Saturday, January 12, 2013

Lead Network Architect - Air Arabia - Sharjah - United Arab Emirates

Reference No: ABY12-206

The purpose of this role is to ensure proper planning, design, implementation and operation of all infrastructure solutions in accordance to Air Arabia IT standards and procedures.

Main Responsibilities
• Plan, design and implement network infrastructure across the group.
• Monitor and audit network operation across the group.
• Conduct preventative maintenance on all Network infrastructures across the group.
• Continuously evaluate the IT infrastructure and highlight areas for improvement.
• Responsible for the Airline data centres.
• Design and implement security policies and measures within Air Arabia network and across the group as per security standards and best practices.
• Liaise with suppliers and vendors and check new technologies available in the industry and how they might benefit the group.
• Effectively communicate with other team members.
• Ensure all activities performed on network infrastructure are in compliance with ITIL and ISO best practices and guidelines.

Desired Profile
• Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology or related field.
• Extensive experience in routers, switches, firewalls, load balancers, and application firewalls from multiple vendors including minimum of 4 years in similar role.
• Good general IT knowledge.
• Experience in dealing with multiple work streams.
• Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
• Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment is crucial.
• Strong interpersonal and liaison skills. Persuasive, encouraging and motivating.
• ITIL and ISO 20000/27001 background.

Interested candidates may apply for the position by sending a copy of their updated resume to cv@airarabia.com