Senior Network Engineer - Netherlands

IT & Technology
80-120k Euro's

A great opportunity for an experienced Network Engineer to join our consulting firm in the Netherlands

Reporting to the Global IT Infrastructure & Security Engineering Manager, the position manages the demand intake, solution design, and solution delivery to ensure that every deployment incorporates a secured infrastructure by design. The role needs to deliver a technology roadmap to secure the landscape based on the guiding principles chartered as a security governance. You will collaborate with other IT teams (Enterprise Architect, Technology Architects, Global IT Identity Operation, Global IT Security Operation, Global IT Infrastructure Operations, SAP Application, Digital Application, and Cyber Governance) and businesses to ensure their infrastructure security architecture and solution delivery needs are met.

Key responsibilities:

  • Front the engagement with various technical domains and business units as part of demand intake, solution management, and solution delivery
  • Analyze current state and the guiding governing principles to subsequently develop roadmap and implementation plans of future state
  • Assist in post-implementation and continuous improvement efforts to enhance both cybersecurity posture and functionality
  • Act as the expert in network, hosting (physical hosting, cloud, platforms), and endpoint to be able to secure the landscape
  • Engage and govern external partners to assist in the delivery of long-term projects while ensuring functionality and security of the solution is delivered as expected
  • Define, design and implement cloud-based and hybrid (mix of cloud & on-premise) based infrastructure solutions including high availability and disaster recovery
  • Analyze the current landscape against requirement from multiple aspects such as security integration/standardization, TCO (Total Cost of Ownership), Demand vs Supply, internal skillset availability, and alignment with other applications

The ideal candidate will have (education & experience):

  • Degree in Computer Engineering or equivalent.
  • Minimum 10 years of relevant experience in the design, build and support of a global infrastructure
  • Strong working knowledge and experience in the following:
  • Azure Cloud architecture and Microsoft Security Tools (Windows Defender ATP, MDE, MDI, MDC, Azure ATP, Azure Security Center)
  • Hyperconverged infrastructure for on-premise cloud architecture, preferably Nutanix
  • SAP S/4 HANA infrastructure
  • Active Directory, Azure Active Directory and Active Directory Federation Services
  • Exchange or equivalent email infrastructure
  • Internet Routing protocols and technologies including TCP/IP (IPv6), OSPF, BGP, VPN, GRE/IPSEC, D/QoS, etc
  • Security solution such as firewall (and associated functionalities such as IPD, IDS, AV, Anti-spoof, DoS/DDoS, Policy based routing, Next Gen FW, WAF, etc.), CDN, CASB, SIEM, and Vulnerability Assessment
  • Windows server OS
  • Linux server OS
  • Microsoft Clustering
  • Microsoft Defender for Cloud and Microsoft Defender for Identity
  • Veeam backup and replication
  • Proxy, Reverse Proxy, Load balancers
  • Certificate management
  • VDI (Horizon)
  • Microsoft Direct Access

Good working knowledge and experience in the following:

  • OT security technologies
  • Data Center facilities and associated technologies
  • Cloud SASE (Secure Access Service Edge) and SD-WAN (Software Defined Wide Area Network) solutions
  • Cloud native technologies (e.g. Containerisation, CI/CD pipeline, IaaC automation, etc.)
  • Identity Access Management (IAM)
  • Multi-function Authentication (MFA)
  • System hardening guidelines and frameworks e.g., CIS, NIST, ISO27001
  • Merger & Acquisition (M&A) integration experience
  • Good at handling vendors in an outsourced environment. Be able to guide and provide coaching to them as needed.
  • Certified in security (CISSP, CISA, CISM, or GIAC suite)
  • Certified Microsoft Azure Solution Architect
  • Certified in ITIL v3 or v4

Critical success criteria:

  • Customer Focus – delivering the IT solution with a secured infrastructure and support that facilitates and improves the way we do business, improves employee experiences and contributes to the bottom line results.
  • Responsive and Agile – stay in pace with our business stakeholders and users in ensuring they get the support from IT to perform their work to deliver to our customers
  • Empathy – understand the underlying needs of stakeholders, challenges of global IT teams and vendors in order to deliver results.
  • Building a high performing organization - ensuring the regional IT team that is a role model for work ethics, teamwork and service excellence.

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