Network Engineer

Date posted 14.10.2016

Ref number 355261

Job Details
Location Bahrain
Number of Vacancies 1
Career Level Mid Level
Minimum Experience 5 - 7 years
Minimum Education Level Bachelors Degree
English Level Advanced
Special Requirements
Eductaion & Training
Minimum Bsc in Computer Science or other IT studies.
IT certification – CCNA, CCNP, CCDP, or any other IT specific certification is an advantage.
Highest proficiency in both written and oral English language. Arabic language is an added advantage.
In-depth knowledge of LAN/WAN communications, network hardware such as routers, Ethernet switches, bridges, load balancers, gateways, firewalls, etc.
A thorough understanding of the OSI network mode, Ethernet, and TCP/IP networking
Strong knowledge of IP routing OSPF, BGP, EIGRP, WAN technologies
Strong knowledge of firewall policies, NAT rules, IDP & IPS
In-depth knowledge of LAN switching, VLANs, LAN and WAN management, layer 2 and layer 3 switching
A practical level of experience implementing and administrating common TCP/IP * based services, including DNS, NHCP, HTTP, FTP, SSH, SMTP, etc
Minimum 5 to 7 years experience in an IT environment
Experience of managing heterogeneous network on large systems.
Experience of working in a team that delivers a high availability service.
Strong IP Telephony skills.
Proven skill in analyzing, designing, supporting and troubleshooting fiber optic and twisted pair networks using Cisco modular and fixed configuration switches such as CISCO 6500 series, 4500 series, 3750 series, NEXUS, Firewalls, Load Balancers, F5 devices, etc.
High skills in routing techniques and configuration of Cisco switches, routers, firewalls, other network devices and load balancers.
The primary goal of the Network Engineer is to ensure the smooth operation of the organizations data and voice network in order to provide maximum performance and availability for the system users. The Network Engineer is responsible for designing, installing, maintaining and supporting LAN, WAN and VoIP infrastructures, creates and maintains network documentation, maintains hardware and software standards, and works projects as needed. The Network Engineer must be well versed with the advanced engineering and administration of multiprotocol routers, multilayer switches, network security devices and network management systems.

Main Duties
Provide daily operational support ensuring smooth operation of Gulf Air data and voice network in order to provide maximum performance and availability for the system users
Maintain and update the network infrastructure, troubleshoots problems related to network infrastructure and make corrective actions when necessary.
Design, install, maintain and support LAN, WAN and VoIP infrastructures.
Research, evaluation and acquisition of new or upgraded network components
Make recommendation for new technology in support for improved and more efficient operations
Provide risk assessment of current and new technology and develops mitigation strategies for those risks
Monitor protocol compatibility, performs system tuning and makes recommendations for improvement.
Monitor network traffic proactively to identify & make capacity planning recommendations with the help of NMS and monitoring tools
Integrate and schematically depicts communication architectures, topologies, hardware, software, transmission and signal links and protocols into complete network configurations.
Create and maintain network documentation, maintain hardware and software standards
Ensure that all technologies are in line with Gulf Air strategic IT direction & plans.
Work under minimal direction, functions in multiple advanced specialty disciplines such as systems infrastructure, installations/integration, cross-discipline functions, system engineering on multiple operating systems, industry expertise, knowledge engineering or legacy evolution, leads and coordinates the design, development, implementation support and optimization of IT infrastructure systems that enable and support business and/or IT engineering  functions.
Define project scope, plan deliverables including cost projects and proposed implementation dates.
Assist leadership in determining technical direction and IT strategy of the organization.
Provide technical support for IT initiatives through participation in proposals and marketing studies.
Interface with others on system infrastructure problems, technical concerns, and financial issues.
Take ownership of problems and insures that solutions meet the business needs for security and continuity.
Plan, design, implement, and support the IP Telephony infrastructure including Gulf Air’s Contact Center.
Assist in preparation of proposals and solution presentations.
Manage, coordinate and administer all Change Controls to the production IT environments and ensure they are tracked accordingly.
Asset management with all its components of data collection, administration and tracking of all IT assets.
Salary and Allowance
Salary Negotiable
Employment Visa Provided
Transportation Negotiable
Housing Negotiable
Medical Insurance Negotiable
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About Company

Company Size Over 200 Employees

On GULF Market Over 10 Years

Company Type Direct Employer

Network Engineer



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