Network & Security System Engineer Private Cloud

At customer site, Antwerpen, Gent, Hasselt, Leuven
Engineering & Service Desk, Cloud Technology

Are you ready to elevate your career to new heights in the dynamic realm of Cloud technology? Cegeka is on the lookout for a passionate engineer to join our expanding Cloud team! If you thrive on embracing an 'automation-first' mindset and consider Ansible your go-to tool for orchestrating services, we want to hear from you. In this role, your expertise will play a pivotal role in shaping our cutting-edge projects. Plus, if you bring knowledge in languages like Python to the table, consider it a bonus. Seize this opportunity to be part of a forward-thinking team driving innovation in the Cloud space – apply now and let your career soar!

  • On a daily basis, your tasks will include: 
  • Architecture: Provide presales support in RFI and RFP - Define technology vision, goals, and roadmap - Support product management - Conduct proof-of-concepts and demos - Contribute to service R&D: new products, proof-of-concepts, lab environment.
  • Documentation : Service documentation (commercial & technical) - Operational documentation (tutorials, how-to guides, explanations, references, sizing guidelines, monitoring plans, backup plans) - Maintain SND designs for relevant services 
  • Operational : Address P1 incidents and perform Root Cause/Impact Analysis - Provide 3rd line troubleshooting and Break/Fix Support (bugs, HW replacements, TAC cases, etc.) - Respond to operational and ad-hoc questions - Handle day-2 operations - Support projects (customer onboarding) - Maintain and monitor NS VMware platform (assisted by VMware team) - Manage quarterly ISAE tickets - License management - RBAC management 
  • Lifecycle : Perform technology refreshes (install/migrate equipment) - Keep track of EOL/EOS and software status - Implement planned updates/upgrades or emergency security fixes - Conduct DR testing - Manage capacity - Clean up obsolete items and address NSPortal problems - Manage spare parts - Oversee compliancy and vulnerability management 
  • Automation : Maintain automation code (Ansible) - Manage automation infra (Jenkins) - Maintain request forms 
  • CMDB : Maintain CMDB documentation - Maintain ITIL schemas (Change category, Incident Area, RFC templates, etc.) - Maintain schemas (Classes, Family, specific fields, IPAM, etc.) - Manage Splunk indexes and dashboards 
  • Financial : Take P&L responsibility - Manage the budget - Oversee invoicing 
  • Procurement support : Order equipment, follow-up, and handle procurement interactions - Maintain vendor relationships and vendor portals - Manage vendor support contracts and escalation matrix 
  • Knowledge sharing: Pursue certifications - Attend vendor sessions, events, or webinars - Present at info-sessions (STAID session, visiting schools, etc.) - Oversee internship projects - Provide operational training - Contribute to blog posts and communication efforts
  • While this is an extensive list, you won't be handling these tasks alone; you'll collaborate with other engineers in the Cloud team to share the workload effectively.
  • As you will be co-responsible for some critical shared services, experience with the mentioned networking technologies is required. We don't expect massive experience with Ansible, but the willingness to learn should make up for that

What you need to succeed:

  • You have knowledge of the following technologies:
  • Wireless connectivity (Aruba, Cisco, Fortinet)
  • Cegeka end-user connectivity & Office design (Cisco, Fortigate, Aruba, MikroTik, SD-WAN, Clearpass)
  • Vectra deployments
  • Application Delivery (F5)

What are we offering:

  • We ask a lot of you and your talents! Fortunately, you also get a lot in return! Competencies and character are essential to us, alongside experience and ambitions. Cegeka continuously invests in talent management so that every employee can realise his potential.
  • 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 our Cegeka office Hasselt, Leuven, Ghent or Antwerp combined with working from home.
  • 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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