Senior Network Engineer

Information Technology Montecchio Maggiore, Vicenza


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Senior Network Engineer  


Job Summary  

The Senior Network Engineer role is to architect, plan, implement, troubleshoot and issue resolution of existing and future network infrastructures to deliver best-in-class network performance. The infrastructure includes network LAN/WAN (switches, routers), WLAN and VoIP.  The successful candidate must be problem solver, self-starter, work with limited supervision, a team player and able to clearly communicate with other team members, management and user community and effectively work with external vendors and technology partners.  


  • Analyze business requirements to develop technical network solutions and their framework.
  • Provide design, engineering and architectural support to manage the network infrastructure including technical requirements, analysis, design and implementation of WAN, LAN, WLAN, SD-WAN, SDN and VoIP.
  • Proactively identify areas of improvement in our designs, implementations, and processes to avoid production downtime and drive a culture of Operational Excellence.
  • Provide level 3 network support including system monitoring and troubleshooting to resolve issues.
  • Engineer, document and implement LAN, WAN and WLAN solutions.
  • Cloud Networking, VPC administration, routing, firewalls, VPC peering
  • Mentor junior team members develop departmental procedures and best practices standards.
  • Provide recommendations to management team to increase effectiveness of organization and technology solutions.
  • Develops and achieves discipline strategy in alignment with functional goals and key business objectives.
  • Collaborates with experts within function to integrate technical objectives into activities associated with accelerated development of new/improved technology.
  • Advances technical expertise within function. Proactively demonstrates leadership by advising and sharing knowledge and expert opinions with subordinates, peers, and senior management. Mentors and trains functional colleagues and assess current and emerging business challenges enabling functional goal achievement.
  • Ensures quality and effectiveness of major project plans within function through sound design, early risk assessments, and implementation of fallback strategies.
  • Applies imagination and innovation by creating, inventing, and implementing new or better approaches, alternatives and breakthrough ideas that are valued by customers within the function.
  • Sources and identifies emerging technological trends from multiple internal and external sources and assess relevance. Integrates trends into functional short-term objectives. Advances cross‐discipline technology and direction through generation of data.
  • Write technical design and build documentations for all aspects of a technical infrastructure.


  • Bachelor’s in Computer Science, Engineering, or related field.
  • Several years of relevant experience architecting, designing, installing and maintaining network systems.
  • functional experience in Network architect role or equivalent.
  • CCNP certification or equivalent is a plus.
Key Competencies:  
  • Analytical decision making
  • Continuous improvement mindset
  • Cross-Boundary collaboration
  • Design Excellence
  • Managing Changes
  • Planning & prioritizing work
  • Project management
  • Vendor management
Everyone's equal value 
We want people, regardless of skin color, age, disability, sexual orientation, and gender identity, to feel at home, not just at Xylem, but everywhere in the world. For us, diversity, equality, and inclusion mean more than just a policy or a set of methods. Diversity, equality, and inclusion are fundamental parts of our corporate culture and a key to long-term growth. 
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We look forward to receiving your application in English. Please note that we will be interviewing continuously, which means that we may close the application process if we find the right candidate.

If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact Recruiter Leila Sayyad, [email protected].