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Virtual Systems & Networks Engineer

Genova GE, Italy
Research & Development

English (UK)

Job Description

Siemens PLM Software is looking for a Virtual Systems & Networks Engineer, with a permanent contract, to operate R&D software development infrastructure of data center located in Genova.

Virtualization & Cloud technologies play an important role in our vision of Industry 4.0: they are a relevant component of Siemens Manufacturing Operation Management proposal for the digital factory, based on a product portfolio leveraging continuous innovation.  

We will offer a unique operating environment to become an expert on most innovative and trending virtualization & cloud technologies.
What will you do, in short term?

Act as system engineer, within R&D organization, you will: 
  • Be part of R&D central development infrastructure teams to provide virtualized software development environments, based on VMware Cloud products;
  • Operate a very complex network infrastructure using enterprise grade systems and software;
  • Learn virtualization concepts, participate to new technologies scouting and implementation
  • Be part of a very expert team focusing on networks, security and communication topics within real software production system;
  • You will be coached to use & master:
    • VMware enterprise cloud solution (Director, Horizon, NSX, )
    • Microsoft Developer Network subscription & products
    • Infrastructure as Code (IaC) Amazon Cloudformation  
    • Cisco and CheckPoint products to manage and maintain complex networks,
    • Work alongside RD product development teams to deliver fast & optimized infrastructure solutions implementing complex network & cloud configurations, targeting Continuous Integration (CI) / Continuous Delivery (CD)

In long term?
  • Collaborate with your peers as a subject matter expert; 
  • Administer complex networks, data center systems, including operational security and monitoring to provide Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)

Who would we like to meet?

A candidate with strong key elements such as: 
  • At least 5+ years’ experience as system or network manager of complex networks within industrial organization, such as:
    • Proven track of achievements either on network and virtualization projects
    • Operational administrative usage of complex IT infrastructures as system manager
    • Developing advanced scripting for servers, storage and network subsystems

  • A Degree or Master Degree in Software Engineering, Computer Science, Physics, Mathematics or Technical Diploma;
  • Fluent in English and Italian;
  • Availability to travel in Italy and in Europe; 
  • True passion towards Virtualization technologies: from cultural to technological elements
  • Strong collaboration & learning attitude, enthusiasm, quality results orientation, decision-making ability, organizational skills

Preferred experience and skills
  • You have used Cisco products to operate complex networks;
  • Usage experience of public cloud providers (like Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure, VMware Air)
  • You have used CheckPoint products to operate secure networks configurations;
  • You have developed or maintained AWS Cloudformation templates engineering infrastructure elements; 
  • Relevant experience with scripting with MS Powershell, Python, Bash, Javascript;
  • Expert understanding of IT Security concepts & best practices

What can we further offer?
  • An environment where curiosity is highly appreciated and where we guarantee a continuous training; Flexible Welfare programs that can be extended to your family;
  • Health insurance that can be extended to your family;
  • Professional and extraprofessional accident insurance;
  • Meal totally paid by the company;
  • Personal Computer and smartphone

What else do you have to know?
Siemens pays much attention to Diversity, thus welcoming applications which reflects this value, and guarantees equal opportunities.
We look forward to receiving an online application in response to this job offer. Only applications sent via the system and in English will be considered. Please upload your CV in English and an accompanying letter would be appreciated.

For further information or questions you can contact:
Siemens S.p.A.
Human Resources - Talent Acquisition
Via Privata Vipiteno, 4, 20128 Milan

For further information about Siemens Italia please go to:

Job ID: 74186

Organisation: Digital Factory

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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