Senior System Administrator ( MS Exchange )

Job Title:Senior System Administrator ( MS Exchange )
Experience:6 to 12
Education:Bachelor’s Degree
Location:Cairo, Egypt
Category:IT/Software Development, Engineering – Telecom/Technology


  • Designing, planning, installing, configuring, supporting, and optimizing Exchange server systems, network connections, and communication links.
  • Responsible for assisting in the planning, design, installation, support, maintenance, and recovery of server and storage hardware/software that is used as part of the Microsoft Exchange, Active Directory, and Messaging-computing environment.
  • Create scripts for the administration of Exchange 2016, custom software implementations, Windows Server 2012, 2016, and 2019 and advanced troubleshooting
  • Responsibilities include setting up user accounts and mailboxes, backup and restore operations and security.
  • Manage permissions to monitor mailbox quotas/space and also to check where the email has stuck and made sure that the email reaches its destination.
  • The incumbent is to work collectively with a team of servers and network engineers to ensure the stable operation of Exchange e-mail messaging systems.
  • Monitor each and every part of the operating system like checking the disk space at regular intervals, checking the software versions.
  • Run the diagnostics on the services which are essential for a server to run
  • Resolve escalated email routing, connectivity, and filtering support issues.
  • Assist with large-scale Exchange migrations.
  • Integrate Exchange with load balancing, anti-spam, and content filtering solutions
  • Resolve support tickets and requests.
  • Monitor, document, and report on system utilization and capacity.
  • Monitor virus and spam filtering statistics and success rates.
  • Monitor backups and perform periodic test restores.
  • Other related tasks or duties as assigned or required.


  • Bs.c Degree of any related discipline.
  • + 6 years of experience
  • Excellent understanding of E-Mail Routing, Email Tracking, SMTP / application Mail Relay, Backup and Restore.
  • Excellent understanding of windows Server 2003~2016 , Active Directory configuration , domain / group configuration , DNS , DHCP , messaging systems and products / protocols , TCP/IP , LAN / WAN methodologies .
  • Good Knowledge in Disaster Recovery, DR Site.
  • Good understanding of different network solutions and troubleshooting methodologies.Cisco products knowledge including routers and firewalls , Wireless networks , MS TMG
  • Knowledge of Sophos XG Firewalls will be an added value.
  • MCITP , CCNA is a plus but not a must .
  • Excellent oral communication and interpersonal skills with proven ability to explain technical issues to non-technical people.
  • Excellent over-the-phone troubleshooting skills with vendors, clients, and partners.
  • Must be a team player , enthusiastic and willing to work and learn around the clock
  • Must be able to work in a time-sensitive environment installing mission-critical systems.
  • Must be able to work independently or as part of a small team.

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