Network & Security Automation Engineer

Hasselt, Leuven
Engineering & Service Desk
Professional, Freelancer
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Are you a network engineer by trade and do you embrace "automate EVERYTHING"? Then this might be the job for you. We're looking for a multifaceted, experienced network engineer looking for a new challenge. We're automating tasks related to routing & switching, firewalling, load balancing/ application delivery and more. You will be contributing to the Cegeka Private Cloud.

  • You engage with stakeholders to understand the scope and gathers requirements.
  • You break down large scope into smaller tasks that can be delegated to the rest of the team.
  • You make analysis on available tooling and technology, you align this with scope and requirements.
  • You explore new technologies and tooling where necessary to improve the team and delivery.
  • You make proactive recommendations to improve new and existing solutions.
  • You partake in recurring retrospectives to improve themselves, the team and our delivery.
  • You build solutions to automate network component delivery.
  • You build orchestration to integrate with existing Cegeka tooling and platforms to enable automation.
  • You build forms using internal form-building technology to make solutions available to other engineers.
  • You do technical blogging about challenges, implementations and solutions.
  • You write documentation and communicates with stakeholders.
  • You manage their own CI/CD pipelines.
  • You build automated/ manual test plans for solutions and build on observability and monitoring of the built solutions.

What you need to succeed:

  • You have prior experience with network fundamentals and concepts, has experience in the domain
  • You have experience and/or interest in the following technologies: Routing, Switching, Firewalling, Application Delivery, ...
  • You are familiar with and have working experience with automation tools like Ansible, Terraform or other comparable tools.
  • You have excellent communication skills.
  • You embraces the DevOps culture. You take ownership end-to-end to deliver solutions. You will work in close co-operation.
  • Having prior experience with GitOps and Infrastructure-as-Code is a plus.
  • Having prior experience with CI/CD tooling such as GitHub Actions, GitLab CI/CD or other comparable tools is a plus.

What are we offering:

  • Team work in an open and dynamic atmosphere with room for new, fresh ideas and initiatives.
  • Tailor-made guidance! You indicate where your interests lie. We offer various career paths, and together we look at how we can help you develop further.
  • 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 the Cegeka office in Hasselt, Leuven, Antwerp or Ghent 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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