Network Engineer | AFT | Dubai, UAE

Location: Dubai, AE

Company: Al Futtaim Private Company LLC

Job Requisition ID: [[72919]]

No two days are the same at Al-Futtaim, no matter what role you have. Our work is driven by the desire to make a difference and to have a meaningful impact with the goal of enriching everyday lives. Take our engaging and supportive work environment and couple it with a company culture that recognises and rewards quality performance, and what do you get? The chance to push the limits every single day.

As a humble family business that started on the banks of the Dubai Creek in the 1930s, Al-Futtaim has expanded to a presence in 31 countries, a portfolio of over 200 companies, and 42,000 employees. You’ll find us in industries ranging from automotive and retail, to finance and real estate, and connecting people with international names like Lexus, Ikea, Robinsons, and Adidas. Our team is proudly multicultural and multinational because that kind of diverse representation gives us the global mindset to grow and impact the people, markets, and trends around us.

Come join us to live well, work better, and be the best.

Job Title:                                           Network Engineer

Reporting Manager:                       Project Manager – AFET

Department:                                    Al-Futtaim Technologies

Location:                                           Dubai, UAE


This role will collaborate with the project management team in delivering multiple Networking infrastructure projects. Experienced professional will be responsible for design assistance, engineering, developing construction documents, performing calculations, laying-out drawings, overseeing implementation throughout construction phase and testing & commissioning of assigned Networking infrastructure projects.


Responsible to lead the implementation of data networking and wifi solutions to achieve timely completion of projects and maintenance services.

Plan, configure and oversee the implementation of the data network infrastructure in co-ordination with customers, principals, service providers, and business partners to ensure implementation meets design parameters.

Provide post-sales support to customers.

Troubleshoot and provide solution in a timely manner for complex multivendor network.

Provide support for project implementation & documentation.

Train customers on system usage.


Minimum Qualifications and Knowledge:

Bachelor’s Degree specialised in Electronics / Telecommunication / IT / Computer Science

Cisco Certifications: CCNA – Routing & Switching / CCNA – Wireless / CCNP – Routing & Switching / CCNP – Wireless are an asset or Equivalent

Highest level of certifications in data and wifi from Cisco / HP / Alcatel – Lucent are an asset

UAE Driving License is an asset

Minimum Experience:

Experience in converged enterprise network design, implementation and support

Job-Specific Technical Skills:

Hands-on experience in installation/commissioning of Networking system

Good knowledge in converge network, wireless, security, routers, switches, firewall & network management software/ Voice (Cisco, Alcatel-Lucent, Juniper, HP experience)

Must be have good Experience in two or more of the following – wireless / security / routing / switching/ Voice

Must have full network lifecycle experience including gathering requirements, design, test, documentation, configuration and maintenance

Must have full network lifecycle experience including gathering requirements, design, test, documentation, configuration and maintenance

Experience of working in a multinational and multicultural environment is an asset

Basic knowledge of Project execution processes

Provide post-sales support to customers

Troubleshoot and provide solution in a timely manner for complex multivendor network

Provide support for project implementation & documentation

Train customers on system usage

Timely & systematic project documentation

Project execution with minimum supervision

Commercial awareness

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