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Senior System Administrator (Unix/Linux) for Qatar

Keywords / Skills : System Administrator, unix, linux, Bank.

5 - 10 years
Posted: 2019-10-23

Industry
IT/Computers - Software
Function
IT
Role
Software Engineer/ Programmer
Posted On
23rd Oct 2019
Job Description
VINIRMA Consulting Pvt. Ltd. is a 360° Human Resource Management Consulting and Staffing Services Organization with operations in UAE, Qatar, Bahrain, Australia, USA, Singapore & India.

VINIRMA Consulting is currently looking for Senior System Administrator (Unix/Linux) for one of its clients which is a Business Consulting, IT Solutions and Services company in Qatar with the following terms and conditions.

Role Objective

• The Senior System Administrator is responsible for administering and monitoring all Unix related systems, clustered environment, Virtualization, DR Solutions in order to ensure minimum downtime.

• The position ensures OS integrity by applying latest patch on the production systems.

• The position coordinates for new OS, Server creation, Backup Configuration, Storage Configuration, Hardware maintenance for development/test and production activities, Project implementation and new release implementation.

• The position also plays a major role in system transition and recovery in case of disaster.

• Additionally, the position is responsible for scheduling and monitoring of Production & DR site OS, Hardware, Backup, Storage and Server Infrastructure on a regular basis and takes care of administration.

• Perform Capacity planning and prepare action plan for execution according to the plan

Detailed Roles and Responsibilities

STRATEGICAL

• Install & Administer OS, Clustering, Backup infrastructure, SAN infrastructure and monitor its growth and performance.

• Ensure Unix OS are up-to-date, latest patches are applied, standards are maintained and followed.

• Support for DBA’s, RAC implementation, Infra Vendors.

• Support for large production-critical environment, Have product, technical, design knowledge on OS technologies, Virtualization (VM, Ldom, zones etc.) Clustering, Overall Infra structure, Basic networking knowledge, Automation products.

• Consultation & Design evaluation for various infrastructure related projects, Business related projects.

• Prepare, review & update Unix, Linux installation standards & ensure all OS are following these standards

• Prepare, review & update baseline security standards & ensure all OS are following these standards.

• Participate in regular OS security assessments and ensure to fix all vulnerabilities found.

• Prepare project plans and agree with Support Manager.

• Support for new, existing Projects. Project Implementation and Delivery.

• Ensure activities and performed as per plan & schedules.

• Ensure to address any non compliance if raised by Internal or External auditors and prepare response to Audit report on relevant administration area.

• Overseas Branch and Head office servers and its Servers maintenance and trouble-shooting and recommend connectivity paths for multiple remote users

• Provides Support Activates for System Printers, Replication/Communication, Users Management, and Performance monitoring Space management.

• Designing proper backup strategy

• Periodically reviews and updates contingency plan

• Ensure critical applications & Database are maintain for DR Site

• Conducts periodic drill test on the backup plan

• Responsible for rebuilding Servers and OS installation

• Leads all System administration activities

• Responsible for smooth system transition in case of disaster

• Any other ad-hoc assignment

• Coordinates the newly released implementation development/testing and production activities.

• Adhering to Service management policies and ensuring incidents closure within SLAs.

OPERATIONAL

• Install & Administer OS, Clustering, Backup infrastructure, SAN infrastructure and monitor its growth and performance.

• Participate in regular OS security assessments and ensure to fix all vulnerabilities found.

• Prepare project plans and agree with Support Manager.

• Leads all System administration activities

• Ensuring OS integrity by applying latest patch of the production software.

• Coordinates the newly released implementation and new OS, VM creations for development/testing and production activities.

• Implement industry best practices in deployment, administration and upgrades.

PEOPLE MANAGEMENT

• Managing People in team by providing a focused, rational method for improving the performance of team members

• Getting people to perform day to day services, even if they don't report to directly report to Him/Her.

• Analyzing t team performance in projects and revisiting the engagement approach

• Provide guidance and coaching to the team and motivate them to achieve project objectives.

COMPETENCIES, KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE

Educational Qualifications:

• University degree in Computer Science or equivalent.

• Oracle related Certification

Experience:

• 5-7 years of related experience

• Minimum 5 years of Database administration experience

• Requires basic Networking knowledge

• Minimum five years of working experience on the following technology: UNIX, Win2K, and ORACLE.

• High level of interpersonal skills and communication skills both written and oral

Behavioral Competencies

• Adherence to process, system and schedule

• Adaptability

• Feedback, motivating, mentoring and coaching

• Communication skills

• Fostering Team work

• Managing Change

• Analytical thinking

• Fostering Innovation

• Strategic Thinking

• Customer Orientation

• Motivation

Technical Competencies

• Certification within Oracle Domain

• Working knowledge of related tools, with extensive knowledge in Database Administration

• Excellent oral and written communication skills

Terms and conditions

Joining time frame: 2 weeks (maximum 1 month)

Should you be interested in this opportunity, please send your latest resume in MS Word format at the earliest at want2be(at)vinirma.com or call us +91 (0)471 4012246 or +91 (0)476 2684922.



About Company

VINIRMA Consulting Pvt. Ltd. is a 360° Human Resource Management Consulting and Staffing Services Organization with operations in UAE, Qatar, Bahrain, Australia, USA, Singapore & India.
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