System Administrator (Base24)

  • Salary: Competitive
  • Location: Doha, Dawhah, Qatar
  • Job Type: Full time
  • Company: Qatar National Bank (QNB)
  • Updated on: 24 Sep 17

Role Summary:
You will responsible for the administering of the main server operating systems with specific reference to the Base24 operating system and applications of Distributed Systems and ensures maximum security, operational continuity and contingency controls for every assigned operating system platform.

About QNB
QNB Group, the biggest bank in Qatar, and a leading financial institution in the Middle East and Africa, is looking to hire a System Administrator (Base24), to meet the requirements of the expansion of its office in QNB - Qatar//Doha.
QNB Group's presence through its subsidiaries and associate companies now extends to more than 30 countries across 3 continents, providing a comprehensive range of products and services. The total number of staff is more than 28,000 operating from over 1200 locations.

Role Description:
Maintain relations with selected vendors for systems software, application, and hardware delivery and maintenance.
Build and maintain strong and effective relationship with all other related departments and units to achieve the Group's goals/ objectives.
Provide timely and accurate information to the external and internal auditors and the Compliance function as and when required.
Install, monitor and maintain the main servers systems and applications for Distributed Systems.
Provide a reliable operating systems environment in order that the applications meet the required service levels.
Monitor assigned main systems operating systems and application performance sizing and utilization.
Provide automated and documented scripts for backup and retention of data on external storage within the backup and retention policy of each main system.
Ensure timely resolution of operating systems and application failures on main systems.
Possess in depth technical knowledge in operating systems of assigned main servers to provide a convenient platform for systems delivery, understanding the network and systems architecture to resolve any business disruption or inconvenience to the users that may critically impact the Group.
Understand assigned systems' internals, architecture and limitations in deciding on methods of problem solving which may impact overall resource availability and time to deliver changes. Perform careful analysis to ensure congruence with the Group's long term planning and approved strategy.

Qualifications:
Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science.
Minimum 2 years experience in financial services with a specialization in systems technical design, implementation and maintenance of main server systems relevant to the environment (Main frames, AS/400, Equation, Misys Applications, etc.).
Sound knowledge of Base24

Note: you will be required to attach the following:
1. Resume / CV