Company: NES Fircroft
Skills: IT - Networking & Telecom
Experience: 5 + Years
Education: Masters Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Contractor
Salary: Good
Location: Basrah, Basra Governorate, Iraq

Field Digital Infrastructure Technical Team Lead - 12 Months Contract - 28 x 28 Rotation - Iraq 

Essential:- Significant experience in a similar role in an oil/gas company. Data Centre Management to include technical knowledge of electrical distribution and emergency / standby power systems, HVAC Systems, fire detection / suppression and monitoring / control systems. Experience of large-scale fibre optic deployments. Experience writing RFP Documents and managing Vendor Bidding Process. Experience managing & leading technical engineering staff. Proven ability and drive to co-ordinate multiple activities.  Good interpersonal skills. Experience in Oil and Gas Industry. English written & oral. Willing to work rotation 28 days on 28 days off. Ability to work within a multicultural environment.  Overseeing maintenance & operation of Primary Data Centre & 6 Containerised Data Centres 

The Field Digital Technical Team Lead is responsible for overseeing maintenance & operation of the Primary Data Centre & 6 Containerised Data Centres 

The Field Digital Technical Team Lead is also responsible for delivering field digital infrastructure projects, major improvements and upgrades are planned to the field digital infrastructure over the next 5+ years including: 

1) Large Scale Fibre Optic Deployment

2) Relocation of Primary Data Centre

3) Replace Cooling Systems for 7 Containerised Data Centres

The role requires an individual with excellent organisation skills who can provide leadership and is able to manage and deliver multiple activities with a deep understanding of Telecoms services and technologies.

Field Digital Technical Team Lead responsibilities include:

Overseeing maintenance & operation of Primary Data Centre & 6 Containerised Data Centres, ensuring critical systems are fit for purpose at all times.

Responsible for support and Integrity of Telecoms Towers and Masts

Developing 5 Year Roadmap for Field Digital Infrastructure Team

Submitting Annual Work Programme & Budget

Preparing Request for Proposal Documents and Evaluating Bid Responses

Vendor Management

Asset Management

Training & Development of Engineers / Technicians with a view to nationalisation.

Subject Matter Expert for Upcoming Fibre Optic Project 

Field Digital Technical Team Lead Skills/Behaviour 

•             Ability to supervise technical support staff

•             Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of technology users

•             Ability to work within a multicultural environment


28 x 28 Rotation

With over 90 years' combined experience, NES Fircroft (NES) is proud to be the world's leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables, Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining, Automotive and Chemicals sectors worldwide.With more than 100 offices in 45 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. We offer contractors far more than a traditional recruitment service, supporting with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market-leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.