Network Engineer

Job Title: Network Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Amsterdam, North Holland
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: NE01_1531484759
Contact Name: Alex Young
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 13, 2018 13:26

Job Description

Key Responsibilities:
*Participate in local and European-wide network and infrastructure-related projects in collaboration with project teams.
*Optimize existing network infrastructure, contribute during planning, design and implementation.
*Individually drive smaller projects, plan and implement changes, advise on improvements, replace of network infrastructure components, ensuring stable operation and performance of company networks.
*Develop, implement and maintain policies, standards, documentation ensuring consistency.
*Have an ability to provide architectural and technical consultancy on direction, ensuring network solutions are aligned with mid-term strategies and long-term vision.
*Responsible for delivering 3rd level support, participating in after-hours 24x7 support rotation, and collaboration with the larger infrastructure community.

The Candidate Profile
We are looking for a CCNP-level candidate (although certification is not a must). You must be an experienced and ambitious network engineer showing analytical thinking, strong initiative, planning skills and solid but fair judgment. You are required to be a team player able to prioritize work, learn new concepts and, at times, multitask in a fast paced environment. You will be solving technical challenges in complex environments and executing large scale deployments with skilled professionals from multi-tiered disciplines.

*5+ years of network support and engineering experience preferably in an international enterprise environment
*Fluency in written and verbal English
*Must have experience with:
*ISO/OSI layers and protocols
*Static and dynamic routing especially with OSPF and BGP
*Concepts of DNS, DHCP, HSRP, VLAN, VRF, Port-Channel
*LAN and data center concepts and topologies including industry best practices
*Networking hardware using Cisco IOS, IOS-XE, NX-OS
*Project management skills with elements of budget, vendor and ISP management
*MS Office package especially Visio
*Documentation writing skills
*Wireless networking
*Infoblox, Solarwinds Orion, Service Now, NCM, Ansible or other mass-scale configuration management software
*Security concepts such as NAT, VPN, proxy servers
*Experience with Checkpoint and Fortinet hardware
*Firewall virtualization techniques
*Firewall mass management tools
*Checkpoint SmartDashboard
*Network security design
*Network security threat assessment
*CLI debugging capabilities
*Packet capture analysis
*Experience designing and supporting corporate systems in an enterprise environment
*Experience working and leading project teams
*Experience and aptitude to guide and train operational team
*Exceptional customer support skills

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