Unix Administrator

  • Full time
  • Muscat, Muscat, Oman, Muscat, Oman
  • posted 5 months ago
  • Posted : June 27, 2023 -Accepting applications
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Job Detail

  • Career Level Others
  • Experience 5 Years
  • Gender Any Gender
  • Industry Information Technology
  • Qualifications Degree Bachelor

Job Description

Position Overview:

We are seeking a highly skilled Unix Administrator for a major Bank in Oman


  • Install, configure, and maintain Unix/Linux operating systems and related software.
  • Monitor system performance, troubleshoot issues, and ensure high availability and reliability.
  • Perform system upgrades, patches, and security updates in accordance with best practices and regulatory requirements.
  • Collaborate with infrastructure teams to design and implement Unix-based solutions that meet business requirements.
  • Implement and maintain security measures to protect Unix systems from unauthorized access and cyber threats.
  • Participate in capacity planning and performance tuning activities to optimize system performance and resource utilization.
  • Coordinate with vendors and support teams to resolve technical issues and implement necessary enhancements or fixes.
  • Document system configurations, procedures, and troubleshooting steps to ensure knowledge sharing and maintain an up-to-date system inventory.
  • Conduct regular system audits and implement proactive monitoring and alerting mechanisms to ensure system integrity and compliance.
  • Stay up to date with industry trends and advancements in Unix/Linux technologies, and provide recommendations for system improvements.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field. Relevant certifications such as Linux Professional Institute Certification (LPIC) or Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE) are highly desirable.
  • Proven experience as a Unix Administrator or in a similar role within the banking or financial industry.
  • Strong knowledge of Unix/Linux operating systems, particularly in the areas of system installation, configuration, administration, and troubleshooting.
  • Proficiency in shell scripting and automation tools for system administration tasks.
  • Experience with virtualization technologies such as VMware or KVM.
  • Knowledge of networking protocols, services, and security concepts in Unix environments.
  • Familiarity with storage technologies and concepts, including SAN/NAS.
  • Understanding of backup and recovery strategies in Unix environments.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to diagnose and resolve complex technical issues.
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills to work effectively with cross-functional teams and stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently, prioritize tasks, and manage multiple projects in a fast-paced environment.

Required skills

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