The dream of flying has always been a human fascination, evoking emotions and the sense of freedom. Modern business aviation attracts people who share that passion. People from all over the world converge at Jet Aviation, creating a unique cultural mix. They combine their competencies and skills with one common mission: to serve our customers best!
We continuously challenge and develop our employees, for they are our most valuable asset. Jet Aviation as an international company offers numerous possibilities for development and opens reams of professional perspectives.
In order to reinforce the IT team in Basel (potentially in the US or Singapore) we are currently recruiting for a
Specialist IT Architecture

As Specialist IT Architecture (Network) of Jet Aviation you serve as the process owner responsible for network security; the design, implementation, and managing security countermeasures when network vulnerabilities are discovered. This includes designing computer networks, local area networks (LANs), wide area networks (WANs), wireless, the Internet and other data communications and Infrastructure systems. You create, test and evaluate networks and systems. He or she will have responsibility for influencing the individuals in a matrixed team in order to ensure group objectives are met, respecting budget, time and quality targets, in line with the organization’s strategy.

The Specialist IT Architecture will be collaborating closely with various IT groups and business departments throughout the company to ensure that the roadmap for network architecture is globally aligned and executed effectively.

Main responsibilities:
  • Analyze business requirements to develop technical network solutions and their framework

  • Perform network planning, modelling and analysis

  • Manage network security countermeasures when vulnerabilities arise

  • Design, test and inspect data communications systems

  • Develop test plans, implementation plans, and project timelines for various Infrastructure and Network projects

  • Manage technology vendors

  • Analyze, engineer and execute software functions

  • Develop and deliver professional proposals and design documentation

  • Perform network troubleshooting to isolate and diagnose business critical application and common network problems

  • Supervise the upgrade of network hardware and software components as required

  • Determine business direction and align with compliance and security requirements

  • Stay abreast on new technology infrastructures

  • Drive a culture of trust, honesty, alignment, transparency and performance in line with JET VALUES

  • Ensure compliance with applicable laws, aviation regulations, and applicable GD and Jet Aviation policies

  • Conduct business ethically according to GD Blue Book regulations, and applicable GD and Jet Aviation policies

Minimum Qualification/Experience:
  • Information Technology bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in information technology operations, information security and /or network architectures

  • CCNP or equivalent networking professional certificates preferred with proven practical skill applied in projects or in the specifics of job roles held

  • Proficient with these technologies: AD, VMWare, NetApp/Storage SAN, Windows Server, Meraki

  • Deep understanding of network concepts such as MPLS, Mesh WAN, VPN, Cloud integration

  • 5 years’ experience in a broad range of network technology operations and progressive career in design leadership

  • Capacity to adapt to a challenging and fast-moving environment, with changing priorities and a heavy workload

Desired Characteristics

  • Results driven – able to execute with high personal accountability
  • Customer focused – externally focused - strong market perspective
  • High business acumen
  • Strong influencing skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
If you are interested in a multicultural, challenging and innovative working environment and your profile matches our requirements, we are looking forward to receiving your online application in English (cover letter, CV).
Jet Aviation AG
IT Department
Human Resources