Network & System Engineer

Equinix Netherlands - Enschede

Posted 781 days ago
  • Experience
    Mid-Senior level
  • Job function
    Information Technology
  • Employment type
  • Industry
    Information Technology and Services
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Job description

The overall purpose of our Network & System Engineer is to provide 2nd level support to network and systems equipment in the Netherlands. You will be responsible for providing technical assistance and overall support to Equinix customers and internal IT, including the installation of networks, san and computer equipment. You are also responsible for the ongoing process of monitoring, and ensuring the successful operation of the installed customer equipment and networks.

Your main responsiblities are:

  • Monitoring and troubleshooting. You shall be responsible for maintaining and reacting to established monitoring and alarming systems. Escalating calls in a timely and orderly manner will be essential
  • Responsible for managing and implementing all installations of Operating Systems like Microsoft and Debian linux for customers and internal operations.
  • Responsible for managing and implementing all installations of network equipment like Cisco, Brocade, Juniper and Equallogic SANs for customers and internal operations.
  • Installation and support of Equinix and customer firewall systems and remote access to the systems.             
  • Instruct other engineers with technical support and guidance in problem resolution and installations
  • Designing customer solutions and creation of proper documentation
  • Support and management of Equinix  servers and services, for key infrastructure including DNS, monitoring and reporting applications.                                                     
  • Managing all administrative access and user accounts on network infrastructure as per password and user account policies. Evaluate risk of all security alerts and implement solutions to prevent both external and internal security threats.
  • Ensuring all changes to systems are communicated, documented and scheduled as per customer and local operation requirements.
  • Ensure that all Operational Procedures in accordance with the Quality Management system (ISO), are strictly adhered to, escalating any issues to the responsible manager where applicable.
  • Communication with local technicians, operation managers of any service effecting issues and completing incident reports as specified in the quality procedures
  • Pre Sales Support. Accompany Sales for technical support in acquiring customer orders.

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor or Master degreee
  • Thorough understanding of Ethernet and IP networks
  • Advanced Knowledge of Operating systems including Debian linux systems , Microsoft Server 2003/2008
  • 3 – 5 Yrs Network Support in corporate, ISP or Telco environment
  • Excellent customer communication skills in Dutch and English
  • Advanced knowledge of Brocade/Cisco/Juniper routers and HP switches
  • Dell Equallogic SAN preferred knowledge or alike
  • Ripe and database administration
  • Knowlegde of VoIP
  • Presentation Skills
  • Worked in multi-national environment
  • CCNA/FNCNE or MCP certified is a pre

About this company

Equinix Netherlands

Equinix verbindt bedrijven met partners en klanten over de hele wereld door middel van een wereldwijd platform van high-performance datacenters die dynamische ecosystemen en de breedste keuze in netwerken bieden. Meer dan 4.000 klanten vertrouwen op Platform Equinix om hun onderneming verder te laten groeien, de prestaties van hun applicaties te verbeteren en hun digitale kapitaal te beschermen. Equinix is wereldwijd actief in 38 strategische markten en investeert voortdurend in de uitbreiding van haar platform om de groei van haar klanten te kunnen ondersteunen. Equinix is in Nederland vertegenwoordigd met 4 datacenters in Amsterdam, Enschede en Zwolle. Momenteel word er op het Science Park in Amsterdam een 5e datacenter gebouwd.

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