Senior Network Engineer

Dec 14, 2021
Czech Republic

Job Description

Senior Network Engineer, Novartis, Prague, Czech Republic

180000 users in 118 countries! Networking for Future Multiple networking Technologies. Join our team today as Engineering SME for entire Network at Novartis globally and be able to define the connectivity strategy for next 3-5 years. You also will be responsible for design and implementation of infrastructure security solutions.

Your Responsibilities:

Your responsibilities include, but not limited to:
• Design, install and support Local Area Networks & Wide Area Networks solutions to fulfill business requirements gathered by Global IT Infrastructure & Services
• Coordinate external and internal resources in daily operations as well as project delivery.
• Act as business partner primarily for Connectivity Network service lines (LAN & WAN) but also collaborate with other Novartis IT engineering Organizations when and where required
• Collaborate in IT infrastructure initiatives for standardization and adoption of new and existing technologies
• Act as senior Subject Matter Expert (SME) for network including, but not limited to, last level of escalation support (level 4) for daily operations
• Act as the technology SME interface with 3rd party service as well as technology providers

Diversity & Inclusion / EEO

Novartis is committed to building an outstanding, inclusive work environment and diverse teams representative of the patients and communities we serve.

Minimum Requirements

What you’ll bring to the role:
• University degree level education or comparable education in Computer Science OR Engineering Science (technical background) OR work experience as senior network engineer in a global enterprise. Proficient English.
• 10+ years related experience in designing, planning, documenting and implementing Network solutions using latest technology
• 10+ years of SME (subject matter Expert) relevant experience in routing and switching, Software defined LAN networks, and Wireless technologies.
• Hands-on technical experience on Software defined networking (SD-LAN / SD-WAN) integration. Hands-on technical experience on wireless infrastructure
• Strong and proven record in configuring QoS on both WAN and LAN. Experience in developing standards and process in transitioning engineering projects to Network Operations

Desirable requirements:
• Advanced network certification (solution, brand or technology)
• ITIL v3 certification (Foundation) and Project Management (Foundation)

You’ll receive:
Monthly pension contribution matching your individual contribution up to 3% of your gross monthly base salary; Risk Life Insurance (full cost covered by Novartis); 5-week holiday per year; (1 week above the Labour Law requirement) ; 4 paid sick days within one calendar year in case of absence due to sickness without a medical sickness report; Cafeteria employee benefit program – choice of benefits from Edenred CZ in the amount of 12,500 CZK per year; Meal vouchers in amount of 90 CZK for each working day (full tax covered by company); Car Allowance; MultiSport Card. Find out more about Novartis Business Services:

Why consider Novartis?
769 million lives were touched by Novartis medicines in 2020, and while we’re proud of this, we know there is so much more we could do to help improve and extend people’s lives.

We believe new insights, perspectives and ground-breaking solutions can be found at the intersection of medical science and digital innovation. That a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment inspires new ways of working.

We believe our potential can thrive and grow in an unbossed culture underpinned by integrity, curiosity and flexibility. And we can reinvent what's possible, when we collaborate with courage to aggressively and ambitiously tackle the world’s toughest medical challenges. Because the greatest risk in life, is the risk of never trying!

Imagine what you could do at Novartis!

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Czech Republic
Information Technology
Full Time
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