Network & Security Architect

Engineering & Service Desk, Architecture, Security
Professional, Freelancer

Do you get energy from the combination of network management and network design? Then Cegeka has a fantastic challenge for you! Cegeka is a leading ICT company that offers quality solutions to its customers. We always strive for a tailor-made solution, i.e. the ideal match for the client in order to achieve its objectives. We also look for this match when expanding our team. Competencies and character are essential to us, in addition to experience and ambitions. Cegeka continuously invests in talent management so that each employee can realize his potential. #LI-YS1

  • You take the lead in creating high level technical network designs.
  • You support the pre-sales team when network proposals have to be made.
  • You step up as senior engineer in case of complex changes or incidents.
  • You give technical advice to customers to solve different network and security problems.
  • You will analyze business needs and requirements in order to come to a technical network solution.
  • You are the first contact person for negotiations with our customers (internal and external) and you offer them the necessary support. You will also be responsible for the necessary transfer to the management.
  • You help maintain and define the standards/protocols used within the Cegeka network.
  • You work proactively on the continuous improvement of our (shared) network services.
  • You maintain documentation and share knowledge with colleagues in the Network & Security team.
  • You contribute to the implementation of our generic security policy within network environments.
  • You realize that installing and configuring network components yourself is not part of this job.

What you need to succeed:

  • You have at least 5-10 years of experience in a network related position.
  • You have a Bachelor's or Master's degree in an IT-related field.
  • You have knowledge of typical multi-tier architectures.
  • You are at home in the world of routing & switching. In addition, terms like software defined networking (SDN) and application centric Infrastructure (ACI) do not scare you.
  • You have experience with firewalling, load balancing and wireless.
  • You have experience with wide area network (WAN) connectivity. Capabilities such as MPLS, SD-WAN, Virtual private Networks (VPNs) are familiar to you.
  • You can communicate fluently and you are able to set priorities.
  • You can coordinate and motivate.
  • You have negotiating skills, determination, persuasiveness and a sense of responsibility.
  • You are a team player, flexible and stress resistant.
  • You are customer oriented.
  • Ownership and discipline are in your blood.
  • You have a great fondness for public cloud. Terms like expressroute, vpn gateway and traffic manager 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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