Senior IT Network Engineer

Adjustable Workload
Corporate Services

Here at Zühlke, we solve some of the biggest technological challenges in the world. As an innovation service provider, we work closely with our clients to bring new, exciting ideas to life. Companies come to us with complex, challenging problems and rely on us to create breakthrough digital solutions. We’re a business built on turning groundbreaking ideas into real innovation—something that changes the world.


  • Conception, design, engineering as well as the implementation of cutting-edge worldwide network and security solutions, spanning across DC, WAN, LAN, WLAN, DMZ and VPN, to ensure seamless connectivity and robust protection on a global scale.
  • Project management, communication, and coordination with customers and colleagues.
  • With your expertise, you create system and operating documentation for networks and systems.
  • As an engineer, you are responsible for operational handovers into network operations.
  • In your area of responsibility, you design and influence the solutions of our dynamic and evolving technology landscape.


  • You have a basic education in computer science and appropriate network training in the IT field (Cisco CCNP or CCNA).
  • You have at least five years of practical experience in a similar position.
  • You Ideally have in-depth knowledge of Cisco networking solutions (Wireless, DNA Center, ISE, ACI).
  • You preferably have expertise in firewalls (e.g., Palo Alto).
  • You are interested in network automation (e.g., Ansible, Python).
  • You have very good English skills.
  • You have an active and solution-oriented work approach.
  • You are a team player and enjoy communication and coordination with customers and colleagues

What do we offer you? 

Some of our benefits:

  • Possibility to reduce working hours up to 32 hours/week
  • Option for condensed working week - you can condense your working hours and spread it across 4 working days
  • Hybrid workplace – work from home and our office in Porto
  • Time and money allocated for your upskilling
  • 22 days of Annual Leave
  • 3 Creative Days that you can choose to take these days off or cash them out
  • Flexi-time – organize your working hours according to your daily needs 
  • Trusted sick leave up to 3 days of paid leave
  • We offer private Health Insurance for all employees. Spouses and children (up to 25 years old)
  • We’ll top-up your salary by 100% if you opt for the shared initial leave of 150 consecutive days
  • Top-notch equipment & working with cutting-edge technologies 
  • Referral bonuses
  • Various social Zühlke events
  • And many more!

At Zühlke you will feel included. 
We welcome people from all backgrounds, regardless of their gender, personality, national origin, race, religion, colour, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, marital status or disability. 
We communicate openly with each other, assess ourselves honestly and enjoy working a team. We work in a diverse and multicultural environment with people from all over the world. 

Apply to learn more about this opportunity at Zühlke! 
Even if you feel you don't meet all the requirements yet, we are still happy to get to know you, learn more about your ambitions and ideas. We look forward to receiving your application.

Adjustable Workload
Contact person for Portugal

Laurinda Lopes

Recruiting & Talent Relations

Laurinda Lopes joined Zühlke in May of 2021 and is a Global Delivery Center Talent Acquisition Team member. Her background is in Psychology and Recruitment. Fascinated by human behaviour, she is trying to find the most talented people to join Zühlke.