Inspire for Solutions Development is looking for an IT Operation Engineer in Riyadh, KSA, with 0 – 3 years of relevant experience, to support the design of the network infrastructure and to conduct the installation, maintenance, and provision of technical support for the effective administration of LAN/WAN and servers infrastructures, in order to provide maximum performance and availability for the system users and support effective business operations.
- Thorough knowledge of banking network systems and applications;
- Good knowledge of banking operations and requirements;
- Very good knowledge of network components and structure, current protocols, operating systems and standards (VoIP, LAN/WAN, switches, routers, etc).
Policies, Processes & Procedures
Follows all relevant departmental policies, processes, standard operating procedures and instructions so that work is carried out in a controlled and consistent manner.
Day- to-day operations
Follows the day-to-day operations related to own job to ensure continuity of work.
Management of network hardware & software
Designs and upon approval, implements and executes the plan for networks and cabling capacity and layout as per the business network requirements.
Management of network hardware & software
Designs and upon approval, implements and executes the plan for networks and cabling capacity and layout as per the business network requirements;
Identifies and assesses user requirements, so as to design/develop and effectively deploy network solutions, in order to improve business processes in the organization;
Deploys, configures, maintains and monitors the network hardware, e.g., active network gear, switches, routers, firewall and remote access and configuration standards for server and workstation hardware, server operating systems and directory systems;
Designs the network connectivity (switches, cables, servers) so as to ensure proper connectivity and optimize the network bandwidth;
Monitors the efficiency of various aspects of network connectivity, servers and telephone systems in order to ensure smooth operation and to rectify any problems or incorrect usage;
Run different types of utilities to ensure network security from viruses and hackers in accord with established policies and procedures;
Handle Network administration e.g. network address assignment, assignment of routing protocols and routing table configuration as well as configuration of authentication and authorization – directory services;
Coordinates with Telecom Technician to handle the first line support of infrastructure while liaising with vendors for second line support where needed, in order to provide optimum network availability and support services to facilitate smooth functioning of the business processes;
Performs the engineering, installation, operation, and maintenance of core IP infrastructure and network in accord with established procedures to facilitate effective operations and smooth network availability;
Administers server storage capacity, monitor data collisions and performance of network switches in order to identify users with problems related to the network and rectify issues to facilitate service continuity;
Coordinates with project managers from to facilitate successful execution of planned BT projects.
Network Security Management
Work with Strategic Planners, vendors, company teams and Departments, to facilitate implementation of Network Infrastructure and Network Monitoring Activities in accordance with Telecom Department approved Strategic Plans and policies;
Development and assessment of implementation level plans, network security and communications designs, RFP/RFI documents, tender and contractual documents, etc;
Attendance at Design and Implementation Planning level meetings with and on behalf of Manager Systems Management Department;
Verifying, through formalised plans that company security department conforms with international requirements and standards;
Analysing data to assist Manager, other Network Planners and Strategic Planners with planning of Capital and Expense budgets for Telecommunication Network Development;
Recommend and implement best Network security management processes for improved network efficiency;
Recommend and implement best monitoring processes for better and more effective and proactive network monitoring;
Integrate Network security Monitoring Systems with company monitoring systems to ensure proactive monitoring;
Integrate, NMS, management system, change management, asset management, and problem management systems to ensure recording, resolution, and higher problem management processes;
Review and approval of network change requests;
Development of technical network communication reports;
Generation and Administration of Change Management Procedures within the Telecom Department, SMD, and Change Management;
Supervision where required of junior Engineering and technical staff.
Contributes to the identification of opportunities for continuous improvement of processes and practices taking into account ‘international best practice’, improvement of business processes, cost reduction and productivity improvement.
Assists in the preparation of timely and accurate reports, to meet company and department requirements, policies and standards.
Safety, Quality & Environment
Complies with all relevant safety, quality and environmental management policies, procedures and controls to ensure a healthy and safe work environment.
Performs other related duties or assignments as directed.
0 – 3 years of relevant experience in Business Technology with network design and administration, preferably with a large organization, preferably within a banking environment; Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, IT engineering or equivalent.
Advanced level of English, fluent Arabic.
How to Apply:
Please send your CV to: firstname.lastname@example.org, with an email subject: "IT Operation Engineer".
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