Junior IT Technician

Simera Sense is fast becoming a leading mid to high-resolution earth observation camera supplier for CubeSats and small satellites. Our optical payload products aim to offer complete space imaging solutions for small satellites with plans to expand. We are a fast-growing, dynamic team of enthusiastic engineers that supplies space and satellite companies from around the globe. We are based in Somerset West, Western Cape, close to all amenities and areas of diverse natural beauty, providing great lifestyle options.

Report to: IT Manager

Remote Opportunity: No

Purpose of Role

Provide end-user support, provisioning hardware & software, and troubleshooting IT systems.

Key Performance Areas and Responsibilities

  • First-line support for all IT incidents, monitoring & updating the helpdesk system.
  • Install and upgrade hardware for laptops and desktops, load operating systems, drivers, and software.
  • Troubleshoot hardware issues, e.g., laptops, audio-visual, telephony, printers, etc.
  • Logging calls and troubleshooting with 3rd party vendors for faulty hardware or software.
  • Provide general day-to-day system administration & troubleshoot IT systems when required.
  • Work diligently with the team and end-users to keep users’ technology running.
  • Maintaining an up-to-date asset register of all IT equipment.
  • Maintaining physical network infrastructure.

Note: Due to the nature and variety of Simera Sense’s projects, additional responsibilities can be added from time to time.


  • 2- or 3-year IT qualification from a recognized institution
  • A+, N+, MCSA, MCSE advantageous
  • Azure Fundamentals Certified and Microsoft365 Fundamentals Certified advantageous.


  • 2+ years of experience in a similar role
  • Microsoft 365 & Azure experience (advantageous).

What we offer

  • The opportunity to work in the fast-growing space industry.
  • Niche global market for optical payloads for microsatellites.
  • Cutting-edge technology at your fingertips.
  • A competitive salary.
  • A friendly working environment with free good coffee and regular company braais.

Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Somerset West

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