Senior Network Engineer

  • Bank for International Settlements
  • Basel, Switzerland
  • Nov 12, 2021
Full time Information Technology

Job Description

The Bank for International Settlements has an exciting opportunity available for a Senior Network Engineer. You will contribute to the team as a technical lead and will architect, implement and automate advanced networking technologies with a special focus on Cisco ACI and SD Access. In providing operational support for the Bank’s networking technologies and solutions, you will have the opportunity to work in a hybrid environment with exposure to traditional on-premise infrastructure, software-defined networking and public cloud environments.

The core of the role will be to work on automation of IT infrastructure, throughout the organisation, including cloud and on-premise


Main duties will include:

  • Optimization of technology: reducing manual work and risk of errors (in tasks related to IT infrastructure (by introducing automation platforms and capabilities.
  • Business Agility: increasing the agility of IT by providing automation through standard and repeatable interfaces.
  • Resilience: ensuring that activities are undertaken in accordance with the Bank’s standards. Incorporating resilience practices to make sure solutions are adequately protected and sustained during times of adversity.
  • Technology Strategy: supporting the selection of technology (automation, monitoring and resilience).
  • IT Operations: Maintaining high quality networking services and reducing the risk of error in configuration changes by developing practices based on Configuration-as-Code.

Must have:

  • Experience in designing, implementing and supporting network operation systems (Software Defined Networking ACI and SD Access)
  • Knowledge of Cisco IOS, IOS-XE and NXOS
  • Experience with DevOps practices
  • Fluency with scripting languages


Nice to have:

  • Experience with other technology platforms (Palo Alto, Infoblox, F5, Riverbed)
  • Experience in public cloud infrastructure (MS Azure preferred)
  • Consistent track record in provision of third-level support and design input in an enterprise environment.
  • A university degree in in computer science, or another IT-related technical field


What we offer

  • Focus on innovation, with exposure to the latest technologies 
  • You will receive a competitive compensation package (tax-free), including a comprehensive set of expat and relocation benefits and allowances.
  • You will join our team in the international city of Basel in Switzerland alongside colleagues from more than 60 countries.
  • In addition, thanks to our status as an international organisation, we are able to hire globally and welcome applications from candidates of all nationalities and located anywhere in the world.

The BIS is fully committed to equal opportunity employment and strives for diversity among its staff.


Application Deadline: 28/11/2021