Senior Network Engineer (CISCO SD WAN)

  • Job category IT
  • Employment Fulltime
  • Reference number VAC-10016536
  • Location Eindhoven
  • Contract type Secondment via YER, Interim/independent
  • Industry IT & Telecom

About this vacancy

For an already existing project, we are looking for a Senior Network Engineer with experience in leading a migration team. The Senior Network Engineer will facilitate the SD WAN program and is responsible for the following activities.

Job description

  • Migration to a CISCO / VIPTELA / SD WAN network.
  • Provide expert technical assistance in migrating to SD WAN networks in close cooperation with the Project Manager and WAN Product Owner to support the customer needs.
  • In depth knowledge of CISCO / SD WAN system/network configurations.
  • Install, maintain, and configure routers/switches, firewall, Load balancer in a CISCO SD WAN environment.
  • Monitor/Resolve LAN/WAN performance, health and security issues.
  • Perform HA & disaster recovery of network systems.


Our client is an international semiconductor manufacturing company.

Offer description

  • Good employee benefits (e.g. work-life balance, pension, commuting allowance or potentially a lease car)
  • Excellent Remuneration (depending on level of expertise)
  • Intensive support for international candidates (Including, Visa support, 30% rule, Free Dutch lessons, tax-return and accommodation assistance)
  • Community/network/assignments with other technology professionals from a variety of our multinational clients; ASML, Philips, NXP, KLM, Rabobank, Siemens, MSD, Canon etc.
  • Development opportunities, full access to the New Heroes training portal & the YER Talent Development Programme with a personal coach
  • Excellent guidance from your consultant and YER's back office
  • Events and master classes with interesting speakers and attractive companies

Candidate profile

  • MUST HAVE in depth hands-on experience with Corporate Global Wide Area Networks, experience with CISCO SD WAN;
  • 5+ years in Networking engineer role demonstrating hands on CISCO SD WAN migration experience;
  • Expertise with routing and switching protocols (BGP);
  • CISCO SD WAN Architecture;
  • Firewall/Security expertise (Palo Alto expertise preferred);
  • Knowledge of setting up network monitoring and packet capture tools.

Preferred but not required qualifications:

  • Certifications include: Juniper certifications, F5 certifications, CCSA, CCIE, CCIP and other Cisco specialized certification;
  • Experience with Linux overall, and specifically Redhat Linux, shell scripting, python, or other UNIX/Linux scripting languages;
  • Automation experience with Ansible.

Soft skills

  • Persistent and assertive personality with proactive attitude and can-do mindset
  • Strong communicator with business proficient English language skills both verbal and written
  • Strong analytical skills, very target driven with a strong business focus
  • Plug and play, independent team player with strong process mindset
  • Being able to work with deadlines