Technical Lead Network Connectivity

  • Job category IT
  • Employment Fulltime
  • Reference number VAC-10021748
  • Location Eindhoven
  • Contract type Secondment via YER, Interim/independent
  • Industry IT & Telecom

About this vacancy

Generic IT Services and User Experience (GIT-UX) is a department within the client and has the mission to Secure Growth by delivering Agile, Reliable and Secure IT products and Services against and at benchmark costs, investing in a workforce that drives value for our customers.

Global Connectivity is the team that designs, builds and operates the core network infrastructure of the client. They are a diverse mix with over a hundred network professionals in different levels of seniority that support the network infrastructure and the related components. In their current evolution they are transforming into a state of the art network capability and are looking for the right talent to help in the journey.

Job description

  • Ensuring the stable and reliable operation of the Global Connectivity IT infrastructure by adopting a leadership stand inside the team
  • Represent and guide your team to be successful
  • Able to quickly analyze data and make logical decisions
  • Liaising with team members, management, and architects to ensure projects are completed to standard
  • Have excellent collaboration skills, a sense of ownership and a team player
  • Embrace the idea that your work will directly impact hundreds or thousands of users
  • Standardize and document development and deployment operations and methods
  • Desire to develop a thorough understanding of our core products and how our customers interact with it
  • Promote a continuous improvement environment

Identify yourself as an excellent connectivity engineer:

  • Background and experience in networking including TCP/IP, DNS, Load Balancing, routing, Software Defined Networking, (Next gen) firewall and administration of networking hardware
  • Building, monitoring and maintaining high-volume, low-latency network platforms
  • Able to analyze and optimize performance in high-traffic applications and networks
  • Able to read network configurations (Layer 1-7, Firewall, IPAM, Load Balancers, Software Defined Networking)
  • High-level understanding of IaaS versus PaaS


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

Note: Freelance/ZZP candidates are welcome to apply

Candidate profile

  • A Bachelor’s degree with IT orientation
  • Cisco CCNP or CCIE/CCDE Certified
  • Minimum of 7 years’ experience as a Network Engineer with hands-on experience in routing, switching and security field
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience as a team lead
  • Expert in making understandable high level and detailed designs
  • Knowledge of networking technologies including TCP/IP, Routing, Switching, Firewalls, network security, Software Defined Networking, NAC, Load Balancing, IPAM
  • Experience with network automation
  • Constant desire to improve the status quo, to learn about and discover new things
  • Ability to reverse engineer issues within a network where little or no documentation may exist
  • Proactive mindset, enthusiastic, eager to learn and customer-oriented