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IT Specialist-Network & Telephony

Date: 25-Aug-2021

Location: KW

Company: Alghanim Industries

Job Title       |             IT Specialist – Network and Telephony

Dept              |             Infrastructure

Location       |             Fahaheel

Reports to   |             IT Manager, Infrastructure Services

Key Responsibility:

  • Experience in designing and managing mission-critical, highly available network infrastructure
  • Developing architecture plans for voice and data services.
  • Installing network hardware modules including IP and PBX communication servers.
  • Designing and implementing Cisco & Avaya systems.
  • Troubleshooting VoIP network issues.
  • Designing and deploying SD-WAN configurations, Providing support and troubleshooting technical issue with SD-WAN.
  • Design , implement and support Cloud network infrastructure in AWS and Azure platforms.
  • Analyzing existing VoIP networks and computer systems.
  • Provide clear communications to stakeholders in regard to incident and change management activities
  • Develop an understanding of business issues and goals to provide appropriate technical solutions.
  • Perform network design and capacity planning for WAN.
  • Improve application performance across WANs
  • Provide mentoring and training as the opportunities arise.
  • Work closely with 3rd party supplier and equipment vendors at a technical level

Skills, Knowledge and Experience Required

  • University Graduate in Information Technology, Computer Science, Computer Engineering
  • Must have 10 years of hands on experience with various Cisco Platforms, Avaya Telephony, including but not limited to Nexus Services (atleast 8 years working with a Cisco data network platform)
  • Hand on experience on network infrastructure and network hardware - Cisco, Juniper, Palo Alto, ZScaler, VeloCloud, Versa, SilverPeak, and alternate connectivity mechanisms such as 4G / 5G / Microwave
  • Excellent problem diagnostics and resolution skills.
  • Extensive proven experience of acting as the SME in a technical team in a large organization.
  • Extensive experience using network analysis and packet capture tools
  • Excellent knowledge of Cisco Wireless Solutions.
  • Extensive knowledge of data center technologies, TCP/IP, routing, switching, WAN,OSPF, BGP, OTV, HSRP, VPC,VRRP, VTP, STP etc.
  • Excellent Cisco IOS & NXOS administration & troubleshooting skills on LAN & WAN Equipment
  • Knowledge of Firewalling Solutions, load balancers, SSL/CAG Gateways (Advantageous)
  • In-depth experience on data center N7K, N5K. Miraki Network... etc. Switches.
  • An in-depth understanding of network infrastructure design and best practice principles, including routing and switching concepts and technologies, advanced IP Addressing, dynamic routing protocols.
  • MPLS, Secure and resilient routing solutions, Unified communications, Load balancing, and traffic management, Quality of Service (QOS), Wireless and Mobile Communications.
  • Appreciation of voice, video, and multimedia technologies