System Engineer Email and Collaboration Services

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
7000 to 18000 AED
Monday, 28 October 2019
End of advertisement period
Wednesday, 27 November 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description

  • Administration of the messaging and SharePoint application servers.
  • Provides next level of support for the Helpdesk by solving e-mail server related problems on own initiative.
  • Monitoring and tuning of Mailbox databases health in a DAG setup.
  • Messaging queue monitoring to take remedial action in case of any spam attack.
  • A mailbox, distribution lists creation and administration using PowerShell scripts.
  • Microsoft SharePoint server monitoring and tuning on regular basis.
  • Administrate the backup and recovery of mailboxes and disaster recovery of the message stores
  • Configure the overall e-mail routing configurations and client mailbox access at the e-mail server level
  • Responsible for documenting every single change in messaging and SharePoint core architecture.
  • Administration and management of SMTP Gateways ( FortiNet Antispam appliances, MS Forefront Security for Exchange)
  • Monitoring and configuration management of archiving server like EMC SourceOne.
  • Responsible for maintaining post production Test environment to evaluate any new patches or upgrades.
  • Develop, configure and maintain document libraries, enterprise lists and site collections. Perform typical system administrative activities such as site creation, user training, backup, restore and issue resolution.
  • Participate in planning and execution of tasks related to the evaluation of new SharePoint based initiatives (Upgraded Versions, Third-Party Solutions, and Integration with additional Enterprise Systems).
  • Responsible to adhere with all information security policies and procedures of the University.
  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualification

  • Bachelor’s Degree in IT related field.
  • 3 years’ experience in server administration and/or e-mail and SharePoint support.

Preferred Qualification

  • Exposure to Microsoft Exchange 2010 or training course on Exchange 2010 (preferred but not essential).
  • Good knowledge of the infrastructure required to provide e-mail and SharePoint services.
  • Good knowledge of identity management infrastructure and administration related tasks for Microsoft Exchange / SharePoint.
  • Practical knowledge of SMTP Gateway Devices and antivirus /anti-spam solutions related to e-mail systems.
  • Good communication and report writing skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced work environment.
  • Ability to work flexible hours including evenings, weekends, holidays and overtime as required.
  • 24x7 available on call in case of critical services unavailability.

Division Information Technology Division-CIO

Department IT Support Service Section

Job Close Date open until filled

Job Category Staff

Salary 7000 to 18000 AED

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