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Senior Engineering LAN Security

Applause IT Ltd

Posted on Nov 18, 2020 by Applause IT Ltd

Brussel, Belgium
Immediate Start
€500 - €535 Daily

Senior Security LAN Engineer

6 Month Contract (High Possibility of Extension)

Brussels - Belgium

Must be fluent in English or French

500 to 535 Euros Per Day

Experience Mandatory Requirements: Master Degree in ICT or related subject +7 years of professional experience
or Bachelor Degree years of professional experience in ICT

If you do not match the essential criteria your application will not be submitted

Nature of services

Definition, delivery, operation and support of Local Area Network solutions: Physical and wireless connectivity, IP infrastructures, telephony, multimedia, Internet access, remote access.
Contractors' responsibilities in this domain include the coordination with other infrastructure related departments regarding logistics, building or security aspects, providing best practices advice on infrastructure related questions with the purpose of optimizing the quality of services and the best usage of available resources. The activities may also include the research and analysis of new products in order to improve the infrastructure services from a cost, security and performance point of view.

Reference tasks
The following list of tasks applies to this reference profile. This list is not exhaustive and may evolve in time, also depending on the type of assignment:


  • Analysis and specification of operational requirements

  • Analysis and specification of operational processes

  • Analysis and specification of technical requirements

  • Proofs of concept

  • Development of scripts to automate and monitor recurrent systems related tasks

  • Definition of test strategies, test design and testing of computing systems and networks

  • Performance management

  • Change and Configuration management (eg, assessment, scheduling, implementation, review)

  • Capacity management

  • Risk management

  • Operational support (2nd tier)

  • Installation and configuration of all relevant hardware and software

  • Daily monitoring

  • Incident and Problem Management (eg trouble ticketing, fault analysis, diagnosis, and resolution)

  • Reporting

  • Coordination with 3rd party maintenance contractors

  • Technical assessment of technologies and related products

  • All types of technical documentation, operational guidelines and procedures

  • Technical training and guidance

  • Reporting

Local Area Networks

  • Technical analysis and specifications, architecture, design, implementation and deployment of public or EU classified local area network infrastructures

  • Physical and wireless connectivity within and between sites

  • Redundant IP infrastructures

  • Telephony

  • Multimedia

  • Internet access

  • Remote access

  • Administration and maintenance of local area networks

  • Implementation and administration of security defined for local area networks

  • Impact assessment of changes on the network infrastructure

  • Design test scenarios

  • Perform the tests and evaluate the results

  • Provide advice for the subsequent implementation phase

  • Implementation and Rollback plans

Specific Practice:

  • Advice on network security strategies, design, integration, deployment, daily management and debugging of Local Area Network security solutions

  • Administration of Firewall systems, content inspection, Firewall statistics and related security tools

  • Networking security services in Microsoft environments

  • Strong authentication solutions (multi-factor authentication, token-based, SMS one time password, etc.)

  • VPN and encryption systems

  • Administration of Web Filtering Solutions

  • Drafting of network related documentation (Plans, schemas, manuals, reports, etc.)

  • Intrusion Detection and Prevention Systems (IDS/IPS)

  • WAN technologies (IP switching, satellite communication, ADSL)

  • Networking and network security solutions in virtual server environments

  • Virtual network security solutions (ie virtualisation of network security devices such as virtual Firewalls)

  • Web Application Firewall (WAF) solutions

  • Wireless network technologies (in particular WLAN Wi-Fi)

  • IP Telephony solutions and related network security-related solutions

  • Server load balancing and redundancy solutions

  • Proxy solutions

  • PKI infrastructures


  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)

  • Check Point Certified Security Expert (CCSE)

  • Blue Coat Security Certification (Blue Coat proxySG)

  • Juniper Networks Certified Specialist FWV (JNCIS-FWV)


  • ITIL framework and methodology

  • Project Management (Prince2, PMI or equivalent)


  • TCP/IP Suite (SNMP, SMTP, DNS, DHCP, QoS, )

  • SSL (offload/acceleration, interception, VPN)

Other Products/Tools

  • MS Office applications and tools (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio)

If this matches your skill set and the role is of interest please apply or send your CV to (see below)

Reference: 1009569393

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