Information Services

IBM Zurich Research Laboratory

WorkplaceZurich, Zurich Region, Switzerland
IBM Research

Information Services

Network engineer (80 - 90%)

Ref. 2022_025

Are you interested in working in the circle of scientists in a modern hardware & software environment?

The Information Services team (part of the global Research Emerging Technology Engineering group) is an integral part of the research environment and supports both the technical-scientific and the administrative part of the IBM Research Laboratory in Rüschlikon.

To expand our team, we are looking for a

Network engineer (80 - 90%)

As the local lead network engineer within a global team, you will be responsible for the local network infrastructure based on state-of-the-art solutions/technologies and work closely together with leading providers (Cisco / Palo Alto) in all network and security related areas.


  • Plan and design the network architecture based on local Zurich Research needs and within the context of the global Research-wide network design according to IBM security guidelines
  • Manage the network device lifecycle: evaluation of new devices, support for order process, management of maintenance contracts, sunset and disposal of devices
  • Daily administration and physical management of network components (routers/switches/firewalls); DNS / DHCP, management of IP addresses (IPv4/IPv6); support and troubleshooting with internal and external teams; ensure a secure and compliant - state of the art - network environment according to IBM rules and policies
  • Work with local team members to enable an efficient state of the art IT environment; collaborate with your peers in the global IBM Research network team; work together with the datacenter manager and Building Operations team in the area of cabling, power, climate, space, etc.; cultivate a successful relationship with vendors and distributors


  • Bachelor / Master degree in Computer Science
  • At least 4-5 years of professional experience in the networking field
  • Team player, client and solution oriented, self-motivated with passion for technology and innovation
  • Passed IT network certifications in the Cisco / Palo Alto area (e.g. CCNA, CCNP, CCSA, CCSE, etc.)
  • Linux/Unix/Windows basic system administration and troubleshooting knowledge are a plus
  • Experience with implementation of network infrastructure
  • Excellent German and English skills


IBM is committed to diversity at the workplace. With us you will find an open, multicultural environment. Excellent flexible working arrangements enable all genders to strike the desired balance between their professional development and their personal lives.

How to apply

If you are interested in this exciting position, please submit your application below.
In your application, please refer to and reference JobID 56190.

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