Company: Nabors
Skills: IT - Networking & Telecom
Experience: 10 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Location: Houston, TX, US
Status: Active

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The Engineer III position owns the product lifecycle for an element(s) of the infrastructure. The role performs technology engineering work requiring broad technical knowledge of multiple technologies or in-depth knowledge of one technology including its impact on other technologies. Position serves as a technical resource requiring independence in evaluation and providing consultative technology guidance and input to standard procedures. Escalates issues as needed to the next level of engineer job progression.



  • Builds new elements of the infrastructure as needed based on technology roadmaps. Provides input to roadmaps
  • Monitors performance of their area(s) of the infrastructure, and tunes to optimize performance
  • Maintains a moderately complex technology or multiple infrastructure technologies to assure operational availability and process integrity; documents maintenance activities; and maintains effective security/backup systems
  • Monitors capacity, usage, and performance of assigned technologies; understands performance thresholds and analyzes and interprets data to determine issues; makes recommendations for changes and may implement agreed enhancements
  • Troubleshoots most problems within assigned area, providing fault isolation and resolution that may be complicated by technology interdependency; analyzes cross-technology/platform issues; may serve as back-up for another technology
  • Provides input to, implements disaster recovery and contingency plans; participates in the development of plans for own area
  • Gains an awareness and contributes to redundancy (elimination of single points of failure) and high availability (services are operational across a WAN) through routine administration tasks and factoring concepts into project planning and coordination
  • Identifies technical infrastructure requirements to support business needs; assess tradeoffs between business needs, technology requirements and costs; advises and presents resolution to client issues
  • Interacts with major providers at the technical team level to address issues of limited scope; identifies SLA situations
  • Designs, under direction of a senior colleague, basic infrastructure subsets; assists in the creation of technical standards
  • Builds assigned infrastructure systems, requiring the need for subset integration and an understanding of its purpose; performs systems testing and installation of new systems. Performs quality assurance for subsets developed by less experienced colleagues
  • Manages projects within assigned area, usually of moderate size and typically lasting a year or less (e.g., upgrading a new system); participates in the development of RFPs and RFIs, formulates project plan and goals and submits for management approval; coordinates vendors, other technology colleagues, and relevant agency staff; tracks project progress
  • Anticipates future needs within own area; leverages historical knowledge and anticipated future direction, researches technologies/products and their impact on the infrastructure, including vendor future direction and potential obstacles (e.g., technology change, support issues); prepares a preliminary evaluation of technologies/products and associated costs; develops and presents recommendations
  • Provides technical guidance, trains, and may review the work of junior colleagues and peers to ensure work quality, assess problems, generate alternative solutions, and to contribute to departmental performance goals


  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related fields
  • At least 10 years of relevant technical experience in architect role or equivalent
  • Demonstrates expertise in architecture and ability in learning and assessing multiple technologies


  • 10 or more years of relevant functional experience in architect role or equivalent
  • Expert knowledge in multiple architectural domains
  • Expert knowledge in network design to include VoIP, routing, switching, datacenter and security.
  • Networking and associated protocols including TCP/UDP, IEGRP, OSPF, BGP, DNS, SNMP and other internet associated protocols
  • IP addressing to include subnetting, route aggregation, and BGP route maps
  • Understanding of Satellite networks
  • Redundant network systems design experience
  • Experience with infrastructure sizing and capacity planning
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  • Office environment
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk and use hands. The employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job includes close vision and distance vision.




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