Microsoft Systems Engineer

Microsoft Systems Engineer Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Microsoft Systems Engineer to join our team.


  • Managing and testing of changes;
  • Setup and Maintenance and review of Active directory structure;
  • Setup and maintenance of the file servers and DFS replications;
  • Systems configuration management;
  • Full Exchange system support and maintenance (System and User Level);
  • Maintain the disaster recovery in the all the Microsoft environments;
  • Ensures procedures for seamless cutover to disaster recovery are up to date;
  • Security: Setting up / controlling up to the operating system level. Implements and maintaining security policy standards;
  • Problem solving of server related network and hardware problems;
  • Complete and accurate reporting;
  • Responsible for daily backup procedures on Microsoft environments;
  • Maintenance, repairs and upgrades on server hardware;
  • Administration, support and maintenance of VMware hypervisor;
  • Skills transfer to other systems engineers;
  • Reporting and customer interaction. Service and change management.


  • 5 – 8 years’ experience on Microsoft Exchange servers, Microsoft Active Directory servers and Microsoft Hyper V environments;
  • Minimum of 5 – 8 years’ experience in a Microsoft systems support and maintenance role;
  • Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer Certification (MCSE) or equivalent Microsoft certification;
  • Matric;
  • IT Network knowledge;
  • Relevant IT Degree or Diploma;
  • Microsoft Certification or any Cloud Certification is a PLUS;
  • BS/MS degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or any related course;
  • At least 2 years of experience in Microsoft Cloud Solution.