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Snr Network Engineer



Established in 2013 and now based in Blackrock, the Dublin Technology Center delivers best in industry infrastructure and security services across the Zurich Insurance Group. Whether it's with one of our core capabilities such as Cyber Security, or working with our Cloud or Crowdsourcing teams, our customers are our priority. We work hard to deliver our services excellently with our unique talent. We are committed to working with the best and brightest people from the broadest talent pool possible. We believe a diversity of ideas fosters innovation and engagement, allows us to attract the best people, and to develop the best products, services and solutions. Qualified individuals from all walks of life are encouraged to apply. This role may be available part-time or full time. This is because we want the best people for our roles, and we recognise that sometimes those people aren’t available full-time. Please talk to us at interview about the flexibility you may need.

Zurich Dublin Technology Center is looking for a Senior Network Engineer (Cloud and Automation)

Reporting to the regional head of Networks, the Senior Network Engineer will play a key role within our experienced EMEA network team. Supporting our current and future business connectivity requirements, working with our network service providers and multiple cross functional internal teams including Network Security ,Cloud teams and Advanced OPs to develop and manage scalable, secure and resilient connectivity infrastructure. We are looking for some one with a passion for automation, enjoys problem solving with diverse teams and with a customer first mindset.   

Your Role

As a Senior Network Engineer (Cloud and Automation) your main responsibilities will include, but not necessarily be limited to, the following: 

•    Collaborate with internal stakeholders to define requirements and design specifications for both traditional network and multi-cloud connectivity solution for both business and network projects. 
•    Reviewing internal and external supplier proposals and quotations and performing the technical validation of supplier solutions to ensure that they are in line with company technology standards
•    Actively seek opportunities for functional and process improvement via automation and adoption of cloud native connectivity solutions.
•    Investigate and support troubleshooting efforts on internal and Cloud network technical issues.
•    Support governance and improvements in capacity, demand, release and lifecycle, change and incident  management activity from Network perspective 
•    Provide guidance and recommendations on cloud and automation solution to the Network team.
•    Document network environments, develop and deploy network policy documents

Your Skills and Experience

As a Senior Network Engineer (Cloud and Automation) your skills and qualifications will include: 

•    Bachelor’s degree in computer science, Information Technology, or related field.
•    5+ years of experience in network engineering role
•    Excellent understanding of TCP/IP networking, IP routing and core technologies such as TCP/IP, OSPFBGP, MPLS, ACLs, IPSEC, DNS, etc.
•    Knowledge in WAN/LAN Network Architecture and Operations including (Firewalls, Routers, Switches).
•    Working knowledge mutli-cloud network(AWS and Azure ideally ) and connectivity deployments, including  TransitGW and VirtualWan , native firewall and Security groups technologies.
•    Scripting and API utilisation experience ( preferably  python,  XSOAR , ServiceNow) 
•    You use your skills to develop and implement enterprise-grade network infrastructure that is efficient, scalable, resilient and secure in its design.
•    Experience of  apps to cloud migrations and support of a hybrid environment of on-prem and Cloud infrastructure
•    Experience  in complex troubleshooting connectivity issues in both cloud and traditional network environments
•    You have experience working within a geographically distributed IT team spread across multiple time zones

Additional Information

Primary work location is Trident House, Blackrock. Position is Dublin-based but occasional travel may be required to other Zurich locations.


If you value an exciting and varied working environment and meet the above requirements, then our recruiter is looking forward to receiving your application by clicking on the button “Apply online”.

Who we are

Zurich is one of Ireland's leading insurance companies providing a wide range of general insurance and life insurance products and services. The company employs over 1,000 people across its locations in Dublin and Wexford. 


Zurich is a strong brand. Zurich in Ireland is part of Zurich Insurance Group, a leading multi-line insurer that serves its customers in global and local markets. Our 55,000 employees worldwide form the basis of our success, helping our customers in 210 countries and territories to understand and protect themselves from risk. In order to deliver our services, we offer a competitive compensation package and interesting opportunities for further training & development. As a Zurich employee you benefit from a multitude of advantages as well as a strong culture, characterized by acceptance, diversity and team spirit. 


At Zurich we are an equal opportunity employer. We attract and retain the best qualified individuals available, without regard to race/ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age or disability.

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