Network engineer (Germany - Frankfurt)

Conditions

START DATE: 04/05/2020

CONTRACT: permanent contract

SALARY: negotiable

WORKING HOURS: 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday

LOCATION: Frankfort, Germany

NATIONALITY: EU citizens / the work permit is mandatory for non EU citizens

 

YOUR MISSION

We are looking for a Network Engineer to design, implement, maintain, and support our growing network infrastructure.  You will be part of a systems engineering team that is responsible for designing and developing scalable, maintainable, highly available network architectures that meet business objectives and SLAs. Your primary duties will include maintenance of computer networks, hardware, software, and other related systems, performing disaster recovery operations, protecting data, software, and hardware from attacks, and replacing faulty network hardware components when necessary. You will also be working closely with the users of our network in order to identify potential issues and fix existing problems.

To be a successful candidate, you will need to have a strong understanding of network infrastructure and network hardware. You will also need to be able to implement, administer, and troubleshoot network devices including WAPs, firewalls, routers, switches, and controllers. A deep knowledge of application transport and network infrastructure protocols is highly desired.

Network Engineer Responsibilities

  • Maintaining and administering computer networks and related computing environments including systems software, applications software, hardware, and configurations
  • Performing disaster recovery operations and data backups when required
  • Protecting data, software, and hardware by coordinating, planning and implementing network security measures
  • Troubleshooting, diagnosing and resolving hardware, software, and other network and system problems
  • Replacing faulty network hardware components when required
  • Maintaining, configuring, and monitoring virus protection software and email applications
  • Monitoring network performance to determine if adjustments need to be made
  • Conferring with network users about solving existing system problems
  • Operating master consoles to monitor the performance of networks and computer systems
  • Coordinating computer network access and use
  • Designing, configuring and testing networking software, computer hardware, and operating system software
  • Installing, configuring and supporting network equipment including routers, proxy servers, switches, WAN accelerators, DNS and DHCP
  • Procuring network equipment and managing subcontractors involved with network installation
  • Configuring firewalls, routing and switching to maximise network efficiency and security

Network Engineer Requirements

  • Strong understanding of network infrastructure and network hardware
  • Ability to think through problems and visualize solutions
  • Ability to implement, administer, and troubleshoot network infrastructure devices, including wireless access points, firewall, routers, switches and controllers
  • Knowledge of application transport and network infrastructure protocols
  • Ability to create accurate network diagrams and documentation for design and planning network communication systems
  • Provides specific detailed information for hardware and software selection
  • Ability to quickly learn new or unfamiliar technology and products using documentation and internet resources
  • Ability to work with all levels of staff within and outside of IT and outside the organization.
  • A self-starter able to work independently but comfortable working in a team environment
  • Good analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Dependable and flexible when necessary
  • Network security experience
  • LAN and WAN experience

 

Education and Experience Requirements

  • Bachelor degree in computer science, information technology, engineering, or a related field
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in network administration
  • Good communication skills in German language, French would be an asset