Cards System Administrator
QNB Group, the largest Financial Institution in the Middle East and Africa are looking to hire a Cards System Administrator, to meet the expansion needs of our office in QNB - Qatar//Doha.
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:
You will responsible for the administering 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.
Maintain relations with selected vendors 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.
Prepare 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.
Prepare 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.
Provide automated and documented scripts for backup and retention of data on external storage within the backup and retention policy of each main system.
Execute change management procedures with version and backtrack control
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.
Understand assigned systems' internals, architecture and limitations in deciding on methods of problem solving which may impact overall resource availability and time to deliver changes. Perform careful analysis to ensure congruence with the Group's long term planning and approved strategy.
Be aware of systems security in application and system software to implement and monitor policy and ensure full protection of software and data from un-authorized access or disruption of services.
Identify areas for professional development of self and act to enhance professional development. Qualifications:
Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science.
More than 5 years of experience in Card System's
Experience in System Analysis, Design, Development and Testing
Good Analytical, problem solving and trouble shooting skills
Sound knowledge in Query Optimization and Performance Tuning
Good Oracle and Database concepts.
Strong knowledge of writing SQL queries and pl/sql
TSYS (CTL) Card System (Prime, Online, Dispute and IPS system).
Knowledge of widows servers and linux servers and os patching.
Handling production system support24X7
Knowledge of Payment Schemes clearing and Settlement files and procedures
Understanding of Scheme compliances
Note: you will be required to attach the following:
1. Resume / CV