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Senior IP Network Engineer

Posted on Jun 13, 2019 by e-resourcing Limited

Brussel, Belgium
Information Technology
Immediate Start
Annual Salary

Senior IP Network Engineering Service
You are able to speak, read and write Dutch, French and English!


  • Design, implementation and operation services for following technologies:
    • L3 IP Networks, Multi-VRF, VRF-Lite, IP/MPLS
    • Switching: campus design multi-VLAN
    • Cyber security technologies: Firewall, DMZ, authentication, IPS
    • Wireless: central switching with light-weight access points
  • Definition and introduction of new network architectures and technologies:
    • Definition of optimal and state of the art architecture meeting constraints of capacity, reliability, redundancy and price
    • Definition and execution of test plans
    • Management of vendors to implement optimal architecture
    • Coaching of staff during introduction of new technologies through technical workshops, procedures,
  • Technical Management of existing networks and technologies;
    • Definition of technical rules and procedures to standardize and optimize daily management (remote configuration, inventory, backup, alarming, NMS, )
    • Offering technical support to the team for daily management tasks and network extensions
    • Analysis of complex fault situations and definition of measures to avoid them in the future; these tasks may require strong cooperation with other Elia teams
    • Management of vendors during network extensions and during solving complex fault situations in order to guarantee to a maximum the reliability of our clients networks

Additional information:

The Datacom department, which the IP Networks team is part of, is in charge of:

  • The datacom transport network for the IP Networks and IT networks in general. Elia has an extensive network of fibre and copper cables, supplemented by rented connections. The technologies in use include PDH, SDH, DWDM, FC and IP/MPLS
  • The IP/Ethernet/WiFi networks used for telephony and core business needs (office network, Real Time network) in all of administrative sites, data centres and dispatching offices
  • Direct IP connections with other electricity transport, distribution and generation utilities
  • Internet connections
  • The protection and securing of the networks with Firewalls, DMZs (Demilitarised Zones), VPN concentrators, and similar,
  • The networks connecting high-voltage substations and data centres for purposes of remote surveillance, telephony, meter readings, consulting disturbance recorders, ... These networks are also used for communication between the electrical protection devices at different stations. Migration of these networks from TDM technology (PDH, SDH) to packet-switched technology (Ethernet, IP, MPLS) is ongoing
  • Connections with other TSOs for remote surveillance, remote protection, and telephony

Duration of the project:

  • Until 29/2/2020 - Extension possible.

Working hours and working place:

  • 40h/week
  • Brussels
  • Occasional trips to other sites in Belgium are possible

Reference: 720859914