Network Engineer

Since 2002, Safe Host has been a reliable and trusted Swiss partner for deploying new data center capacity quickly and effectively. Safe Host owns four data centers in Geneva, Gland, Avenches, and Zürich.

Reporting to

Head of Network

Location

Geneva, Plan-les-Ouates

Activity Rate

100%

Mission

The Data Center Network Engineer will be responsible for designing, implementing, maintaining, and troubleshooting the Data Center Network and Security Infrastructure.

Tasks & Responsibilities

  • Analyze network traffic patterns to resolve connectivity issues
  • Analyze system performance, resolve problems and makes appropriate recommendations
  • Provide input to management regarding monitoring solutions and the procurement of network equipment and supplies
  • Design and perform equipment installations and relocation as required to support the business needs of the company
  • Establish the network environment by designing system configuration, directing system installation, defining, documenting and enforcing system standards
  • Design and implement new solutions and improve resilience of the current environment
  • Undertake data network fault investigations in local and wide area environments, using information from multiple sources
  • Support and manage firewall environments in line with IT security policy
  • Report network operational status by gathering and prioritizing information
  • Upgrade data network equipment to the latest stable firmware releases
  • Remote troubleshooting and fault finding if issues occur upon initial installation
  • Capacity management and audit of IP addressing and hosted devices within data centers
  • On-duty service required

Education

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science or a related discipline
  • 3-5 years of experience in Network engineering and Network operation

Skills

  • Expert knowledge of network design, implementation and maintenance (LAN, WLAN, WAN)
  • Expert knowledge of network standards (STP, OSPF, BGP etc…)
  • Proficient with Cisco router/switch, Subject Matter Expert
  • Expert knowledge of Multilayer Switched Networks (including NX/OS & IOS-XR)
  • Experienced with VXLAN Networks, MP-BGP EVPN
  • Strong knowledge of firewalling and load balancing concept and implementation
  • Excellent knowledge of TOIP standard
  • Knowledge of PKI design and operation
  • Experience in problem diagnosis and resolution, configuring and maintaining application controls
  • Ability to understand and adhere to systems security and control procedures in accordance with departmental, vendor standards and regulatory bodies
  • Ability to be a liaison between escalated support and the End User Computing team
  • Network Security experience is a plus
  • Certifications: CCNP
  • Networking: Switches, Routers, Cables, Racks, Firewalls, Load Balancers, LAN, WAN, TCP/IP
  • Systems: Cisco Systems, Fortinet, SDN, Linux/Unix

Soft Skills

  • Excellent communication skills, particularly the ability to communicate with staff who are not technically trained
  • Proficient in analysis and problem solving
  • Ability to assess customer needs to identify appropriate solutions
  • Teamwork skills and the ability to feel comfortable working with different teams, clients and groups of staff across the organization
  • Willing to learn new concepts and participate in projects
  • Driving License required
  • Fluent French and English are required

If you are interested in this challenging position, we are looking very much forward to receiving your complete application on hr@safehost.com. Your file will be handled with upmost confidentiality and discretion.