Network Engineer – Al Jazeera Media Network

Full Time @ Jobs in Qatar Sector: Computer, Software & IT
  • Doha, Qatar View on Map
  • Date Posted : June 20, 2022
  • Salary: Negotiable
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About the job

Summary:

The Network Engineer is responsible for ensuring the smooth running of AJMNs Network Infrastructure both in Doha and globally to ensure optimal performance and security.

You will work in a fast-paced, highly collaborative team and deal with network failures, security attacks, system outages, etc. You will perform activities such as remote support, configuration, monitoring, and maintenance of network infrastructure.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Installing, configuring, and maintaining LAN/WAN infrastructure services, applications, and equipment. This includes but not limited to routers, switches, wireless controllers/access points, IP/Video endpoints, collaboration servers, voice gateways, analogue gateways, network load balancers and security appliances such as FW/IPS, and Network Admission Control.
  • Perform network maintenance and system upgrades including service packs, patches, hotfixes and security configurations to ensure optimal operations.
  • Operate, support and provision services on the Global Fiber Network.
  • Proactively monitor performance and ensure system availability and reliability.
  • Proactively monitor device and system resource utilization, trends, and infrastructure capacity.
  • Undertake capacity management and auditing of network configuration.
  • Provide Level‐2 support and troubleshooting to resolve operational issues.
  • Identify and resolve faults, incidents, problems, service requests and change requests from the AJMN Service Desk in a professional manner to agreed service levels.
  • Collaborate with internal and external teams to perform network optimization activities and root‐cause analysis.
  • Interact with end‐users in person, via email and phone for initial troubleshooting and capturing requirements.
  • Perform site surveys and coordinate with wiring vendors, in support of various wiring projects and installations.
  • Manages and handles complex problems by thinking out of the box to resolve problems within stipulated time to ensure the successful and smooth running of operations.
  • Comply with the change management policies to ensure that routine, comprehensive and emergency changes are logged and approved.
  • Implement security configuration based on the established policies, and procedures in conjunction with the company’s security team.
  • Liaise with vendors and other IT personnel for problem resolution.
  • Preparation and submission of root‐cause analysis reports.

Key Requirements:

  • Minimum of 4 years of experience in IT network and Technology domain
  • Bachelor or higher in IT, Computer Science or related field or exceptional prior experience
  • Tertiary qualifications in IT Networks such as CCNP preferred, Palo Alto certificates

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