Senior Network Administrator Network Operations Center

For our office in Bucharest, Romania or Prishtina, Kosovo we are looking for a motivated and enthusiastic Senior Network Administrator Network Operations Center (Job-ID: 18032) to join our international team at the earliest possible date.

Main tasks and responsibilities:

  • Designs, and implements complex network infrastructure based on Cisco technologies with an emphasis on core Data Centre locations
  • Collaborates in the development of new network designs and in long term vision network communication architecture
  • Provide highest level of operational support, incident resolution, including response to escalations, proactively notifying of network issues, assessing and communicating business impact
  • Develops and documents network infrastructure models, diagrams, processes and procedures, as well as development and composition of new concepts, architectures and solutions
  • Ensures network and business continuity through the implementation and management of redundant and disaster/recovery procedures and location
  • Develops and executes contingency plans for network software and hardware failures including isolated and major outages
  • Utilizes monitoring, performance analysis, network management software to troubleshoot and isolate problems, gauge network performance, and trace data and protocol activity
  • Identifies and resolves communication hardware and software related failures and issues
  • Analyses, identifies, and resolves network infrastructure operational issues related to voice and data communication. Assists in the support of all server and storage platforms that communicate through the network
  • Studies vendor products to determine which best meet organization need; assists in gathering of information that will be presented to management resulting in purchase and installation of network equipment
  • Suggests areas for improvement in internal processes along with possible solutions
  • Mentors to less experienced engineers
  • Continuously documents network infrastructure and changes affecting it
  • Analyzes metrics to identify optimization opportunities and utilization/capacity trends
  • Ensures accurate and consistent updates to the Configuration Management Database
  • Assists the Change Management process in assessing the impact of the non-standard requests for change
  • Assists the Release Management process during the release cycle, developing standardized configuration items
  • Assists the Availability Management and IT Continuity Management by providing data for projected service availability analysis for the focus solutions
  • Participates in the Capacity Management process with planning for future acquisitions and upgrades to equipment and software in the areas of the focus solutions
  • Provides afterhours (rotational) support as needed for problem analysis and resolution


  • University degree, preferably in computer science or high school degree combined with relevant experience
  • Working knowledge of English language
  • 5+ years overall experience with Cisco Network Solutions: (active CCNP or CCIE – a strong plus); previous work in an international company desirable
  • Strong technical skills in network administration and architecture
  • Strong troubleshooting experience of Cisco routers switches
  • Solid understanding of Cisco internetworks, routing and switching and related protocols, LAN/WAN is required
  • Experience with Cisco Nexus (7K, 6k, 9k, 5K, 2K)
  • Solid understanding of Trunking, VLANs, L2, L3, quality of service (QoS), Security
  • Industry-related experience as a Senior Network Engineer or a solid background in network administration and architecture
  • Proven experience with network services and dynamic routing (BGP, OSPF, TCP/IP, VRF, QoS, HSRP, IPSLA, IPSec, SNMP, RADIUS, TACACS…)
  • Senior level experience designing, implementing, and supporting network and security services in mission-critical production data center environments. Ability to identify source of performance issues (bottlenecks, packet loss, routing)
  • Deep understanding of core networking technologies including: routing (OSPF, EIGRP, BGP), AAA (ACL, 802.1x, encryption), remote connectivity (client VPN, multi-vendor site-to-site VPN)
  • Expertise in network monitoring, management and troubleshooting tools (solarwinds, bgplay, wireshark/tcpdump, etc.)
  • Availability to travel
  • Availability to work outside of business hours, based on demand or needs
  • Good knowledge of hardware and networking
  • Customer oriented, reliable and accountable team player
  • Capable to work on-demand and to work effectively under stress
  • Flexible and adaptable personality, good organizing and prioritizing skills
  • Imagination, capacity to find innovative solutions
  • ITIL Foundation (preferably)
  • Candidate is expected to have a solid moral compass, a high level of ownership and desire to work in a high tempo working environment

Our offer:

  • A substantial degree of flexibility, allowing for an autonomous approach to performing duties
  • Challenging and varied work
  • Flat management structure
  • Long-term prospects with plenty of opportunities for development and growth
  • Excellent team-oriented and international working environment

If you think you fit the profile, we look forward to receiving your application in English, including CV, motivation letter, and salary expectation, at the following e-mail address:

The deadline for receiving of applications is 26 October 2018. Please include the Job-ID and the city you apply for in your application.