Server Engineer

First Quantum Minerals LTD - Solwezi, North-Western

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Server Engineer

The holder of this position will be required to adhere to all relevant requirements, policies, procedures and legal regulations pertaining to health, safety, environment and quality, and any other regulations as required by the company and relevant to the level of the role and responsibilities of the function

Key Responsibilities

  • Ensures systems of focus are monitored with appropriate alerting and automated recovery based upon standards and best practices
  • Provide IT technical expertise to applications developers, operations, and other IT staff for systems development and production support
  • Provide technical expertise to IT staff in the design and development of infrastructure systems to ensure a robust and stable environment
  • Participate in formulating and implementing IT standards and policies to support the operational environment
  • Develop all supporting technical documentation to facilitate consistency and quality of installations, systems upgrade and recovery/ repair
  • Develop and implement processes to assist with problem management, change management and performance monitoring to support effective operational management
  • Adhere to and implement Group ICT standards and policies
  • Effectively and efficiently develop, maintain and optimise server infrastructure
  • Effectively contribute to positive team performance and achievement of business targets
  • Ability to cope with work pressure
  • Must be a good team player
  • Must exhibit strong task and time management skills
  • Must be able to work with globally diverse teams


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent


  • At least 5 years’ experience managing high availability Systems, Databases and Networks
  • Windows Server – ADD 2016
  • Windows Server up to 2016
  • Knowledge of Hyper V or VMware esxi up to v6.5
  • Windows exchange Server – 2010 + Outlook 365
  • Knowledge of Fibre Storage Area Network systems and HP Data protector and other backup solutions
  • Knowledge and experience of disaster recovery systems and processes
  • Data Centre Management experience – including knowledge of and experience relevant Data Centre standards and best practices
  • Extensive demonstration of high level experience with a solid track record of planning, coordinating and delivering multiple, complex programs towards successful delivery .


Min education
Primary school
Required experience
4 Years
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