Systems Administrator - Microsoft - Job Posting Details
Title Systems Administrator - Microsoft
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Position Summary

The Systems Administrator functions as part of Central Services Technology and Infrastructure Services (CS-ITS) team and is primarily responsible for installing, administering, managing and maintaining Microsoft Enterprise Systems hosted out of Central Services. The incumbent is also part of the implementation team that carries out projects related to centrally hosted IT services within Central Services. The position contributes to continuously improving the existing Systems-related infrastructure to help ensure CS-ITS achieve its strategic objectives and to improve the overall effectiveness of the HCT administration process. This also includes planning, documentation, implementation, management and support of data center equipment.

Job Location: Abu Dhabi

Requirements

In support of Emiratization, HCT may exercise flexibility with the experience or education requirement in order to recruit UAE National candidates who show potential for success in the role.

A relevant three year Diploma in Data Communications, Electronics, Computer Science, or Computer Engineering, with a Bachelor's Degree being preferred
Current IT industry certifications in Microsoft Technologies
Certification in SAN Technology and ITIL
* A minimum of 3 years' work experience in working with Large Enterprise Wide Systems based Infrastructure and Operations; candidates without a Bachelor's Degree will be expected to demonstrate a minimum of 5 years' of progressive work experience
Hands-on experience administering and maintaining following Microsoft technologies.

  • Microsoft Active Directory 2008
    Microsoft Exchange 2010 / 2013
    Microsoft Lync 2010/2013
    Microsoft Hyper-V
    Microsoft File and Print Servers
    Microsoft Clustering TechnologiesKnowledge on PowerShell scripting for administrative tasks
    Understanding of TCP/IP, internet technology, standards and routing protocol
    Configuration and operational knowledge on Tape Library and Back Up Systems
    Knowledge of Blade systems and Rack mounted systems
    Experience with systems security and authentication, anti-virus/spyware and anti-spam solutions
    User support experience with good understanding of Service Desk Operations
    Strong verbal and written communication skills and a demonstrated competency to communicate complex technical items appropriately with internal clients
    Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment in order to complete projects simultaneously to deadlines
    Highly developed organizational skills are required
    The ability to work effectively as a team member in a multi-cultural environment
    A demonstrated willingness to engage in professional development activities in order to develop and improve new and current skills, and to adapt to the evolving needs of the organization
The Higher Colleges of Technology is committed to the recruitment and development of UAE Nationals. We encourage applications from Emirati candidates who can contribute to the HCT’s mission.
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