SYSTEMS ENGINEER (Data Center Projects)

Qatar Petroleum


Qatar Petroleum (QP) is a state-owned public corporation established byEmiri Decree No. 10 in 1974. It is responsible for

all phases of the oiland gas industry in the State of Qatar.The principal activities of QP, its subsidiaries and joint ventures

arethe exploration, production, local and international sale of crude oil,natural gas and gas liquids, refined products,

synthetic fuels,petrochemicals, fuel additives, fertilizers, liquefied natural gas(LNG), steel and aluminium.QP’s strategy of

conducting hydrocarbon exploration and development isthrough Exploration and Production Sharing Agreements (EPSA)

andDevelopment and Production Sharing Agreements (DPSA) concluded withmajor international oil and gas

companies.The operations and activities of QP and its affiliates are conducted atvarious onshore locations, including Doha,

Dukhan and the Mesaieed andRas Laffan Industrial Cities, as well as offshore areas, including HalulIsland, offshore

production stations, drilling platforms and the NorthField.Thriving on a spirit of enterprise, each of our joint ventures

isunderpinned by transparency, innovation and high standards of qualityand service. At Qatar Petroleum, we are committed

to one thing aboveall: Excellence.



Primary purpose of job

  • Manage full ICT asset life cycle of UNIX / Linux server infrastructure (Procurement, Deployment, and Write-off) to ensure

maximum ROI to QP business.

  • Systems administration of mixed Unix/Linux environment including physical and virtual servers, containers, web & App

tiers. Conduct 24×7 operational activities of server infrastructure, providing 1st and 2nd level support to fulfill QP user’s

requirements within SLA.

  • Ensure 3rd level support for server infrastructure environment to resolve short, medium, and long-term issues. Liaise with

the different ICT teams and vendors to ensure proper incident resolution within SLA.

  • Excellent understanding of datacenter networking, virtual infrastructure, storage and backup subsystems and security


  • Monitor, improve and implement process and procedures through diagnostics and analyses to ensure high availability and

reduce loss of data.

  • Introduce continues enhancements, by revising applied process/policies/procedures to achieve section’s KPIs.
  • Minimize administration tasks by automating processes using tools and scripting to improve performance and resource


  • Monitor and action the timely closure/implementation of cyber security controls for connected systems and mitigate all

risks identified and achieve secured computing environment.

  • Prepare and mange Process and Procedure documents for compliancy and training purposes.
  • Provide technical and administrative support to project managers when needed to ensure all tasks are tracked, fulfilled,

and reported at different stages. Liaise closely with ICT Governance team to establish and manage business continuity

plans and activities.

Experience & Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, Computer Engineering/Electronics or equivalent.
  • Minimum 7 years IT experience in enterprise environment (preferably in energy sector) in IT support role, including at

least 4 years of hands-on technical tasks.

  • Recognized IT Certifications is preferred (Example: RHEL / SUSE)
  • Strong knowledge of Unix / Linux Solutions.
  • Experience in key technologies such VMware, Linux, Databases, and virtualization.
  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.
  • Experience in project management.
  • Excellent knowledge of the server infrastructure technologies, standards, and development methodologies.


  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, Computer Engineering/Electronics or equivalent.
  • RHEL / SUSE (Linux) certification

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