Senior Systems Analyst – Network

BH-260261
  • 000
  • Qatar Doha
  • Permanent
  • Oil & Gas
Job Title: Senior Systems Analyst – Network Department: Information Technology

Key Job Accountabilities:
• Performs full range of defined tasks associated with operating and controlling the installed (or virtual) hardware and
software. This may involve the use of multiple hardware and software platforms, and both local and wide area networks.
• Provides technical expertise to enable the correct application of operational procedures. Provides instruction to less
experienced colleagues in all aspects of current and correct operational practice.
• Configures tools to automate the provisioning, testing and deployment of new and changed infrastructure.
• Contributes to the planning and implementation of installation and maintenance work associated with the installation,
including building, and configuring infrastructure components in virtualized environments. Implements agreed
infrastructure changes and maintenance routines, utilizing the appropriate tools and test equipment. Ensures that
procedures are followed, including those relating to safety and security.
• Assists in producing outline system designs and specifications covering objectives, scope, features, facilities, management,
reliability, resilience, security, constraints (such as performance, resources, and cost), hardware, network and software
environments, main system functions and information flows, traffic volumes, data load and implementation strategies,
phasing of development, requirements not met, and alternatives considered.
• Reviews network statistics, identifying trends in traffic flow and levels of service. Assists in proposing capacity changes and
contingency arrangements as required. Monitors activity over time to predict usage and comply with demand management
SLAs.
• Assists with the planning of network upgrades and modifications. Works with the Change Advisory Boards on all planned
changes.
• Ensures responsibility for all stages of the life cycle for software/hardware and transmission media development of
relatively simple communication systems, including investigation, analysis, specification, design, construction, testing,
maintenance, upgrade, and migration. Assists with more complex systems.
• Investigates and diagnoses moderately complex network problems, working with users, other staff, and suppliers as
appropriate. Resolves such problems, co-operating with the capacity management function, to maintain overall network
performance.
• Reviews releases, upgrades, security patches and fixes available from system software suppliers and identifies those which
merit action. Maintains awareness of existing and emerging software and hardware solutions and develops upgrade plans.
• Defines, documents, and safely executes small-scale projects, or sub-projects, actively participating in all phases of the
project. Identifies, assesses, and manages risks and issues which might impact on the success of the project.

Qualifications:
• Bachelor's degree in Computer Science/Engineering, Information Technology, Information Systems, or other relevant
discipline.
• 6 years of IT experience (ideally within Oil & Gas industry).
• Competent knowledge in core skill applications, tools, and techniques.
• Experience with Cisco Software-Defined Access, Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure, security hardening
implementations, 802.1x network protocol for network access control
• Conversant with relevant IT national and international standards.
• Demonstrated experience in project management.
• Demonstrated experience in IT support environment.
• Excellent written and spoken English.
• Strong project management skills.
• Strong interpersonal skills.
• Strong analytical problem-solving skills.
• Specialized technical expertise and broader IT knowledge. • Compliance to risk, security, and continuity management principles.

With over 90 years' combined experience, NES Fircroft (NES) is proud to be the world's leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables, Chemicals, Construction & Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining and Manufacturing sectors worldwide. With more than 80 offices in 45 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. We offer contractors far more than a traditional recruitment service, supporting with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market-leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.

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