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Senior System Administrator (Windows & VMWare) for Qatar

Keywords / Skills : system administrator, Windows, VMWare, Bank.

5 - 10 years
Posted: 2019-10-23

IT/Computers - Software
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 (Windows & VMWare)

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 System Administrator/Engineer is responsible for effective provisioning, installation/configuration, operation, and maintenance of systems hardware and software and related infrastructure. Participate in technical research and development to enable continuing innovation within the infrastructure.

• Ensure that system hardware, operating systems, software systems, and related procedures adhere to organizational values.

• Assist project teams with technical issues in the Initiation and Planning phases of our standard Project Management Methodology.

• Manage Initiation, Planning, design, implementation and maintenance phases of Internal Infrastructure related projects. Supervise team of System Administrators

Detailed Roles and Responsibilities:

• Administration of Bank’s computer systems (Windows and Virtual environment) to ensure uninterrupted availability to support Bank’s functions.

• Install new / rebuild existing servers and configure hardware, services, and settings, directories in accordance with standards and project /operational requirements along with virtual infrastructure.

• Ensuring maintenance of documentation for managing systems including their recovery in the case of disasters.

• Develop and maintain installation and configuration procedures.

• Diagnosing and resolving system related incidents and problems.

• Assist IT Management in planning and budgeting for Bank’s computer systems.

• Assist Infrastructure Manager in capacity planning and management, configuration management, change management and release management.

• Reporting periodically to Infrastructure Manager on status of support issues being handled by User Support team.

• Escalation of support issues where required as per defined procedures

• Engineering of System Administrator related solutions for various project and operational needs.

• Contribute to system standards.

• Research and recommend innovative, and where possible automated approaches for system administration tasks. Identify approaches that leverage bank’s resources and provide economies of scale

• Perform daily system monitoring, verifying the integrity and availability of all hardware, server resources, systems and key processes.

• Apply security standards as per IT Security team.

• Provide Tier III/other support per request from various constituencies. Investigate and troubleshoot issues

• Repair and recover from hardware or software failures. Coordinate and communicate with impacted constituencies

• Apply OS patches and upgrades on a regular basis, and upgrade administrative tools and utilities. Configure / add new services as necessary as per IT Security.

• Upgrade and configure system software that supports infrastructure applications or Asset Management applications per project or operational needs.

• Perform ongoing performance tuning, hardware upgrades, and resource optimization as required. Configure CPU, memory, and disk partitions as required

• Maintain data center environmental and monitoring equipment

• Applying security standards on cloud infrastructure.

• Migration of legacy infrastructure to virtualized infrastructure.

• Management of Microsoft applications such as Active directory, Exchange Online, Office 365, MS SQL , IIS , Windows Servers, ADFS , System Center and related components.

• Managing converged infrastructure.

• Support and manage the PKI solution of the environment.


Educational Qualifications:

• Degree in computer science, computer engineering or a related field of study

• Microsoft and VMware Certified preferred


• 5-7 years relevant experience in supporting multi-operating systems production environment including Converged Infrastructure, VMware and Microsoft.

• In-depth knowledge of Microsoft systems and applications

• Must be a Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE)

• Strong skills in administering computer systems deployed in converged infrastructure.

• Good understanding of networking concepts, data storage and communications

• Ability to learn new technologies and assimilate new information quickly

• Ability to maintain confidentiality with sensitive customer and internal information

• Must have good hands-on systems experience and implementation experience in large production-critical environment, preferably covering Cisco UCS, VMware, Microsoft products (AD, DNS, DHCP, and System Center), Office 365 and DELLEMC systems.

• Ability to analyze system related issues and resolve them within defined SLA terms

• Ability to work under pressure and respond to situations 24x7 basis

• Project delivery experience, knowledge and problem solving skills in complex projects like – Infrastructure transformation and Data Center migrations.

• Evidence of taking a personal level of ownership that has seen you overstepping the mark in resolving issues and supporting clients others in solving their issues.

• Evidence of a well-developed ability to communicate effectively in both verbal and written formats at all levels within client organizations.

• Evidence of comfort with technology concepts and solutions across the spectrum of delivery.

• Demonstrated track record of leading high-performance teams toward the successful attainment of challenging goals

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:

• Microsoft and VMware certified

• Working knowledge in heterogeneous environment.

• Ability to perform TierIII Support.

• Knowledge of ISO Standards and Best practice frameworks ITIL, etc.

• Banking and Finance applications

• Excellent oral and written communication skills in English

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 [HIDDEN TEXT] 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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