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Network Engineer (M/F)


31.08.2022 | Lisboa | Referência: 2050131


Network Engineer (M/F)


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Ferring Pharmaceuticals is a research-driven, specialty biopharmaceutical group committed to helping people around the world build families and live better lives. Headquartered in Saint-Prex, Switzerland, Ferring is a leader in reproductive medicine and women’s health, and in specialty areas within gastroenterology and urology. Ferring has been developing treatments for mothers and babies for over 50 years and has a portfolio covering treatments from conception to birth. Founded in 1950, privately-owned Ferring now employs over 6,000 people worldwide, has its own operating subsidiaries in nearly 60 countries and markets its products in 110 countries.

Ferring TechOps IT Infrastructure is a newly established team (March 2022) with the overall responsibility to define, pilot, implement, and eventually operate a new greenfield industry best-practice TechOps IT infrastructure. The TechOps Infrastructure team is part of the Corporate Infrastructure & Security organization in Global IT, with team members primarily working out of the Global IT headquarter in Copenhagen, Denmark and out of Lisbon, Portugal. The team consists of highly skilled and experienced individuals who thrives in a team setting and wants to succeed around the same mission

Your New Role

  • Responsible for the successful delivery and operation of LAN and WLAN solutions across mid and large manufacturing environments, within an ITIL aligned Service Management framework, and in line with standards and Service Levels.

  • Produce support documents based on the setup for the operation.

  • Possess and maintain a detailed understanding for all Networking Infrastructure services.

  • Proactively seek out opportunities for continuous improvement and propose improvement activities.

  • Actively develop automation engineering solutions, identifying where automation should be used, and working with operations teams to implement solutions.

  • Incorporate security-by-design into all solutions, ensuring that security requirements are considered concurrently with technical requirements.

  • Responsible for the resolution of incidents and service requests associated with the networking services.

  • Successful work in a team covering support throughout the day and evening through on-call support.

  • Responsible for the security, resilience, and monitoring of the Networking Infrastructure services.

  • Responsible for identifying and undertaking Service Improvements.

  • Responsible for working closely and collaborate with the other teams within Ferring TechOps IT Infrastructure and 3rd parties / vendors to provide an excellent overall IT Service.

  • Responsible for the adoption into service of new solutions ensuring operational suitability.

  • Carry out continuous personal development, ensuring technical skills are kept up to date and non-technical skills are gained and improved.

  • Provide input and develop scripts to automate operational tasks and focus on continuous process improvements

  • Follow ITSM (ITIL) methodology to manage changes, incidents, and problems

  • Use standard enterprise tools to log, track, and close activities (support and projects)

  • Work on special project assignments as needed

What you’ll need to succeed

  • University degree or equivalent in Information Systems, Engineering or similar.

  • Proven experience with implementing, administering, monitoring, managing and troubleshoot network CISCO infrastructure devices, including wireless access points, routers, switches (LAN and Core), controllers.

  • Proven experience with implementing, administering, and troubleshoot Firewalls (e.g. Checkpoint/Palo Alto/Fortinet/Cisco)

  • Certified within a relevant technical field is required – CCNP (mandatory), CCIE (recommended)

  • Solid understanding of TCP/IP based networks, application transport and networking protocols (e.g. EIGRP, OSPF, BGP and SNMP)

  • Knowledge of Application Delivery Controllers (e.g. F5, Citrix)

  • Network programmability and frameworks (Ansible/Python) is a plus

  • Excellent expertise within SD networks – both within LAN as well as WAN, preferably with Cisco hands-on experience.

  • Strong expertise on NW segmentation, SGT, NW profiling.

  • Deep knowledge on Microsoft, Citrix, and Cisco Technologies.

  • Strong expertise in WIFI setup and how to maintain superior end-users experience in a WIFI only setup.

  • Understanding of the Open Systems Interconnections (OSI) model is a must.

  • Understanding of Software Defined Solutions and Network virtualisation (e.g. Cisco ACI/VMware NSX)

  • Experience in working under high pressure environments across multiple sectors and verticals

  • Experience of supporting LAN, WAN, WLAN, Security products and infrastructures in complex, multi-stakeholder environment

  • Knowledge of manufacturing environments or Manufacturing Execution System is a plus

  • Experience working within regulated industries.

  • Excellent organizational, coordination, interpersonal and communication skills and experience working in an international team across locations and time-zones.

  • Fluency in English.

What you'll get in return

Do you want to be part of the team to shape and accelerate the transformation of Ferring’s TechOps IT infrastructure? Do you have a proven track record across IT Infrastructure, Security and/or Manufacturing? If yes, then you are the person we are looking for to join our newly established TechOps Infrastructure team. Our mission is to be part of rebuilding Ferring’s TechOps IT infrastructure for the future.

What you need to do

If you are interested in this opportunity, click on “Apply Now” to forward us your updated CV. In case this is not the opportunity you are looking for, contact us to talk about other career opportunities, always in a confidential mode.

I am a Recruitment Consultant for Hays Technology, specialising in Infrastructure, helping tech professionals develop their careers and ensuring organisations are supported by the top talent. At Hays Technology, we are shaping the future of recruitment. The total functioning of your Infrastructure as well as a strategic, innovative and modernized vision are vital and our relationships with the local communities of technology professionals mean that we are able to take on the challenge of recruiting for this sector. So, if you're recruiting for your team or if you're looking for a new step in your Infrastructure career, talk to us. We are Hays Technology