Cloud Network Engineer

Place of work
Mlynské nivy 12, Bratislava
Contract type
Wage (gross)
From 2 700 EUR/monthMinimum base salary for this job from 2700 EUR gross/month/full time. Our offer to you may be higher based on your skills and experience and will include additional rewards and benefits.

Information about the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties

About the Team
The Connectivity Services (CS) team is responsible for the infrastructure services (e.g. WAN, LAN, Security Services, DC LAN, Wi-Fi, etc) for the SwissRe Global Network, Production Facilities for DCs and ICT Rooms, Service Transition & Decommissioning.

About the Role
In your role as Cloud Network Engineer, you would contribute to the following areas:
- Develop and maintain an extensive understanding of the Swiss RE Cloud network environment.
- Develop, validate and update key engineering artifacts such as standards/best practices, design documents and decisions.
- Design and document solutions to meet requirements and that are easily scalable for the enterprise.
- Work closely with architects and engineering teams to understand emerging technologies and how they would benefit Swiss RE and its users.
- As senior technology leader work closely with networking associates to understand emerging network technologies and their application in the evolving Swiss RE network topology.
- Transforming, integrating, and automating network infrastructure to tightly integrate with SDN (Software Defined Networking).
- Develop automation for network related changes/deployment.
- Monitor and troubleshoot network related issues with support from external providers.
- Participate in network health diagnostics and optimization via proper monitoring and capacity planning.
- Assist with the definition and tracking of key performance metrics.

What we are looking for:
- Experienced Senior Cloud Network Engineer to work on innovative, enterprise level Azure/AWS/Alibaba cloud network design and integration topics.
- Integration and implementation of Public Cloud networking/security solutions to support Swiss Re's evolving cloud landscape.
- Candidate will be responsible for the design, engineering and implementation of Public Cloud networking infrastructure and integrations aspects between Public Cloud and On-premise.
- Candidate will work with external providers who will provide the create/develop/refine ops model.
- Candidate is expected to work on aggressive timelines engaging with application teams and other teams to troubleshoot highly secure and complex network environments.
- Candidate is also expected to perform development activities to provide reliable and scalable automation from a deployment point of view.
- Candidate should be able to multitask and work in an agile environment.
- Senior level collaboration with multiple teams including but not limited to application, security and infrastructure teams.

Information about the selection process

About You
- Knowledge on Public Cloud networking concepts, firewalls, network security is a must.
- Experience that is also data center centric e.g SDN (ACI), switching, routing, firewalling technologies.
- Azure, AWS and Alibaba experience required including deploying virtual security/network appliances.
- Very strong technical knowledge of enterprise networking solutions for very large environments including multi cloud integration concepts such as Express Route, Direct Connect etc.
- Very strong technical knowledge on routing protocols such as BGP, ISIS etc.
- Demonstrates self-motivation, leadership ability, strong team player who enjoys a fast-paced atmosphere
- Ability to manage multiple priorities, commitments and projects.
- Ability to learn very quickly in a fast-paced environment.
- Scripting abiltiies and other IaC tools e.g Shell, Python, Chef, Puppet, Terraform plus others
- 5+ years in designing, supporting/troubleshooting and deploying network configurations.

Language skills:
- English is mandatory.
-German is a plus.

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

Secondary with school-leaving examination
Follow-up/Higher Professional Education
University education (Bachelor's degree)
University education (Master's degree)
Postgraduate (Doctorate)

Language skills

English - Upper intermediate (B2)


Brief description of the company

As the world 's leading reinsurance company, Swiss Reinsurance Company, based in Zurich, Switzerland, we specialize in covering concepts in capital and risk management.
We combine financial strength with experience, knowledge and creative thought to exploit new opportunities in the interests of our clients, staff and shareholders. Opportunities for you. Opportunities for us.

Number of employees

1700 and more employees

Company address

Swiss Re Management AG, org. zložka
Mlynské Nivy 12
821 08 Bratislava
Learn more about working in Swiss Re Slovakia.


Contact person: Miroslava Stratena

ID: 3849768  Dátum zverejnenia: 14.8.2020  Základná zložka mzdy (brutto): 2 700 EUR/month