Consulting Engineer wanted – CISCO – Dubai

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JOB ID
1242750
– Provide Planning, Designing, Implementation, Operation and Optimization services to Cisco Customers around Cisco’s Data Center products and solutions. Participate in the preparation of proposals and Statements of Work. Establish trusted advisor relationship with customer management and teams on Data Center Infrastructure areas and future technology trends
 
– Participates in or leads complex Data Center and Cloud infrastructure (network, storage and compute) design/implementation and migration, performance engineering or problem resolution projects. Solves complex, cross-functional issues that cross many technologies in network, server, storage, O/S, virtualization, consolidation, middleware, security, applications, operations, content switching, caching and/or content delivery networks, and security. Applies good analytic process to help bring any issue to resolution.
 
– Provides technical support for customers during software and hardware upgrades and Proof of Concepts. Delivers migration plans, with a thorough understanding on networked applications and related dependencies. Ensure compliance to delivery methodology operational structure, roles & responsibilities. Participates in weekly status meetings and other ad-hoc interactions with the customer managing specific asks from the customer and managing customer expectations from Cloud Consumption engagements

– Support the PM in resolution of project issues. Track deliverables against the engagement schedule and support the PM track financial, resource and material requirements for the engagements. Ensure smooth closure of engagements using relationship with the customer to guide them to the next step i.e. Sampler service to Assessment Service, Assessment Service to Optimization Service.

– Guide other consultants and engineers, resolving challenges and ensuring customer success

Who You’ll Work With

Let’s change the world together. Work directly with our customers and gain hands on experience and exposure into their networks. Be immersed in a small close knit group of cohorts, to collaborate on a variety of projects that have a real impact. You’ll learn from industry experts. We value your ideas, perspective on how to get things done. Work on network infrastructures. Deliver business solutions and technology solutions from data, security, mobility, and cloud.

Who You Are

Minimum Qualifications:

– Requires BS/BE/BTech degree or equivalent plus related experience in IT industry.

– Broad technical knowledge of the data center and its components: Applications, Storage, Network, Server and projects surrounding their planning, design, implementation, operation, and optimization. Architectural knowledge of virtualization tools and concepts. Architectural knowledge of Three Tiered application environments. Expert familiarity with cloud computing concepts including virtualization, web services API’s, elastic infrastructure, distributed data storage (database, block, object), multi-tenancy, and metered usage patterns.

– Experience with scripting languages such as Perl, Python, or Bash. Python experience is strongly preferred. Networking: OSI Layer 2 (Spanning tree, vPC, EtherChannel, VLAN, etc), Layer 3 switching /routing (OSPF, EIGRP, ISIS, BGP, MPLS, IPv4/6), DNS/DHCP WAN/ISP, network virtualization (N1kv, VRF), basics of higher layer protocols: SSL/TLS, HTTP, real-time traffic (voice/video), NFS, database access protocols. Compute technologies: x86, hypervisor (Openstack/KVM), OS (Linux/Windows), workload mobility

– Storage technologies: file (NAS), block (SAN), object storage, transport (FCoE, iSCSI, etc), replication, backup, and performance. Programmatic control of infrastructure elements (data model, API), integration frameworks and technologies (SP-style).

– Cisco’s Data Center Product Line: ACI, Nexus Products (N7K, N5k, N2k, N1kV), Catalyst products (65xx, 49xx switches), and UCS. Content Switching (OSI Layer 4-7 Switching, Cisco, Citrix or F5 Loadbalancers), Caching and Content Delivery. Strong understanding of SaaS and Application Workloads in context of Data Center Architecture design. Network/Infrastructure Security technologies (Firewall, access control, intrusion detection, intrusion prevention, administrative access control) and Compliance (PCI, SOx, HIPAA).

– OSS / BSS, including: Network Management Systems, Service Delivery, Service Fulfillment (including the network inventory, activation and provisioning), Service Assurance, Customer Care

Desired Skills:

– DC CCIE Preferred.

– Passionate, persuasive, charismatic thought leader capable of quickly establishing executive interest in how to architect, deploy and operate the virtualized data center of the future. Understands and can articulate the value and business advantage of data center virtualization techniques and cloud architectures.

– Strong customer-facing sales and architectural skills. Core expertise to include design concepts, IT analysis/analytical thinking, innovation management, enterprise perspective and process knowledge. Analyzes opportunities with a broad, strategic view; integrates business and technology requirements to achieve cross-domain solutions that work across the enterprise; applies methodologies that are appropriate for multiple users / technology platforms. Client-facing skills to include cross-functional influence, external and internal consulting/partnering.

– Excellent understanding of the industry landscape (competitors and partners). High-level, out-of-the-box thinking, analytical reasoning, and creative problem solving skills. Ability to shift from high-level thinking to realistic and pragmatic execution is essential.

– Solid understanding of the end-to-end IT process, including architecture, design & engineering, implementation, and operations; Excellent written and verbal communications skills: ability to communicate technology strategy and architecture approach to engineers, executives, and Cisco customers. Willingness and ability to work with teams, ability to build relationships using an open and respectful communication and collaboration style

– Communication skills to include conflict management, negotiation, presentation/demonstration, and written communication. Cisco best-practice skills to include building relationships, cultural sensitivity, goal alignment, learning agility, and virtual/remote training.

Data Science Analyst wanted – ADCB bank – Abu Dhabi

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Expiry Date: 2018/12/30
Ref. JB3847527
Analyst – Data Science
 
Job Description
JOB PURPOSE
 
To apply advanced analytics and data science techniques/approaches and produce MIS reports/dashboards in order to support modeling activities, reporting and campaign execution
 
ACCOUNTABILITIES

Data Science:
Determine and apply the right supervised/non-supervised machine learning technique(s) using all types of data sources (For example; online/offline, structured/unstructured) in order to solve various analytical problems and use cases Measure, document and communicate the pact/return on investment (ROI) of delivered use cases/analytical models and propose necessary updates/refinements in order to maintain the accuracy of developed models Attend forums/seminars/courses and conduct research/reading in order to stay up to date on the latest analytical/big data/machine learning developments and make recommendations/suggestions on the most effective modeling approaches
 
Reports and Dashboards
: Develop consistent/standardised report formats and continually refine ‘on demand’ MIS/dashboards for key stakeholders in order to ensure/maintain accuracy of information/data provided

Policies, Processes, Systems and Procedures:
Adhere to all relevant organisational and departmental policies, processes, standard operating procedures and instructions so that work is carried out to the required standard and in a consistent manner while delivering the required standard of service to customers and stakeholders

Self-Management
: Manage self in line with the bank’s people management policies, procedures, processes and practices to ensure adherence and to maximise own contribution to business performance

Customer Service
: Demonstrate Our Promise and apply the ADCB Service Standards to deliver the bank’s required levels of service in all internal and external customer interactions

Skills
EXPERIENCE, QUALIFICATIONS & COMPETENCIES

Minimum Experience

At least 2 – 4 years of experience in data science with knowledge of advanced analytics techniques and big data tools and hands on experience of business/data analysis

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree in Statistics, Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Engineering or related field

Knowledge and Skills

Knowledge of machine learning and data mining techniques (Regression, decision tree, neural network, random forest, SVM

etc.) and statistics concepts

Experience in handling large amounts of all types of data from different sources

Proficiency with SAS and SQL

Experience with visualization tools (Tableau, QliK Sense, SAS VA etc.)

Microsoft Office (Word; excel and PowerPoint)

Knowledge of programming languages (Python, Java, Scala, R)

Experience with the Hadoop ecosystem (MapReduce, Hive, Pig, Spark, HBase etc.)

Ability to work in a multidisciplinary environment (IT, Business, Marketing etc.)

Analytical and data interpretation skills

Planning and time management skills

Written and verbal English

Junior Investment Banker wanted – ADCB bank – Abu Dhabi

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Expiry Date: 2018/12/16
Ref. JB3844544
 
JOB PURPOSE
 
To conduct research, financial analysis, prepare presentations and reports to assist in the execution of banking projects and support in managing Investment Banking transactions

ACCOUNTABILITIES
 
Reporting:
Analyse financial data and prepare pitch books; presentations and critical market/deal information to assist in the transaction execution process
 
Analysis:
Complete basic credit analysis; balance sheet review; valuation, financial modelling, client’s business plan, key contracts and agreements and debt capacity

Research and Data Gathering:
Conduct research and gather information using online/offline information sources and produce data to support management and colleagues in client meetings and new business presentations

Policies, Processes, Systems and Procedures:
Adhere to all relevant organisational and departmental policies, processes, standard operating procedures and instructions so that work is carried out to the required standard and in a consistent manner while delivering the required standard of service to customers and stakeholders.

Self-Management:
Manage self in line with the bank’s people management policies, procedures, processes and practices to ensure adherence and to maximise own contribution to business performance.

Customer Service:
Demonstrate Our Promise and apply the ADCB Service Standards to deliver the bank’s required levels of service in all internal and external customer interactions.

Skills

EXPERIENCE, QUALIFICATIONS & COMPETENCIES

Minimum Experience

At least 0 – 5 years of experience in banking or financial services

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Business, Accounting, Economics or Law

Professional Qualifications

Master’s (or equivalent) with honors in Engineering (Electrical/Civil/Mechanical), Pure Sciences,

Mathematics, Economics or Finance

Data Centre Specialist wanted at ADCB bank – Abu Dhabi

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Expiry Date: 2018/11/05
Ref. JB3834787
MPR-13963 Specialist – IT Data Centre
 
Job Description
To conduct the operations of the bank’s Data Centre and provide first level support to ensure optimal availability of services within agreed compliance frameworks, service level agreements (SLAs) and turnaround times (TATs)

1.Site Safety and Security
 
Monitor and perform basic quality controls and
 
maintain the security of the data centres ensuring systems protection against perceived risks and physical security against unauthorised personnel in order to maintain optimum safety standards

2.Data Centre Operations

Conduct end of day operations (EOD and BOD) and NOC activities within the data centre in assigned capacity as per 24×7 three shift requirements (evening/morning/ night shifts) in order to support business functions

Provide first level support for all the systems, applications and network equipment including network patching of servers and systems monitored 24×7 (evening/morning/ night shift) within the NOC to ensure issues are addressed and escalated in a timely manner

Escalate issues to Team Leader and keep up to date information about the progress of problem resolution to ensure issues are addressed, escalated and resolved on time

Support the implementation of changes and new releases across the systems and databases; action access to the privileged systems as per requests received from IT users and control equipment to ensure policies and procedures are adhered to

Oversee movement of equipment in and out of Data Centre to ensure the change and access control process is followed consistently

3.Storage, Archival and Retrieval of Data

Conduct and monitor the backup/archiving, scheduling and restore/retrieval of data as scheduled by users to support business operations

4.Liaison within IT and Other Departments

Coordinate between all IT units, business users and third party vendors to ensure issues related to user access are resolved

Skills
Minimum Experience

At least 5 years of experience in IT data centre banking environment

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree in a technical subject such as Management Information Systems

Professional Qualifications

ITIL or a similar qualification associated with IT service in the corporate environment a plus

Knowledge and Skills

Working knowledge and experience of data centre banking operations and related problems

Written and spoken English