Lead Telecoms & Security Engineer

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Job Description

Petroplan is seeking a Lead Telecoms & Security Engineer responsible for ensuring that engineering work within the discipline meets the required standards and is completed within the allocated budgeted execution-hours. This position reports to the Engineering Head of Department.

The Lead Telecoms & Security Engineer will ensure that discipline engineering work is performed to the correct standard and within the budgeted execution-hours. The role is critical to the expansion of Engineering capability in Saudi Arabia, supporting both traditional Oil and Gas projects and Low Carbon / Energy Transition initiatives.

Responsibilities:

  • Resource Allocation: Assign appropriate resources for proposals, FEED verification, and detailed engineering projects.
  • Reporting: Prepare reports on workload and target achievements, identifying issues and steps for correction.
  • Collaboration: Maintain close liaison with engineers and department heads to stay updated on schedule impacts and problem areas.
  • Expert Advice: Serve as a subject matter expert, advising on technology solutions.
  • Information Management: Ensure engineers have necessary information and reference materials in advance.
  • Accuracy and Standards: Guarantee work accuracy and adherence to standards.
  • Performance Assessment: Evaluate performance of engineers/designers and perform QA/QC checks for junior engineers.
  • Work Allocation: Distribute work packages, monitor progress, resolve queries, and expedite design progress.
  • Resource Coordination: Coordinate resource and equipment requirements with relevant engineering departments.
  • Execution Monitoring: Ensure discipline work meets standards and is completed within allocated hours.
  • Technical Proficiency: Be proficient with email, spreadsheets, and design software, confident in handling queries and problems.
  • Scheduling: Create work schedules to meet deadlines and manage execution hours.
  • Team Development: Recognize strengths and weaknesses within the team, allocate work accordingly, provide training, and promote expertise.
  • Value Engineering: Assess value engineering and constructability issues.
  • Health and Safety: Maintain HSE standards, comply with the company's HSE Management System, and raise concerns and improvements to the Head of Department.
  • Quality Compliance: Follow and maintain company quality standards.


Requirements:

  • 20 years of experience in the installation, testing, maintenance, and advanced design of secure network and telecommunications solutions.
  • Extensive experience in detailed engineering, including FEED and Pre-FEED stages.
  • Specific experience with Gas-Oil Separation Plan (GOSP) projects.
  • Prior involvement in ARAMCO projects.
  • Ideally, experience in projects of $1B value, with at least hundreds of millions in size.
  • Proficiency in advanced information security solutions, including security software, scripts, configurations, network infrastructure, intrusion detection, TCP/IP protocols, and application security.
  • Familiarity with enterprise security solutions spanning multiple business functions and geographic locations.
  • Advanced knowledge of secure network architectures and standards development.
  • Detailed understanding of DNS, DHCP, IP routing, AAA, RADIUS, TACACS, authentication systems, Wireless LAN, proxy technology, and network appliances.
  • Competence in various engineering and modeling software.
  • Ability to analyze training needs for the team.
  • Demonstrated team management skills.
  • Capability to allocate work based on team strengths and weaknesses and provide targeted training for skill enhancement.
  • Excellent communication and presentation abilities.
  • Strong interpersonal and analytical skills.
  • Confidence in addressing engineering queries and resolving problems.
  • Aptitude for understanding critical project elements and creating schedules to ensure on-time completion within designated execution-hours.
  • Awareness of team dynamics, with a focus on promoting expertise and addressing weaknesses.

About Petroplan

Petroplan is the trusted, specialist global Talent Solutions partner of choice for employers and professionals in the Energy sector. Since 1976, Petroplan has been here to help people like you make the most of the opportunities available and find the best fit for you as an individual.

Over 10,000 placements in more than 55 countries for over 550 clients across 65 disciplines.

In an industry where skilled and experienced professionals are increasingly sought after resource, we appreciate the true value of what you have to offer. What's more, we understand that different things are important to different people in today's world of work - it's about making exactly the right connections for you as an individual.

Our reputation for contractor and candidate care, understanding what makes you tick, and finding you the best match is second-to-none. We understand the industry inside-out and seek to understand YOU and your motivations in the same way. We take the time to evaluate your individual strengths, understand the most important things to you, and establish exactly what you're looking for from your next role.

About Petroplan

Petroplan is the trusted, specialist global Talent Solutions partner of choice for employers and professionals in the Energy sector. Since 1976, Petroplan has been here to help people like you make the most of the opportunities available and find the best fit for you as an individual.

Over 10,000 placements in more than 55 countries for over 550 clients across 65 disciplines.

In an industry where skilled and experienced professionals are increasingly sought after resource, we appreciate the true value of what you have to offer. What's more, we understand that different things are important to different people in today's world of work - it's about making exactly the right connections for you as an individual.

Our reputation for contractor and candidate care, understanding what makes you tick, and finding you the best match is second-to-none. We understand the industry inside-out and seek to understand YOU and your motivations in the same way. We take the time to evaluate your individual strengths, understand the most important things to you, and establish exactly what you're looking for from your next role.

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