Network & Security Architect

Antwerpen, Gent, Hasselt, Leuven
Architecture, Cloud Technology

Is networking and security in your blood?  Do you passionately search for a customized 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 strive for a tailored 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 to us, in addition to experience and ambitions. Cegeka continuously invests in talent management so that every employee can realize his potential. 

  • Take leadership in creating high level technical network designs.
  • Support the pre-sales team when a network proposal and kit list needs to be prepared.
  • As network architect you have a consultative role in complex changes or incidents.
  • Provide technical advice to customers to solve various network and security problems.
  • Analyzing business needs and requirements to come up with a technical network solution.
  • You are the technical contact person responsible for negotiations with our customers (internal and external) and provide them with the necessary support. You are also responsible for the necessary transfer to management.
  • Maintaining and defining the standards/protocols used within the Cegeka network.
  • Contributing proactively to the continuous improvement of our (shared) network services.
  • Maintain documentation and share knowledge with colleagues within the Network & Security team.
  • Participate in 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 position.

What you need to succeed:

  • Minimum 5-10 years of experience in a networking related position.
  • 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 networking 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.
  • You have experience with loadbalancing and wireless.
  • Fluent in communication and able to prioritize.
  • You are a team player, flexible and like a challenge.
  • 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:

  • You will join a Top Employer! 
  • A competitive salary completed with fringe benefits. An electrical company car with charging card or mobility budget, lunch vouchers, eco vouchers, interesting group and hospitalisation insurance, a mobile phone subscription, flat-rate expense allowances, a powerful laptop and the opportunity to give your salary package a personal touch thanks to our Flex Reward Plan. 
  • Flexible working hours and a nice work/life balance. 
  • A top team: in which new fresh ideas and initiatives are always welcome! Team events, monthly happy hours and an always legendary company party are also part of this. 
  • Tailormade guidance: throughout your career, you will be guided by our people managers. So you have a point of contact, a personal coach and a sparring partner. 
  • Continuous learning: through innovation centres, reading groups, knowledge sharing meetings, hackathons, participation in conferences and external training courses, we focus on knowledge sharing and learning. 
  • Opportunity to grow: depending on your own interests and initiatives, Cegeka offers various horizontal and vertical career paths. 
  • Hybrid working: you work from a Cegeka office in your area (Hasselt, Leuven, Antwerp, Ghent), combined with working from home. 
  • At Cegeka, we value sustainability by pursuing carbon neutrality with the electrification of our vehicle fleet and an eco-friendly data center. We develop innovative solutions with a positive impact on the environment, people and society, and strive for an inclusive and diverse work environment where everyone is valued and heard. 

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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