Thursday, January 11, 2018 by Simona Fortuin



Head Office, Bridgetown

Salary 192 754 per annum (TCoE) – Level 5

Three (3) Year Contract

CapeNature needs a capable, motivated Junior System Administrator to take over all aspects of the configuration, maintenance and support of our Central Reservations booking system Roomseeker. If you enjoy solving problems with creative solutions, updating your knowledge of hardware and software trends and system advancements, we will fit in well with our young dynamic IT and Central Reservations team. Resourcefulness is a necessary skill in this role. You should be able to diagnose and resolve problems quickly. You should also have the patience to communicate with a variety of interdisciplinary teams and users. As CapeNature we run a fast paced yet supportive environment. As the only IT member responsible for the Roomseeker system, you will be required to ear various hats and gain plenty of valuable experience from Senior staff and service providers. You may be required to work outside normal working hours. The successful applicant will report directly to the Senior Manager: Information, Communication and Technology.


  • Provide technical support for both hardware and software issues our users encounter
  • Manage the configuration and operation of client-based computer operating systems
  • Monitor the system daily and respond immediately to security or usability concerns
  • Create and verify backups of data
  • Respond to and resolve help desk requests
  • Upgrade systems and processes as required for enhanced functionality and security issue resolution
  • Administrate infrastructure, including firewalls, databases, malware protection software and other processes
  • Review application logs
  • Install and test computer-related equipment
  • Ensuring security and efficiency of IT infrastructure
  • Monitor performance and maintain systems according to requirements


  • Associate or higher degree in a related field
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in system administration
  • Knowledge of Roomseeker booking system will be advantageous
  • Extensive experience with VMware
  • Advanced knowledge of system vulnerabilities and security issues
  • Ability to respond to help desk requests after hours on a limited basis
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Sound knowledge and understanding of the elements involved in Reservation Systems, and implementation thereof would be advantageous
  • The ability to attend to finite detail whilst executing outputs to ensure the quality of service delivery
  • A valid code 08 driver’s license

ENQUIRIES:   Mr. Mohamed Parker – Tel (021) 483 0053

To apply, send a letter of applications and updated CV to:  The Human Resources Manager, Private Bag X29, Gatesville 7766 or fax 086 210 5242 or e-mail hrinfo@capenature.co.za  before 19 January 2018


  • Preference will be given to candidates from previously disadvantaged population groups
  • Short listed applicants will be contacted within 21 days after closing date
  • No late and /or incomplete applications will be considered
  • CapeNature reserves the right not to make an appointment


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