Network Engineer

Job Title: Network Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Brussels, Brussels
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: 02/01/2017
Reference: 67886-ITBEL-JOS
Contact Name: Joseph Santos
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 26, 2016 14:37

Job Description

Senior Network Engineer (Start Date 02-01-2017)

Job Description: The Senior Network Engineer will report to the Networking Technical Coach. He/she will be part of a team performing the operations and maintenance of the European Commission's network including the LAN in 85 buildings (spread over Brussels and Luxembourg), 5 Data Centres, the connections between those locations and the secure connections towards the outside world.
Duties and responsibilities
1. Responsible for the LAN infrastructure (Cisco), MPLS backbone, loadbalancers and WIFI (Cisco controllers et access points)
2. Participate to projects improving network reliability and performance
3. Participate to the 2nd level support for incident management and request fulfilment (including occasional participation to Service Desk role)
4. Testing of new configuration, equipment and releases
5. Reporting on network/security usage and performance
6. Develop and maintain a high standard of documentation (procedure, process)
What makes the job attractive?
Working in an complex technical environment and set-up; with opportunities to cooperate with several teams working on different technologies and to participate in cross-functional projects.
Personality and Values: Excellent team worker
Communicative and assertive
Committed to quality
Methodical and able to treat several problems autonomously
Customer minded
Sense of responsibility and self-initiative
Skills and Experience:
Switching (Cisco): VSS and stacking technologies, Trunking/Channeling, Hardenning, STP, …
Routing (Cisco): (MP-)BGP, ISIS, OSPF, multicast
MPLS : L2VPN, L3VPN, VPLS, Traffic Engineering, VRF
WIFI Cisco: WISM, Captive portal, Access Point, Clean Air
Event Manager (EEM)
CCNP Certification
Good knowledge of French / English (written and oral), any other language is an extra advantage