Network & Security Architect

Architecture, Engineering & Service Desk, Security
Professional, Freelancer

Is networking and security in your blood?  Do you passionately search for a tailor-made network solution for the customer?  Do you enjoy designing high-level network designs with a security mindset in mind?  Then a career as a network & security architect is made for you. Cegeka is a leading ICT company that offers high-quality solutions to its clients. We always aim for a customised solution, i.e. the ideal match for the client to achieve its objectives. We also look for this match when expanding our team. Competencies and character are essential for us, alongside experience and ambitions. Cegeka continuously invests in talent management so that every employee can realise his potential. #LI-YS1

  • Leading the creation of high level technical network designs.
  • Support the pre-sales team when a network proposal and kit list need to be drawn up.
  • As a network architect, you have an advisory role in complex changes or incidents.
  • Provide technical advice to customers to solve various network and security problems.
  • Analysing business needs and requirements to come up with a technical network solution.
  • You are the technical contact person responsible for negotiating with our customers (internal and external) and providing them with the necessary support. You are also responsible for the necessary handover to management.
  • Maintaining and defining the standards/protocols used within the Cegeka network.
  • Contributing proactively to the continuous improvement of our (shared) network services.
  • Maintaining documentation and sharing knowledge with colleagues within the Network & Security team.
  • Contributing to the implementation of our generic security policy within network environments.
  • Shaping our public and private cloud developments.
  • Installation and configuration of network components are not part of this job.

What you need to succeed:

  • Minimum 5-10 years of experience in a network-related role.
  • You have a Bachelor's or Master's degree in an IT-related field.
  • Knowledge of typical multi-tier architectures is present.
  • You have extensive knowledge of network and security solutions from Cisco, Fortinet, Palo Alto, ... In addition, terms such as software defined networking (SDN), SD-WAN and IaaS do not scare you off.
  • Experience with load balancing and wireless.
  • Fluent in communication and able to prioritise.
  • You are a team player, flexible and like a challenge.
  • Customer-oriented.
  • Ownership and discipline are in your blood.
  • You have a great fondness for the public cloud.  Terms such as PaaS, Expressroute, VPN gateway and virtual WAN are not unfamiliar to you.

What are we offering:

  • A very dynamic and fast growing company where talents are cherished.
  • Realistic opportunities to develop and build a great career.
  • A flexible work environment where responsibility is above control and results are valued.
  • A no-nonsense mentality with room for initiative.
  • Besides the gross salary, a company car with fuel card, meal vouchers, group and hospitalization insurance, cell phone subscription, lump sum expense allowance and powerful laptop, we offer you flexible working hours and a good work/life balance. Thanks to our Flex Reward, we can offer you a tailor-made salary.
  • Your permanent workplace is Hasselt, where hybrid working is also possible.

Aspire to more: our promise to you!

At Cegeka you get all the opportunities you need to develop further as a professional. Together we discover what you really want to do for our clients and colleagues. We would like to invite you to grow with us. In an unprecedented variety of challenging and meaningful IT projects. Make your mark on projects with interesting customers where we can make the difference. Aspire to more!


We are always working together here. Intensively, with lots of fun and commitment. It is a culture driven by family values: full of trust, people-oriented, open, loyal and respectful. We offer a lot of freedom and responsibility. We want you to be part of the next phase of a proud, successful, fast-growing, innovative, European IT company full of ambitions.

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