BASIC FUNCTION Ensures smoothness of daily planned maintenance and project follow-up activities related to Ruwais Refinery Office automation, servers administration and upgrade, Data network LAN WAN, Supporting business applications like (LIMS, PACER, Business Objects) and other in-house development Oracle & databases through Systems Engineers Participates in preparing IT budget requirements, development of policies and procedures related Ruwais Refinery computer users and their applications AREA OF WORK & RESPONSIBILITIES Daily Meetings with Systems Engineers -Follows up on outstanding issues; advises and initiates technical discussions among engineers and updates reporting system defects -Supervises and advises engineers whenever necessary on day-to-day activities -Ensures HSE regulations and safety rules are being followed -Ensures engineers administrative requirements are fulfilled -Carries out Long term and short term Planning -Follows up on the execution of projects and discusses the stages of implementation and initiates solutions when needed -Follows up on the In-house software development progresses Servers-Daily Maintenance -Directs and supervises all the administration activities related to servers of the systems group -Puts plans and procedures to maintain and upgrade the software and the hardware of the servers In-House Applications Development -Directs subordinate engineers and participates in analysing user requirements for the in-house business applications after the discussion and approval of IT Section Head -Drawing program specification, designing of program modules, coding, testing and debugging of all the above-mentioned in-house development business applications and provides advice as and when required Discusses any encountered problems with IT Section Head or users for resolution Coordination of External Consultants and Contractors -Coordinates and supervises the work of external consultants, contractors or engineers related to personal computers -Follows up on their work progress and performance, approves time sheets for manpower allocation and time spent, and presents invoices for payment as appropriate to the IT Section Head for approval Data Processing Budget -Prepares preliminary budget estimates and requirements for all capital and operating items related to the systems group pertaining to data processing activities in the plant and presents to IT Section Head for discussion and subsequent approval -Directs and manages obtaining quotations for the approved budget items and issuing PRs -Directs and manages the initial technical evaluation of the ordered items, and the delivery of the new materials and arranging the installation procedures making sure that the technical specifications are as requested Projects Participation with Vendors -Participates in reviewing technical design and IT engineering and provides inputs related to these projects -Ensures proper implementation and participates in acceptance tests on behalf of the mentioned IT projects Servers, Workstations, Network Devices Enhancements -Identifies requirements as necessary and carries out feasibility studies for new or modified office automation computers, servers, workstations and network devices -Includes highlighting the economic and technical viability of such new enhancements -Advises management on results and provides recommendations Developees Training Programs -Participates in the development of training programmes for National employees undergoing on-the-job training, provides guidance and counseling to trainees, developees and other subordinates with a clear objective of career development Plant Systems Applications Support Supports and maintains the business applications running at Ruwais Refinery like (LIMS, PACER and Bussiness Objects) Office Automation Computers items Inventory and Written Off -Manages and maintains PC peripherals Inventory -Manages and maintains Softwares Inventory and license -Prepares write-off PCs to be ready as per the company write-off polices and procedures -Prepares the final forms for the written-off PCS Data Backup -Directs subordinate engineers to do the daily, monthly and yearly data and databases backup -Performs some restoration tasks from times to time to be sure the validity of the backup and that the tapes were kept in safe place HSE Coordinates with Safety and Fire Department on the issue of work permit as well as training of operating personnel in safe practices and emergency handling, also to be sure that systems engineers are taking care to follow safety rules as per the company policies and procedures Minimum Educational qualifications BSc in IT, Computer Science, or equivalent degree Min Years of relevant experience (Years) -Minimum 7 years experience in the development and implementation of computer industrial applications and databases, and PC support Hardware and Software and Exchange servers and Networking -Good knowledge of English both written and spoken Technology know-how (Systems, Machinery, Equipment, etc) Windows OS Supervisory skills -Directs and supervises the activities of assigned personnel -Directs, supervises and participate in the administration, upgrading and maintaining servers related to the systems group at Ruwais Refinery -Participates in the Business Applications for in-house development and implementation in order to provide overall enhancements and productivity -Coordinates and supervises the work of the external consultants and contractors related to the office Automation system -Reviews and comments on engineering projects including initiating and developing work to improve plant departments efficiency, flexibility, and safety
Function:IT Software - Application Programming / Maintenance
Deadline:07th Oct 2024
Abu Dhabi Oil Refining Company (TAKREER) is considered prominent oil refining company regionally an internationally contributing to oil markets and to the rapid growth of UAE economy. Since is inception, TAKREER maintained its position as a leading refining company, due to high standard and efficient refining operations consistent with sound health, safety and environment practices as well as the world class standard performance of both operations and employees.