Job Description

Job Title: Windows & Hypervisor Administrator

Level: Associate manager

Location: Saudi Arabia

Duration: 1 year fixed term contract with possibility of extension


Roles & Responsibilities:

·         Managing VMWare virtualization, UCS/ESXi windows platforms

·         Virtualization VMWare vSphere Suite vCenter, vSphere ESXi, HA/DR Configurations deployment and configurations, vSAN, vRealize

·         Operation Manager

·         Strong troubleshooting Knowledge and performance management for vSphere environment Strong knowledge of x86 server hardware platforms Knowledge of UCS Manager

·         Deployment and configuration Windows 2012/ 2019  Administration and Management, Patching WSUS along with strong troubleshooting skills

·         Installing, configuring, managing, operating and maintaining Windows server systems / Windows Clusters e.g. Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008.

·         Server management (including: O.S Installing, monitoring, troubleshooting, virus-protection, patch deployment, resources observation and hardware/software upgrade).

·         Creating, maintaining User and group Accounts, Deleting Unused Accounts and Implementing Group and user account policies.

·         Creating and managing system security policies and components.

·         Implementing and managing different disk configurations and formats e.g. NTFS and RAID. And providing connectivity to both local and network SAN storage.

·         Troubleshooting and resolving technical problems.

·         Providing technical support to users and addressing user issues related to the server system.

·         Installing and Configuring DNS, FTP, DHCP, remote access and Terminal Server Services.

·         Installing and Configuring Internet Information Services (IIS) for Web hosting.

·         "File and Print Server" Administration (including: installation, managing users' shares and permissions, observing file growth and troubleshooting printing problems).

·         Creating, implementing, and managing backup/restore plans and schedules both for tape and disk using either windows or third party software e.g.Netbackup.

·         Tuning systems, cleanup and resource management.

·         Monitoring System status, usage and performance.

·         Designing, planning and executing migration plans and system upgrades.

·         Designing, planning and executing disaster recovery plans.

·         Installing, configuring and managing system related software packages and third party packages.

·         Generating daily and monthly reports on system status, usage and performance.

·         General hardware troubleshooting.

·         Providing 24/7 on-call support to avoid downtime and ensure fast resolution of problems.

·         Any other task not mentioned but is directly related to high standard system administration.



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Qualifications

Year of Experience:

·         Minimum 10 years of the experience

Technical Skills:

Working Knowledge & experience is must

·         Hypervisors: VMware :  ESXi (5.xx to 6.67)

·         MS Windows: Windows Servers (2012 to 2019)

Technical certifications:

·         VCP Certified 6

·         MCSE / MCITP Certified engineer

Other Skills (Process & Soft Skills):

·         ITIL V3 Awareness / Foundation Certified

·         Fluent in spoken & written English

·         Arabic Language (spoken: as “Nice to Have” skill)

·         Ability to communicate thoroughly through verbal and written mediums.

·         Ability to observe, ask questions, listen actively, and give and accept feedback effectively.

·         Organize and compile information from external and internal sources.

·         Communicate effectively with both external and internal customers.

·         Strong communications skills including the ability to communicate technical information in using non-technical language

  • Take part in 24x7 on-call rotation
  • Saudi nationals are preferred in line with vision Saudi 2030.

·         Work out of hours evenings, nights, weekends, bank holidays at reasonable request to perform production changes

Academic Degree:

·         B. E. / B.Tech./ MCA/ MSc.

·         Other Graduates with Technical Certification is must 





 


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Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.

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