Ref: RP749-53

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Job Description

- Solves windows server related problems on a daily basis.
- In support of change management within the data center, provides the CSC with high quality documentation on all enterprise Windows systems.
- Monitors all enterprise Windows Systems and proactively intervenes to solve problems before they impact customers (ex. checks error logs for any critical and warning error messages, performs core dump analysis, monitors virtualization infrastructure, SCOM).
- Management and updating of all enterprise services running on Windows platforms (To include administration of the University's Active Directory Domain and all Active Directory related services).
- Responsible for Windows account delegation.
- Administrate Virtual infrastructure, this includes (VMware, HyperV, CITRIX).
- Responsible for Active Directory administration, SAN and Backup.
- Coordinates with vendors for support.
- Generates, develops and distributes statistical reports for management.
- Assists in server specifications, procurement, installation, administration and maintenance.
- Tests and deploys new enterprise servers and services.
- Automation of bulk operations using scripting methods like VBScript and PowerShell
- Administration of Enterprise Antivirus Servers, VMware Servers and SCCM.
- Administration of enterprise monitoring systems
- Performing standard administration responsibilities
- Participating in disaster recovery tests and planning
- Maintains accurate and comprehensive documentation diagrams of the enterprise servers and backup infrastructure and communications flow and routing.
- Perform proactive support functions and reporting to maintain the integrity of the enterprise equipment and infrastructure
- Mentor and motivate junior members of technical support teams
- Responsible to adhere with all information security policies and procedures of the University.
- Other duties as assigned.


Minimum Qualification
- Bachelor degree required in Computer Engineering/Science
- 5+ years' experience in Windows server administration

Preferred Qualification
- Expert knowledge of MS Active Directory required.
- Expert knowledge of Windows Server 2003, 2008, 2012.
- Accountable and takes ownership.
- Experienced with Microsoft platforms such MSQL, SharePoint, and Exchange.
- Experienced with virtualization solutions (especially VMware) for creating Windows servers.
- Knowledge of using scripts (vbscript, powershell) to automate and manage the Windows environment.
- Knowledgeable on Linux operating system.
- Good communication skills & Report Writing Skills.
- Must be able to work under pressure in a fastpaced work environment.
- Must be able to work flexible hours including evenings, weekends, holidays and overtime as required, should be available 24/7 oncall in case of major services outage.
- Knowledge of Virtualization using VMware, Citrix, HyperV.

About the Company

Founded in 1976 by the late Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan, UAEU is a comprehensive, research-intensive university enrolling about 14,000 Emirati and international students. As the UAE’s flagship university, UAEU offers a full range of accredited, high-quality graduate and undergraduate programs through nine Colleges: Business and Economics; Education; Engineering; Food and Agriculture; Humanities and Social Sciences; IT; Law; Medicine and Health Sciences; and Science. With a distinguished international faculty, state-of-the art new campus, and full range of student support services, UAEU offers a living-learning environment that is unmatched in the UAE.

As a research-intensive university of international stature, UAEU works with its partners in industry to provide research solutions to challenges faced by the nation, the region, and the world. The University has established research centers of strategic importance to the country and the region which are advancing knowledge in critical areas ranging from water resources to cancer treatments. UAEU is currently ranked the number one research university in the GCC, number two in the Arab World, and #370 globally.

UAEU’s academic programs have been developed in partnership with employers, so our graduates are in high demand. UAEU alumni hold key positions in industry, commerce, and government throughout the region. Our continuing investments in facilities, services, and staff ensure that UAEU will continue to serve as a model of innovation and excellence.

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