We are looking for ASSISTANT MANAGER NETWORK & COMMUNICATIONS for Saudi Arabian
•Lead and Manage Network Operations and Projects across the group.
•Anticipate, mitigate, identify, respond to, and resolve issues with Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (Firewall), Core Switch, Routing Protocols, Site to Site VPNs, Policy Based Routing etc.
•Lead in resolving Configuration issues with Cisco Fire Power, Intrusion Detection Systems
•Manage and ensure smooth IP Telephony functionality across the Group. Prepare Roadmap for Telephony System upgrade and arrange Software enhancements for bringing value addition to IP Telephony Services.
•Manage and ensure optimal operation of all Network equipment, including Firewalls, Routers, and Switches, VSAT, Wireless Equipment and all other devices related to Network.
•Gauge the effectiveness and efficiency of existing network technology; develop and implement strategies for improving or further leveraging these systems.
•Monitor, analyze, and predict trends for Network Links and perform capacity planning as part of recommending enhancements to the IT management.
•Apply Quality of Service on links as needed, Keep an eye on Link utilizations and Monitoring Dashboards. Review SIEM Logs and recommend actions regularly
•Research and make recommendations on deploying Technology Updates
•Maintain operational configurations of all in-place security solutions as per the established baselines. Arrange to conduct Information Security and Compliance Audit regularly.
•Maintain and manage Licensing, SLA Registers, Service Providers/Links Information, Cisco Contracts, Project Documents, KPI’s, Internet Reports etc
•As needed, Develop, implement, and maintain policies, procedures, and identify associated training plans for network resources.
•Collaborate with IT management and department leaders to assess near- and long-term network capacity needs.