maintaining knowledge sharing knowledge with team.
  • Monitor system efficiency against published service level agreements (SLA) through collection of performance data.
  • Ensure operational cost reduction by ensuring overtime and time are captured correctly and timeously.
  • Ensure due dates for report delivery are met by running reports that support team decisions.
  • Contribute to a culture conducive to the achievement of transformation goals by participating in Nedbank Culture building initiatives (e.g. staff surveys etc.).
  • Ensure due dates for report delivery are met by running reports that support team decisions


Essential Qualifications – NQF Level

  • Matric / Grade 12 / National Senior Certificate

Essential Certifications

  • Completed MCTS, Foundational certificate VMware /SOLARUS, AIX . Certificate of attendance in IBM technologies specific to domain

Minimum Experience 

  • 2- 5 years exposure to IT environment with 2 years Systems Engineering
  • Troubleshooting Skills.
  • Analytical Skills.
  • Virtualization Technologies. – (Hyper-V, VMware and Citrix)
  • Report writing. – (Monthly Reports, RCA Reports etc.)
  • Working knowledge of networking technologies. – (DHCP, DNS TCP-IP, Routing and vlan’s)
  • Imaging Technologies. – (Knowledge of Acronis or equivalent

Behavioural Competencies

  • Applied Learning
  • Contributing to Team Success
  • Customer Focus
  • Initiating Action
  • Work Standards
  • Managing Work (includes Time Management)


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




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