The British International School, Abu Dhabi (BIS Abu Dhabi) is a premium quality and highly successful growing school with a committed and motivated team of teaching professionals at its heart. BIS Abu Dhabi is part of the Nord Anglia Education family of worldwide schools. Our close knit and supportive team is proud of our community school, educating over 1300 young people between 3-18 years representing more than 70 nationalities each year. Our teaching and learning is based on the English National Curriculum leading to the International Baccalaureate Diploma or A Level qualifications.
BIS Abu Dhabi is looking to recruit an energetic and dynamic System Administrator to join our IT team. Reporting directly to the IT Manager the System Administrator (SA) will be responsible for effective provisioning, installation/configuration, operation, and maintenance of systems hardware and software and related infrastructure. This individual participates in technical research and development to enable continuing innovation within the infrastructure. This individual ensures that system hardware, operating systems, software systems, and related procedures adhere to organizational values, enabling staff, volunteers, and Partners.
The successful candidate will assist project teams with technical issues in the Initiation and Planning phases of our standard Project Management Methodology. These activities include the definition of needs, benefits, and technical strategy; research & development within the project life-cycle; technical analysis and design; and support of operations staff in executing, testing and rolling-out the solutions. Participation on projects is focused on smoothing the transition of projects from development staff to production staff by performing operations activities within the project life-cycle.
The System Administrator will be accountable for the following systems:
Linux and Windows systems that support infrastructure; Linux, Windows and Application systems that support Asset Management; Responsibilities on these systems include SA engineering and provisioning, operations and support, maintenance and research and development to ensure continual innovation.
If you have the right blend of experience in this area, this could be the perfect opportunity for you.
Please email your CV and covering letter with subject line as System Administrator at email@example.com