QNB2155 - Senior Switch System Administrator

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Country: Qatar
Closing Date: 25-Aug-2020
About QNB

QNB Group, the largest Financial Institution in the Middle East and Africa are looking to hire a Senior Switch System Administrator, to meet the expansion needs of our office in .

QNB has enjoyed continued success with Net Profits of QAR 10.8 billion (USD3 billion) in 2018 (up by 6%) and increased Total assets to QAR 853 billion (USD 234 billion). The Group now employs over 29,000 employees in 1,200 locations, with an ATM network of more than 4,300 machines.

Role Summary: The incumbent is primarily responsible for leading the installation, monitoring and maintenance of the main server operating systems and applications of Distributed Systems. The incumbent will ensure maximum security, operational continuity and contingency controls for every assigned operating system platform.
Role Description:

Perform necessary system administration to support Distributed Systems operations and further the Group’s strategy.

Ensure relations with selected vendors are maintained for systems software, application, and hardware delivery and maintenance.

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.

Guide the documentation for specific platforms’ procedures and guidelines for business continuity and contingency planning of the Group’s systems architecture within the overall contingency planning policy of the Group; and check daily outcomes.

Direct the documentation for specific platforms’ procedures and guidelines for data and systems security of the Group’s main systems within the overall systems security policy of the Group; and check daily logs and exceptions.

Monitor assigned main systems operating systems and application performance sizing and utilization.

Provide automated and documented procedures in order to support simplification of data center operations activity for daily procedures and synchronization of backup site.

Ensure timely resolution of operating systems and application failures on main systems.

Provide guidance to the System Administrator (Distributed Systems) in handling more complex jobs.

Report to the Head of Distributed Systems for approvals of work and prioritization of projects on hand.

Monitor response and utilization of main systems applications and resources.

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.


Bachelor Degree in Computer Science.

Minimum 5-6 years experience in financial services with a specialization in systems technical design, implementation and maintenance of main server systems relevant to the environment NSK, BYEZN, CIL Prime, Swift...etc.

Training courses and certification in operating systems, security and applications support.

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