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Senior L3 Operations Support Engineer (network services)

  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract, Full-time
  • Location: Bern
  • Sector: Network & Security
  • Date posted: 23/05/2018
  • Job reference: J386903AGMI-230518
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Senior L3 Operations Support Engineer (Network Services)

Bern - Switzerland

6 months (with possibility of extension)

Experis Switzerland is urgently looking for a Senior L3 Operations Support Engineer (Network Services) for a contract role based Bern- Switzerland, who can speak fluently both English and German.

We are looking for someone with a short notice period or immediate availability

Technical Knowledge and Skills required:

-You have 15 plus years of Network WAN/LAN necessary.


  • Your duties will include leading enterprise network engineering solution design whiteboard sessions for the DHS WAN/LAN and data center accounts.
  • In this role, you will assist with the design and implementation of Wide Area Networks (WAN), intranets, extranets, and other data communications networks.
  • You will perform network modelling, analysis, and planning and may be responsible for researching and recommending network and data communications technologies, as well as preparing cost estimates and network designs specifications.
  • White board unique customer solutions to verify network and load balancing requirements for the WAN.
  • You will gain an understanding how the DHS Trusted Internet Connection (TIC) functions, how it is put together and how to migrate customers into complexion solutions.
  • Your duties include leading enterprise network engineering solution design whiteboard sessions for the DHS data center account.
  • You will work with the Network Services Team to design, test, develop configurations and install IOS code as required, then implement migrations as well as plan the next refresh association with the WAN expansion area.
  • This may require new technology routers, switches, firewall, blue coats, and proxy services, F5 and VPN hardware.
  • Support Tier 3 (SME) on call support when major connectivity issues arise supplying expertise in troubleshooting, isolate, solve connectivity issues across the DHS WAN. DHS WAN.
  • Understand Cisco, Juniper VPN, DMVPN switch topology or become familiar quickly upon arrival.
  • Understand F5 load balance principles and design criteria for government.
  • Understand Riverbed Steelhead WAN acceleration principles and design criteria.
  • Understand state-full, proxy and reverse proxy security firewall principles.

Technical Knowledge and Skills required:

  • 15 plus years of Network WAN/LAN necessary.
  • Fluency in English and German
  • The candidate should possess experience in Wide Area Network (WAN), Local Area Network (LAN), Trusted Internet Connection (TIC), DMVPN, network virtual switching, load balancing, and WAN acceleration design and implementation using Cisco, F5, Juniper, virtual switching, etc.
  • Experience implementing and supporting IP, EIGRP, IGRP, BGP, IPsec, OSPF, RIP1/2, and understanding of Static routing.
  • Advanced experience in designing and configuring all types of CISCO hardware and IOS.
  • Knowledge of additional network products from various manufacturers is a plus (Juniper, etc. ).
  • Extensive experience with interior and exterior routing protocols with advance knowledge of BGP and MPLS.
  • Experience with various technologies used to deliver highly redundant networks on all layers of the OSI Model.
  • Knowledge and experience managing LAN switching environments with VLANS, Spanning Tree, VTP, Ether channel, etc.
  • Knowledge and experience managing WAN environments with WAN protocols such as Frame Relay, HDLC, PPP, Multi-Link PPP, T1, DS3, MPLS, etc.
  • Experience with network security platforms and technologies such as PIX, IPS/IDS, IDSM2, etc.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills including written and oral communication skills.
  • Strong technical documentation skills. Self-motivated and ability to work with limited direction.
  • Must have proven analytical and problem-solving abilities.
  • Ability to adapt to a changing environment and effectively prioritize multiple work streams

Don't hesitate and send us your CV and testimonials today through the link in the advert. In case of any questions please contact Greg Margaritis on +41 44 229 99 35 / .

We can only consider Swiss / EU Nationals or people with a valid working permit for this role.

Experis IT is Europe's leading IT&T recruitment agency. Take a look at our homepage for other interesting opportunities or call us on +41 44 229 99 99. Experis IT has more than 200 currently open vacancies and we will be more than happy to find the perfect role for you! To view all the open positions visit .

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