Senior Systems Administrator

Posted over 1 year ago by March Holding
Location Baghdad Job Type Permanent
Salary Sector Administration, IT
Role and Responsibilities
  • Configure and manage Microsoft Active Directory environments to ensure the smooth and reliable operation in order to meet business objectives and processes.
  • Support Office's e-mail infrastructure.
  • Install and administer server based production systems as it applies to internal projects.
  • Review of server infrastructure, including taking proactive measures to ensure continued stability and assist in the development and/or revision of server based standards, guidelines and policies as determined by internal stake holders.
  • Maintain reliable vendor management with outside support organizations in the maintenance, service and purchase of LAN Technology equipment and accessories.
  • Monitor critical servers (like Exchange, Domain Controllers, DNS), to check if they are functioning properly, check disk usage, check critical alerts
  • Configure Exchange Mailboxes for e.g.: - Move to a higher quota, give rights to mailboxes
  • Provide support to Helpdesk & Staff with related to servers / applications related to servers
  • Installation of Windows on Physical Servers as need be
  • Periodically update windows patches & harden the windows servers as per the schedule
  • Proactively take ownership & resolve technical issues to closure
  • Implement Disaster recovery solution by implementing Double Take solution for physical servers & test the plan to meet the objectives.

Qualifications and Education Requirements
  • High School Diploma or GED and a minimum of 8 years related experience in MS Windows Exchange 2010/2013 server configuration, or Microsoft Server 2008/2012.
  • Microsoft Certified System Engineer 2008/2012 or MS Windows Server 2008/2012 Certification.
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related field preferred.
  • SQL database experience preferred.
VMware/NetApp SAN Storage experience in a business environment preferred.

Preferred Skills
  • Knowledge of virtualization and server consolidation using VMware Virtual Infrastructure and associated tools.
  • Windows Server 2003, 2008, 2012. Active Directory 2003 & 2008, Exchange 2003, 2010, ISA / TMG
  • Windows Clustering & Load Balancing
  • Knowledge of PowerShell scripting technologies.
  • In-depth knowledge of Windows 2008/2012 server.
  • Strong understanding/experience with archiving and journaling.
  • Ability to configure and manage Filer Aggregates, Volumes, LUN, and CIF shares.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated strength in statistical/analytical tools for system monitoring.
  • Knowledge back-up solutions a plus.

Additional Notes
The Senior Systems Administrator will be responsible for the technical design, planning and implementation of the Organization’s infrastructure in a Microsoft Active Directory environment with working knowledge and administration experience in MS Exchange 2010/2013 architecture.

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March Holding


Since its inception in the late fifties as ARCHS Company; the business started in wholesale trading with a persistent commitment to excellence and expansion and has firmly established itself by sta...

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Sector Specialisms: Industrial
Office Location: Baghdad, Iraq
Phone Number: 00962 (6) 5868360