F 5 Engineer – Leiden, The Netherlands

F5 engineer –  Leiden, The Netherlands

Do you want to be challenged each day to develop good or even better solutions for customers? Do you want to be part of a company with a strong position among largest service providers in Europe?

The organisation is expanding internationally by keeping a focus on designing, supplying, implementing, maintaining and managing Next Generation.

About the company

The company is a Network Integrator for organisations whose core business depends on the network infrastructure. With a focus on two specific market segments: Service Provider Networks and Mission Critical Networks. Within these market segments a number of specific customer groups can be distinguished, each of which have their own challenges and for which the company offers specific, customer-oriented solutions.

The company retains and motivates, not only clients, but also employees. Along with the focus on clients and the innovative strategy, there is also the requisite attention for the third success factor: culture. It’s all about people. The professionals are the capital and ensure the quality of the service. Therefore, the company invests continuously in the quality of its employees and also expects its employees to possess a healthy dose of personal initiative. The organisation is flat and informal with a winner mentality.

What you will do
  • Supporting and troubleshooting of our customer’s networks
  • Working with customer and in-house NMC’s to ensure prompt and efficient incidents resolution
  • Solving issues in a IP networks related to security and application delivery
  • Liaising with the vendors for incident and problem management
  • Carry out projects and implementation activities among which are migrations and/or green fields installation.
  • At least 5 years of relevant working experience.
  • MsC or at least BsC degree
  • F5 certified, F5 TAC experience is a serious advantage.
  • Juniper, Palo Alto certifications (JNCIE is a great advantage)
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Windows, Office Suite
  • Excellent working knowledge of Linux/UNIX OS’ and tools
  • Knowledge of Python, Perl programming languages is a big plus
  • Experience with multiple site firewall installations, including highly available clusters
Additional requirements
  • Proof of concept activities
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Ability to handle extended working hours as well as on-call duty
  • Adhere to the change management and incident processes
  • Team player with strong ethics and ability to coach junior engineers.
  • Experience with multiple site firewall installations, including highly available clusters
  • Work well under pressure, grasp new ideas quickly and be able to thrive in a dynamic and diverse environment.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills (English), additional language from the European language family is an advantage
  • Willingness to travel
  • Excellent remuneration (bonus, pension, company car)
  • Personal growth (many opportunities to study and develop yourself)
  • Cosy company lunch at our head office in Leiden
  • Salary max 10.000 euro gross a month, excluding holiday allowance and bonus

Facts about Leiden

Greater Leiden area
Population of 340,000 inhabitants
Over 3,000
Distance to Amsterdam - 25 minutes
The Hague - 15 minutes
28 kilometres
Nice bars & Restaurants
260 in total