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We are seeking to recruit on behalf of our client an HEAD, DATA CENTER SERVICES to work in our client’s INFORMATION & COMMUNICATIONS  DEPARTMENT  based in Qatar on a long term residential contract who will be responsible for leading and managing the Data Centre Infrastructure Services within the client’s ICT department providing Identity and Collaboration, Servers/Systems, Storage/Backup and Network Operation Centre with all related Implementation, Operations, Production control and Security Monitoring and ensure the continuity of Data Centre services and associated Disaster Recovery processes at desired SLA.


Experience/Qualifications & Skills:

Has Proven skills in IT Service Management, Infrastructure Architecture, Data Centre Management, Business

Continuity, IT Disaster Recovery Planning & Execution, Customer Management, Vendor Management &

negotiation & budget management

Experience of working independently and as part of a cross-functional team

Experience of developing, training, motivating & managing team

Experience of developing continual service improvement plans, objectives & risk assessments

Experience of maintaining outstanding analytical, design & problem-solving skills & ensure the highest quality


Must have at least 15 years’ of progressive experience in a directly related field

Must have a minimum 5 years’ supervisory management responsibilities

Must have proven proficiencies with Converged Data Centre Architecture, Cloud Services, Virtualizations,

Operating Systems, Hardware Servers, Data Storage, Enterprise Backup & Network services & protocols

Must have solid skills in IT Standards & Methodologies, Tactical Planning and Reporting, Risk Analysis,

Incident/Problem Management, Change Management, Release Management and Budget Management

Must have strong analytical & problem-solving skills, with analytical & methodical thought process skills for the

 goal of analysing complex technical issues, making sound engineering decisions and executing effective action

Excellent  skills in writing technical blueprints, high/Low level design documents, standards, processes,

procedures, manuals, feasibility studies, and tendering proposals

Demonstrated ability to understand business requirements & recommend IT solutions to meet business


Strong leadership and people management skills

Strong project and risk management skills

Strong negotiation and presentation skills

Excellent written and verbal communications skills

Bachelor’s in Computer Science or a related Engineering field



Affinity Global Resources
Full Time Work
more than 10 years of experience

Published on 7 Jun 2021