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Network & Security Engineer

At a glance

To implement major changes to existing network infrastructure, to evolve overall network security architecture, to prepare, document and provide support for the changes as well as the local and global network infrastructure.

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A Network Analyst should have experience of a customer (internal and external) facing environment and an understanding of the service/customer relationship and the pressures this involves.  Experience in Network Security, Firewalls, IDS/IPS, Network management, configuration and problem solving to a high level is required.

An applicant should be able
⦁    To understand network and network security, typical threats in a network and how to mitigate them using a multi-pronged approach
⦁    To analyse a complex network environment to devise migration strategies and plans. 
⦁    To prepare and implement changes to the environment without impacting stability and general operation of the network
⦁    To troubleshoot any issues in the environment 
⦁    To own and manage any problems, work with the greater teams to troubleshoot, escalate as necessary.
⦁    To carry out network related work for customer or third party projects with the ability to investigate, understand and interpret requirements in order to provide satisfactory solutions based on company and best practice standards and policies. This will include understanding of a complex production environment and devising plans to amend the environment with priority on stability. 
⦁    Security should be part of the engineers approach following the idea of security by design. 
⦁    Furthermore the candidate needs to manage the preparation of the works, carry out the work (weekend work), communicate with the network and other teams and perform aftercare.
⦁    To provide support to other groups within technology services and provide this support within a Service Level Agreement driven business environment.

A potential candidate must have a demonstrated natural inclination to seeing and solving problems and to continually improve the environment.
 

Main day-to-day activities 

⦁    Plan, prepare and implement changes to the environment in a manageable way under consideration of change windows.
⦁    Ensure Network Availability - Ensure the network is up and available in accordance with service level agreements – proactively looking for problems, change related or general.
⦁    Monitor and enhance network security elements through an evolutionary process globally
⦁    Support – Provide support to other IT teams. This includes second line fixes and diagnosis of network and firewall problems.
⦁    Maintain documentation
⦁    Implement projects on time and on budget.
⦁    Other Duties – The job description is intended to describe the main duties only.  Jobholders are expected to maintain flexibility and perform all other reasonable duties that relate to the work.

 

Specific responsibilities include support related to:

⦁    Network Infrastructure
⦁    Data Centre Experience (xconnects, technologies and processes)
⦁    MAN/WAN MPLS and Routing
⦁    CISCO LAN/MAN Connectivity
⦁    Firewalls and VPN (site to site)
⦁    Advanced network security systems, IDS, IPS, NGFW
⦁    Global WAN infrastructure
⦁    Client and third party connectivity setup and debugging
 

 

Working environment

The success of our organisation depends on the quality of our people and the ideas that they have. Truly surprising insights and innovative solutions for our clients result from an interplay of cultures, knowledge and experience. Diversity is therefore extremely important to our organisation. To ensure that everyone at ABN AMRO can develop their talents, we encourage an inclusive culture in which all colleagues feel engaged and appreciated.  

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Core Competencies

⦁    Strong interpersonal skills as well as having a high standard of verbal and written communication skills. 
⦁    Ensuring proficient communications standards to avoid miscommunication within the organisation.
⦁    Effective and adaptable under pressure with ability to meet short and exacting deadlines
⦁    Strong team player with excellent work ethics.
⦁    Presentable, confident and positive.
⦁    Demonstrate the ability to work proactively, emphasis on the ability to demonstrate.
⦁    Ability to pro-actively create and maintain up-to-date documentation
⦁    Demonstrated risk awareness must be visible throughout.
⦁    Be able to manage problems competently and professionally.

 

Technical Skills & Experience

⦁    Proven experience working in a similar role with a banking/financial networks background.
⦁    Firewall, VPN, NATting
⦁    In depth knowledge of network security, best practices and technologies
⦁    A proper understanding LAN and WAN technologies and protocols.
⦁    MPLS, Routing (BGP, OSPF), vrf-lite.
⦁    Solid experience with data centre functions, processes and technologies to successfully implement and manage changes, prepare changes and steer remote-hands if needed
⦁    Network monitoring and management tools.
⦁    Metropolitan Area Network connectivity and relevant connectivity knowledge
⦁    In depth experience with market exchange connectivity.
⦁    Inter-Enterprise connectivity and issues relating to it.

 

Essential experience:
⦁    CISCO (LAN, MAN, WAN): Cisco switches and routers IOS and NXOS: BGP, OSPF, MPLS, VRFs, QOS, routing, switching.
⦁    Firewall (Essential Cisco ASA)
⦁    Internet / IPSEC VPN 
⦁    Using NMS systems, reporting and alerting functions, general networking housekeeping tasks
⦁    In depth understanding of TCP/IP and related protocols

 

Professional Qualifications

Cisco certification CCNP/CCIE Routing/Switching
 

Other information

⦁    Flexibility is required to work outside of core hours and on weekends as necessary. It is expected that the successful applicant is available onsite early for after-change hyper care and contactable on and during weekends to support the changes.
 

 

We are offering
  • The opportunity to be the best you can be, work flexible hours and lots of room to grow both personally and professionally
  • The opportunity to pro-actively work on your vitality and fitness
  • A supplementary benefit budget of 11%, which you can spend on additional fringe benefits
  • A personal development budget of EUR 1.000 per year
  • An annual public transportation pass or travel budget, depending on the function
  • A solid pension plan
Interested?
Equal opportunities for all
The success of our organisation depends on the quality of our people and the ideas that they have. Truly surprising insights and innovative solutions for our clients result from an interplay of cultures, knowledge and experience. Diversity is therefore extremely important to our organisation. To ensure that everyone at ABN AMRO can develop their talents, we encourage an inclusive culture in which all colleagues feel engaged and appreciated.
Location: 

Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, NL

Job Posting Date:  20-Nov-2020
Requisition ID:  38003

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