UNITED ARAB EMIRATES UNIVERSITY

Senior Windows System Engineer

Location
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Salary
7000 to 18000 AED
Posted
17 Jul 2019
End of advertisement period
16 Aug 2019
Ref
1297
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job Description

  • Solves windows server-related problems on a daily basis.
  • In support of change management within the data center, provides the CSC with high quality documentation on all enterprise Windows systems.
  • Monitors all enterprise Windows Systems and proactively intervenes to solve problems before they impact customers (ex. checks error logs for any critical and warning error messages, performs core dump analysis, monitors virtualization infrastructure, SCOM).
  • Management and updating of all enterprise services running on Windows platforms (To include administration of the University’s Active Directory Domain and all Active Directory-related services).
  • Responsible for Windows account delegation.
  • Administrate Virtual infrastructure, this includes (VMware, Hyper-V, CITRIX).
  • Responsible for Active Directory administration, SAN and Backup.
  • Co-ordinates with vendors for support.
  • Generates, develops and distributes statistical reports for management.
  • Assists in server specifications, procurement, installation, administration and maintenance.
  • Tests and deploys new enterprise servers and services.
  • Automation of bulk operations using scripting methods like VBScript and PowerShell
  • Administration of Enterprise Antivirus Servers, VMware Servers and SCCM.
  • Administration of enterprise monitoring systems
  • Performing standard administration responsibilities
  • Participating in disaster recovery tests and planning
  • Maintains accurate and comprehensive documentation diagrams of the enterprise servers and backup infrastructure and communications flow and routing.
  • Perform pro-active support functions and reporting to maintain the integrity of the enterprise equipment and infrastructure
  • Mentor and motivate junior members of technical support teams
  • Responsible to adhere with all information security policies and procedures of the University.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualification

  • Bachelor degree required in Computer Engineering/Science
  • 5+ years’ experience in Windows server administration

Preferred Qualification

  • Expert knowledge of MS Active Directory required.
  • Expert knowledge of Windows Server 2003, 2008, 2012.
  • Accountable and takes ownership.
  • Experienced with Microsoft platforms such MSQL, SharePoint, and Exchange.
  • Experienced with virtualization solutions (especially VMware) for creating Windows servers.
  • Knowledge of using scripts (vbscript, powershell) to automate and manage the Windows environment.
  • Knowledgeable on Linux operating system.
  • Good communication skills & Report Writing Skills.
  • Must be able to work under pressure in a fast-paced work environment.
  • Must be able to work flexible hours including evenings, weekends, holidays and overtime as required, should be available 24/7 on-call in case of major services outage.
  • Knowledge of Virtualization using VMware, Citrix, Hyper-V.

Division Information Technology Division-CIO

Department Infrastructure&Core Techno. Section

Job Close Date open until filled

Job Category Staff

Salary 7000 to 18000 AED