Network Engineer

Company Description

lastminute.com is the European Travel Tech leader in Dynamic Holiday Packages. It operates a portfolio of well-known brands such as lastminute.com, Volagratis, Rumbo, weg.de, Bravofly, Jetcost and Hotelscan. 

Our mission is to lead the travel industry by leveraging technology to simplify, personalise, and enhance our customers’ travel experience. Experts in brightening up online travel, we help our customers find and do "whatever makes them pink". 

We continuously invest in talented people who ensure our offering is closer to the needs of the customers and keep us at the cutting edge of technology evolution. More than 1,700 employees spread across our offices worldwide develop our own products and services to power the entire traveller journey for millions of people.

At the heart of our culture is a commitment to inclusion across race, gender, age, sexual orientation, religion, gender identity or expression and accessibility. We strongly believe in an equal opportunity space, which is welcoming and celebrates the uniqueness of everyone who works here. We value different lived experiences and respect viewpoints, as we know unicity drives innovation. We want to make sure our people reflect the communities across the world we help travel.

lastminute.com N.V. is a publicly-traded company listed under the ticker symbol LMN on the SIX Swiss Exchange. 

Job Description

lastminute.com is looking for a Network Engineer for his Applications Engineering & Services Team team based in Chiasso. We are looking for dynamic & experienced network professional to work on implementation, security and support of large multi-site network environments.

QUALIFICATIONS

Key Responsibilities

  • Designing, implementing and maintaining new network solutions (HW, SW and VPN)
  • Improving the efficiency and security of the current network based on best industry practices. 
  • Installing, configuring and supporting network equipment including routers, proxy servers, switches, firewalls, ...
  • Monitoring network performance.
  • Implementing a continuous improvement process defining, documenting and enforcing the system standards.
  • Managing incidents and problems finding root causes and implementing remediation actions.
  • Being able to coordinate external resources. 

Qualifications

Technical skill and experience

  • Proven experience as a Network Engineer with expertise in Fortinet and Cisco Meraki technologies.
  • Proficiency in designing, implementing, and troubleshooting complex network solutions.
  • Excellent knowledge of static and dynamic routing, switching, Fortinet devices and software (e.g., Fortianalyzer, Fortimanager, Fortiauthenticator, etc.), and Cisco devices and software.
  • Experience with VPNs and firewalls, particularly Fortigate.
  • Familiarity with diagnostic, analysis, and monitoring tools such as Ekahau.
  • Experience in wiring techniques.
  • Minimum of 3 years of relevant experience in the role.

Other Skills and certifications

  • Ability to work both independently and in a team (teamwork and cooperation).
  • Our work language is English, so it is paramount to be fluent; both written and spoken.
  • Adaptability and stress management.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Problem Solving and Analytical Skills.
  • We have offices in 12 countries while headquartered in Switzerland and so we are looking for someone available for the support of the Chiasso office but available to make short and sporadic trips abroad (for network activities in our other company offices).
  • Network certifications are an added value (Fortinet NSE  - Network Security Expert, Cisco CCNA, …).

Additional Information

By joining our company, you will have the chance to:

  • Join a dynamic team in an inclusive-international environment
  • Grow thanks to the career journey and our internal mobility perspective
  • Manage your own schedule thanks to the flexible start and end of the working day
  • Work a shorter working week (36h), of which 4 hours on Friday morning
  • Get focus time for learning, development and deep work on Friday mornings
  • Work partially or fully remote according to local laws
  • Enjoy continuous training thanks to our company platform
  • Benefit from employee discounts on travel
  • Receive 2 days off per year for the purpose of volunteering
  • Welfare platform (Corporate Benefits) where you will find dedicated discounts with more than 1500 partners