Monday, 7 April 2014

Network Administrator Job Vacancy at Thuraya

Job Title:    Network Administrator (UAE national preferred)
Job Location:    Dubai, UAE
Employer:    Thuraya
Division:    Technology

About Us:
Thuraya is a leading mobile satellite communications company that empowers people with tools to bring the organizations and communities they serve closer together.

We offer innovative, flexible and dependable technology that helps you overcome the toughest challenges and achieve the highest aspirations - facilitating reliable communications where and when it matters most.

Our global customers include industry leaders from a variety of sectors including energy, media, marine, government and NGOs

Job Overview
Under limited supervision, integrates computer and network systems into the company network. Provides complex, high-level technical support for computer and network systems, and carries out novel and/or complex assignments requiring the development of new and/or improved techniques and procedures.

Job Requirements:

  •     Degree in a relevant IT discipline.
  •     A minimum of 2 years experience in the field.
  •     Advanced knowledge and understanding of a range of computer and networking software and hardware systems and related technologies.
  •     Ability to install, configure, and maintain personal computers, networks, and/or related hardware and software.
  •     Ability to analyze and assess computer/network architecture requirements and determine optimum, cost-effective solutions.
  •     Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.
  •     Computer/network systems planning skills.
  •     Knowledge of computer/network systems infrastructure requirements and standards.
  •     Knowledge of computer security systems, applications, procedures, and techniques.
  •     Ability to plan, develop, and coordinate multiple projects.
  •     Knowledge of contract documents and specifications.
  •     Ability to communicate technical information to non-technical personnel.
  •     Knowledge of current technological developments/trends in area of expertise.

Job Duties:
  •     Formulates, develops, and implements integrated network architectures for medium-to-large computer systems.
  •     Analyzes and determines budget requirements, current computer and network systems technology, and available vendor offerings to establish optimum computer and network architecture solutions; plans future enhancements and directions for the company-wide computer network.
  •     Develops standards for computer and network systems, to include standards for wiring, equipment, system security, and routing protocol.
  •     Provides project management of technical staff in the implementation, installation, configuration, and technical support of computer and network architecture; coordinates projects with other departments and external organizations and agencies.
  •     Provides planning, leadership, direction, and advanced technical expertise regarding computer and network services for both local and wide area networks, and the worldwide INTERNET; serves as high-level technical expert in regards to computer/network systems and associated issues.
  •     Serves as primary point of contact and liaison with vendors; reviews vendor products, and coordinates and facilitates vendor interviews and presentations.
  •     Installs, configures, and maintains computer and network operating system and application software, as appropriate; provides on-call support for computer/network systems as required.
  •     Maintains a broad knowledge of current and emerging state-of-the-art computer/network systems technologies, architectures, and products.
  •     Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

Deadline Date: 21/04/2014