Network Engineer

Hanson Regan are supporting one of the largest technology companies in the heart of Amsterdam. These are exciting times to join their team of 60 highly dedicated (IT) professionals. They stand on the verge of new innovations and business

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Network Engineer

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Description:
Hanson Regan are supporting one of the largest technology companies in the heart of Amsterdam. These are exciting times to join their team of 60 highly dedicated (IT) professionals.

They stand on the verge of new innovations and business transformation. Their goal is clear! They want to be at the forefront of every innovation and market development to deliver the best interconnection services possible. To help them successfully fulfil their ambition and support their future growth they are looking for a Network Engineer to join the organisation.

Overall Job Purpose
They are looking for an experienced Network Engineer to join the Network Operations Centre (NOC).

Key Responsibilities
• Ensure proper operation of our client’s infrastructure worldwide
• Implement solutions for new services and features
• Implement solutions for platform extensions and upgrades

Technical Skills
• A sound IT background, specializing in the area of networking
• Experience with the management of MPLS/VPLS, Ethernet, and IP networks, and understanding of the theoretical and practical aspects, as well as protocols that are required to build and maintain them
• Experience with configuring BGP and a good understanding of routing protocols
• Experience with creating automation scripts, preferably using Bash and Python
• Solid analytical skills to troubleshoot complex, technical problems
• Good insight in the structure and relations that make up the Internet
• Knowledge of Linux/Unix environment
• Experience in composing detailed, technical documentation

Nice-to-Haves
• Understanding of the concept of a route server and Bird configuration experience
• Knowledge of VxLAN/eVPN
• Scripting experience in Perl
• Experience with automation tools like Ansible/Salt

Soft Skills
• Fluency in English, both spoken and written
• Good communication skills and teamwork mentality
• Ability to work in a small team of highly skilled professionals
• Open-mindedness, eagerness to learn, and ability to adapt
• Ability to perform under pressure

Additional Requirements
• Driving license (and willingness to drive)
• Ability to travel occasionally
• Willingness (and ability) to give subject matter presentations to various audiences



What they Offer
With over 25 nationalities, they value their diversity and foster a collaborative an innovative culture. With an office located in the centre of Amsterdam, they provide excellent benefits and an exciting work environment.

Some of the perks we offer:
• A friendly, casual, and international environment
• Top-notch hardware, including the latest MacBook, and an iPhone
• Budget for technical trainings and workshops
• Dutch language lessons
• Weekly Yoga classes
• Chair Massage sessions
• Healthy lunches
• Ability to also work from home if and when necessary
• Various tax free benefits