Senior Network Engineer

Posted 7 months ago by MSELECT
Location Baghdad Job Type
Salary Sector Telecoms

MSELECT is looking to hire a Senior Network Engineer for a telecom client in Baghdad. Candidates must have a minimum of 4 years of network design experience and be fluent in Arabic and English.

Work Type
We are a growing multinational technical and ISP company based in Baghdad that offers its employees a fun work environment, flexibility, and career opportunity.


  • To provide technical support for the Iraq network environment including assessment and implementation of new capabilities, upgrades etc.
  • You will be a contributing member of the global network Infrastructure team.



  • CCNP or CCIE is expected for this senior role
  • 10+ years of experience in infrastructure design, implementation, management and support
  • Strong experience and troubleshooting with protocol like EIGRP, BGP and SSL and IPsec VPN technologies.
  • Experience designing, implementing, and testing High Availability (HA) solutions
  • Experience with Cisco UC, particularly with IOS based voice gateways, a plus.
  • Strong experience securing and monitoring network devices
  • Current experience with Network devices like Fortigate firewalls managed using FortiManager, Cisco (router, switches and wireless controllers, WAPs), load balancers (F5 LTM)
  • Good to have an experience working with Cisco UCS, and cloud connection
  • Proficient with tools to collect network statistic utilizing protocols (SNMP, NetFlow, etc.)
  • Expert with implementing and supporting QoS.
  • ISP management and escalation experience.
  • Advanced troubleshooting in a complex environment with various technologies, data center experience.
  • Hands-on experience with high performance network and network optimization in highly[1]available, large-scale, multisite, international environments
  • Be a part of on-call rotation once a month to support network infrastructure in weekend
  • CCNP or equivalent recognized certification preferred


Qualifications, Education, Skills

  • Working (not theoretical) of IPv4 / IPv6 routing, MPLS, BGP, OSPF/IS-IS, and related protocols knowledge
  • A positive attitude towards stressful situations, tight deadlines, and sharing knowledge
  • Strong collaboration and partnering skills with both internal and external point of contacts, comfortable escalating when appropriate
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively at all levels of the organization and to gain and maintain credibility when delivering difficult messages under stressful situations.
  • Experience managing simultaneous projects involving team members
  • Solid understanding of ITIL processes and best practices
  • Strong command of the English language and the ability to effectively translate technical issues and circumstances to non-technical personnel
  • Must be confident and personable and able to deal effectively with a variety of personalities
  • An effective mentor to provide professional and technical guidance to other staff members.
  • Ability to organize work in an efficient manner.
  • Organized, detail oriented, and a superior multitasker.
  • Lead by example
  • 4-7 plus years of network design experience
  • Experience with Telecommunications and FTTH.
  • Experience working with a distributed team.
  • Background in data analysis and processing.
  • CI/CD framework automation: Circle CI, Packer, Jenkins


*Only applicants meeting the strict criteria outlined above will be contacted as part of the shortlisting process

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