Network Engineer (NATO NCIA)

Mons, Belgium, Sapienza Consulting [AAS-C001585 ]

Field(s) of expertise
Information Technology Electronics Engineering
Job type

About this job

Sapienza Consulting, a tpgroup company, is recruiting a  Network Engineer for Sapienza to work on our Customers Site (NATO NCIA).


  • As Network Engineer, the incumbent will be responsible for configuring, supporting, monitoring and troubleshooting network infrastructure inside NCSC.
  • The Network Engineer reports to the Head, Platform and Infrastructure Management Section and will work with engineers within Infrastructure Branch. Main responsibilities, but are not limited to the following:
  • Configure firewalls, routers, switches, network proxies, VPN concentrators to maximise network efficiency and security according NCSC Operational needs.
  • Support the Initiation, preparation, follow-up and defence of any specialist applications upgrades in front of the Change Management Board
  • Support Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS) / Intrusion Prevention System (IPS)
  • Implement security settings relating to any of Cisco, Juniper, Linux, Unix, Microsoft operating systems
  • Maximize network performance and availability through ongoing monitoring and troubleshooting
  • Efficiently investigate faults in the network and propose improvements.


  • Required Security Clearance: NATO Secret
  • Essential to have a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science combined with a minimum of 3 years’ experience in as Network Engineer or similar position,
  • or a Secondary education and completed advanced vocational education (loading to a professional qualification or professional accreditation)
  • with 5 years post related experience
  • Expert level of experience Skill, Knowledge & Experience:
  • Excellent knowledge of multi-vendor switching/routing technology with proven technical experience with in depth understanding of communication protocols (mainly TCP/IP) and routing protocols e.g. BGP, OSPF)
  • Experience with network diagnostic, monitoring and analysis tools (Solar winds/Zabbix)
  • VPN installation, maintenance and troubleshooting with IDS and multi-firewall technologies (Palo Alto, Cisco ASA, Juniper SRX)
  • Expert knowledge on LAN/WAN/VLAN, TCP/IP, UDP, Networking infrastructure and Firewalls/Routers High level of experience
  • Hands-on demonstrable experience in troubleshooting and resolving complex technical infrastructure and system problems;
  • Experience with network diagnostic, monitoring and analysis tools (Solar winds/Zabbix)
  • In depth knowledge of Cisco routers, switches and firewalls including knowledge of Cisco load balancers
  • Firewall configuration and support including traffic flow, dynamic routing & log analysis.


  • level of experience, Development, enhancement and implementation of security settings relating to Microsoft operating systems and associated applications;
  • Demonstrate interest and passion for Cyber Security and Network Security Structured cable deployment, installation and documentation

Candidates must be eligible to work in the EU


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