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The Networking Engineer has to lead the team of data networking / wifi / network security engineers to analyse, design, build, test and deploy the networking solution, achieve completion of projects and prompt maintenance services within the planned / budgeted time and cost.
Coordinate with presales team to design the data networking, WiFi and network security solution as specified. Implement the solution as specified.
After sales support maintenance as per SLA signed with customers. Plan, configure and oversee the implementation of the data network infrastructure in co-
ordination with customers, principals, service providers, and business partners to ensure implementation meets design parameters.
Lead the team of Data networking and WiFi expert engineers. Ensure the committed time lines are met for the projects at customer sites within the agreed scope, cost and quality.
Ensure all project deliverables are tracked and communicated as per stakeholders requirements. Install, configure and maintain enterprise level network hardware and applications.
Provide post-sales support to customers. Troubleshoot and provide solution in a timely manner for complex multi-vendor network.
Provide support for project implementation & documentation. Train customers on system usage. Prioritizing workload to maximize productivity and minimize customer downtime.
Ensure customer satisfaction with the 24x7 Support.
This role will report to the Head of Service Delivery - Al Futtaim Technologies and will be based out of Dubai, U.A.E.
To be a successful in this role, you should have a bachelor's degree in engineering specialised in electronics / telecom / IT / computer science.
Masters in Business Administration is a plus. Minimum of 10+ years of previous relevant experience in pre sales and post sales of data networking / wifi / network security.
Additional two years of experience in a lead position.
Highest level of certifications in data and wifi from Cisco / HP / Alcatel - Lucent. Good knowledge in converge network, wireless, security, routers, switches, firewall & network management software.
Cisco, Alcatel-Lucent, Juniper, HP experience). Must be an expert in two or more of the following - wireless / security / routing / switching.
Must have full network lifecycle experience including gathering requirements, design, test, documentation, configuration and maintenance.
The Networking Engineer will have to demonstrate excellent leadership qualities, be customer focused and be able to handle multiple and often conflicting priorities.
It is essential the incumbent should have excellent interpersonal skills and a collaborative management style. Excels at operating in a fast pace, community environment.
Have the ability to look at situations from several points of view. Delegate responsibilities effectively. Excellent problem analytical skills and problem simulation.
Should have a high comfort level working in a diverse environment. Open to direction and collaborative work style and commitment to get the job done.
Manage cross-functional relationships effectively.
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