Lab Engineer- Petroleum Geosciences - Abu Dhabi

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Location Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Date Posted May 15, 2017
Category Geophysicist
Job Type Permanent


The Petroleum Geo-sciences department at an eminent oil & gas research institute in Abu Dhabi is is inviting applications for a full-time Laboratory Engineer position in Geophysics, where the incumbent will be responsible for hardware installation, cabling and configuration.

Job Description

Key Responsibilities:

  • Installation of Linux operating systems and related applicative software products.
  • Administering user system access and establish safeguards to protect information to meet security requirements.
  • Monitoring system performance to support capacity planning.
  • Implementation and monitoring of system backups and disaster recovery.
  • Troubleshooting network and operating system problems.
  • Supporting architecture design studies for technology refresh planning and implementation.
  • Maintaining awareness of and participate in planning and execution of upgrades and patches for operating systems and software.
  • Creates and maintains multiple virtual server systems based on VMware.


Qualification Required:

  • M.Sc. degree in computer science, geophysics or electrical engineering is preferred.

Experience Required:

  • Proven experience in Linux system management.
  • Software installation, development and maintenance will be a key requisite.
  • Experience in scientific programming using advanced computing architectures will be appreciated.


NOTE: All applications must include (i) a cover letter expressing interest in the position, (ii) a current curriculum vitae, and (iii) the names and e-mail addresses of three or four references.

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