We are searching for a motivated tech-savvy individual with both networking and software development experience. The candidate will be part of a team within the Network Services organization.
We are managing and developing tools to support a large global data network. The role is to design, develop & maintain the configuration and processes required to operate several network automation tools.
These tools cover network configuration provisioning, network measurement and network inventory. In addition, the role will participate on developing and supporting applications for network management in Ansible.
This role requires a highly skilled individual with subject matter expertise in both communication networks and software development or data analytics.
The candidate must have intermediate experience in networking and software development or data analytics.
The selected candidate will :
Learn about existing tools in our Company and find ways to improve how they are configured, managed and used
Understand company’s processes related to network management and evaluate the fitness of various network tools in how they are able to support these processes
Become a point of contact for selected network tools
Participate in the setup and execution of tool governance
Design and maintain the configuration of selected tools based on business demand and governance
Drive improvements in the processes around selected network tools
Participate in evaluating new tools
Own data quality for selected tools
Participate in maintaining data quality of a network configuration database
Develop, maintain & support Ansible playbooks
Cooperate closely with network designers and network operations.
Will have high ethical standards and be entrusted with sensitive access to our most critical architecture.
Required Experience and Skills :
3 years in a technical role related to communication networks
Understanding of network management and network operations
General understanding of network tools
Solid understanding of IP-based communication networks (on the level of CCNA, but certification not required)
Understanding of network protocols and network monitoring methods (IP, TCP, DNS, switching, routing, SNMP)
Strong experience in one or more of the following areas :
Some experience with scripting, programming, SQL
Solid understanding of Ansible and real-world experience in developing Ansible playbooks to manage IT infrastructure
Able to establish good working relationships globally and collaborate with networks of employees at all levels
Bachelor’s degree in Communication Networks, Information Systems, Software Engineering, Physics, Mathematics, technical sciences or equivalent experience.
What we offer
Exciting work in a great team
Position in leading global healthcare company
Global projects, international environment
Opportunity to learn and grow professionally within the company globally
Wide range of benefits
Flexible working hours, home office
Yearly Bonus based on company and personal performance
Pension and health insurance contributions
Edenred Benefits + meal vouchers
Internal reward system INSPIRE with redeeming option as services, goods or vouchers
Up to date laptop and iPhone mobile device
Current Employees apply
Current Contingent Workers apply
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