Network Administrator


Network Administrator

Arab Banking Corporation
  • المنامة, Bahrain


This position is responsible for administering banks LAN & WAN network infrastructure and ensuring 24/7 availability including optimal scalability to support the digital transformation needs of the bank. This role includes monitoring, planning, implementing, and administering all aspects of network infrastructure implemented by the bank.

• Ensure seamless network support to business users and IT teams in branches.
• Ensure all assigned network project tasks are accomplished and maintenance operations of network infrastructure are addressed on an ongoing basis.
• Ensure 24x7 network availability and with minimal maintenance outages.
• Ensure network systems and solutions including IP-Telephony, Network Access Control, Proxy, SSLVPN, etc., are always available and technical issues are addressed proactively and in timely manner.
• Proactively monitor overall network infrastructure and ensure minimal interruption.
• Monitor and administer the bank’s Local Area Network (LAN)
• Administer and secure bank’s wireless network.
• Administer and manage Group Wide-Area-Network.
• Manage and support global remote access and Site-to-Site Virtual Private Network (VPN)
• Manage and administer bank’s Firewall including upgrades, reviewing firewall rules and deploying security patches.
• Administering and monitoring banks Internet and Intranet services.
• Install, configure, integrate, upgrade, and troubleshoot bank’s global network routers, local switches and general network infrastructure.
• Troubleshoot and diagnose network issues swiftly and provide root cause analysis.
• Provide adequate guidance to Network resources in Group offices with implementing security baselines and hardening Network devices.
• Proactively monitor network infrastructure to enhance performance and report any issues to Group Head of IT Infrastructure.
• Participate in procurement and budgeting process including vendor and service contract renewals.
• Respond and address audit comments in a timely manner. Assist Group offices in addressing comments related to their local Network Infrastructure.
• Coordination with other IT staff to demonstrate and deploy new core network associated technologies across the bank.
• Actively participate in the bank’s global Disaster Recovery test.
• Prepare technical and user documentation for new network technologies once deployed.
• Provide technical assistance and support to Group IT staff & local IT teams.
• Liaise with vendors for communication / configuration, failures and updates on Network Infrastructure.

As the asset administrator of Network devices:
• Administer network assets and Software License Database through the implemented Asset Management tool – Hardware and Software to include licenses, warranties, maintenance contracts, and vendor agreement.
• Manage asset disposal tasks in line with corporate asset policies.
• Ensure licenses are compliant with vendor usage specifications.

Other accountabilities include:
• Participate as a project team member in Network & Communication projects from project inception to closure and ensure project delivery within allocated budget and stipulated timeframes.
• Test network performance and provide network performance statistics and reports.
• Test and deploy new networking technologies adopted by the bank.
• Perform other miscellaneous technical duties as assigned by Group Head of IT Infrastructure.
• Provide network availability, capacity utilization and other maintenance reports to Group Head of IT Infrastructure periodically.
• Ensure highest levels of service delivery to all stakeholders and internal users.
• Ensure approved security standards are followed closely.

Job Requirements:
• Bachelor’s degree in computer science or engineering with 3 - 5 years’ hands on experience in IT Network Administration & Management preferably with a financial institution.
• CISCO certification is mandatory.
• Certification on other network technologies such as Firewall, VPN and SDWAN is preferred.
• Good understanding and some experience on Windows & UNIX Operating systems is desirable.
• Excellent oral and written communication skills.
• Ability to work and deliver under pressure.
• Self-motivated and able to plan own time effectively.


  • Network Support
  • Information Technology
  • Networking
  • Infrastructure
  • Telephony
  • Microsoft Access
  • Local Area Network
  • Wireless
  • Support
  • Virtual Private Network
  • Firewall
  • Security
  • Monitoring
  • Internet
  • Intranet
  • Install
  • Configure
  • Integrate
  • Routers
  • Switches
  • Procurement
  • Budgeting
  • Audit
  • Disaster Recovery
  • User Documentation
  • Software
  • Database
  • Asset Management
  • Hardware/Systems
  • Test
  • Statistics
  • Science
  • Engineering
  • Network Administration
  • Management
  • Financial
  • Cisco
  • Microsoft Windows
  • Unix
  • Operating Systems
  • Written Communication
  • Banking Industry


Category : System Administrator
Posted : October 16, 2023
Salary : N/A
Experience : 3 Months

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