Date posted
January 14, 2024

System Administrator

Job Description

We are seeking an experienced System Administrator to join our team at Gulf University for Science and Technology. This role involves managing and ensuring the efficient operation of our Windows and Linux servers, virtual machines, a private cloud hosted in IBM, and an on-premises data center.

Key Responsibilities

  • Install, configure, and maintain Windows and Linux servers.
  • Manage virtual machines and ensure their optimal operation.
  • Administer the private cloud environment, particularly within the IBM ecosystem.
  • Oversee the performance and maintenance of the on-premises data center.
  • Ensure system security through regular monitoring and updates.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve any issues related to system performance.
  • Collaborate with other IT staff to ensure smooth and reliable operation of software and systems for fulfilling business objectives and processes.
  • Hands on experience on SAN switches and SAN storage, Backup applications like Veeam, and Office 365, Azure AD, and cloud applications.


  • A minimum of 4-5 years of experience in system administration.
  • Strong experience in managing both Windows and Linux servers.
  • Proficiency in virtualization technologies and managing VMs.
  • Experience in managing IBM private cloud environments.
  • Solid understanding of on-premises data center management.
  • Excellent troubleshooting and problem-solving skills.
  • Good communication and teamwork abilities.
  • Relevant certifications in system administration (e.g., Microsoft Certified System Administrator, Red Hat Certified System Administrator) would be advantageous.

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