IT Network Engineer
The IT Network Engineer with experience in IT Infrastructure Migration Projects is responsible for designing, implementing, and managing the migration of network infrastructure and services as part of large-scale IT migration projects. This role requires a deep understanding of networking technologies, protocols, and best practices, along with hands-on experience in executing complex migration projects. The IT Network Engineer collaborates with cross-functional teams, including IT architects, systems engineers, project managers, and business stakeholders, to ensure the successful and seamless migration of network components while maintaining high levels of security, availability, and performance.
- Network Infrastructure Migration Planning:
- Evaluate the existing network infrastructure, including routers, switches, firewalls, and load balancers, to determine migration requirements and dependencies.
- Develop comprehensive migration strategies and plans for the network infrastructure, considering factors such as redundancy, failover, and performance optimization.
- Collaborate with project stakeholders to define migration goals, objectives, and success criteria related to network components.
- Technical Implementation and Execution:
- Implement the migration of network infrastructure following the established migration plan and schedule.
- Configure and troubleshoot network devices to ensure seamless migration and minimal disruption to ongoing operations.
- Coordinate with other technical teams to integrate network changes with system and application migrations.
- Security and Performance Optimization:
- Ensure that security best practices are implemented during the migration to safeguard the network and data assets.
- Optimize network performance and bandwidth utilization to meet the demands of the migrated systems and applications.
- Risk Management and Contingency Planning:
- Identify potential risks and challenges associated with the network migration and develop mitigation and contingency plans.
- Implement backup and disaster recovery solutions for the network infrastructure to ensure data integrity and business continuity.
- Documentation and Reporting:
- Create and maintain detailed documentation of the network migration process, including network configurations, changes, and performance metrics.
- Provide regular status updates and reports to project stakeholders, keeping them informed about the progress and any deviations from the migration plan.
- Collaboration and Communication:
- Collaborate with project teams and various stakeholders to ensure alignment of network migration activities with overall project goals.
- Communicate effectively with technical and non-technical audiences, explaining network migration concepts and changes in a clear and concise manner.
- Post-Migration Support:
- Provide post-migration support to address any network-related issues that may arise after the migration is completed.
- Conduct post-migration network testing to verify performance and security measures.
Required Skills and Qualifications:
- Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field.
- Proven experience as an IT Network Engineer with a focus on IT infrastructure migration projects (typically 3+ years).
- In-depth knowledge of networking concepts, protocols, and technologies (e.g., TCP/IP, VLAN, OSPF, BGP, VPN, SD-WAN).
- Hands-on experience with network equipment from various vendors, such as Cisco, Juniper, or Arista.
- Familiarity with network security principles and best practices (firewalls, IDS/IPS, access control).
- Experience with network monitoring and management tools (e.g., Wireshark, Nagios, SNMP).
- Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to troubleshoot complex network issues.
- Excellent project management and organizational skills for managing multiple migration projects.
- Effective communication and interpersonal skills to work collaboratively with diverse teams and stakeholders.
Salary: AED13,000.00 – AED15,000.00 per month
Ability to commute/relocate: Dubai: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)
- IT Network Engineer: 4 years (Preferred)
- IT infrastructure migration projects: 6 years (Preferred)
- In-depth knowledge of networking concept: 5 years (Preferred)
- Familiarity with network security principles: 5 years (Preferred)
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