Job Description :
Kuwait Airways (KU : IATA, KAC : ICAO) is the official national carrier of the State of Kuwait. Established in 1953 as a private company, the airline was initially 50 per cent owned by the Kuwaiti government.
In 1962, the government assumed 100 per cent ownership, making it the longest serving, official state carrier operating from the Arabian Gulf Region.
Kuwait Airways employs over 4,800 people, and the head office is in the heart of Kuwait City, close to Kuwait International Airport (KWI).
Kuwait Airways is recruiting for the role of Manager, Communications Nets Work . Your tasks will include but not be limited to :
Supervises the activities of assigned personnel. Performs supervisory duties and exercises financial authority at the level established by Management.
Directs and supervises the operation and maintenance of data communications exchange and data processing for such areas as message switching, telephone lines, reservation and other systems requiring link up with KAC mainframes through LAN facilities utilizing numerous systems.
Ensures constant attendance and monitoring of all LAN / WAN lines. Includes assigning shift duties and directing the monitoring of panels for malfunction alerts.
Directs and supervises re-establishment of lines through fault finding and corrective action, such as switching or rerouting lines, repair of modems / concentrators or liaison with appropriate technical personnel, such as line control, technical assistance sub-
section, and / or contract maintenance engineers as appropriate. Directs the use of test equipment such as datascopes, transmission test sets, oscilloscopes and line testers to find and isolate faults.
Provides a help desk facility as the first point of contact in case communication failures or problems. Includes receiving requests, analysing problems, ascertaining best available solutions and implementing corrective measures, through the central help desk function in the Department.
Plans, reviews and monitors the Disaster Recovery Plan (DRP) for the communication
Directs and controls necessary documentation, records and reports for the LAN / WAN Section. Includes reviewing and approving of daily and monthly activity and status reports, directing the establishment and maintenance of codes and addresses for equipment, cities, locations and personnel, reviewing and approving of all forms and documentation required to input systems changes or additions, codes and addresses.
Approves connection or disconnection of services as appropriate. Updates records and prepares statistical summaries or analysis as directed.
Bachelors degree in Communications Engineering.
10 years' experience in data communications engineering and control and having led at least 3 projects.
Very good knowledge of English.