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Senior IT Network Solutions Engineer, Rotterdam, NL

Vacancy: IT Network Solutions Engineer who is equipped for impact

Do you want to be part of a globally operating IT team? Are you also dedicated to maintaining a robust and efficient IT infrastructure? Do you want to be part of a globally operating team of innovators? Do you want to contribute to the energy transition? Do you also think bigger than big? And, do you have what it takes to make an impact? Then we might be looking for you. Find out more about our vacancy for IT Network Solutions Engineer

About our organisation

We are Huisman. We develop step changing technical solutions and translate these into the design and construction of the largest construction equipment. For decades, we have been working all over the world for offshore wind, geothermal, oil & gas, leisure and civil industries. With our passionate workforce and worldwide production, service & sales facilities we are equipped for impact in these times of energy transition.

"Our impact? Always coming up with innovative solutions."

Arnold van der Linde, Tender & Concepts Engineer

About the position of IT Network Solutions Engineer

What to expect of IT Network Solutions Engineer position within Huisman? 

Working as an IT Network Solutions Engineer in the global IT team ‘Networking’ at Huisman means that you are responsible for consulting on various network systems. Do you have what it takes to make a difference? Do you have thorough understanding and interest in SD-WAN, VPN, firewalling, and other technologies?

About the IT department:

Our IT department is responsible for all IT matters in our global offices and assures maximum availability and continuous improvement of IT services. We do so by using best-of-breed technology and hiring highly skilled and motivated employees. Our IT department consists of several global teams and contains around 60 people.

The teams are divided into several disciplines:

  • Compute, Storage and Backup;
  • Cloud and Collaboration Services;
  • Networking;
  • End User Computing and Support;
  • CAD/PLM;
  • ERP.

We are looking for an IT Network Solutions Engineer for the Networking team.

Personal development and training opportunities are also part of the deal. We would also like to mention the other advantages of working at Huisman, such as the opportunity to contribute to groundbreaking innovations, an excellent benefits package and regular drinks in our own bar.

What do we expect of you?

We are looking for an IT Network Solutions Engineer who will work on IT projects and assist in the design, development and maintenance of our networking solutions.

Key responsibilities:

  • Design, implement and optimise complex network infrastructures by providing strategic guidance and technical expertise;
  • Work with stakeholders to understand what they want to achieve and how to translate that into effective network solutions;
  • Conduct in-depth network assessments and audits to identify areas for improvement and make recommendations;
  • Develop and present comprehensive network architecture designs and implementation plans to stakeholders, taking into account scalability, security, and performance requirements;
  • Configure, troubleshoot, and optimize network devices and technologies, such as SD-WAN, firewalls, switches, VPNs and Wi-Fi;
  • Monitor and analyse network performance. Proactively identify and resolve problems to ensure high availability and reliability;
  • Stay on top of industry trends and emerging technologies and assess their applicability for network performance and security improvement;
  • Share knowledge and best practice by providing leadership and mentoring to junior team members;
  • Deliver integrated solutions by working with cross-functional teams including project managers, system administrators and security analysts.

Wondering if you are 'equipped for impact'?

You are:

  • Responsible and take ownership;
  • A good team player;
  • Flexible and creative;
  • Proactive and persuasive;
  • Result-driven and client-centred.

You have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or a related field and relevant certifications (e.g. NSE6, CCNP, JNCIP)
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in a similar position;
  • Proven experience in complex, large-scale networks;
  • Microsoft certification preferred;
  • ITIL Foundation;
  • Prince2 or equivalent;
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to explain complex technical concepts to both technical and non-technical stakeholders;
  • Ability to coach and mentor colleagues.

Some practical things we need you to have:

  • An EU passport/valid work permit for the Netherlands;
  • Home - working distance - up to 40 km;
  • A good command of the English language verbally and in writing.

More about Huisman

We design and produce in-house and deliver our turn-key products to clients worldwide. Our clients choose us for our entrepreneurial spirit, skills, reliability, and innovative solutions. Examples? Consider the world's largest Tub Mounted Cranes (2 x 10,000mt) we produced for Heerema. So, if you join Huisman make sure you are equipped for impact. In other words, surprise us, our clients and… yourself!

What do we have to offer?

An excellent benefits package tailored to your experience and education level;

  • An international work environment;
  • Various growth and development opportunities;
  • Open, informal, no-nonsense culture with short communication lines

Does this sound like you?  

Apply online for the position of IT Network Solutions Engineer by using the apply button at the top of this page. We are curious to see what kind of impact you will make.

Still need a bit more info or looking for something that suits you better?

 Please contact us via our contact form for more information or sign up for our job alert to receive details of new opportunities in your inbox.

Disclaimer for recruitment and selection agencies:

We don’t accept any unsolicited applications or CVs from recruitment and selection agencies. Proposing candidates without invitation is not appreciated and will not be considered by Huisman. Applications received are property of Huisman. We don’t appreciate acquisition and this also applies to Huisman colleagues or associated Huisman companies. 

  • Full-time
  • Professional
  • Schiedam, The Netherlands
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Michella Oudshoorn
“Connecting people and working together towards the next step drives me. Let’s connect and discover how Huisman can be the next step in your career.”

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