System Administrator

Gulf Connexions

Saudi Arabia

Ref: GP692-1406

Job description / Role

• Perform necessary system administration to support core banking operations and further the Bank’s strategy.
• Install, monitor and maintain the main servers systems and applications for core banking.
• Monitor assigned main systems operating systems and application performance sizing and utilization.
• Ensure timely resolution of operating systems and application failures on core banking systems.
• Perform systems end of day activities.
• Installation and configuration on the host system.
• Hardware and software maintenance.
• Continual professional education.
• Handled assigned projects, tasks or activities.
• Maintain core banking applications related system parameters, replication system & monitoring.
• Day to day business user support on core banking application and problem resolution.
• Support core banking application end of day activities/reports setup.
• Monitoring error resolution and troubleshooting problems.
• Patches installation and testing.
• Technical skill to install core banking application units, unit management, upgrade, version control, core banking application database handling end to end core banking application environment.
• Dealing with Core Banking Application for issue logs and error dumps.
• Manage core banking related other applications, Interfaces, in-house developments using Cobol/RPG to meet business requirements.
• Handled assigned projects, tasks or activities.
• Maintain quality standards.
• Design and configure IT systems to generate all required MIS reports for all business units.


• University Degree IT major.
• Minimum 5 years’ experience in financial services with a specialization in systems technical design, implementation and maintenance of main systems relevant to the environment (iSeries, Equation, Misys applications, etc.).
• Good level of banking knowledge.
• Good knowledge in RPG and COBOL languages.
• SQL/Query writing, database administrator.
• Training courses and certification in operating systems, security and applications support.
• Possess in depth technical knowledge in operating systems (Windows, AIX & iSeries) to provide a convenient platform for systems delivery.
• Understanding network and systems architecture to resolve any business disruption or inconvenience to the users that may critically impact the business.
• Expertise in MISYS - EQ core banking system & procedures.

About the Company

Gulf Connexions Group is the regions leading specialist recruitment consultancy providing a wealth of local and international expertise and in-depth market intelligence for its blue-chip clients and candidates.

Contact our consultants directly for your specialist recruitment requirements. For candidates searching for job opportunities and requiring informed career advice, Gulf Connexions provides updates on the top positions available across the region.

Headquartered in Bahrain in the heart of central business district, Gulf Connexions maintains offices in Abu Dhabi, Bahrain, Dubai, Hong Kong, Kuwait, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and Singapore, fully equipped with state-of-the-art database technologies. Gulf Connexions has a rigorous screening process for all prospective candidates with interviewing facilities available throughout the region.

Gulf Connexions has the most extensive database of experienced and qualified banking candidates available for regional deployment. Gulf Connexions works closely with the region\'s leading blue chip organizations providing candidates with excellent career path development and unrivaled employment opportunities.

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System Administrator salaries in Saudi Arabia

Average monthly compensation
SAR 8,500

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