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Posted 11 July 2019 - 11:44 PM


Senior Network Engineer (Palo Alto) Office location: Basel Department: General Secretariat Unit: Information Management Services Service:   Employment - Duration: 3 years Contract type: Fixed-term FTE%: 100% Application Deadline: 04/08/2019 Description

The BIS is looking for a Senior Network Engineer to join the team responsible for the design, implementation and secure operation of the Bank’s network infrastructure. As a solution-oriented standout colleague, you ensure the support and maintenance of business-critical networks through both service provider management and third-level support as required. You have a sound understanding of the technical interdependencies across different IT environments and are a strong communicator who approaches each challenge with a business focus.


Key responsibilities:

  • Implementation and maintenance of the networking infrastructure technologies, ensuring optimal secure environment availability and resilience
  • Management of service providers with an emphasis on efficiency and quality
  • Business-oriented customer relationship management with a focus on high quality of service
  • Willingness to work outside normal working hours during service windows and to provide on-call cover for evenings and weekends


Qualifications, skills and experience:

  • University degree or equivalent work experience
  • In depth knowledge of the following products including migrations/implementations/operations:
    • Palo Alto firewalls
    • F5 LTM and APM
  • Cisco – (Catalyst, Nexus, ISE)
  • Experience in network design, support, implementation and management, switching, routing and cabling (including fibre) infrastructure
  • Experience in monitoring e.g. Cisco Prime, Nagios, Cacti
  • Experience in developing and implementing zone concepts leveraging service defined networking tools like NSX/ACI
  • Experience with Cloud technologies e.g. MS Azure
  • Consistent track record in provision of third-level support and design input in an enterprise environment
  • IT project management experience
  • Creative, customer-oriented problem-solving approach
  • Excellent communication, presentation and team-working skills
  • Excellent command of English



All new staff members are recruited on a fixed-term basis without expectation either of any contract renewal or conversion. The contract may however be extended or converted to an open-ended one at the end of the term, subject to organisational needs and individual performance. The BIS is fully committed to equal opportunity employment and strives for diversity among its staff.


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