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Telecoms Technical Lead

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Iraq
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 26/07/2019
  • Duration: 12 months +
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The Role:
Key Accountabilities
- Ensure trouble-free operations of telecoms infrastructure including: core network infrastructure, data centre and campus LAN, terrestrial and VSAT WAN, active network components, firewalls and security components, IP telephony, Video Conferencing etc.
- Identify risks to service delivery, recommend options to address risks and execute approved options.
- Maximize value from telecommunications contracts.
- Manage relationship with 3rd party suppliers and Telco's.
- Develop infrastructure capability to meet agreed service targets.
- Manage network, security and UC engineers in the network team to deliver telecom enhancement projects and provide support for existing infrastructure.
- Assist with maintaining telecom related portion of the DR plans.
- Manage, review and recommend options for new connectivity requests.
- Define and execute telecoms related 'changes'

Criteria & Qualifications Essential
- University level education in Engineering / IT or related discipline (preferred).
- ITIL Foundations.
- CCIE preferred.
- Experience in designing and deploying large network infrastructure solutions.
- Broad understanding of IT, security and IP telephony
- Ability to work within a multicultural environment
- Experience in Technical Team Lead role
- Coaching and Mentoring Skills
- Experience in a similar role in an oil/gas company
- Technical Authority


- Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
- Strong analytical skills
- Strong interpersonal skills and able to work with staff at all levels in an organisation
- Proactive thinking - the ability to come up with options and solutions
- Good attention to detail
- Delivery focused
- Willing to challenge and be challenged
- Motivating, positive, energetic, helpful
- Leads by example
- Demonstrates strong customer empathy

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

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