Field Engineer IT and Networking

XB Consultants
UAE

Ref: LP132-85
XB Consultants

The Role


The Role


Field Engineer IT & Networking
Reporting to: In-Country Technical Manager

Position Summary:
Coordinate installations with the Security Sensor and Integration Engineers. As the IT and Networking Engineer, you will be responsible for the installation and configuration of servers, workstations, hardware and software (operating systems and applications as per the site design).

Responsibilities:
Coordinates installations with the Project Site team and Division Field Engineering team
Is responsible for ensuring installation and configuration of site IT and networking system equipment as per the project site deployment plan
Is a member of FE teams that are allocated on all sites, supplying resources as required and report under the divisional teams
Manages the installation and configuration of communication devices including but not limited to switches, routers and IP telephony
Ensures that the systems and processes operate effectively, efficiently and safely
Manages the IT and networking system APT, ATR process and documentation after configuration
Develops a thorough understanding of the operational processes of the system and assists the Site Manager on technical issues during the site acceptance testing (SAT)
Exercises a multidisciplinary role, working closely with team members across a number of functions including construction and maintenance
Works collaboratively with the site project team, system integration, design engineers, maintenance, logistics and other internal departments
Is responsible for troubleshooting and problem solving the associated IT and networking systems as necessary
Coordinates the implementation of computer software as specified including the set-up of the command and control
Ensures compliance with the Health and Safety Plan and company quality standards
Ensures all work that is carried out by the IT and networking engineers is thoroughly tested before it is deemed fit for purpose and handed over for testing and commissioning

Requirements


Requirements


Education / Certification Requirements

At least two of the following:
Bachelor, Computer Science or related degree
Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer qualifications, Cisco Certified Network Associate or Cisco Certified Internet Engineering qualifications

Skills and Experience:
Three to five years of experience with integration and deployment of Bespoke IT systems
Proven knowledge in OS: windows server 2003/2008, XP within a domain environment, HW configuration (Server/Workstation/Laptop and network attached devices) in installing & configuring bespoke and security IT systems
Proven knowledge in networking, switch and router configuration, network analysis and monitoring tools, knowledge of TCP/IP, IP PIM, IGMP and OSPF, LAN & WAN
Experienced with video system and command control applications would be an advantage
Experienced with muiltvendor integration and system analysis
Minimum of 3 years prior experience working in the Middle East region
Technical background in projects involving telecommunication, IT, networks, security systems
Fluent in written and verbal English

Personal Competencies:
Good communication and interpersonal skills
A high level of attention to detail
Strong understanding of and the ability to work with computers
Ability to work under pressure and coordinate numerous activities and groups of people who need to cooperate to achieve maximum efficiency

About the Company


About the Company


XB Consultants is a London based recruitment consultancy that provides local, international and cross border Recruitment solutions. The company recruits and resources mid to senior level professional staff on a temporary, contract and permanent basis. XB Consultants provides a highly skilled and experienced consultant base for their clients and candidates that is able to act quickly, accurately and proactively on their behalf and consult on realistic market conditions, salary expectations and recruitment timescales.

XB Consultants endeavours to provide an excellent customer focused recruitment service coupled with an intelligent, consultative and honest approach towards its clients and candidates. We maintain service levels of the highest standard to provide quick response times, search accuracy for both clients and candidates and full consultative advice.
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