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Regional Network Expert (EMEA)

Requisition ID:  12906
Category:  Information Technology
Career level:  Specialist
Contract type:  Permanent

Are you an experienced Network Expert? Do you enjoy delivering end-to-end infrastructure solutions in a global environment? Then you could be our next...  

Regional Network Expert  


As part of the Regional IT team, you will be involved in innovation, design, and delivery of various IT solutions, ensuring the business requirements are met. SKF is on a digitalization journey and here is a great opportunity to join a dedicated force working towards enabling digital business through proactive development of network services while ensuring the day-to-day operations are stable. 
You will be working in an outsourced IT environment focused on delivery of end-to-end infrastructure solutions, working closely with regional and global stakeholders, IT vendors and other IT teams.  
Key responsibilities  
As a Network Expert, you will consult internal customers, understand business requirements and work with IT network suppliers to ensure optimal solution is delivered to meet those needs. Together with your team, you will be responsible for the deployment and operation of network infrastructure within the region. Furthermore, you will:  
•    Secure correct solution designs for changes required for digitalization initiatives within established architecture guidelines 
•    Secure successful change implementation across diverse IT parties involved through active coordination and quality assured deployment plans 
•    Drive innovation and continuous user experience improvement in the network domain, together with global colleagues and with IT vendors 
•    Act as required in complex incidents and problems requiring SKF Infrastructure or network knowledge to ensure minimal business impact 
•    BA/BSc degree in Computer Science or equivalent 
•    Extensive experience of working within the IT infrastructure and IT network area on a senior level   
•    Proven success examples of delivery network solutions in a global multi-vendor outsourced IT environment 
•    The ability to lead and execute without supervision  
•    Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English. Additional language skills are beneficial. 
You will enjoy working here if  
You are a result-oriented and customer-centric team player who enjoys working in a multinational team in a global environment. You know how to communicate network concepts to technical and non-technical audiences, and you love seeing the result of automation come through to successes.  
Additional information for you 
Location: Europe, preferably in one of SKF’s major sites. Local contract.  
The successful candidate will report to Jukka Oksanen, Network Manager. For questions regarding the recruitment process, please contact Danijel Sjogren, Recruitment Expert at SKF Group Recruitment Center, at  
Are you interested?  
… and meet the above requirements. please submit your application with resume in English no later than the December 9, 2021. Please note that we will screen candidates continuously during the application period.

About SKF

SKF’s mission is to be the undisputed leader in the bearing business. SKF offers solutions around the rotating shaft, including bearings, seals, lubrication management, condition monitoring and maintenance services. SKF is represented in more than 130 countries and has around 17,000 distributor locations worldwide. Annual sales in SEK is around 75 billion and the number of employees ca 41,000.