• Network Engineer

    Job Locations NL-Leiden area
    Job ID
    IT: Infrastructure & operations (systems, network, security)
  • Company & department description

    Who we are:

    SWIFT is a member-owned cooperative that provides the platform, messaging, standards and products to connect more than 11,000 banking organisations, securities institutions and corporate customers in over 200 countries and territories. SWIFT enables its users to exchange automated, standardised financial information securely and reliably, thereby lowering costs, reducing operational risk and eliminating operational inefficiencies.

    SWIFT is headquartered in Belgium and has over 26 offices worldwide. SWIFT has a unique corporate mindset, where diversity, personal development and networking are actively encouraged.


    The department:

    The Network Operations department is responsible for delivering and maintaining SWIFT's operational network infrastructure against agreed targets for availability while continuously deploying new features triggered by customer, security, scalability or technological demands.


    • Perform and control day-to-day administrative activities that may include data collection and analyses on the network health and performance, perform diagnostics and manage error logs, monitor and maintain bandwidth and link utilization
    • Assist engineers during the troubleshooting of more complex problems and follow through towards a permanent resolution is made
    • Provide support to the Customer Support department and interact with them during problem investigation
    • Participate in the review of problem situations and identify opportunities for improvement to processes, procedures or tools
    • Implement configuration changes and new installations
    • You must be willing to work in a 24/7 shift schedule (37,5 hours/week)


    • HBO level in IT
    • Work experience as a Network Engineer
    • Good knowledge of UNIX/LINUX
    • Good knowledge of Cisco / Juniper Routers & Switches
    • Knowledge/experience with Fortinet firewalls and F5/BIGIP is a preference
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English
    • Good team spirit, eager to work in a multicultural environment, willingness to learn and good analytical and problem solving skills

    What we offer

    In return, you will be part of a dynamic and multinational company (with English as the working language) employing more than 55 nationalities. SWIFT offers a motivating work environment with a structured training and development program for you and plenty of opportunities to demonstrate your personal strengths. We have benefits such as premium free health insurance, premium free end wage pension, sport allowance, a free in-house fitness center and there will be a competitive salary on offer.


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