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Regional Technology Lead, Networking


Who we are:

LANXESS is a leading specialty chemicals company with sales of EUR 6.1 billion in 2020 and about 14,200 employees in 33 countries. The core business of LANXESS is the development, manufacturing and marketing of chemical intermediates, additives, specialty chemicals and plastics.

LANXESS is listed in the leading sustainability indices Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI World and Europe) and FTSE4Good. 

In the United States, LANXESS employs more than 2,000 people at 25 locations in 11 states.  

What we can offer you:
LANXESS is a young company with strong roots! We derive our strength from global presence, management excellence and most importantly our people! Our employees are the pillars of our success.
We offer exciting career opportunities regionally as well as internationally, educational assistance programs, competitive pay and benefits, language training programs, and many other personal and professional development programs that are a part of our vision and values that drive our ongoing success.


Job Highlights

  • Team leader or Manager responsible for supporting the relationship between IT and managed/unmanaged service providers (including Field Service and Hardware Supplier).
  • Be the first point of contact for the regional teams utilizing managed environments and manage necessary escalations with third party providers to ensure smooth and secure operation of the environments
  • Architecture: Ensures alignment of networking technology stack with business goals and direction.
  • Supplier Management: Works with vendor to understand how current processes and supplier performance align with contractual obligations, ensure processes are designed to further LANXESS' strategic needs, validates and approves change proposals from vendor.
  • Ensures stable operation of the global network services and related Infrastructure.
  • Provides technical and functional leadership to internal team members and external managed service providers providing service to LANXESS.
  • Guarantee efficient and cost effective Network Lifecycle Management.


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, or equivalent work experience is required.  Master’s degree is preferred.
  • 15+ years of relevant work experience is preferred.
  • Domain Experience: Overall networking topics (MPLS, SD-WAN, LAN, WAN, IP Routing, VPN, etc) plus 1 additional technical area (e.g., Server/Storage, Cloud, End User Computing, Windows Server, etc.)
  • Able to communicate complex topics in non-technical terms to garner support from business leadership.
  • Experience in multiple technology areas is preferred.
  • Proficient written and oral communication skills in English (multi-lingual including German would be a significant advantage).


What we offer you:

  • Compensation: We offer competitive compensation packages, inclusive of a global bonus program and an individual performance bonus program.
  • Comprehensive Benefits: We provide a variety of benefits to support your financial security, health and wellbeing including retirement plans, health programs, life insurance and medical care.
  • Work-Life & Flexibility: We support you in maintaining a balance between working hours and personal life. With our global “Xwork” program, we offer flexible working arrangements in all countries in which we operate.
  • Training & Development: We are committed to your professional and personal development and encourage you in the ongoing pursuit of education, training and knowledge through both formal and informal learning .


Diversity: LANXESS is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, veteran status or disability.

Join the LANXESS team!

Must include a resume.


Requisition ID:  2485

Pittsburgh, PA, US, 15275

Nearest Major Market: Pittsburgh

Job Segment: Network, System Administrator, Computer Science, Information Systems, Cloud, Technology

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