Senior Network Engineer (80-100%)

Zürich / Splügenstrasse 5
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The Vontobel Network Engineering team drives the modernization of the company's global network. We grow with our customers' requirements and strive to always design secure, resilient and sustainable network solutions.
With these open positions we would like to strengthen and complement the capabilities of our existing team which supports the network department in the implementation of projects.

We are fans of automation and already provide tools and solutions to assist the commissioning of new network infrastructure. We currently use Ansible and Python for automation as well as vendor-specific and Open-Source technologies for network deployment and operations.

Can you take ownership of projects and also work well in a team? We would love to hear from you!

As a Network Engineer, you will take part in engineering projects as well as in operational tasks.

What would your role be?

  • Collaborating with the team members and working independently on interesting network concepts and projects to help our customers solve their challenges
  • Automating tasks like configuring, deploying, and maintaining routers, switches and related services in the various network environments as much as possible
  • Implementing industry standard security practices
  • Ensuring operational readiness through standardization, documentation, and on-call support
  • Organizing your work using tools such as Git, Confluence and Jira
  • Learning about the network technologies we use and become one of our internal subject matter experts for one or more technologies

What are we looking for?

  • Good skills in writing some concepts in an agile working environment
  • Proven experience or certifications as a network engineer
  • Capability to write some code in a scripting or general-purpose programming language such as Python, Bash or similar
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively as part of the team
  • Fluent in English and working-proficiency level in German (both oral and written)
  • Experience or interest in one or more of the following: DNS, IP Multicast, NetFlow, PTP, LDAP, NFS, Linux, Docker, Terraform (desirable)
  • First touch points with configuration management tools such as Ansible, Puppet or similar (desirable)
  • Experience with Cisco products such as ACI, SDA, ISE (desirable)
  • Enjoy learning and applying new technologies (desirable)

What we offer?

  • We offer you a working environment with a lot of flexibility, talented technicians and fair opportunities. We have both senior employees and apprentices working in a team and you always have someone to help you with difficult problems
  • We work according to agile principles especially in our way of thinking, methods and mutual trust
  • Your constructive contributions are welcomed and encouraged
  • We offer a modern environment that is technologically up to date and all the tools you need to get started
  • We invest in training and certifications for our employees and offer the opportunity to travel to conferences
  • Our offices are in the center of Zurich and are easily reachable by public transportation
  • No matter if you want to work full time or part time, prefer to work in an open space office or from home, we will find a solution that fits your situation

We are looking for talented people, not just a CV that ticks all the boxes. Even if you do not have absolutely everything we have asked for, if this role sounds like a good fit for you, we encourage you to apply.

At Vontobel, you are building better futures for our clients and society, as well as for yourself. By 2030, we want to be known as one of the leading and most trusted global investment firms. We have 2,300+ engaged professionals, based in over 25 locations globally and headquartered in Zurich.

We are both majority family-owned and publicly listed. Our capacity for long-term focus on topics such as sustainability is underpinned by the security of the family’s 100-year commitment. Driven by an ownership mindset, you can unlock your potential and translate insights into opportunities. We are hiring talented individuals who are determined to deliver in a changing world and who come from a wide variety of backgrounds. Do you want to be Vontobel?