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Who we are

You enjoy creating and innovating. You never stop striving for better. You take responsibility and you get results. You love being part of a team. Above all, you want your work to matter: Welcome to our world! At Sonova we create sense by bringing sound to life. Our innovative hearing care solutions help millions of people enjoy life’s unforgettable moments.

We offer exceptional career opportunities through market-leading brands from consumer to medical, products and services that keep pushing hearing care forward, and a culture where you can quickly belong and perform at your best.

If you want the freedom to explore, opportunities to grow, and make positive change on people lives through your work, this is the place for you.

Join Sonova. Create sense.

Staefa, Switzerland

Network Engineer

Overview: The Network Engineer is part of a team responsible for the performance, integrity and security of the Global network, & supporting various integrated systems. This role is also involved in the planning and development of the network as well as troubleshooting network issues on behalf of the users. You will take an active role in the entire technology lifecycle; from design development, implementation, and commissioning, to routine monitoring, operation and trouble resolution.


Tasks & Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for implementing, configuring and managing all network components including Firewalls, Routers, Switches, Load Balancers, VPN, ISE, Riverbed and Wi-Fi technologies (mostly Cisco and Meraki devices)
  • Ensure continuous operation of the Global network solutions (SD-WAN, MPLS, Data Center Switching, VPN, LAN, Wi-Fi, vTM)
  • Work as part of the infrastructure team on initiative planning, performance tuning for existing networks, & network migrations.
  • Monitor infrastructure components and take corrective action when defects or problematic trends are discovered.
  • Author, update and deliver detailed documentation of system level procedures, configurations and standards. Document network build into Microsoft Visio.



Your Experience and Skills:

  • Trained network/system Technology specialist with related training.
  • Cisco Certification.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in direct hands on network administration of Cisco IOS, ASA Firewalls/Firepower, Fortigate & Meraki platforms
  • Strong knowledge of Network Security (ACL’s, IPSec Tunnels), Firewalls (Fortigate Appliances) and VPN technologies.
  • Strong and broad technical knowledge and experience with converged infrastructure, switching / routing in a large and complex network, DHCP, DNS, IP (Schema, subnetting, summarization) IP management tools, network management applications, advanced BGP WAN routing, Wireless topologies, MPLS and other WAN technologies.
  • Strong analytical skills in Network Administration: Troubleshooting, Performance testing, Design, and Security best practices.


Strong understanding of:

  • L2L site connectivity on all platforms
  • Large scale Cisco Catalyst & Meraki network deployments
  • Azure VPN gateways, VPC, Datacenter Switching, routers, switches, and security devices; Fortigates.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of DNS, SSL, RADIUS, ESP, 802.1x


Personal Competencies

  • Elevated attention to detail and self-motivated.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with decision makers and coworkers.



What we bring:

  • Collaborative culture
  • Opportunities for continuous self-improvement
  • Flexible hybrid model work environment and opportunities for flexible work arrangements like reduced or compressed work week
  • A company that values diversity and inclusion
  • Rich benefits plan including wellness, paramedical (massage therapist, naturopath, etc.) and competitive compensation including variable component and employer match on pension contributions
  • Mentorship program and employee driven career development plans
  • Satisfaction of knowing that you are making a difference in people’s lives


Take a look at how you can Create Sense with us!


Don't meet all the criteria?  If you’re willing to go all in and learn we'd love to hear from you! 


We thank all applicants in advance; however only individuals selected for an interview will be contacted.  All applications will be kept confidential. Sonova is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants who require reasonable accommodation to complete the application and/or interview process should notify the Director, Human Resources.


Sonova’s hiring practices are aligned with human rights laws, which guarantee every person equal treatment in regard to employment and opportunity for employment, regardless of race, color, creed/religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, age, mental or physical disability.


Upholding the company values is extremely important to Sonova; we take the health and safety of our employees, patients, customers and their families very seriously. To that end, we have concluded that the best way to ensure the safety of these individuals is to mandate that all of our newly-hired employees be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. Therefore, when considering whether to apply for this position, please know that in order to become employed by Sonova (if otherwise eligible), you must provide proof that you are fully vaccinated for COVID-19.  You will not be required to provide this proof unless and until you receive a formal job offer from Sonova.  You may be entitled to an accommodation under the provincial human rights legislation if you cannot be vaccinated due to a medical issue and/or religious belief.  Please let us know as soon as possible in the recruitment process if you believe you may qualify for an accommodation.  


Sonova is an equal opportunity employer.

We team up. We grow talent. We collaborate with people of diverse backgrounds to win with the best team in the market place. We guarantee every person equal treatment in regard to employment and opportunity for employment, regardless of a candidate’s ethnic or national origin, religion, sexual orientation or marital status, gender, genetic identity, age, disability or any other legally protected status.