Information Technology & Communications Facilities Planning Engineer at Saudi Aramco – Middle East

Not only is Saudi Aramco the state-owned oil company of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, we are also a fully integrated, global petroleum and chemicals enterprise and a world leader in exploration, production, refining, distribution, shipping and marketing. We manage the world’s largest proven conventional crude oil and condensate reserves of 259.7 billion barrels and the world’s fourth-largest natural gas reserves of 282.6 trillion standard cubic feet.

Job Details:

Job title:   Information Technology & Communications Facilities Planning Engineer

Job ID:  11942BR

Location:  Middle East

Job Description:

As one of the world’s largest fully integrated energy enterprises, Saudi Aramco not only looks for individuals who can meet our expectations but for those individuals who can exceed them. Our intent is to become the world’s leading integrated energy company by 2020, and to accomplish our goals, we want and encourage you, to Dream Big. The professional rewards at Saudi Aramco are amazing, but so too are the lifestyle and benefits.

We have an immediate requirement for an Information Technology and Communications Facilities Planning Engineer to join our Facilities Planning Department / Automation & Power Facilities Planning Division based at our headquarters in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia.

The Facilities Planning department is responsible for the development and coordination of the capital program throughout the Company. The Automation & Power Facilities Planning Division (A&PFPD) comprises of the Information Technology Group, Process Automation Group, Power Group, Utilities Group, and the Investment and Master Planning Group. The A&PFPD are responsible for the coordination and planning of communications and IT systems of new facilities, process control systems, as well as electrical facilities and planning and coordinating non-processing utilities and facilities for all Business Lines.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • The successful candidate will be required to conduct feasibility studies on major additions and/or upgrades to IT systems and long term business strategies related to these systems.
  • Prepare scoping papers to define capital projects covering IT and market operation.
  • Interface with operating organizations, engineering and project management.
  • Perform economic evaluations and reliability studies on existing, potential and new IT systems and related facilities.
  • Conduct long term forecast and market research related to IT issues.
  • Prepare and make presentations to Corporate Management on IT related issues.
  • Full time advisor and consultant to Saudi Aramco management and other organizations.

Desired Skills and Experience

  • A Bachelor’s degree in engineering or an equivalent technical field from an accredited university.
  • Significant professional experience with IT engineering design including telecommunications and data networking.
  • Experience in planning, design and implementation of IT systems including wide area and local area networks, internet/intranet systems, fibre optics, wireless communications and voice, video and data communication systems.
  • Full knowledge and experience of network management tools and inter-networking devices such as routers, bridges connectors, fiber optics repeaters & amplifiers.
  • Experience and implementation of communication networks technologies including video conferencing and wireless LAN.
  • Experience in web based applications, e-mail, e-commerce, document management and SAP.
  • Experience in network management for evaluation of existing systems and proposing new designs.
  • Experience in developing corporate strategies and master plans for IT systems as well as Investment strategies.
  • Possession of excellent written and oral technical presentations skills.
  • Experience with professional consultant in planning and executing engineering studies, also in conducting market research related to long term evaluations, and in applying and analyzing system simulations and modelling.

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