System Administrators | Hays | Abu Dhabi

Job description

System Administrator, 2 Positions, Abu Dhabi, Senior and Junior, 12 Month Contract, Immediate Requirement
Your new company is a specialist in hospitality, tourism and travel. Based in Abu Dhabi, they are looking for a Senior System Administrator and a Junior System Administrator to work together on a long term project for a 12 month rolling contract.
Working as part of a team, you will maintain system performance and capacity to ensure security and availability to specific users.
You will be analysing and isolating issues related to the System and Applications on a daily basis whilst providing timely support to the in-house applications.
You will also be required to make recommendations for future System upgrades or Architectural changes in order to maintain system efficiency as the Senior System Administrator taking the lead.
What You'll Need To Succeed
You will have previous experience in the below technologies, for the Senior Position at least 90% of the experience is essential for the junior, we can be more flexible and will depend on the overall profile.
Extensive experience of Microsoft Windows server environment (AD, DNS, DHCP, File Servers, Print Servers)
Expertise in handling basic to advanced tasks related to Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 / 2013, Hyper-V, MS SQL Server and IIS Server
Good working knowledge on SAN (preferably EMC VNX and HP EVA / MSA) with understanding of SAN terminologies.
Expertise is handling large Windows Failover Clusters and troubleshooting issues related to their functioning.
Expertise in handling Blade Infrastructures and well versed with its configuration and troubleshooting
Knowledge of handling Backup and Restore tasks related to the infrastructure
Solid understanding of Disaster Recovery, Server Virtualization and Data Center environment/facilities
Extensive knowledge of Network (LAN,WAN), Hardware and Software configuration and maintenance
Well versed with network IP address assignment and other basic fundamentals.
Well Experienced in Documentation tools like Microsoft Project and Microsoft Visio.
Working experience on Installation, Configuration, Troubleshooting of Desktop PC, corporate Laptops, Local and Network printers, etc.
Experience of working in ITIL based processes and well versed with the ITIL terminologies.
Capable of preserving confidential or sensitive information.
Effective time management, organisation and multi-tasking skills
Strong communication skills in writing and verbal a good team player who works well under pressure and can interact and blend well with management and colleagues.
What You'll Get In Return
In return you will receive a monthly tax free salary, full medical insurance and a single visa provided.
What You Need To Do Now
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