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Senior System Administrator, Vmware

National Health Insurance Company - Daman UAE Posted 2018/10/04 04:46:57 Expires 2018-12-03 145 People have applied Ref: JB1001852848 Source: TAMM

Job Description

Standard Duties: • Support in the implementation of quality awareness in delivering efficient and cost effective services • Support in development, implementation and ensure adherence of policies and procedures • Maintain documentation and Configuration Management database (CMDB) for data accuracy • Continuously discover, evaluate, and implement new tools to maximize efficiency • Supervise and manage vendors and subcontractors • Translate technical terminology into business language according to audience • Support the management in appropriate staffing by participating in interviews and hiring of new staff • Guide and coach junior members of the team Department Specific: • Provide support for the virtual environment technologies • Perform moderately complex systems and VM administration. • Monitor and tunes appropriate systems to ensure optimum level of performance. • Deploy virtual servers on VMware and / or HyperV, Xen environments • Install / automate guests machines of various Operating Systems • Setup and maintain high availability of the virtual environment • Monitor server load and implement load balancing where appropriate • Participate in and support capacity planning and the development of long-term strategic goals for all systems software, and clients in conjunction with end users and department managers • Provide metrics for capacity management purposes and make recommendations • Design and architect any future expansion • Develop procedures to maintain security and protect systems from unauthorised use, acts of nature and user abuse. • Maintain documentation and update CMDB for data accuracy. • Promote and maintain server patch management practices • Upgrade and replace server hardware where appropriate


• Very good knowledge: o on virtualisation technologies and products such as VMWare, Hyper-V and Citrix Xen. o and experience with Microsoft Windows and related technologies o of different Operating Systems (Windows, Linux, Solaris, …) o about enterprise storage technologies and architecture • Good understanding of Change Management frameworks such as ITIL • Knowledge of: o network infrastructure o server applications o backup software technologies • Good business understanding and background • Good leadership skills including people management, selection and development skills • Very good command of written and spoken English; knowledge of Arabic language is an advantage • Very good analytical, planning, forecasting, execution and problem solving skills • Ability to acquire and apply new skills • Flexible and able to work under pressure; Willingness to work in 24/7 environments in case the need arises • Respect and promote trust and confidentiality • Results oriented whilst ensuring high quality of work and able to “think out of the box” • Strong level of customer service orientation and professionalism in all interactions • Able to work in a multi-cultural environment and promote teamwork and knowledge sharing in order to achieve goals and deliverables • Good knowledge of health insurance concepts


Bachelor degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related technical discipline

Job Details

Job Location UAE
Company Industry Insurance
Requirements Employer (Private Sector)
Job Role Technology
Employment Status Full time
Employment Type Permanent
Number of Vacancies 1
Job Code 1001852848/2018

Preferred Candidate

Career Level Mid Career
Years of Experience Min: 7 Max: 10
Residence Location United Arab Emirates
Degree Bachelor

About This Company

National Health Insurance Company - Daman

Insurance United Arab Emirates www.damanhealth.ae

Daman provides affordable quality healthcare solutions to suit your needs
Specialized Health Insurance services with an emphasis on customer care
The market leader with experienced staff that you can rely on.

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