Since our inception in 1998, we’ve taken care of our staff by offering regular training and industry related remuneration packages. Our team members support each other to ensure the time we spend at the office and with clients, are fun and as stress-free as possible. We service clients in various industries in the Western Cape.

Crimson Line receives many job applications which allows us to choose from the best. Join our team if you too have an ethos of foresight and optimism.

System Engineer

Posted on 18 October 2017

Crimson Line is looking for a capable, strongly-skilled systems engineer who is a great problem-solver and wants to be challenged. Below you’ll find the job description and specification. This position is available immediately.

Job summary:

Working in a team, your role as systems engineer means you are involved with a variety of clients in need of workstation and server support. It’s a challenging and interesting position. Crimson Line will be celebrating its 20th anniversary in 2018. The company is growing and it’s an exciting time to join.

Reporting to:

Team leader

Working conditions:

It’s a 50/50 split as to whether you spend time in the office or on-site with a client.

Job duties:

Handle simple tasks such as:

  • reloading of machine;
  • user creation;
  • resetting passwords;
  • email creation;
  • sharing permissions;
  • basic desktop support for Microsoft Office and third-party programs.

More complex work includes:

  • Windows server management.
  • Active Directory and Exchange Management.

Software used

  • Microsoft (Windows Server 2012-2016; Active Directory; HyperV; RDS; Exchange; Windows workstations; Office; Visio)

Job specifications


Basic IT diploma

Nice to have: MCSA; MCSE


Minimum of 5 years’ helpdesk support experience. Candidate’s current position should be a level 2 support engineer.

Some to average knowledge: virtualization technologies (HyperV); routing and switching (DNS, TCP, IP, HTTPS / HTTP and IMAP / POP / SMTP); Windows workstations; Windows servers (Exchange, MsSQL, DNS, AD, File Server, VPN, RDP / terminal server, Powershell and ISS); and wireless equipment.

Some knowledge: Office 365; Dropbox Business; and Google Suite.


Will be given in all the above where knowledge is lacking.


Proficient in systematic problem-solving.

Emotional characteristics

Patient; decent work ethic; positive outlook; caring and friendly.

Sensory demands

Working in an open-plan office you must be able to focus on own work, yet assist another technician should you realize they are making an error. Carefully listening to, hearing and deciphering a client’s explanation of a problem to ensure you understand the issue completely, will be very advantageous.


Industry related. Package includes basic salary, company car and petrol. Give us an idea of your remuneration expectations in your introductory email.

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