Sr. System Administrator | Del Monte Arabia
Sr. System Administrator
Vacancy Code: IT
Function: Information Technology
Position Type: Regular Full-Time
Country: KSA
Location: Jeddah,KSA
Employment Type: Full Time
Date: April 15, 2018

 Reports To: IT Manager (MENA)

Subordinates:  System Administrator


The Main Purpose of the role:

·         Responsible for effective provisioning, installation/configuration, operation and maintenance of systems hardware and software and related infrastructure


The main areas of responsibility:

·         Install new or rebuild existing servers and configure hardware, services, settings, directories, storage, etc. in accordance with standards and operational requirements

·         Develop and maintain installation and configuration procedures

·         Contribute to and maintain system standards

·         Research and recommend innovative, and where possible automated approaches for system administration tasks

·         Perform daily system monitoring, verifying the integrity and availability of all hardware, server resources, systems and key processes, reviewing system and application logs, and verifying completion of scheduled jobs such as backups

·         Perform regular security monitoring to identify any possible intrusions

·         Perform regular file archival as necessary

·         Create, change, and delete user accounts per request

·         Perform periodic performance reporting to support capacity planning

·         Oversee the administration and maintenance of computer stations and software for the company

·         Suggest areas for improvement in internal processes along with possible solutions

·         Submit weekly report stating any problems and providing updates


Dimensions of the Job (targets):

·         Ensure all systems are running effectively and provide the best service


Department interaction:

·         Interaction with all departments on IT Matters


Flexibility in having to carry out a range of different tasks:

·         Any changes/updates have to go through IT Manager (MENA) for approval


Work allocation, review and approval:

·         Work allocated, reviewed and approved by IT Manager (MENA)


Decision making authority:

·         All final decisions to be made by IT Manager (MENA)


Tools Used:

·         Laptop

·         Servers

·         Phone system

·         Security System


Unusual features of the job:

·         Responsibilities sometimes require working evenings and weekends, sometimes with little advanced notice


Major Problems encountered when carrying out role:

·         Change in priorities

·         Timing

Knowledge and Skills needed:

·         Bachelor degree

·         Systems administration/system engineer certification

·         4+ years systems administration experience

·         Highly organised

·         Ability to multi task