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Lead System Administrator

Global Bankers Search and Selection


Ref: NP509-99

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

New Vacancy - Lead System Administrator - Kuwait. (Core IT Infrastructure Department)


• Reporting to an Executive Manager you will be responsible for Organizing and Planning the Implementation of Operating Systems, Data Center H/W Software, other Software Products and providing Technical Support over 24x7 timeframe to maintain the required level of reliability, serviceability and availability.


• Evaluate and recommend Technical Solutions concerning System Administration in order to enhance the Technical areas under department responsibility
• Monitor Systems and H/W Components and make sure to run it as per Manufacturer and Bank Standards
• Write Technical Documentations which Describes in Details Current Systems Architecture and Operational Tasks
• Communicate with Multiple Vendors for Recommendation and solve Complex Technical Issues and Troubleshooting Issues
• Perform Root-Cause Analysis for Incidents happened during Operation life-cycle
• Evaluate Resource Utilization and Reclaim Unutilized Resources back to Pool
• Review and follow up on Audit Points and Vulnerability Assessment Reports and ensure Proper Closure within required time and Mitigation of any similar future incidents
• Responsible for Development, Implementation and Maintenance of Assigned Projects within required time.
• Perform a variety of tasks within the general scope of the job and others that may be assigned by the Management


• Bachelor degree in IT / Computer Science or any equivalent
• 6 to 8 years of related experience preferably in Banking
• Technical Certification in areas related to Infrastructure, Data Center and Systems is preferable
• Ideally will also have the following Skills:
• Capacity Planning
• Technical Design Skills and Technical Documentation
• Logical thinking and problem solving
• Cloud Computing
• SAN and Storage
• Compute Infrastructure ( Physical & Virtual )
• Operating Systems ( Linux , Windows and HP-UX)
• Data Protection Technologies ( Backup , Replication )

If suitable and interested in this excellent opportunity, please forward updated CV’s in word.doc format for review. Alternatively, should you know anyone suitable and interested, please kindly refer across. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted within 5-7 working days.

About the Company

Global Bankers Search & Selection Ltd provides specialist recruitment services to Clients in the Banking and Financial Services sector. We work with a diverse range of Organisations and have an excellent track-record of identifying and attracting high-calibre, mid senior executive level Candidates based globally for Permanent, Interim and Contract positions. We also offer a comprehensive, bespoke Search and Selection and Mapping Service.

Our Consultants are experienced professionals with an in-depth knowledge of the industry, so they fully understand the kinds of challenges you face. Our searches span the UK / GCC / MENA / Far East / Asia Pacific Regions. Our network of contacts includes talented professionals within, but not limited to, the following specialisms:

     Finance & Accounting
     Investment Banking / Investment Management
     Retail Banking
     Islamic Banking
     Corporate & Commercial Banking
     Private Banking & Wealth Management 
     IT into Finance
     HR into Banking & Finance
     Mortgage & Secured Loans Brokerages 
     Lenders & Packagers

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