Senior Systems & Network Administrator (6998)
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#CR61364 Type: Full time
CareerFinders, on behalf of our client, a long-established Charitable Organisation with regional offices in Cyprus, we are seeking to recruit a Senior Systems & Network Administrator to join their growing team based in Nicosia. The successful applicant will primarily be responsible for managing and administering the organization's systems and networking infrastructure, including servers, routers, switches, firewalls, and other network devices. Our client is seeking applicants who are ideally educated to degree level in Information Technology, Computer Science or similar who possess proven experience in Systems & Networks Administration, with a focus on managing complex networks and systems. Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English are essential and any knowledge of Arabic will be considered advantageous. Our clients offers a highly attractive remuneration and benefits package which includes a 13th Salary, Private Medical Insurance & Provident Fund.
- Manage and administer the organization's systems and networking infrastructure, including servers, routers, switches, firewalls, and other network devices ensuring reliable infrastructure and access to all users of corporate applications.
- Manage and administer O365 Microsoft Tenant (Teams, SharePoint, Exchange, Azure AD).
- Oversee the installation, configuration, and maintenance of hardware, software, and networking components.
- Monitor system performance, troubleshoot issues, and ensure high availability and reliability.
- Implement and maintain security measures to protect the organization's systems and data.
- Collaborate with cross-functional teams to identify and implement system and network improvements.
- Provide technical support and guidance to other IT colleagues and end-users.
- Conduct regular system and network performance analysis and develop strategies for optimization.
- Maintain documentation of systems, configurations, and procedures.
- Stay updated with industry trends, technologies, and best practices related to systems and networking administration.
- Collaborate with external vendors and technicians to diagnose IT problems and ensure timely resolution.
- Respond to system and network emergencies as needed.
- Implement measures to protect online information, including off-site data backups, policies, software patches, antivirus software, firewalls, and physical security measures.
- Maintain the Cybersecurity Awareness Training program.
- Bachelor's degree in Information Technology, or a related field (or equivalent work experience).
- Proven experience as a Systems & Networking Administrator, with a focus on managing complex networks and systems.
- In-depth knowledge of network protocols, routing, switching, firewalls, and VPN technologies.
- Strong proficiency in server administration (Windows, Linux/Unix), virtualization (VMware, Hyper-V), and storage systems.
- Experience with cloud platforms such as AWS, Azure, or Google Cloud is preferred.
- Solid understanding of security principles and best practices, including network security, access control, and data protection.
- Excellent problem-solving and troubleshooting skills, with the ability to analyze and resolve complex technical issues.
- Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively collaborate with cross-functional teams and stakeholders.
- Industry certifications such as CCNA, CCNP, MCSE, or RHCE are a plus.
- Ability to work independently and manage multiple tasks with minimal supervision.
- Flexibility to work during non-business hours and respond to system emergencies when required.
- Fluency in English is a must; knowledge of Arabic is advantageous.
- Flexible and adaptable with a "can-do" attitude when facing new challenges, leading by example.
- Excellent interpersonal skills, with the ability to communicate effectively via phone, email, and in-person with individuals from diverse backgrounds.