The average salary for a Senior Systems Engineer in South Africa is R490,916.
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Job Description for Senior Systems Engineer
The senior systems engineer tends to involve more design and build-out work than an standard systems administrator position. While both jobs contain responsibilities for day-to-day administration and upkeep of servers and storage, a senior systems engineer will also have been the one who original designed the solution; this can range anywhere from choosing a server platform to details related to processors, RAM and network cards. In addition to general Windows/Linux servers, a senior systems e…Read more
Senior Systems Engineer Tasks
- Oversee the planning, design and implementation of system engineering projects.
- May be responsible for designing a data contingency plan or data disaster recovery plan.
- Install, configure and upgrade and enhancements to software/hardware/network systems.
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Popular Skills for Senior Systems Engineer
Microsoft Active Directory
Skills that pay less than market rate include Project Management, Windows Operating System General Use, VMware ESX, Systems Engineering and Microsoft Active Directory.
Pay by Experience Level for Senior Systems Engineer
An early career Senior Systems Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of R418,928 based on 20 salaries. A mid-career Senior Systems Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R463,532 based on 59 salaries. An experienced Senior Systems Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R479,998 based on 112 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of R824,321.
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