Network Engineer

Network Engineer

Job Title: Network Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Amsterdam, North Holland
Salary: €500 - €600 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH5318
Contact Name: Mark Crorkin
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 23, 2016 15:02

Job Description

I am recruiting for a Network Engineer for a role based in Amsterdam

Maintain and operate IP Networks

*He/She is able to troubleshoot issues in a large scale IP networks like Aorta/NA4 running routing protocols like OSPF, ISIS, BGP and MPLS applications like L2VPN, L3VPN, 6PE
*He/She inform and counsel his superiors in a way that they can manage any major technical escalations related to IP networks in an appropriate way, and plan and decide in due time about any appropriate operational improvement measures that need to be taken
*He/She is able to work within a team of engineers from different departments and vendors
*He/She is able to support his work with consistent and detailed documentation to a high quality
*He/She is able to work on trouble tickets, contributing high quality and useful information, picking up tickets properly and promptly, ensuring that updates are made with in SLAs
*Change management tasks like creation and approval of changes are also part of the responsibilities of a Network Engineer. Correlating and coordinating changes from different vendors and departments, making sure changes do not overlap and impact one another before approval/rejection, and ensuring management/vendors/departments are informed
*Working with the NMC to ensure that the appropriate alarms are generated from the networking equipment, with the correct severity and meta information
*Working with the NMC to ensure that they prioritize and escalate issues/incidents when needed promptly and clearly
*Liaise with vendors for incident and problem management
*Certify Junos, IOS and IOS-XR before deployment
*Maintain and upgrade the Corporate International IP/MPLS network (Aorta)
*He/She is able to update, manage and use effectively the NMS and capacity planning tools such as Spectrum, Cacti, Observer, Rancid, ACS, Splunk, Nagios, Junos Space, Cisco CSPC
*He/She is able to use effectively Arbor Peakflow and Arbor Pravail
*He/She has basic Linux and scripting knowledge
Implementation support

*IP network projects implementation
*BGP Peering upgrade

*Tier-2 support
*Provide guidance to tier-1 support engineers
*Provide support to other Tier-1 and Tier-2 support engineers
*Provide leadership on incident resolution and ensure management is communicated clearly and transparently.
*Update incidents tickets promptly with detailed information.
*Ensure data analysis is done rigorously and saved to ticket logs.
*Ensure relevant processes are followed (Problem resolution, Change control and others)
Follow the change and Incident Management process
Knowledge, Skills & Experience:

*Degree in Information Technology or Computer Science/Electrical Engineering
*7 years' experience in telecoms and/or ISP
*Unix/Linux OS experience, Apache, and PHP/Perl/Python is a plus
*Experience in the telecom industry, with systems support, design or implementation related roles
*Extensive knowledge of IP and networking protocols and basic scripting/programming skills
*Used to work with the Microsoft Windows and Office Suite
*Fluent in spoken and written English
*Good interpersonal skills, able communicator
*Team player
*Experience in multinational and multicultural environment