Network Engineer

Address Schiphol-Rijk
Location Netherlands

Are you passionate about network architectures and virtual machines? And do you combine this with a pro-active attitude and hands-on mentality? Join us! Interxion ICT is growing and we are looking for a Network Engineer who ensures optimal performance of the European Interxion ICT network. 

Make a difference

Apply if you are up for a serious challenge!

  • With a small team, you will be responsible for all routers and switches in 11 countries in 45 datacenters
  • Investigate and adopt the latest best practices and deploy this in 45 datacenters
  • Build out existing datacenters and new datacenters according to the latest standards
  • Work next to default tcp/ip networks on SCADA networks with Modbus/bacnet/multicast and other protocols
  • Create secure and efficient new solutions for the fast roll out
  • Occasional travel to other Interxion locations (cities across Europe, 10% of your time)

Ready to set the new standard? As a Network Engineer you collaborate within innovative ICT projects and function as the Interxion technical partner for external service contractors, on location or remote.

Our team

The Network Engineer position is in our IT Infrastructure cross border team of system - and network engineers. The team is small, very informal and communication is straightforward. We are professional and driven, to reach our goals it is important that you are a team player. Our lunch in our brand-new kitchen is already legendary. Our 4 IT teams, Service Delivery, Database Development, Application Development and Infrastructure are based in the Schiphol-Rijk HQ office and London, the team services all international Interxion locations.

Your Job

As a Network Engineer you are in the lead of the architecture, design and operation of the ICT Interxion network. You bring changes and new stuff to our toolkit. Highlights:

  • Design, build and configure core network infrastructures with Cisco Nexus 9700 and Cisco 4500 series
  • Maintaining and administrating multi homed BGP Internet connections
  • You are in the lead of implementing Software Defined Networking (SDN) and Networking Admission Control (NAC)
  • Investigating network issues at SCADA systems and protocols as TCP/IP, Bacnet/Modbus and other, and creating long term solutions
  • Will be participating in after hours on call duty on a rotation schedule basis

You have

  • Education level is MBO+ ICT related studies, HBO level through experience
  • Cisco Certification CCNP
  • VMWare Virtual Certified Professional (VCP) or Data Center Virtualization (VCD) preferred
  • ITIL foundation
  • Prince2 foundation
  • 3 or more years of work experience in an extensive, international network environment
  • Detailed knowledge of network architectures virtual machines and setup
  • Experience in working in a multi-vendor environment
  • Fluent in English and Dutch, verbal and in writing
  • Strong communication and problem-solving skills, detail oriented
  • Independent in own work; take responsibility in projects
  • Strong discipline; dedicated, organized and structured way of working
  • Risk aware; assess risks and communicate these risk to stakeholders
  • No fear of flying

We offer

Interxion ICT offers the opportunity to make a difference every day and to further develop your technical expertise. Our offices in 13 European cities make us a unique and vibrant working place. We offer a brand-new office, a competitive salary, the opportunity to attend technical conferences and benefits such as a pension scheme, 25 holidays, a parking space, commuting compensation and 10% bonus to be paid in April.


You can apply for this position by sending your CV, with a cover letter, briefly explaining your interest and motivation to Minke Apontoweil, Recruiter, The selection process will consist of 2 interviews and an online assessment. Feel free to call if you have questions on 0638727726 or Harry Rozema, 0654948111.

Recruitment agency? Thank you for your interest, but we are sourcing all our candidates directly. Please keep in mind that any unsolicited profiles you send us will be treated as direct applications.