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IT Administrator

Location:  Riyadh
Stellen-ID:  11067

When it comes to digital, physical or electronic payments, the whole world trusts Giesecke+Devrient. Now you too can discover your passion for the world of payment systems. G+D Currency Technology is a globally active high-tech company headquartered in Munich, Germany. As a trusted partner of central banks and the entire currency industry, we increase security and efficiency in cash circulation. Our 160 years of experience – combined with new, digital solutions – makes us the world market leader in Advanced Currency Management. As part of the G+D Group, we offer a wide range of development opportunities in an international, family-owned company, with more than 11,000 employees worldwide. We are convinced that the key to success is in the diversity of our employees. That’s why it depends on you personally – let’s shape the future of currencies together!

Scope and Purpose:

  • Server administration (File servers, Lotus notes server, Backup servers).
  • Network administration.
  • Local IT user administration.
  • Application management.
  • Data backup and restore (File server, SQL Server).
  • Implementation of and compliance to IT security standards.
  • Support users from the MEA region (G+D Dubai CT, G+D Nigeria, G+D Saudi ,G+D Egypt and Veridos FZE).
  • Handles any additional duties as directed by the IT & Security Manager.


Key Result Areas & Responsibilities:

  • Installation and maintaining Citrix Xen / VSphere environment.
  • Maintaining Sophos Safeguard management / Cryptware helpdesk application / Bit locker administration.
  • Conduct IT Training for new joiners to be familiar with standard office applications.
  • Supporting mobile phones and mobile devices.
  • Create and modify existing workflows to enhance our work.
  • Supporting experience centre Dubai.
  • Administration of network user accounts and mailboxes.
  • Setting up new users’ desktops, laptops and printers.
  • Maintaining the access right for users for shared files and folders.
  • Installation and configuration of Hardware and software approved by G&D.
  • Administration of Back up software, Antivirus Software and maintenance of security and integrity of the network.
  • Inventory of Hardware and software , sourcing, assistance in purchasing, installation and maintenance of new software and hardware.
  • Creation and removal of an employee in E-data.
  • Maintaining Network Documentation.
  • Creating VPN smartcards for remote users.
  • Renewing of VPN and lotus certificates.
  • Training Users on applications when required.
  • Assisting the IT & Security Manager in technical fault analysis and troubleshooting.
  • Communicating with Munich IT dept for advanced problems.
  • Provide inputs and recommendations for purchase of IT related software and hardware.
  • Ensure employees are following IT security rules of G&D.
  • Communicating with staffs on all aspects of IT.
  • Ensure the windows and antivirus automatic updates are done properly.
  • Monitoring and verification of service processes – i.e. backups, patch distribution.
  • Providing technical support to a wide range of internal users.
  • Monitoring and managing network security and alerts.
  • Managing network IP addresses. 
  • Assisting the IT & Security Manager on other project works as and when required.


Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related discipline. 
  • Knowledge of / Experience with:
  1. Windows Desktop operating system
  2. Windows Server operating systems
  3. Windows SQL server:
  4. Basic knowledge SQL
  5. SQL Server Management Studio
  6. Backup / Restore databases
  7. Database Encryption 
  8. SAP Business Objects 
  9. SAP Warehouse Management System
  10. Remote Access software
  11. Active directory
  12. Incident management system
  13. Scripting languages
  14. Understanding of:
  15. Modern server concepts
  16. Virtualization
  17. Network concepts: LAN, WLAN, router, switches, firewalls, DMZ, encryption
  18. IT security concepts
  • Convincing skills through excellent grasp of technology, ability to work under a lot of pressure and independent and meticulous way of working. 
  • A distinct consciousness of quality and safety, as well as absolute adherence to delivery dates.
  • Willing to work in different shifts if work demands
  • Proven planning, organization and leadership skills
  • Strong object oriented analysis, design and development skills
  • Strong troubleshooting and debugging skills with distributed multi-tier applications
  • Experience with industry standard version control and defect management tools
  • Excellent written and verbal communication in English and interpersonal skills
  • Fluency in Arabic will be an added advantage
  • Able to focus on key deliverables in a fast-paced development environment
  • A self-starter who can co-ordinate with a team, yet work independently towards a common goal

We are looking forward to receiving your application!

Giesecke+Devrient Currency Technology Saudi Arabia
12611-9257, Makkah-Al-Mukarramah Branch Rd, Riyadh
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