IT System Administrator

Gulf Marine Services W.L.L
Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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7 + Years Experience

Company: Gulf Marine Services W.L.L
Skills: IT - Sys Admin & Support
Experience: 7 + Years
Education: Masters Degree
Location: Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Status: Active

No location/work authorization restrictions found.


The IT Systems Administrator shall be responsible but not limited to the following:
• Oversees company networks and servers.
• Ensures data is backed up on a regular basis.
• Oversees computer security and anti-virus updates etc.
• Coordinates with cyber security providers and ensures identified incidents are actioned and closed as per recommendations.
• Carries out server and network related "housekeeping" tasks.
• Provides IT support to computer users within the office.
• Ensures first port of call and initial troubleshooting of IT problems and resolving if possible.
• Logs all IT problems and resolutions.
• Liaises with external support companies.
• Oversees file management on centralised resource (e.g. server) or on individual workstations.
• Inducts new staff on IT systems.
• Manages user access privileges in the network and softwares.
• Keeps website updated in coordination with designated focal points.
• Oversees inventory of hardware and maintenance records.
• Ensures all software used is properly licensed.
• Provides input into IT strategy and annual IT budget.
• Inputs relevant data into one-off projects such as integration database development etc.
• Inputs relevant data and formulate IT acceptable usage policy.
• Provides input and feedback to IT Auditors and closing out outstanding IT audit issues.
• Keeps abreast of IT technology, maintain library of information.
• Coordinates with IT Manager in IT training needs and courses available.


• Minimum 7 year IT experience in a corporate environment with 3-4 years in Systems administration.
• Experience in managing Microsoft technologies including cloud-based solutions is a must (eg: Windows Servers, Azure IaaS, Office365)
• Experience in managing network/security products and technologies is a must (eg: Cisco, HP)
• Experience with ERP systems and business applications is a must.
• Experience in IT project management is desirable.
• Exposure to business process is desirable.
• Exposure to offshore communication technologies is desirable (eg: VSAT)
• Experience in liaising with software and hardware vendors.
• Multi-tasking is a must.
• Must possess excellent problem-solving skills.
• Must possess excellent people and English communication skills.


• Bachelor degree or Post graduate or Higher Post graduate degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering applications and/or equivalent experience and education in the relevant field.
• Microsoft server certification is desirable
• Cisco certification is desirable
• Cloud technology certification is desirable.