Sr. Systems Engineer - C&D Media Networks

Technology & Network Operations Doha, Qatar


Position at Al Jazeera Media Network


As a Sr. Systems Engineer C&D Media Networks you will be responsible for the evaluation and validation of highly available and cost effective Contribution and Distribution (C&D) solutions, ensuring that the C&D services are delivered with highest availability and complying with industry standards and best practices.
Freelance Fixed Term Contract - 12 months

Key Responsibilities:

1. Contribute to the design of contribution and distribution media solutions to deliver highly secured services with highest availability meeting the deadline and complying with industry standards and best practices.
2. Contribute in optimizing global satellite C&D network to ensure efficiency by consolidating the services, implementing alternative solutions with lower cost and eliminating duplication of services.
3. Contribute in optimizing the utilization of the leased capacities for best picture quality by using cutting edge technologies.
4. Review/Prepare RFI, RFPs and carry out Technical Evaluations for renewing the current C&D services/solutions as well as establishing new services/solutions according to distribution and contribution requirements.
5. Provide risk assessment during launch of new service/solution as well as migration of exiting services ensuring minimal downtime.
6. Review of C&D contracts, SLAs and aids in the regulation and compliance of vendors and service providers to Al Jazeera best interest.
7. Contributes to the development of innovative solutions using latest innovative technologies.
8. Validate technical drawings of new and existing C&D services/solutions.

Key Requirements:
  • Relevant Bachelor's Degree 
  • 5 years’ relevant experience
  • ITIL certified Cost-Estimation and Service Costing skills Technical and Commercial Feasibility Study skills