Join Xylem as Senior Network Specialist!

  • Xylem Water Solutions
  • Stockholm
  • Heltid
  • 1 september 2020

Is your next step working for a company that actually contributes to making our world a better place? Do you want to be a part of a big, international organization that is leading the way in their industry? Join Xylem in this exciting, broad and important role as Network Specialist!


We’re a global team unified in a common purpose: creating advanced technology solutions to the world’s water challenges. Developing new technologies that will improve the way water is used, conserved, and re-used in the future is central to our work. Our products and services move, treat, analyze, monitor and return water to the environment, in public utility, industrial, residential and commercial building services settings.   

Xylem also provides a leading portfolio of smart metering, network technologies and advanced analytics solutions for water, electric and gas utilities. In more than 150 countries, we have strong, long-standing relationships with customers who know us for our powerful combination of leading product brands and applications expertise with a strong focus on developing comprehensive, sustainable solutions. Xylem had in 2018 17 000 employees and an annual revenue of $5.2 billion 


As Senior Network Specialist you will work with architecture, planning, implementation, troubleshooting and issue resolution of existing and future network infrastructures to deliver best-in-class network performance. The infrastructure includes network LAN/WAN (switches, routers), WLAN and VoIP. With your experience you will provide design, engineering and architectural support to manage the network infrastructure including technical requirements, analysis, design and implementation of WAN, LAN, WLAN, SD-WAN, SDN and VoIP.

You are responsible for analyzing business requirements to develop technical network solutions and their framework. You will also analyze existing operations and make recommendations for the improvement and growth of the infrastructure and IT global systems. Further, the role involves rigorous problem root cause analysis, focusing on lessons learned to improve processes. This includes level-2/3 network support, system monitoring and troubleshooting to resolve issues.

Here are some examples of what you will be doing: 

-Direct, manage and administer the operational of data and VoIP systems.

-Install, configure, administer and maintain all Cisco Network switches and routers.

-Engineer, document and implement LAN, WAN and WLAN solutions.

-Provide input to approve purchase of supplier equipment per standards.

-Manage technology vendors and partners.

-Participate in system acceptance testing and change management process.

-Manage the operational related projects.


To be successful in this role we believe that you have a Bachelor’s Degree (or equivalent experience) in Computer Sciences, Systems Engineering or related major. Equivalent of 4-8 years of experience in switches and routers (Cisco/Nexus) and in architecting, designing, installing and maintaining network systems. If you have an CCNP certification or equivalent we see that as a plus.

Further experience we value:

-Multivendor global enterprise environment.

-Architecting large scale global networks and documentation.

-SDN and SD-WAN.

-VoIP and SIP design and support.

-OSI or TCP/IP model.

-Understanding of dynamic routing (BGP and OSPF).

-Experience/understanding in technical areas: Networking Protocols/Services BGP, OSPF, IPSec, GRE, HSRP/VRRP, NAT/PAT, SNMP, MPLS, VoIP, SIP, VPLS, QoS, T1, DS3, Ethernet, Firewalls, SDN , SDA and Cisco DNA.

-Experience of Cisco network infrastructure.

-Wireless protocols (802.11) and Cisco Wireless Controllers.

-Preferred experience in network load balancers.


We hope you are a problem solver and a self-starter, that you can work with limited supervision and be a true a team player. You are able to clearly communicate with other team members, management and user community and effectively work with external vendors and technology partners. You have the ability to work effectivity with a wide range of constituencies to communicate technical information to non-technical personnel.

You recognize yourself in Xylems core competencies - continuous improvement mindset, inspiring accountability and cross-boundary collaboration – which are a contributing factor to the company´s success. You are comfortable working in a fast-paced, matrixed team environment, with a client-centric culture and within an environment of high performers.


Want to hear more? Click “Sök jobbet” below to apply. In this recruitment Xylem is working with Skills & Talent AB. For further information or questions, please contact Recruitment Consultant Eric Öholm at eric@skillsandtalent.se or Alexander Nistad at alexander@skillsandtalent.se