lllllllllllllllllllMay 23, 2024

Patch Management Engineer

  • Patch Management Engineer
  • Full time
  • 7 months ago
  • Oman

Job Information

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    Salary OMR 800 - 2 / Monthly
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    Shift Morning
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    No. of Openings 1 opening
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    Job Level : Experienced
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    Job Experience : 6-10
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    Job Qualifications Any Graduation

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Job Description

Roles & Responsibilities

He/she is responsible for the following:

• Administering, operating, monitoring, and supporting the patching systems of the bank in Oman, Kuwait, and KSA.

• Remediating vulnerabilities in the bank’s environment that can be resolved by software updates, patches, changes, removal, and deployments.

• Assisting the team in evaluating, testing, and implementing new products, projects, and services.

The Patching Systems referenced here comprise, but not limited to, the following:

• Ivanti


• ManageEngine Patch Connect Plus Professional

• Red Hat Satellite

• Vulnerability Assessment (Rapid 7)

• RSA Archer (a compliance system)

Principal Accountabilities :

• Compile and maintain a list of all bank’s machines: servers (Windows and Linux), endpoints (desktops and laptops), and ATM/CDM machines, along with their details.

• Compile and maintain a list of all bank’s software: Operating Systems (OS), Databases, and Applications along with their details.

• Administer and operate the patching systems to ensure their continuous functioning at best performance.

• Download patches for all systems, databases, & applications, and deploy them centrally as per the agreed periodic cycles, on the Test then Production environments, in all locations.

• Coordinate with application and OS custodians for patching, testing and restarting their systems.

• Patching and updating Windows and Linux operating systems.

• Rescanning updated systems to ensure proper vulnerability remediation.

• Installation and configuration of branch distribution point to patch remote endpoints.

• Prioritizing deployments based on criticality, target systems and impact.

• Preparing patching & deployment plans/schedules.

• Prepare and adhere with all Change Management (CM) process requirements.

• Ensure that all patching systems are downloading their updates and signatures on daily basis.

• Setting up new packages, creating collections and advertisements.

• Cross check the vulnerabilities report with the required remediation action plan and execute it as per the bank’s change management policies.

• Provide technical support to diagnose, analyse, research, and resolve operational problems arising after implementing the patches, fixes, and other controls implemented by this section.

• Backup, patch, update, and upgrade the patching systems, while adhering to the Change and Release Management procedures implemented in the bank.

• Perform system health checks for all the above systems on periodic basis.

• Preparing and distributing Compliance and MIS reports for all the above systems.

• Ensure availability of all the above systems on 24*7 basis.

• Coordinate with his/her superiors in resolving issues and complaints.

• Coordinate with internal teams and external vendors to resolve issues and/or to implement system changes.

• Ensure regular updates on progress are conveyed to his/her superiors.

• Ensure high quality deliverables and work products are provided and meet commitments for the schedule on satisfying the bank’s user needs.

Desired Candidate Profile

Personnel Specifications :

Must be a graduate in Computer Science, Information Systems or equivalent IT disciplines, with 5-6 years of experience in the following areas:

• Patching and updating Windows and Linux operating systems and internetworked environments.

• LAN/WAN networking technologies, communication topologies and TCP/IP and other Network protocols, etc.

• Intranet, Internet and other web technologies.

• OS and DB hardening procedures (Windows/Unix/Linux and Oracle/SQL etc.).

• Vulnerability Management and Remediation.

• Patching System (e.g. Ivanti, SCCM, WSUS, Satellite Server)

• Documentation and MIS preparation and reporting.

The following are desirable qualifications, skills, and certification:

• Working knowledge of Rapid 7 scanning tool.

• Master’s Degree in the IT field is a plus.

• Certifications in IT or security like MCP, MCSE, CISM, CEH etc. is a plus.

• Good communication and presentation skills with good command of spoken and written English.

• Good interpersonal relations with pleasing personality.

• Good analytical, planning, implementation and time management skills.

Notice Period – 1 month

Education :Bachelors in Computer Application(Computers), Bachelor of Technology/Engineering(Computers)

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