Senior Network Engineer Support (NATO-NCIA)

La Spezia, Italy, Sapienza Consulting [CMRE-22-003 ]

Field(s) of expertise
Information Technology
Job type

About this job

Sapienza Consulting, a tpgroup company, is recruiting a Senior Network Engineer Support to join NATO – NCIA in La Spezia, Province of La Spezia, Italy.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the operation and maintenance of LAN and WAN in the Centre. He/she will effectively troubleshoot and improve the network’s functions and its performance. He/she will also participate with Integrated Project Teams to design secure network architectures in support of CMRE’s Scientific Program of Work. He/she will have excellent problem-solving skills and thorough knowledge of network and security administration, and architecture.


  • Maintaining and administering computer networks and related computing environments including systems software, applications software, hardware, and configurations
  • Protecting data, software, and hardware by implementing network security measures
  • Troubleshooting, diagnosing, and resolving hardware, software, and other network-related problems
  • Replacing faulty network hardware components when required
  • Monitoring network performance to determine if adjustments are needed
  • Conferring with network users about solving existing problems
  • Coordinating and configuring computer network access and use
  • Configuring and testing networking software, hardware, and firmware
  • Suggesting improvements to network performance, capacity, and scalability
  • Reporting regularly on relevant KPIs in his/her area of responsibility
  • Patching network vulnerabilities


  • Personal Security Clearance Requirements: NATO Secret or above
  • 5+ years’ experience as a Senior Network Engineer or Network Administrator
  • Professional certifications in field of network and/or network security (e.g. CCNP, CCDP)
  • Configure and support VPN and remote access technologies
  • Hands-on experience with application layer firewalls e.g. Cisco ASA / Firepower
  • Working knowledge of IDS / IPS technologies
  • Experience supporting and troubleshooting of L1 / L2 / L3 Network Environments
  • Experience with industry standard security and network management tools (e.g. Solarwinds, Splunk, Tenable Nessus, McAfee EpO ..)
  • Proven experience with design, configuration and operation of networks based on Cisco technology
  • Good understanding of Windows and Linux network stacks
  • Experience with supervision of junior network technicians
  • Strong interpersonal and analytical skills
  • Very good English (oral and written)

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