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Senior Microsoft Engineer


Abu Dhabi, UAE

Ref: RP962-680

Job description / Role

At DarkMatter, we are building an organisation of specialists to provide the ultimate integrated cyber security protection available. Whatever the scope, scale or sensitivity of our clients' work, we'll assess their risks, resolve their vulnerabilities and always keep them ahead of the threat, offering them the best possible products and solutions.

In this role, you will:

- Adhere to the patching process and methodology, ensuring that all devices are patched within the defined SLAs
- Designs and operates the Windows 2012/2016 Server Solution
- Engineers and manages Active Directory with a focus on security
- Responsible for documentation: Creation and review of high-level-designs (HLDs) and low-level-designs (LLDs)
- Design, engineer, and operate MS Exchange 2016
- Responsible for Domain Controllers, DNS, DHCP, File Services management
- Create and execute the test plans for the testing and development environments
- Create the configurations for DNS Public domains
- Support and proactively administer the environment to prevent Incidents
- Manage and configure LDAP Authentication services
- Responsible to maintain physical servers
- Suggest improvements for performance, capacity, and scalability
- Proactively ensure the highest levels of systems and infrastructure availability
- Liaise with vendors and other IT personnel for problem resolution
- Collaborate with the Architects to understand upcoming application improvements, plan for changes, communicate back to the business
- Rack and device installations to best practice standards
- Manage implementation tasks, with attention to detail and while under pressure
- Experience of mentoring, training and teaching operational support personnel


To bring your dream to life, you'll need:

- 7+ years of experience in Infrastructure Operations
- Strong knowledge in Microsoft and enterprise IT related topics, for example virtualization
- E./ B.Tech. in information technology or B.Sc/ B.A. in Computer Science, Engineering or a related field
- Technical qualifications:
- MCSE mandatory
- VCP nice to have
- MCTS - Exchange/Skype for Business/SQL

Working in Abu Dhabi

Just off the Arab Gulf and right at the edge of your imagination, is a place where geniuses make their cyber security dreams come true. At DarkMatter, we're turning our biggest ideas into reality in the fastest moving and most dynamic city on the planet. Working here, you'll lead technical innovation in the region while taking advantage of all Abu Dhabi has to offer. From first class healthcare and education, to superior living accommodations and cultural attractions, you'll find your ideal career and more in this global crossroads. The UAE is one of the safest and most secure areas in the world. And with its location between Europe, Africa and Asia, you'll expand your worldview in just a short flight. But you won't have to venture far from the city to experience its diversity. You'll find people of over 50 nationalities working in the DarkMatter Group. Join us and see that while far away from the concrete tech jungle, Abu Dhabi is an oasis where your latest innovations will thrive and grow.

About the Company

DarkMatter is transforming the cyber security landscape. Headquartered in the UAE and operating globally, we're the region's first and only fully integrated digital defence and cyber security consultancy and implementation firm. Our elite team of global experts deliver advanced, next-generation solutions to governments and enterprises across the cyber security spectrum.

We help clients simplify the enormous complexity of today's ever-evolving cyber threats. Our vision is to protect the future by securing its technologies. Innovation and Research are cornerstones to our development and the activities in these areas underpin our entire range of offerings, including Secure Communications, Public Key Infrastructure and Big Data & Analytics products.

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