Windows Specialist with Linux exposure to join our global team of highly skilled system administrators in our rapidly expanding Dubai office.
To be eligible for this role you must be skilled in Windows Server administration including IIS, Active Directory and Microsoft Exchange. Experience with Microsoft Unified Communication server would be beneficial.
Company is predominantly Linux based operation so some hands-on Linux experience is essential for this role.
You WILL be working on Linux in this role, at least some of the time, but your focus will be as the primary Windows Specialist.
Monitoring, administration and maintenance of multiple systems
Resolving customer issues
Troubleshooting and resolving software errors and hardware faults
Researching, evaluating new equipment & systems
Network management and maintenance. E.g. switching, VLANs, routing
Windows and Linux Server Administration
After hours shared response to faults on call
EXCELLENT – Windows server administration skills and strong linux administration skills
Microsoft Active Directory: clustering, administration, maintenance
Understanding of networking and protocols
High Availability/Load Balanced concepts
Web/Mail servers: Apache+IIS, Exim, Qmail
Firewall technologies and concepts
Strong time management skills
Ability to work within a globally distributed team
Ability to prioritize and work on multiple tasks
Excellent written and verbal skills
Experience in a web/application/domain hosting or cloud services environment
Scripting: PowerShell or at least one of PHP, SQL, bash/shell or Perl
SAN storage knowledge/experience (iscsi/NFS/CIFS)
Dell hardware configuration and management
You must have good communication skills and a sense of humour is huge plus.
Qualifications/certificates in relevant areas may work in your favour, but aren’t essential.