Network Engineer

80-100% (d/f/m)

either immediately or by agreement


  • Planning and implementation of projects and documentation of the international Init7 backbone (AS13030). Expansion, replacement and reconstruction of existing POPs as well as the establishment of new POPs
  • Ensuring the operation and maintenance of high availability of our network infrastructure (primarily Cisco and Extreme Networks)
  • Implementation and operation of network automation
  • Pre-sales support for our business sales department
  • Planning, design and implementation of customer projects
  • Handling complex support cases (2nd level support)
  • Close cooperation with provisioning and our subcontractors
  • Planning, configuration, integration and maintenance of WLAN infrastructures
  • Creation and maintenance of documentation
  • On-call duty for business clients

You enjoy working independently and precisely, are solution-oriented, and have a quick grasp and a high level of commitment. Quality, reliability, and good cooperation are a matter of course for you. You are at the forefront of the latest network technologies and actively involved in the network community (SwiNOG, RIPE, etc.).


  • Work permit for Switzerland or EU
  • Completed education and several years of professional experience in a similar position with Cisco and/or Extreme Networks (Brocade) devices
  • CCNA or CCNP certification or comparable knowledge, you are well versed in all relevant protocols
  • Knowledge of traffic engineering and transit/peering/CDN principles
  • Experience with telemetry and configuration automation tools (Prometheus, Ansible, etc.)
  • Strong understanding of network security
  • English: very good oral and written skills
  • German: at least at level C1
  • Other foreign languages welcome
  • Category B driver's license

You can expect a responsible and varied field of activity in a dynamic and innovative industry as well as a modern workplace in the center of Winterthur with the possibility for home office. We maintain an uncomplicated, open and respectful interaction with each other and promote a flat hierarchy. It is important to us to participate in the Swiss and international Internet community and to train interns and apprentices. Our company events range from adrenaline-filled roller coaster rides to idyllic barbecue-and-beer evenings in the company's own "LABar". We offer our employees training opportunities, modern benefits and family-friendly working conditions. Your work-life balance is important to us, which is why we offer you 6 weeks of vacation, overtime compensation and a lot of freedom in organizing your working hours.

Other benefits you'll enjoy at Init7:

  • 40-hour week with annual working hours
  • Possibility for unpaid vacation
  • Internet connection at home
  • REKA Card with annual credit
  • 22 days paternity and 14 weeks maternity leave with full salary
  • Additional benefits for occupational pension plan
  • No employee deductions for KTG and UVG premiums (paid 100% by Init7)


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