Network Engineer

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
20 Nov 2020
End of advertisement period
03 Dec 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description

Resolves network-related problems on a daily basis.

  • Configures, tests, and maintains LAN/WAN equipment and related services
  • Design, install and configure the entire Wireless and Wired Network Infrastructure of the university campus.
  • Identifies, diagnoses, and resolves network problems.
  • Create and maintain comprehensive documentation for all implemented networks.
  • Maintain and support University‚Äôs LAN/WAN environmen
  • Analyzes complex data, voice or video network documentation and communicates to senior management regarding the current operational status of networks.
  • Determines methods and procedures to be implemented and used on the most complex new technologies to enhance performance.
  • In support of change management within the data center, provides high quality network documentation to the Help Desk (Logical and Physical layouts) of all UAE University sites.
  • Participates to execution of networking projects: (Site visits, Preparing Request for Proposal, RFQ, technical evaluation, installation, implementation and commissioning).
  • Installs and configures wireless networks across various campuses of the university
  • Upgrades networks and provides high level of support at all times.
  • Ensures LAN / WAN continuing functionality by using network monitoring and management tools.
  • Troubleshooting and problem solving of structured cabling systems.
  • Research Network monitoring, tuning and troubleshooting.
  • Responsible for ongoing support and maintenance of wired and wireless networks in all housing units (Hostels) for the students of the university.
  • Campus wide Wireless Infrastructure monitoring, support and tuning assistance.
  • Maintains up to date network documentation
  • Responsible to adhere with all information security policies and procedures of the University.
  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualification

  • Bachelor degree required in Computer Engineering/Science
  • At least 1 qualification/certification such as CCNA or JNCIA with one major manufacturer like Cisco, Juniper.
  • 2-3 years of experience in a networking position.

Preferred Qualification

  • Knowledge of Network configuration (Routing Protocols, VLAN, LAN/WAN protocols; Wireless networks)
  • Knowledge of Switching and routing fundamentals.
  • Basic Knowledge of Passive structured cabling systems.
  • Strong inter-personal skills.
  • Good Communication & Report Writing Skills.
  • Must be able to work under pressure in a fast paced work environment.
  • Must be able to work flexible hours including evenings, weekends, holidays and overtime as required, should be available 24/7 on call in case of major services outage.
  • Knowledge of IT service management principles would be beneficiary..

Division Information Technology Division-CIO

Department Network & Info. Security Unit

Job Close Date open until filled

Job Category Staff

Salary 7000 to 18000 AED