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IT Infrastructure Technician

Job Title: IT Infrastructure Technician
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Basra, Iraq
REF: 870
Contact Name: Ahmed Tahir
Contact Email:
Job Published: almost 2 years ago

Job Description

Mselect is looking to hire an IT Infrastructure Technician for one of it's major clients in the Oil & Gas Sector in Basra to work on a rotation of 28 days on / 28 days off. The purpose of this role is to support and maintain the IT Infrastructure systems to ensure safe, secure and reliable operations. The ideal candidate must have 3 to 4 years of experience with proficiency in English and Arabic languages.



  • Own the Responsibility of the overall sprint or iteration outcome
  • Use project’s best practices and coding standards
  • Prepare and help team to prepare the design; should have a very good understanding of the project architecture
  • Conduct peer review and provide feedback
  • Remove the technical impediments
  • Update regular associates RAG (Red, Amber, Green) status; discuss the Red cases on the immediate basis with the project manager to help the manager in the attrition management
  • Update Sprint tracker with accurate information to identify the risk and issues proactively at the sprint level
  • Conduct project risk identification and mitigation action planning with the PM at the project level
  • Process check master – to make sure that his team is following all the listed procedures
  • Constantly looking for ways to increase the team’s velocity/productivity by eliminates the waste. This should be one of the discussion points in the annual appraisal.
  • People Management & Technical Management
  • Help PM in the annual and mid-year appraisal process
  • Assist project manager in the project coordination/management
  • Report the status with alarms, explanations, and solutions;
  • Promptly escalate issues to the reporting manager
  • Track and resolve issues
  • Target - Zero surprises; proactively react to the surprises with the detailed written explanations


  • Bachelor’s Degree in electrical and electronic or Telecommunication, Or IT engineering
  • Field telecom background and full understating of its working theories (2-3) years
  • Oil and gas experience (1-3)years
  • HSSE mindset (OSHA) (NEBOSH) is preferred
  • MW and optical fiber knowledge including commissioning testing and acceptance (3-4) years
  • MS Visio and ability to reflect network topologies on it
  • MS project and ability to create projects plan using it
  • Understanding of project life cycle ( one of the PMI certification is preferred)
  • Knowledge and understanding of IP networks
  • Proficiency in English and Arabic is a must

Only applicants meeting the strict criteria outlined above will be part of the shortlisting process.