Senior Network Engineer
Rotterdam, NL
4 dagen geleden

Viterra is looking for a Senior Network (Security) Engineer who can help us to improve our networking environment.


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With our talented people, decades of experience and diverse capabilities, we offer innovative solutions to open pathways and create value for customers through our supply chains.

As a responsible long-term business, we will continue to invest in and develop our network, allowing us to meet the needs of a growing world.

Together, we are stronger and achieve more.

This vacancy is part of our Global IT Headquarters, located in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. We have more than 150 IT employees in Rotterdam, divided over 8 main teams : PMO-Office, Business Intelligence, Global IT Operations, Security, Global Application Development, Global Application Support, Center of Expertise SAP and Enterprise Architecture.

You will be working for the Viterra head office in Rotterdam as part of the IT Infrastructure & Networking team within Global IT Operations, consisting of 9 team members : The Infrastructure engineers are responsible for storage, backup, VMWare, infra hardware (data centres).

The network engineers are responsible for the VOIP environment and the network firewalls (including DMZ, LAN, Wi-Fi, WAN).

You will report to the Teamlead IT Operations (Infrastructure & Networking).

Job description

As a Senior Network Engineer, you will play an important role in designing and building the global network infrastructure.

The networking team in Rotterdam is responsible for ensuring stability, integrity, flexibility, security and continuity for all location networks worldwide (IT / OT), the datacenter networks and the global WAN.

You design, implement and improve these services, which includes creating roadmaps, evaluating new technologies, preparing changes in the technical infrastructure, deploying new components and coordinating in case of major network disruptions and incidents.

You will amongst others be responsible for :

  • The networking + firewall solutions are a vital part of the global IT foundation. You will take responsibility for the design, deployment and management of those solutions;
  • Maintain central management environment (FortiManager and FortiAnalyzer) for managing a large number of Firewalls worldwide;
  • Creating template based designs for implementation by local IT teams around the world;
  • Designing global Network, Firewall and Load Balance solutions;
  • Developing and maintaining global networking and security standards;
  • Integrating Azure IAAS environments with the global network;
  • You have a clear vision on network automation via the Ansible platform; you develop and improve scripts for (zero-touch) deployment and maintenance of network components;
  • With your expertise you can support with troubleshooting, deploying and resolving LAN, WAN, VOIP, Wi-Fi, VPN, security and datacentre related issues;
  • Implementing processes, policies, best practices and tools to provide stable, predictable and high-performance networks;
  • Work with executive team members, decision makers, and stakeholders to define business requirements and systems goals, and to identify and resolve business systems issues;
  • Work with the Information security to continuously improve the network security and act on security incidents when necessary;
  • Maintain global Remote Access environment.
  • Requirements

    In this responsible and challenging role, we require :

  • Bachelor / Master or equivalent in Information Technology or other relevant field;
  • Minimum of 8 or more years of experience in a similar position;
  • Experience in creating proposals and solution design documents;
  • Experience in firewall and network management in large and complex environments (design and operations);
  • Full proficiency in English (spoken and written);
  • Occasionally to work evenings or in the weekend;
  • Experience with Ansible or other network automation tooling;
  • Experience working with Load Balancers (F5).
  • Experience with the following would be a bonus :

  • Fortinet Firewall experience (NSE4 and NSE5)
  • Certified Cisco CCIE
  • Distribution and access technologies based on Cisco Catalyst and Nexus 9000 series and Catalyst 3800 series;
  • Cisco Radius, TACACS+, AAA security appliance and software including 802.1x
  • Cisco Call Manager and voice gateway technology based on H323, MGCP, SIP, SCCP, RTP, TAPI, E1, T1, PRI, MOH, and voice attendant services;
  • Management tools based on Cisco Prima LMS, Cisco Works, NetFlow and Wireshark
  • Experience in Cisco Voice Solutions (Cisco UC and Webex)
  • Viterra is an exciting and challenging place to work, with many opportunities to develop your skills and your career. For this position, we are looking for someone who :

  • Pro-active, flexible and can work under pressure;
  • Has a broad interest in and knowledge of IT Infrastructure and new technologies in the
  • field;
  • Able to prioritize and has analytical and creative problem-solving abilities to resolve security
  • issues in a dynamic environment;
  • Able to chase, follow up, report and escalate on the progress of resolutions of outstanding
  • issues within field offices
  • Recognizes our 5 core values of safety, entrepreneurialism, simplicity, responsibility and
  • openness;
  • Eager to develop understanding of the workings of a complex commodity business.
  • Offer

    The position you are applying for is part of our Global IT Operations department. You will work in an informal and diverse team, and be part of an international organization that will help develop your skills and expertise.

    As well as this, we offer :

  • A competitive salary;
  • Flexible and attractive pension scheme;
  • A 13th month salary;
  • Working in an office located in the Centre of Rotterdam, next to Blaak station;
  • An opportunity to turn your networking vision into reality;
  • Training to improve your knowledge and skills.
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