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IT Engineer, Networking & Security (m/f/x)

Country:  Germany
State / Province:  Baden-Württemberg
City:  Boeblingen
Job Type:  Regular
Job ID:  36148

Job Description

Keysight Technologies is forging a new legacy with 80 years of innovation from our founding fathers – Bill Hewlett and Dave Packard, whose shoulders we stand upon today. We are the world's leading electronic measurement company, helping scientists and engineers address their toughest technical challenges with confidence through innovations in wireless, modular, and software solutions.
This job is part of the Keysight IT Global Network Center of Excellence (COE), which takes pride in providing reliable, high-performance, secure and cost-optimized IT networks at 120+ global sites.
We are the backbone on which bits and bytes travel at amazing speeds to enable Keysight’s businesses growth and operations.

If you are looking for challenges, growth, ability to develop broad IT skills knowledge and a desire to make a difference, then your search ends here.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Global Network Operations:
    • Design and operate network infrastructure (Data, Security) locally and globally.
    • Troubleshoot complex network (LAN, WAN, DNS, etc) and firewall-related issues.
    • Proactively identify and eliminate network performance bottlenecks impacting business workloads.
    • Steadily improve network uptime
    • Protect Keysight’s network from cyber attacks
    • Secure the network from malicious internal attacks
    • Provide technical leadership and expertise in escalations and incident response
    • Lead or participate in Problem Management and root cause analysis
  • Global Network Solutions, Projects and Technology:
    • Contribute in global projects, including new site build-outs, acquisition integrations, new technology deployments or technology refreshes
    • Pilot Keysight’s commercial network management and visibility solution
    • Stabilize newly deployed cutting-edge network solutions 


WE OFFER a competitive salary and extensive package of benefits in a stable and professional work environment.

The nature of this job will require you to be available occasionally at odd hours in case of IT emergencies.


Job Qualifications

We’re looking for a diversely skilled, experienced network engineer with these qualifications:

  • Bachelors or Master’s degree in IT, or similar relevant professional experience
  • Ideally 3-5 years of relevant experience in network operations and network security
  • Industry-recognized certifications, e.g. CompTIA Network+, Cisco CCNA, CCNP, MCSE, ITIL etc would be a plus
  • Required skills and knowledge:
    • Good knowledge and work experience in LAN/WAN/WLAN/SDWAN/MPLS Data network technologies, Telecom.
    • Cisco Routing and Switching including EIGRPP, BGP, VRFs, etc.
    • Experience in Cisco, Nexus, Juniper, HP, Viptela; including VDCs and VPCs.
    • Some understanding of IP/DNS, Security, QoS.
    • Some experience with Palo Alto and Cisco Firewalls
    • Experience with real time Network monitoring and diagnostic tools including HP node manager, Cascade, Wireshark, Solarwinds, etc.
    • Desired characteristics:
    • High attention to detail and skilled at problem analysis and troubleshooting.
    • Ability to meet deadlines and do well under pressure
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills, in English and German
    • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment
    • Strong sense of urgency and track record in resolving issues effectively
    • Comfortably interact with management and business stakeholders



Information Technology

Employment Program:


Duration (temp position only):

Not Applicable

Relocation Benefits:



Day Job


Full Time (F)

Travel Required:

< 25%

Staffing Recruiter:

Carlota Ferre




Candidates can be considered to work from the following locations: Böblingen, Germany



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