IT Senior Operations & Support Engineer – The Emirates Group – Dubai – UAE

Job Purpose
Working in an operation/support environment resolving complex issues raised internally by Emirates Group or External clients by analysing incidents and making recommendations to the technical team that will help reduce the number of recurring incidents. To ensure that IT service operations remain within agreed service levels and minimize the adverse impact on business operations by proactively monitoring identifying and highlighting issues and risks.

Job Outline:
– Address customer issues and resolve incidents and problems to provide a superior service to our customers both internal to EG-IT and external to the Group. Ensuring that the service provided is in line with the specific qualitative or quantitative targets and Key Performance Indicators (KPIs).
– Analyze trend of reported incidents related to various technology and platform and provide solutions to our customers enabling them to resume their work with a minimum disruption and within the agreed Service Level Objectives, KPIs and targets set.
– Coordinate with application vendors and service providers (both EG-IT teams providing a service and external organizations like SITA, BT, etc.) to ensure both the quick resolution of incidents and problems and the smooth running of our departmental and global operations.
– Drive Continuous Improvement by proactively identifying & highlighting issues and risks that may impact the services provided by EG-IT.
– Follow process & procedures in line with the EG-IT policies. Carry out knowledge transfer sessions within the team thus encouraging the culture of continuous learning & knowledge sharing.
– Provide input to and co-ordinate with technical teams to reduce number of recurring incidents (including security threats), to increase system availability and to reduce business impact in case of system failure as well as provide feedback to improve the automation of root cause analysis within the monitoring tools. Provide relevant feedback to technical, application and project team’s developers to ensure fast incident/problem resolution.
– Ensure large deployment projects and upgrades are carried out using best practices as outlined in the departmental Work Practices.

Qualifications & Experience
Information Technology. Other : 5+ Years
12 Years schooling or equivalent :
Experience in Information Technology, specialist technical experience within an IT operational based environment

– Must have extensive proven experience in systems, operations and environments of a similar size and complexity
– Experience of working accurately and confidently with service desk tools and technology, such as ITSM, remote access, knowledge resources
– Technical & Professional Certifications (MCSE, MCP, ITIL foundation etc.) will be an added advantage.
– Experience of delivering a high level of customer service
– Demonstrable ability to think around issues and look at the wider picture in order to provide solutions through a variety of problem-solving techniques
Leadership Role : NO

Salary & Benefits
Join us in Dubai and enjoy an attractive tax-free salary and travel benefits that are exclusive to our industry, including discounts on flights and hotels stays around the world. You can find out more information about our employee benefits in the Working Here section of our website Further information on what’s it like to live and work in our cosmopolitan home city, can be found in the Dubai Lifestyle section.

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