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Senior Network Engineering Specialist

Package Description

  • Competitive Rates 
  • Chance to make a positive difference in a company passionate about diversity and inclusion.

Further information available from the Serco Europe Recruitment Team

Job Introduction

Serco is a partner of choice to the European Institutions and other International Organisations. For the past 30 years, we have been providing European and International Organisations a wide range of services including ICT services in support, infrastructure, operations and development as well as managing different contact centres for the key European Institutions, agencies and organisations across Europe.

We are currently seeking an experienced and dynamic Senior Network Engineering Specialist​ to join our team in Strasbourg Office. 

Main Responsibilities

Responsibilities : 

  • Construct and maintain configurations for data networks;
  • Design, test and install network software and hardware;
  • Perform troubleshooting of network problems utilizing network analysers and/or sniffers and other troubleshooting tools;
  • Deal with network related documentation (develop / update / review) and technical specifications;
  • Configure and implement network monitoring and management systems;
  • Implement and monitor network security;
  • Plan network capacity/estimate network utilisation;
  • Analyse current network software and propose modifications and new software according to best practice standards and procedures;
  • Perform log file analysis, analysis of traces and dumps;
  • Engage with vendors offering network related services and Equipment

Successful Candidate


  • Minimum 4 years of relevant education (master or equivalent) after the secondary school

Minimum experience

Minimum 9 years of relevant professional experience, preferably in the following fields:

  • DNS and IP administration;
  • LAN protocols (Spanning Tree Protocol and/or VLAN trunking)
  • TCP/IP, RIP, OSPF, BGP and/or EIGRP;
  • WAN network topologies and hardware (MPLS, Private Line);
  • Network Management tools (IXIA, netflow)

Additional needed qualification, knowledge and skills

  • Advanced knowledge of the principles, practices and procedures related to Local and Wide Area Networks (LAN/WAN);
  • Advanced knowledge of network configurations;
  • Advanced knowledge of the domains of Internet-Protocol based Local and Wide Area Networks (LAN/WAN) administration, knowledge on Cisco ACI is a plus;
  • Advanced knowledge of Firewall/VPN/loadbalancer configuration and troubleshooting (Cisco, Stonegate, F5 products are a plus);
  • Advanced knowledge of network configuration and troubleshooting including but not limited to DNS, VLAN, IP routing, LAN, WAN, and Site to Site VPN;
  • Ability to perform network capacity planning;
  • Very good knowledge of network security and monitoring and management of network security devices;
  • Very good knowledge of encryption at network layer and encryption protocols (SSL/TLS, IPSEC, etc.);
  • Advanced knowledge of the concepts related to load balancing, firewalls, switches (L2/L3), redundancy, IP addressing;
  • Advanced knowledge of network devices installation /deployment / backup and recovery of configuration;
  • Ability to understand / write / update / review documentation and technical specifications related to network infrastructures;
  • Advanced knowledge of network design, network capacity planning, network evolutions, network monitoring;
  • Ability to understand common network topologies as well as common cabling technologies and standards (fiber/copper, ethernet, etc.);
  • Network (Cisco Certified Network Professional/CCNP or equivalent) and IT Service Management/ITSM qualifications (IT Infrastructure Library/ITIL-ITILV3ISO/IEC 20000 or equivalent) would be advantageous;
  • Deployment of IPv6 networks;
  • Ability to cope with fast changing technologies used in network infrastructures and network design;
  • Ability to actively participate in meetings, very good communication/presentation skills;
  • Capability of integration in an international/multicultural environment, rapid self-starting capability and experience inworking in a team.

About the Company

Serco, the trusted partner of European Institutions and International Organizations with over 30 years of excellence, we offer tailored solutions, from Information System support to dynamic consultancy for EU institutions. 

Why should you join Serco ?

  • Chance to contribute to innovation in the public services sector
  • A company passionate about diversity and inclusion
  • Permanent employment with comprehensive Serco Benefits package.

We are diverse and inclusive organisation

At Serco, we see people first and foremost for their performance and potential and we are committed to supporting the needs of all our colleagues. It’s a mix of people from different backgrounds, experiences and opinion that keeps our culture strong and vibrant.

We believe in equity so we strongly encourage applications from a diverse range of candidates. Disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the job are encouraged to apply and demonstrate their abilities in an interview. We also welcome a conversation about any adjustments that would make the interview process more accessible for you. Wherever possible we are open to discussions around flexible working and we operate a hybrid work structure in many of our business areas.

In the UK we are proud to be a Disability Confident Leader in the government’s scheme and hold the Gold Inclusive Employer Standard; in Belgium we are partner of Diversicom and member of Charter der Vielfalt in Germany.

If you have any questions please do not hesitate to reach out to The Serco Europe Recruitment Team


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