Information Technology Engineer

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Pattern Matched Technologies™ (Pty) Ltd as an award-winning WASP (Wireless Application Service Provider), telecommunications, and Fintech development house, is seeking to employ an Information Technology Engineer. The successful candidate will be joining a team of professionals in a fast-paced environment where they will be a key player with the implementation, deployment, and support of the company infrastructure and networks. The applicant will be required to work in a fast-paced environment with knowledge of various IT technologies.

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  • 3+ years of working experience as a systems, networking, or infrastructure engineer in relevant fields
  • 3+ years of experience with Linux/Unix
  • 3+ years of experience with Networking
  • Cloud Computing/ Containerised environments advantageous
  • Software Tools – Project Tracking Tools, Ticketing System
  • Bash Scripting


  • Possess at least one Engineer level certification in systems, security, networking or cloud
  • Systems – Linux, Unix
  • Cloud Computing – AWS
  • Virtualisation – VMWare
  • Networking and Security – Fortigate, Juniper, Cisco, CompTIA

Key Competencies:

  • Good teamwork skills.
  • Well-spoken in English with good communication skills
  • Individual drive and mental alertness.
  • Methodical, thorough attention to detail.
  • Good communication and problem-solving skills.
  • Time management.
  • Appreciation of standards, policies, and procedures.
  • Ability to work under pressure

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Maintaining and optimising the network
  • Maintain connectivity and network uptime and availability
  • Monitoring and troubleshooting bandwidth and connectivity issues
  • Following change management processes

Maintaining Infrastructure:

  • Troubleshooting operating system issues
  • Reviewing server logs
  • Ensuring Server availability and physical infrastructure maintenance
  • Supporting end-users (MacOS, Windows)

Key Roles and Accountabilities:

  • Systems and network implementation and deployment across multiple security levels.
  • Assisting end-users with hardware and application-related queries and issues.
  • Set-up of physical machines for end-users.
  • Perform implementation and maintenance tasks.
  • Capture technical and business requirements; logical and physical design of the solution to ensure appropriate technology is acquired and implemented.
  • Investigate and implement automatisation where possible to alleviate day-to-day workloads.
  • Remain informed of new technical developments and cyber trends in the industry.
  • Work with team members, third parties, and clients to define and deploy technology solutions.
  • Standby and after-hours work required.
  • Assist with the creation of documentation such as system design documentation, topology diagrams, and interface specifications.
  • Day-to-day activities of monitoring applications, system and network logs, vulnerabilities, and general server maintenance.
  • Diagnosing, troubleshooting, and resolving technical issues via email, telephone, and remote sessions.
  • Work as part of an on-call rotation providing out-of-hours’ support
  • Microsoft And Office 365
  • Virtualization Technology / VMware.
  • Strong Familiarity with Linux – CentOS
  • Strong Familiarity with Networking Infrastructure – Switches and Firewalls.
  • AWS skills and certifications are highly desired.
  • Knowledge of SNMP, SMTP, DNS, AD, LAN, and WAN Technologies.

Remote Work:

Remote work policies have been in place since our inception. PMT offers flexible working locations as well as a strong foundation & structure that supports remote work.

However, the candidate would need to reside in Johannesburg or surrounding areas and be capable of travelling to the PMT data centre’s

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