Senior Network Engineer (Wireless) - temporary assignment (100%) Min. 1 year | Basel

  • Location
    Basel, Basel City
  • Category
    Chemistry, Pharma, Biotech
  • Contract Type
  • Industry
    Pharma / Life Sciences / Chemistry / Science
  • External Reference

For an international company in the global agribusiness market in Basel we are looking for a

Senior Network Engineer (Wireless) - temporary assignment (100%) Min. 1 year


  • Create and maintain global standard documentation for network infrastructure and overall global site LAN networks.
  • Design and support a Cisco SAE, NSO, WAN and server environment. This includes routers, switches, firewalls, security,
  • Conducting wireless site surveys and wireless and LAN site assessments.
  • Strong understanding and knowledge of global infrastructure wiring standards (i.e., ANSI/TIA/EIA-568B 1-May 2001 or ISO/IEC 11801.)
  • Supervisor and/or conduct predictive wireless assessments and deployments at global sites
  • Perform installation, maintenance and upgrade of Meraki-based WLAN dashboard and access points
  • Implement and support a secure wireless network for an enterprise-wide wired and wireless infrastructure
  • Central focus is in supporting the wireless infrastructure and associated wireless technology projects globally
  • Mentor other junior engineers, manage 5-6 large simultaneous wireless refresh projects per quarter to completion
  • Monitor system for trouble areas and proactively resolve and document root cause.
  • Managing the overall site installs, maintenance, upgrades or software enhancements to support the network infrastructure needs
  • Function as a point of escalation for operational entities regarding regular or complex issues
  • Work on daily service tickets while engaged on enterprise wireless deployments
  • Engage with manufacturer technical support experts to quickly resolve issues as they arise as necessary
  • Design, test and implement new Wi-Fi deployments and upgrades to existing infrastructure
  • Excellent communication skills with ability to convey complex topics into layman terms
  • Willing to travel up to 25% for occasional short-term assignments globally as needed.

Your skills & experiences

  • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering or an associated discipline and a minimum of 5 years' experience. Additional experience may be considered in lieu of Degree
  • Minimum 7-plus years of applicable networking experience
  • Significant experience with Cisco/Meraki based wireless LAN networks and dashboards
  • Significant experience planning and executing network LAN/WLAN projects
  • Significant experience with both centralized and local Cisco Wireless LAN Controllers and Cisco Lightweight Access Points
  • Must have thorough knowledge and understanding of WLAN technologies, network management, 802.11 b/g/n/ac standards
  • Significant troubleshooting skills complex network issues with wireless LAN and experience with analysis tools such as Ekahau, Air Magnet, Wireshark, etc.
  • Experience or understanding of scripting languages, such as Bash, Perl or Python
  • Knowledge and Experience with Registered Communications Distributed Designer (RCDD) processes and procedures
  • Past experience working with customers remotely and over the phone to assist with network troubleshooting and ability to escalate issues as needed
  • Experience with Microsoft Office and Team products including Visio, Outlook, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
  • Willing to work occasional on-call and after hours support rotation as needed
  • Willing to travel up to 25% for occasional short site assessments globally

Your contact

Herr Fabio Antonelli, Deputy Branch Manager, looks forward to answer your questions by phone +41 61 323 0745 or eMail.

You can apply directly online, or by eMail. Please mention reference 138-FAAN-165163-2174-EN in your application.