Senior Network Technician


  • Division:Technology
  • Job Purpose

  • Assists in all ongoing activities to provide appropriate access to Thuraya networks, information and systems, and protect the confidentiality and integrity of customer, employee, and business information in compliance with Thuraya policies and standards. Provides operational support to Information Security Engineers to coordinate Thuraya information security program and information security operations, performs routine tasks, backups, and installation/configuration support for information security equipment.
  • Principal Accountabilities

    • Document security policies and procedures created for the safeguarding of the corporate IT environment.
    • Assists in the configuration and documentation of Information Security systems.
    • Assists in the labeling, cabling, assembly, installation and setup of hardware and systems. 
    • Monitor compliance with information security policies and procedures, referring problems to the Information Security Manager.
    • Coordinate vendor communication, follow up, and support.
    • Monitor internal control systems to ensure that appropriate access levels are maintained.
    • Assists in the preparation of the information systems disaster recovery / business continuity plans.
  • Knowledge Skills and Experience

    • Diploma in Computer Science, Information Systems or related discipline, or possess equivalent experience in lieu of degree.
    • Minimum of 2 years progressive experience in information technology with experience in systems management, administration, user support, and network and server support. 
    • Working knowledge of switching and routing devices, Microsoft Windows, and networking tools and utilities.
    • Working knowledge of all aspects of computer systems administration.
    • Good verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills, including the ability to communicate effectively with coworkers and supervisors.
    • Experience in documentation and reporting.
    • Proven project management and leadership skills and experience with a system development life cycle as it applies to information security.
    • Working understanding of information security concepts and networking protocols.
    • Basic troubleshooting skills.
    • Good teamwork, organization and time management skills