IT Specialist - Cloud Technology

Date: 21 Feb 2024

Location: KW

Company: Alghanim Industries

Long Description

Job Summary

You will be responsible for architecting/implementing and maintaining the performance, integrity, and security of Infrastructure Cloud technologies and Data management using on-prem/cloud platforms.

Ensure that appropriate design and deployment plan executed for new business-critical applications. Perform data analysis to detect emerging trends and underlying service issues, make recommendations and help formalize data management, housekeeping, and archiving standards. 

Job Responsibilities

•    Develop and implement technical efforts to design, build, and deploy AWS/Azure applications, including large-scale data processing, computationally intensive statistical modeling, and advanced analytics
•    Participate in all aspects of the software development life cycle for AWS/Azure solutions, including planning, requirements, development, testing, and quality assurance
•    Troubleshoot incidents, identify root cause, fix and document problems, and implement preventive measures
•    Educate teams on the implementation of new cloud-based initiatives, providing associated training as required
•    Employ exceptional problem-solving skills, with the ability to see and solve issues before they affect business productivity
•    Creates and maintains all databases required for development, testing and production usage for Alghanim Industries SAP systems
•    Manage a continuous integration and deployment methodology for server-based technologies
•    Provide and develop a level of expertise and solutions in; VMware, Linux, Storage Systems, Networking, ITIL, basic project management and Problem Solving
•    Managing Alghanim AWS/Azure Infrastructure Lifecycle.
•    Maintain data center environmental and monitoring equipment
•    Recommend process and architecture improvements in AWS and Azure
•    Performs ongoing tuning of the Oracle and SQL database instances
•    Troubleshooting systems Performance issues, fixing problems, and owning issues through to resolution
•    Plan and implements backup and recovery of the Business-critical systems
•    Control migrations of programs, database changes, reference data changes through the development life cycle
•    Manage disaster recovery and replication procedures along with Managed Service Provider
•    Excellent communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills
•    Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment
•    Strong analytical, communication and organizational skills

Candidate Requirements

•    Bachelor’s Degree or qualified by experience
•    Oracle , Microsoft , VMware and ITILv3 certified , AWS Associate certificate
•    Minimum 7 years' experience in a similar role
Skills and Attributes:
•    5+ years of hands-on experience on Cloud Infrastructure implementation using Azure and AWS platforms. 
•    Experience in designing and managing AWS and Azure infrastructure in line with business requirements.
•    Identify and implement the most optimal cloud-based solutions for the company
•    Define and document best practices and strategies regarding application deployment and infrastructure maintenance
•    Managing cloud environments in accordance with company security guideline
•    Experience in Oracle DBA support with various versions of the oracle, day to day administration, installation, configuration, troubleshooting, Monitoring, and Performance Tuning
•    Disaster recovery for the systems such as failing over and failing back business-critical services
•    Forecast data growth trends and optimize systems and databases performance
•    Good experience in Oracle 10g, 11g, 12c/MS SQL Server administration with solid skills in concepts and architecture and hands on experience on Oracle RAC databases / Microsoft SQL Server Databases
•    Hands-on VMware administration experience contributing to the successful design, development, implementation, change and release management.
•    Competent in developing documented process and adhering to Cloud and Database standards and best practices
•    Strong knowledge in Systems Performance and tuning.
•    Experience in different OS platforms and cross platform migration skills.
•    Ability to work independently in complex environments of multi-vendor systems
•    Able to provision Block storage for systems access in a VMware environment
•    Suse Linux 11/12 ,Shell scripting, Oracle virtual machine (OVM) , VMware
•    Promoting process improvement
•    Knowledge of 'relational database management systems' (RDBMS), 'object oriented database management systems' (OODBMS) and XML database management systems.


Bachelor’s Degree