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Senior I.T. Engineer

A Leading Offshore Contractor in the UAE

Abu Dhabi, UAE

Ref: SP078-07

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

• Ensure IT solutions and IT Policies are implemented for the smooth operations of the company.
• To comply with IT industry best practices and standards.
• Manages and monitors all IT related activities in the company.
• Ensures IT systems availability for company operations with minimal/no downtime.
• Ensures reliable backup and restore systems are in place in case of disaster.
• Ensures IT security measures are in place for internal/external systems and users.
• Ensures IT systems comply with IT audit standards and practices.

The IT Systems Administrator shall be responsible but not limited to the following:
• Oversees Office and barge infrastructure and networks.
• Oversees office & Barge communication (Leased line/VSAT/4G/FBB).
• Manage PABX, IP Telephony and video conferencing systems.
• Responsible for offshore & onshore User accounts and Email management.
• Ensures data is backed up on a regular basis.
• Oversees computer security, Patch updates and anti-virus updates etc.
• Carries out regular server and network maintenance tasks.
• Provides IT support to computer users within the office and Barges.
• Troubleshoot and provide effective solution of IT problems.
• Liaises with Vendors for IT service and support.
• Manage timely updates on corporate website.
• Oversees file & applications management on centralised resource (e.g. server), SAN/NAS or on individual workstations on Barges.
• Inducts and trains new staff on IT systems.
• Oversees inventory of hardware and maintenance records.
• Ensures all software used is properly licensed.
• Keeps abreast of IT technology, maintain library of information


• Minimum 7-years IT experience in a corporate environment with 4-5 years in Systems administration.
• 5-7 years’ experience in maintaining and managing servers operating systems, database systems and email solutions.
• 4-5 years’ experience managing cloud services (Microsoft Azure, O365)
• 5-7 years’ experience in managing and maintaining networking and security products.
• 4-5 years’ experience in VSAT/FBB Communications is desirable.
• Experience in Avaya and other IP telephony is required.
• Exposure to business process is desirable.
• Experience in liaising with software and hardware vendors.
• Multi-tasking is a must.
• Must possess excellent troubleshooting and problem-solving skills.
• Must possess excellent people and English communication skills.
• Must be willing to travel for offshore support.

About the Company

A leading offshore contractor in the UAE.

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