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Network Specialist

  • Location

    Amsterdam, N. Holland, Netherlands

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  • Salary:

    Up to €550.00 per day

  • Contact:

    Elisabetta Orsini

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  • Job ref:

    JN -082019-84259_1568277711

  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

  • Duration:

    3 months

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A leading telecom company in Europe is looking for a Network Specialist contractor who will work in the Entertainment Video Network Architecture team.
The team is responsible for the development and integration of the developed DTV platform. They work in an agile way and they have an on-prem and cloud-based hybrid deployment. The typical devices involved are Cisco ACI, F5, Checkpoint.

Daily activities include:

  • Analysis of new Infrastructure requirements based on Platform Architecture
  • High-Level Design of new NW functions or device types
  • Customer integration
  • Testing and integration guidance for engineering/operational teams
  • LLD/Deployment reviews
  • Automation (Python, Ansible, Terraform)

Required Experience and Knowledge

  • The ideal person has knowledge and experience in high level analysis of requirements and also showing his ability to go low level, backing this up with sound and in-depth knowledge on the core topics of networking (TCP/IP, SSL, Firewalling, load balancing, Routing, Switching, DNS, IPv6, Multicast, datacentre design, vendor/platform knowledge, troubleshooting)
  • Basic Unix/windows knowledge is required and some experience in writing code
  • Have past experience in designing solutions and the person can explain their contributions and decision-making process
  • Principles of networking (routing/switching)/load balancing/firewalling and tcp/ip/ssl must be rock solid knowledge
  • Any automation and programming background is a big plus
  • The ideal candidate is an "allrounder", who has been exposed to various fields (Operations, Engineering, Architecture) and is familiar with typical procedures and issues in those
  • The candidate should have a wide range of hands-on experience, understand different platforms (switching, routing (core and datacentre), firewalling, load balancing
  • Previous experience in Service Provider is highly appreciated
  • The person should also be a self-starter and good communicator (fluent in English)

Daily rate: 550€

Contract: until Dec + they want to keep the contractor for 2 years in the company