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Specialist II, Data center Job

Work Location:  KSA > Jubail

An exciting opportunity is available for Specialist II, Data Center. Reports to Manager, Data Center & Cloud

Job purpose:


    Development, implementation, maintenance, and continuous improvement of EBS Data centers in a multi-domain/multi-national/multi-lingual environment, ensuring the on-going success of the business and alignment with global strategies and objectives.


Role responsibilities:


  • Should be strong in all the following areas: Microsoft Active Directory, AD security and hardening, Microsoft Servers, DHCP, DNS, Azure DC, Azure Networking, Server Provisioning, Storage, backup and Virtualization.
  • support the operations of Data centres, which include the following:
    • Servers, power, cooling, raised floor, fire protection, UPS, storage,
    • Server services, backup services, directory services, security of infrastructure, client and mobility services.
  • Designing, managing, implementing, and controlling Inorganic growth, Carveout, Integration, Cloud migration and critical projects.
  • Strong Experience in HPE servers
  • Strong Experience in Vmware
  • Design, implement and maintain VMware vSphere infrastructure.
  • Monitor, troubleshoot and capacity planning of vSphere environment.
  • Proactively identify and perform hardware and software upgrades.
  • Evaluate new products and recommends updates and upgrades
  • Monitor, analyse and proactively respond to trends and issues related to Data centres and IT systems globally
  • Undertake complex and non-routine problems and identify resolution using a range of problem-solving techniques and computational methods
  • Escalate issues that exceed his capability, knowledge or experience, including external referral, to ensure effective and timely resolution
  • Develop short-term and long-term work plans based on business requirements and prioritization
  • Allocate self and contractors to ensure to meet timelines as per approved work plans.
  • Participate in team meetings to be informed on EBS strategic plans and come up with ideas and initiatives to improve work environment, EBS processes, learning and team contribution
  • Recommend initiatives to improve systems availability, integrity and capacity.
  • Prepare RFPs, scope of work reports, technical evaluation and other documentation for IT projects
  • Perform cost-benefit and return on investment analyses for proposed systems to aid management in making implementation decisions.
  • Conduct research to identify new technologies that may add value to the business.



Qualification and Requirements:


Minimum Qualification and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • Prefer degree in IT or related discipline.
  • 5+ years relevant experience with System Admin and Data Canter.
  • Vmware certifications with at least 3 years’ experience in Mid/Enterprise domains
  • Any additional other recognized certifications are preferred.
  • Experience in mid/large sized corporate IT environment.
  • PowerShell scripting experience.
  • Experience in HP servers
  • Virtualization and provisioning experience (at least 3 years VMware experience)
  • ITIL V3 Foundations or applied knowledge.


Job Specific Skills:

  • Communication Effectiveness
  • Customer Orientation
  • High Personal Standards
  • Initiative
  • Innovation and Creativity
  • ISO20000/ISO27001 Awareness
  • ITIL Awareness
  • Problem Solving /Decision Making
  • Relationship Building
  • Results Orientation
  • Safety Awareness
  • Teamwork
  • a team player

Job Segment: Database, Data Center, Cloud, Virtualization, HVAC, Technology, Operations

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