Manager of Infrastructure and Operations

Qatar University
Doha, Qatar

Ref: LP896-09
Qatar University

The Role


The Role


Information Technology Services (ITS) at Qatar University is accepting applications for the position of Manager of Infrastructure and Operations. Reporting directly to the Chief Information Officer (CIO), the Director will provide direct management, planning, and oversight for university networks, telecommunications, systems administration, data center, and DBA functions.
Responsibilities include Data Network, Voice telecommunications, and the design, installation and maintenance of the computer servers that provide all centrally managed information technology resources for the campus. This position also provides high-end technical support to academic departments and functions as second level support for user support requests received by User Services, and is responsible for the installation and maintenance of systems within the responsibility of the department. The Director will also collaborate with the CIO and other ITS managers on strategic planning for technology services, and represent ITS to other organizations, both internal and external, both alone and in partnership with the CIO. The Manager will work in cooperation with the Procurement Office and vendors to negotiate the best prices and contractual agreements for products and services within the purview of Networks & Systems.

Requirements


Requirements


A bachelor’s degree is required, masters preferred, and a minimum of 3 years’ experience in complex technology management. This position requires excellent communications skills, with the ability to communicate with all members of the Qatar community; management experience; familiarity with Data Center design and management; broad understanding of computer server and networking technology; knowledge of user support for technology; knowledge of configuration and support of ERP Systems; familiarity with Learning Management systems.

About the Company


About the Company


Since its inception in 1973, Qatar University has become the country national and major institution of higher education. It is comprised of seven colleges: the College of Education, the College of Arts and Sciences, the College of Sharia and Islamic Studies, the College of Engineering, the College of Law, the College of Pharmacy and the College of Business and Economics.

Programs offered at the University attract professional recognition through their emphasis on close working links with business, industry, and other professions. At the same time, however, they emphasize the importance of a solid base of general skills and knowledge through a carefully designed Core Curriculum, which was conceived with an eye to the needs and requirements of Qatari society and its labor market. The University's teaching and research are innovative, collaborative, enterprising, and flexible endeavors, based on the intelligent use of emerging technologies.

In addition to two notable libraries, Qatar University boasts a number of support-for-learning centers and units, including an audio library, an e-library, advanced internet facilities, an educational-technology center, advanced video-conferencing facilities, and an active Office for Faculty and Instructional Development.
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