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Network Architect

  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract, Full-time
  • Location: Lausanne
  • Sector: Network & Security
  • Date posted: 09/11/2016
  • Job reference: J357980AESR-091116

Senior Network Architect

On behalf of our client, a leading global company, we are looking for a senior Network Architect for a long term contract near Lausanne. Our client is looking for a fluent English (preferably also French) speaking candidate who can start immediately. Are you looking to work for one of the world's leading companies and accelerate your career? If so, please apply for this fantastic opportunity!

In partnership with technology and service provider partners, the role holder has the responsibility to:

  • realise the necessary network and connectivity solutions as defined in the network strategy and roadmap
  • validate that network solutions are implemented and operated in accordance with company standards, guidelines, run-books and compliance requirements, be they operated internally or by external partners
  • Participate in the creation of standards, guidelines, run-books and compliance requirements
  • Provide technical support and a consultancy role to other service towers and business streams
  • Accountable to ensure end to end solution integration and delivery, working with internal and external partners to guarantee the highest levels of availability and manageability at optimal cost.
  • Network Solutions and Unified Communications design and development
  • Responsible for the architecture requirements gathering, business cases, design, documentation, knowledge transfer, compliance, and updates of technical infrastructure and standards for components and solutions including:
    - Wide Area Network (Internet Access technology, Remote Access technology, WAN acceleration)

    - Local Area Network (including Wi-Fi)
    - Remote Access
    - Web browsing and Internet connectivity
    - IP Addressing
    - Firewalls and network security
    - Network monitoring and reporting
    - Video Streaming
    - Video conferencing
    - IP telephony
    - Immersive video
    - Enterprise Voice


    The Skills/Experience required:

  • Business knowledge
  • Strong proven network technical background
  • Lengthy experience working in a global matrix environment
  • Experience in working with suppliers
  • International exposure and multi-cultural experience
  • Proficiency in English (if you speak French, this is a definite advantage)
  • Networking skills within & across organizations
  • Influencing and negotiating skills
  • Strong communication (written & verbal)
  • Analytical, structured and process orientated
  • Strong 'can-do' attitude with pragmatism and flexibility
  • Valid Swiss work permit

If you're the right fit for this role, please don't hesitate to send your CV in English to Mr. Eric Schuster or if you should have any questions, please don't hesitate to call him on; +41 44 229 99 37. Please feel free to call even though this position might not be the perfect fit for you as we have a lot of positions open in the whole of Switzerland.

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