Company: QatarEnergy
Skills: IT - Networking & Telecom
Experience: 10 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Location: Qatar



Primary Purpose of Job

The Lead Telecom Operations primary role to lead and coordinate all telecommunication operational activities of a highly skilled team of specialist engineers designs, validate, operate, develop, and implements state-of-the-art telecommunications technology architectures. By providing optimal availability, resiliency, and scalability of telecommunication infrastructure to integrate and deliver telecommunication applications and services across the corporation.


A minimum of a bachelor's degree in network engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical/Electronic Engineering, or an equivalent Engineering field with 10+ years of progressive combined technical experience in Telecommunication Systems, related standards, and protocols in which minimum of 7+ years professional hands-on experience in design and support of complex telecommunication systems preferably related to the Oil and Gas industry

Experience & Skills

• Regular interface with section head to address business needs and advise on telecommunications infrastructure solutions and services while maintaining strong alignment with Infrastructure division objectives.

• Expert level of technical hands-on experience in implementation and operation of systems related to following technologies: SDH/PDH, DWDM, Microwave, Fiber Optics cables monitoring and NMS (Network Management System).

• Advanced level of technical hands-on experience in implementation, support and operation of telecommunication infrastructure related to following: Radio (UHF, VHF, and Tetra), PAGA, CCTV, ACS, VSAT, Telephony, and Industrial Telecommunication systems.

• Technical knowledge in IP Telephony services, TCP/IP suite, SCADA, and industrial telecommunications systems.

• Analytical and methodical thought process skills for analyzing complex technical issues, making sound engineering decisions and executing effective actions.

• Experience with telecommunication infrastructure hardware installation, configuration, knowledge of IP convergence systems and services, service provider telecommunication systems, Microwave implementation and services, emerging infrastructure services, and general industrial-grade telecommunication technologies and systems.

• Provide secondary support to maintain 24X7 operations of implemented telecommunication transmission.

• Ability to supervise and work closely and effectively with other engineers and focal points from various departments across organization.

• Maintain development and preservation of telecommunication transmission for integration onto a homogenous distributed common corporate telecommunication infrastructure serving both business and industrial-grade environments.

• Ability to collect, analyze and report relevant detailed telecommunication equipment technical logs, and data in reference to reported incidents.

• Provide technical conclusions, and suitable recommendations towards resolution of reported incidents based on analyzed technical data in a timely manner.

• Apply assigned technical recommendations and procedures as preventive or corrective measures related to sustained fault-free operation and update of telecommunication systems

. • Daily interface and contact with team members for execution of assigned tasks and responsibilities, discussing projects updates, highlighting emerging issues and identifying action items.

• Intermittent contact with QATARENERGY subsidiaries, affiliates technical focal point and project managers to execute QATARENERGY services or resolve any issues related to provisioned solutions.

• Intermittent contact with internal and external auditors at request of supervisor to ensure transparency and enforce compliance with corporate policies and international standards.

• Provides required support and coordination to QATARENERGY subsidiaries and Joint Venture companies, Government Organizations, Telecom Service operators, third parties, etc. (e.g., OXY, TOTAL, NSS, Navy, MOl, Vodafone, Ooredoo, etc.) on all matters related to telecommunications transmission.

• Regular contact with Materials Department staff to follow up procurement orders.

• Practices and updates department procedures to enhance and implement the ISO procedures.

• Technical knowledge in IP Telephony services, TCP/IP suite, SCADA, and industrial telecommunications systems.

• Regular contact with telecommunication regulatory body (ICT-Qatar) and local service providers to ensure compliance with state regulations, continuous evaluation of existing subscriptions, and recommendation on latest telecommunication offerings

• Exercise independent judgment and initiative in carrying out day-to-day activities in accordance with the established policies and procedures within the direction of telecommunication transmission section.