AF22688 - Senior Network Engineer | Al Futtaim Group EIT | Dubai, UAE

Department: Enterprise IT
Country: United Arab Emirates
Location: Dubai | UAE
Closing Date: 17-Mar-2016

Established in the 1930s as a trading business, Al-Futtaim is one of the most progressive regional business houses headquartered in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Al-Futtaim employs in excess of 44,000 people, operates through more than 200 companies and represents more than 225 international brands across industries as diverse as retail and wholesale trading, distribution, real estate development, leisure and hospitality, insurance and financial services. The group has significantly expanded its business operations in recent years through a strategic acquisition plan and has entered a number of new territories, increasing its footprint beyond the GCC and Greater Middle East to encompass Africa, South East and North Asia, Australasia, East Africa and Europe.

Entrepreneurship and rigorous customer focus has enabled Al-Futtaim to grow its business by responding to the changing needs of the customers and societies in which it operates. Al-Futtaim is committed to offering customers an unrivalled choice of the world’s best brands with exceptional standards of customer service and after sales support.

Structured into four operational divisions; automotive, financial services, real estate and retail, Al-Futtaim maintains a decentralised approach, giving individual businesses flexibility and versatility to maintain a competitive stance. This benefits employees, providing a clearly defined work culture where individuals are empowered with authority and responsibility for their work.

The success of Al-Futtaim is attributed to proactively managing change whilst upholding the values of integrity, service and social responsibility. The majority of businesses, built on a portfolio of world leading brands, dominate their sector.


Al-Futtaim Group Divisions include Al-Futtaim Travel, GMASCO, and shared services for IT, Finance and HR. Audit, Legal, Treasury and Investment Management are also managed at a Group level.

Enterprise IT

Al-Futtaim Enterprise IT provides support to the Al-Futtaim Group across all geographies. It manages the IT application and infrastructure across various lines of business including Automotive, Retail, Real Estate and Financial Services. The core components of EIT are Business Application Management, Infrastructure &Operations, Enterprise Architecture, Service Management, Information Security, IT Procurement and IT Governance.

About the Role:

We are currently recruiting for a Systems Network Engineer to join our Enterprise IT team based in our Dubai office.

In this role, you will be responsible for providing Tier 3 support and maintain Al Futtaim Group’s Complex Network Infrastructure, and manage critical and high impact network incidents. You will also act as a technical liaison with vendors to resolve issues within prescribed SLAs and develop documentation and knowledge base for issues and remediation steps for Tier 1&2 support teams.

About You:

The ideal candidate will have a degree in Computers, Telecommunication or related discipline. A CCIE Certification will be a definite added advantage. You will have at least 6 years of Cisco Technical Experience in Large Enterprise Network with good experience

  • with routing and switching protocols (OSPF, ISIS, EIGRP, BGP, HSRP, STP, VPC, LACP etc.), IP addressing and protocols (TCP/UDP).

  •  with Cisco Routers, Nexus / Cisco / Alcatel Switches and Wireless Controllers.

  • excellent understanding of TCP/IP, SNMPv2c/v3, NTP, AAA, TACACS, SSHv2, RADIUS,

The ideal candidate will be a highly motivated individual with with very good verbal and written communications skills.

Note: you will be required to attach the following: 1. Resume/CV
Al-Futtaim offers highly engaging and supportive work environments in a culture that values, recognises and rewards quality performance.