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Ref No.: 18-00487
Location: Abu Dhabi AE
Position Type:Contract
Start Date: 11/11/2018
Our reputed client, a Government Oil and Gas Company is looking forward to recruit for the position of "Engineer Network and Communication” in Abu Dhabi -UAE.

Reporting: Networks and Operational Security Team Leader
Location: Abu Dhabi Office

Job Purpose:
Ensure availability, integrity and efficient secure operations of all the company's Local Area Networks (LANs), Wide Area Network (WAN), overseas, Rigs and barge network support, internet services, wireless services, IP Technology service, Video Conference Systems, automated Fax services, Voice and telephone exchange systems, network security services in order to meet business expectation.
This includes network security implementation and enhancement as per the best practices/ guidelines; providing support to users within his assigned area of responsibility and to other IT services/ sections. Carrying out planning and implementation of networking of PBX projects, carrying regular maintenance and continues monitoring of network performance.
Job Responsibilities:
  • Evaluate/ capture network business requirements from concern departments and seeking appropriate solutions from the Company's needs.
  • Responsible for the implementation, maintenance, support, security and integration of the corporate WAN, LAN, Internet, Wireless, PBX systems, data and VOIP network architecture and network security services such as Firewalls, Intrusion & extrusion prevention systems and IPSEC.
  • Lead the initiation, planning, implementation and closing out of assigned networks projects such as; LAN's, WAN upgrades, internet services, video conference systems, IPS & firewalls, wireless services, IP technology services, PBX systems, Network security enhancement, network expansions and carries out other similar and related duties. For instance, IP base CCTV.
  • Formulate statement of work (SOW) in alliance to the desired objectives and deliverables in collaboration with senior management and stakeholders.
  • Plan and scheduled project timelines and milestones in order to accomplish goals within constraints such as time, cost, agreed quality standards and liaise with project/stakeholders on regular basis throughout execution of projects.
  • Perform site visits as and when needed to assure project/ Tasks progression as per the agreed work implementation plan and monitor progress towards project/ Tasks targets and prepares periodic progress reports.
  • Monitor the stability of network connectivity provided by the service providers to assure business continuity by avoiding IT services disruption for all the Company's locations.
  • Implement security measures for the Company's network as per the best practices/ guidelines.
  • Enforcing the network security policy and complying with requirements of external security audits and recommendations.
  • Carries out all the activities related to the Network operations and security and user support in the section such as:
  • Providing all the support required by user in terms of networking to ensure to proper connection to Company's network.
  • Monitoring the company's network by using proper H/W and S/W tools.
  • Optimizing and enhancing Network performance and conduct periodic tests to ensure network performance and stability.
  • Carrying out day to day troubleshooting professionally in timely manner by reporting any noticed thresholds and controlling the use of network infrastructure in close coordination with other IT TEAMS.
  • Carrying out planned and scheduled installation/ upgrades and ensuring minimal interruptions for smooth operations to suit company's interest.
  • Participate in the duty roster cycle of the network team to handle calls during weekends and holidays.
  • Implements planned configures, installs and relocates of Company Networking equipment followed by operation verifications and proper functionality.
  • Periodic review to the new technology in the market and service provider and consequently evaluate/ recommend adequate solutions along with required justifications and ROI.
  • Review and build the network inventory and assure updating.
  • Assure capturing up to date configurations and back up for network equipment.
  • Generate interruption report of problems encountered and follow up with contractors for maintenance and repairs.
Minimum Requirements:
  • B.SC in Networking and Communication Degree or equivalent.
  • Minimum 5 years working experience in IT/Networking systems, with atleast 2 years within a Network environment similar to Company's network environment.
  • 4 years' experience in implementation of networking projects.
  • Good command of English and very good communication skills.
  • The ability to work in team spirit and sharing knowledge.
  • The ability to participate in developing fresh graduate.
  • Project Management skills.
  • Minimum 5 years hands on experience in networking field specifically in the well-known brands worldwide.
  • The ability to assess internal requirement and map it into an RFQ.