For a well known client operating in the United Arab Emirates, we are currently looking for an Infrastructure Specialist – Senior Network and Security Engineer.

Role description

Support day to day network operations, manage and monitor the network infrastructure to ensure highest level of network availability and performance.

Knowledge, Experience and Skills

Network Operations

  • To install, configure, maintain, support, and secure systems within Data Centre and local/wide area networks, includinghardware and software resources to deliver highly available network SLA’s
  • Identifies, analyses, and drives problems to resolution, handling small to intermediate issues simultaneously whileeffectively communicating and engaging higher technical peers
  • Assists in testing, adjusting, and installing equipment to meet business need
  • Executes troubleshooting methodology and root-cause analysis to resolve incidents and service requests.
  • Coordinates problem resolution, and creates problem recordNetwork Monitoring and Event Management
  • Adheres to the agreed event management notification and escalation procedures.
  • Participates in executing systems maintenance plans to proactively manage reliability and service expectations.
  • Manage and monitor the network to ensure highest level of network availability andperformance

Network Documentation and Reporting

  • Prepares and maintains technical documentation to guide network users, and to assist with the on-going operation,maintenance, and development of the network
  • Establishes and enforces guidelines related to network use (for example disk space, network access, and appropriatesoftware applications).
  • Assists peers and utilizes software and hardware tools to identify and diagnose problems and factors affecting networkperformance
  • Defines procedures for system and component installation, acceptance testing and install proactive maintenance activities
  • Prepare regular reports related to Network equipment’s performance (availability, IP traffic statistics) and Reporting to uppermanagement network outages and emergency situations.

Network Enhancement and Maintenance

  • Configures, develops, integrates, implements and regularly maintains network solutions.
  • Supports implementation/deployment of network enhancements or new network designs
  • Performs periodic reviews of Configuration Items (CIs) to ensure compliance with policies and standards, and processthorough operational readiness tasks.

Network Security

  • Providing a stable, fast, and reliable network infrastructure and Ensuring safety of company data and protect confidentialdata
  • Administering and configuring the network devices and firewalls based on Best practices. Ensuring highest level of securityfor the configuration applied.
  • Define all network risks, single point of failure, and security risk that affect the business and provide best practice plans toovercome all these risks.

Essential skills


  • BSc and Above in Network Engineering or Information Technology
  • Preferred Sector: Oil and Gas / Government sector
  • Experience in SDN and Network Virtualization Technologies like VMware NSX, Cisco ACI, Cisco SD-WAN, and Cisco SD-ACCESS
  • Experience in Network Routing & Switching Technologies including OSPF, BGP, MPLS, VRF, STP, HSRP, VRRP, NAT, NTP, SNMP, and IP SLA
  • Experience in Network Security Technologies including ACL, TACACS, AAA, Port Security, DHCP Snooping, DAI, VPN Technologies, SSL VPN, DMVPN, and Cisco ISE
  • Experience in Data Center Technologies including VPC, OTV, IOS XR, IOS XE, NX-OS, VXLAN, and LISP
  • Experience and Technical Skills in Palo Alto Technologies and Products including NGFW, Virtual PAVM, and Panorama Platform
  • Experience and Technical Skills in F5 Technologies and Products including LTM, ASM, GSLB, and DNS Security
  • Experience and Technical Skills in Cisco Technologies and products including and not limited to
  • Cisco Routers and Switches like Nexus 7K / 9K and Cat 9K
  • Cisco ISE – Identity Based Services
  • Cisco Wireless Controllers and Access Points
  • Cisco Core Equipment’s
  • Cisco APIC Controllers
  • Cisco DNA Controllers
  • Cisco Firewalls
  • Experience and technical skills in Security Technologies and Solutions including
  • Email Security
  • Internet Security and Proxy Services
  • Network visibility and Tapping
  • Network Monitoring
  • Experience and Technical Skills in Voice and Video technologies including
  • Cisco Call Manager, and IM Presence
  • Cisco end points
  • Microsoft teams and CVI integration
  • Strong knowledge in ITIL framework, with solid experience in change management, and incident Management processes



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