Network Engineer


Basel Area - Allschwil, BL, CH



About Idorsia Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Idorsia Ltd is reaching out for more - We have more ideas, we see more opportunities and we want to help more patients.

In order to achieve this, we will develop Idorsia into one of Europe’s leading biopharmaceutical company, with a strong scientific core.

Headquartered in Switzerland - a European biotech hub - Idorsia is specialized in the discovery and development of small molecules, to transform the horizon of therapeutic options. Idorsia has a broad portfolio of innovative drugs in the pipeline, an experienced team, a fully-functional research center, and a strong balance sheet – the ideal constellation to bringing R&D efforts to business success.

Idorsia was listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange (ticker symbol: IDIA) in June 2017 and has over 600 highly qualified specialists dedicated to realizing our ambitious targets.


Job Responsibilities


The Network Engineer is responsible for the management of Global Network services throughout the company. This includes the planning, implementation, integration, testing and management of the network devices, with a clear understanding of the pharmaceutical regulations within GxP environments.


  • Designing, maintaining and operating the Global Network Infrastructure, including LAN and WAN services in a Hybrid-Cloud environment.
  • Close collaboration with the Facility Management team to support them in network related matters like in-house cabling, power and cooling requirements for the IT infrastructure, and IoT initiatives.
  • Creating network related QS Documentation (Change control, IOQs) in compliance with the relevant company policies and standards.
  • Ensuring compliance of the Global Network infrastructure with Quality requirements as well as IT and Security Policies.
  • Participation in development of IT Network strategy and roadmap.
  • Project management for business initiatives.
  • Writing technical documentation and user manuals for the different network services.
  • Responsible for the top tier incident escalations and remediation for incidents where a high level of expertise in the IT Network field is required.
  • Managing software and hardware lifecycle processes including vendor management, coordination of qualification activities, with development/execution of tests and end user communication
  • Ongoing monitoring, troubleshooting, user support and maintenance of network devices and services to ensure customer satisfaction



Candidate’s Requirements


  • University degree in science, computer science, management information systems, or related field
  • Minimum 3 years of professional experience, preferably in the pharmaceutical industry
  • Cisco CCNA certified, CCNP is a plus.
  • Strong knowledge in networking technologies like cabling (Copper, Fiber, connector types), switching (VLANs, STP), Routing (OSPF, BGP, VRF), DNS, DHCP
  • Strong Knowledge of Next-Generation Firewalling, IPSec VPNs, and network security technologies.
  • Knowledge of Wireless standards and enterprise wireless solutions.
  • Experience with automation tools like Ansible, Terraform is a plus.
  • Practice in development of system documentation, training documentation and end-user communication
  • Good knowledge of regulated environments (GxP)
  • Strong communication skills, able to understand problems and present solutions towards business partners
  • Good analytical skills, ability to understand business requirements and to transform them into IT solutions
  • Independent, hands-on working style, team player, highly self-motivated, autonomous, proactive, change and user oriented
  • Fluent in English and German (written and spoken), French is a plus.



What Idorsia offers


  • Exciting opportunities for development and professional growth within our dynamic organization
  • A collaborative and solution oriented enviroment where you can make a difference
  • An innovative and open culture in a truly multicultural environment
  • A competitive salary and generous social benefits


Work  Location: Allschwil

Country: Switzerland

Business Unit/Division/Department: Global Information Services

Schedule: Fulltime                                                        

Job Type: Permanent

Job ID: 1149


If you are interested, please click on apply now.

Please be informed that if you are selected for this position, your employment will be subject to a pre-employment background screening process, of which you would be informed in greater detail in due course.

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