Senior Network Engineer

Netherlands - Technical · Rotterdam, South Holland
Department Netherlands - Technical
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Experienced


Senior Network Engineer         

Benelux - The Netherlands


Company Overview:

Founded in 2016, Ekco is a global innovator in cloud solutions, working with integrity and a personal approach with customers and partners to deliver a comprehensive suite of end-to-end managed IT services.


In a few words, we take businesses to the cloud and back!


With over 150 employees (and counting) across a number of regional offices in Ireland, the United Kingdom, and the Netherlands. Our team members enjoy a culture that promotes collaboration in a family-friendly working environment, as well as supporting personal autonomy, self-development, and a commitment to our shared goal of delivering market-leading IT services.


Your Mission:

  • Design and implement new network solutions and improve the efficiency of current networks
  • Install, configure and support network equipment including routers, proxy servers, switches, WAN accelerators, DNS and DHCP
  • Procure network equipment and managing subcontractors involved with network installation
  • Configure firewalls, route, and switch to maximize network efficiency and security
  • Maximize network performance through ongoing monitoring and troubleshooting
  • Arrange scheduled upgrades
  • Investigate faults in the network
  • Update network equipment to the latest firmware releases
  • Report network status to key stakeholders

Main Responsibilities:

  • Prepare, perform and review changes on core routers, switches, and firewalls across multiple datacenters
  • Participating in complex network projects and other infrastructure projects in a lead role
  • Infrastructure incident management, escalation, and response as well-performing standby services
  • Monitoring, capacity planning, and alerting the administration
  • Vulnerability scanning and remediation
  • Champion security best practices to ensure that network designs use the most appropriate network security solutions
  • Engage with stakeholders and support teams to provide direction, guidance, and support on acceptable and balanced infrastructure solutions
  • Produce documentation and operational procedures to record the standards of network security and act as a training guide and share knowledge with other colleagues to improve their knowledge & experience

Skills and experience:

  • Minimum 5 years of work experience as a Network Engineer
  • 3 to 5 years of work experience with VMware
  • Knowledge of Linux, Linux networking, software-defined networking (SDN)
  • Knowledge of internet technologies (eg BGP)
  • Strong understanding of ITIL and methodology
  • Experience with running projects and doing complex changes
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

Bonus points if you have:

  • IT School bachelor degree or higher
  • Familiar with Cisco & Juniper
  • Experience with storage & VMware management
  • Excellent troubleshooting and diagnosis skills across technologies
  • Experience with FortiGate and/or checkpoint

Why Ekco? 

  • We are one of the fastest-growing cloud solution providers in Europe 
  • Our company culture is exceptional and comes from a shared vision of delivering marketing leading cloud services in an unbeatable work environment 
  • We consider a flexible working with a family-friendly focus at the very core of our company values 
  • Work from home culture – even after COVID
  • We have beautiful office locations across Benelux, UK, and Ireland, with highly talented, caring, and supportive colleagues 


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  • Location
    Rotterdam, South Holland
  • Department
    Netherlands - Technical
  • Employment Type
  • Minimum Experience