Information Technology Services
College / Department Profile
Qatar University Profile :
Qatar University is the premier national institution of higher education with a mission to produce well-rounded graduates with academic knowledge of quality and excellence coupled with a keen spirit of volunteerism and civic responsibility.
This is underpinned by committed leadership and an experienced and motivated faculty and staff body.
Department Profile :
Information Technology Services delivers world class IT services to enable Qatar University to be a model national university that offers a high quality, learning-centered education
Information Technology Services is committed to collaborate with the Qatar University community to provide excellent information products and services.
Our IT support shall enable the university to uphold its high standards in teaching, learning and outreach.
Duties & Responsibilities
The Senior Network Engineer supports the unit in installation, monitoring, maintenance, support, and optimization of all network hardware, software, and communication links, ensuring high availability for the University’s mission critical network services.
This individual will also analyze and resolve network hardware and software problems in a timely and accurate fashion, and provide end user training where required.
Provides hands-on support, maintenance, performance monitoring, and optimization of state of the art large scale enterprise wireless, wired and unified collaboration network infrastructure including physical intelligent data cable (copper and fiber), wireless, and associated equipment.
Monitors the operation of the networks and systems to ensure proper utilization of lines, hardware and software, tuning networks for optimal system performance.
Monitors network traffic and proactively investigates anomalies to assure continued stability and availability of the network within benchmarked parameters.
Prepares reports and summaries including status reports, problem reports, progress summaries, and system utilization reports
Configuration reviews and advance security features deployment to Wired, Wireless, IP Telephony network infrastructure along with management of IPv4 and IPv6 address space allocation in Campus and maintain DHCP and DNS server
Plans and implements all network upgrades in line with network strategy.
Troubleshoots network components, maintains, upgrades and provides solutions to complex hardware / software problems using Network Analyzers.
Creates TAC cases with vendors and follows up.
Prepares and maintains relevant high level and low level design activities, technical network specifications and documents, drawings / schematics and system documentation.
Maintains up to date knowledge of network advance technologies, architectures, products and industry best practices and implements knowledge to reduce cost and / or improve efficiencies such as software defined network.
Supervises and supports the student network assistants.
Maintains the security and confidentiality of any proprietary or sensitive information or data in any medium regarding the Qatar University or its students, faculty, or staff.
Accessing or disclosing such information or data must be deemed necessary for the performance of one’s job responsibilities and must be authorized by the employee’s supervisor.
Perform other tasks and duties that may be occasionally required in order to meet the requirements of the role and the aims of the University.
Education and Certifications
Bachelor's degree in Engineering and / or information Technology or a related field.
Cisco Certification CCIE Collaboration or Data Center or Wireless or Services Provider, Routing & Switching, Software Defined Network, CCNA, CCNP and CCDP is highly desirable
Relevant Network virtualization and system administration certification like VCAP-NV (VMware Certified Associate Professional-
ITIL certified foundation.
PMI or Prince2 certified.
Minimum 6 year experience in large enterprise network infrastructure .
Hands on experience with Cisco Systems modular and fixed configuration switches such as Nexus 9000 series, Nexus 7000 series, 3850s, series and 3750 series, unified collaboration services, High Density wav2 ac AP, Wireless LAN controllers 5508, 8540, APIC controllers, ISE, ASR 1K, 9K.
Must have solid understanding of TCP / IP and related networking protocols (BGP, OSPF, DNS, HTTP, DHCP, SNMP, WWW browser etc.)
Hands on experience with F5 (LTM, ASM, GTM) in enterprise network infrastructure .
Non Academic :
1. Curriculum Vitae with cover letter.
2. Experience Certificates.
3. At least three references including contact numbers and email addresses.
Non Academic :
1- Competitive tax-free salary.
2- Housing allowance in accordance with HRM Law.
3- Annual round trip air tickets for candidate and dependents according to HRM Law.
4- Public health care and health insurance to candidate and family members.
5- Annual leave in accordance with HRM Law.
6- End-of-contract indemnity.