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Junior Datacenter Network Engineer

Oostkamp, Vlaams Gewest, BelgiumIT & EngineeringCitymesh

Job description

Citymesh NV, European leader in installing private 4G/5G networks and WiFi-as-a-service, is seeking for a Junior datecenter Network engineer.

As a Datacenter Network Engineer at Citymesh you will be responsible for supporting, designing and implementing network architecture in the Citymesh backbone and virtual environment. You will work closely with senior network engineers, security experts and devops engineers.

You have a very good and solid understanding of the OSI model and how it helps troubleshooting. Routing protocols and network segmentation are standardized practices for you.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Design & Architecture - Design new networks and how systems interact in a secure but efficient matter, making sure everything is redundant as much as possible.
  • Installation & Configuration - Physical and software configuration, using network & software automation tools on a daily basis.
  • Troubleshooting & Maintenance - Know where to look during troubleshooting, correct usage of the OSI model to do network debugging.
  • Basic Security tasks - Work together with our security colleagues on ZTNA, RBAC, least privilege implementations.
  • Performance Optimization - Retrospectively looking at current solutions and how they can be improved.
  • Upgrades & Expansion - Be able to make a feasible timeline and migration plan when scaling is needed.
  • Documentation - Use internal documentation & ipam tools to trigger monitoring and make your life easier in the future.
  • Monitoring & Analysis - Know how to interpret statistics and how they help troubleshooting.
  • Policy & Compliance - Follow set procedures on aforementioned items to prevent human intervention as much as possible.
  • Capacity Planning - During design phase and performance optimization you have to keep in mind the capacity rundown of our network for the upcoming years.
  • Vendor Management - Do debugging with vendors and use the provided tools to update licenses, patch management, …
  • Training & Support - Sharing knowledge internally is one thing, there will also be trainings to adopt to our rapid changing network.

Job requirements

Must Haves Qualities & Talents:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience.
  • Fluency in written and spoken Dutch and/or English.
  • Hands on experience with resilient networking using routing protocols.
  • Solid understanding of the OSI model and how to use it during your daily task.
  • Quick to take up and learn new concepts and technologies. Citymesh likes to be on the bleeding edge to deliver the most futureproof experience.
  • Work together closely in your small but agile team. Thinking out of the box is a daily thing.
  • Troubleshooting efficiently to minimise downtime and impact.
  • Proficiency with network & Unix based command line interfaces.
  • Types of networking hardware, their usecases and different types of interfaces on these devices.
  • Know how to set firewall rules and the use of the different chains (i.e. input, forward,... )

What We Offer:

At Citymesh, you'll be part of an enthusiastic and ambitious team where we highly value your contributions and believe in the growth of all our employees. We offer an exceptional opportunity to work for an innovative employer challenging the status quo in the Belgian telecom market. Additionally, we provide a wide range of benefits, including:

  • Fulltime permanent contract or start as a self-employed professional.
  • Competitive compensation with an extensive package of fringe benefits, such as meal vouchers (€8/day), eco vouchers, health insurance, CAO 90 bonus, year-end premium, net expense allowance, home office compensation.
  • Company car with a fuel card. Very attractive bicycle leasing options.
  • Flexible working hours with the possibility of telecommuting.
  • Generous budget for training and development.
  • Modern workspace with open and flexible desks, quiet areas, and enjoyable communal spaces.
  • Join a friendly team of colleagues where camaraderie and a family-like atmosphere are crucial.
  • A fun events committee that organizes regular gatherings like BBQs, Friday fry-ups, after-work drinks, annual family day, and much more.
  • You work 40 hours per week. But they really fly by here! And as a result, you get an extra
    12 days off per year if you work full-time
  • Our company is easily accessible near the Oostkamp exit with ample parking and electric vehicle charging facilities.

Curious for More?

If you're ready for a unique experience, don't hesitate to apply for this job today. We look forward to your application!

Oostkamp, Vlaams Gewest, Belgium
IT & Engineering