Sr. Network Architect

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Details: Posted on: 10th December 2017

  • Company Name: Commercial Bank of Dubai
  • Employment Type: Full Time
  • Monthly Salary: Unspecified
  • Job Role: Network Architect
  • Minimum Work Experience: 10-15 Years
  • Minimum Education Level: N/A
  • Listed By: Employer
  • Career Level: Senior


Job Purpose:

This is a key job function within the IT Infrastructure Unit of the Information Technology Department. The jobholder needs to drive change and deliver breakthrough improvements in the current network architecture and design. This role requires deep technical skills and hands-on knowledge and has to possess the ability to execute projects. The job holder is expected to effectively manage technical networking projects, be planned and organized and yet be capable to deep dive into root causes of network incidents and eradicate such root causes.

Principals Accountabilities

Analyze and make architectural changes to the existing network making it multi-service capable for date, voice and video. Ensure future proofing and scalability in line with the bank's business goals
Prepare low level network design with the network and IT Security team and initiate project to drive the necessary changes
Trouble shooting complex network incidents - using appropriate tools, vendor support and resources to ensure services are restored in a speedy. Team work, analytical approach and technical depth are the key.
Quickly differentiate problems from one-off incidents and deep dive to find the root cause and eradicate the same.
Propose, get approval and drive continuous improvement initiatives.
Articulately report on Network Operations, projects and improvements for various levels of management.
Implement new technology solutions in related areas like network virtualization (Software Defined Networks - SDNs).
Handle CBD's voice network and drive transition from legacy digital PBX to IP PBX in terms of design, implementation and maintenance
Optimize telecom costs through innovative designs
Update documentations and processes reflecting the current design and practices.

Qualifications :


Graduate Engineer in Computer Science

Professional Certification in Network domain (CCIE) or at least CCIE Written cleared

Undergone regular on-job trainings and skills in Network Architecture Design


10 years experience of which 7 years in a position in IT Department or similar organization handling large networks

Experience in Network Architecture, Network Design, Multiservice Networks, Network Virtualization and deep technical troubleshooting

Adequate knowledge of Windows Server Environment & Applications Systems to co-relate aspects


Very strong Technical Skills (Network Architecture and Design, Network Monitoring Tools for WAN/LAN & Troubleshooting skills)

Good understanding of Server Connections and Cross functional Setup

Problem solving skills

Good command of English (both oral and written)

Project Management skills

Presentation skills

Ability to manage virtual team (project team)

Planned and organized

Methodical and shares knowledge

Excellent interpersonal skills

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