Senior Server Engineer-UNIX & Windows – Wipro in Africa.

Job Title: Senior Server
Engineer-UNIX & Windows
Reports to: Regional OPCO Lead

Responsible For: –

1) Incident / Problem / Change Management.
2) Responsible for undertaking New Projects.

Job Purpose: – To support 24/7
Infrastructure on Unix + Windows’ Platform for Telecom account.

Key Outputs: – Support to be
provided as per SLA. High self-drive and confidence Willingness to learn and
work in teams Good problem solving skills and analytical skills Effective
communication and interpersonal skills. Strong report writing s kills.
Preparation of monthly and weekly dashboards and case analysis.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Installation – UNIX + Windows Server OS Installation, modification of network
  • OS Hardening of Windows + Unix Servers.
  • Disk management – creating partitions for the different types of servers
  • Disk space management
  • Log file maintenance
  • Windows + UNIX Server Asset List Management – Preparation/update of CMDB
  • Attend all meeting were Windows + UNIX Servers issues are required
  • Represent Windows + UNIX Server issues on Project Management teams
  • OS Patch level check in Windows + UNIX servers and install as per the
  • File system creation and mounting in UNIX servers.
  • Assists in the planning and design of various systems like Red hat Enterprise
    Linux, & software applications.
  • Management of vendor deliverables where services are provided externally.
  • Escalating unresolved issues to Vendors where required
  • Following up with Vendors till the resolution of the issue
  • Measuring & recording the vendor performance reports
  • Preparation of RCA for incidents.
  • Implementation of Changes based on processes.
  • Keeping Service Desk apprised on all UNIX server issues.
  • Ensure the closing of UNIX related audit points.
  • Ensure that there is conformity to the ITIL processes. This includes Change,
    Problem, Incident Management).
  • Patch deployment plan preparation with test results.
  • Ensure that all servers under your domain have a backup application agent.
Full time Bachelor in Science/ Engineering / Technology.
Certification: – MCSE & RHCE- Redhat Certified Engineer 5.5.
Experience: – 4 to 6 years.
Competence: – Windows + Red Hat

How to Apply:

Please follow the instructions as stated below as failure to do so could lead
to disqualification.

1. Send an Application letter and CV/Resume.
2. Merge these two documents into one document in either word or pdf format.
3. Do not attach or send any scanned documents, these are sometimes too large
for our inbox.
4. Include the job title and/or reference number in the subject line of the
email address and send your application by email to
5. Only successful candidates will be contacted. For all other inquiries please
contact our offices directly.

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