Senior Network Engineer

€65,000 - €85,000

Salary DOE + Benefits

place South East, Netherlands access_time Permanent person George Osborn

Senior Network Engineer

South East Netherlands

€65,000 - €85,000 DOE Plus Benefits 


Ashbys consulting are currently recruiting for a Network Engineer based in the south of Holland. We are looking for an enthusiastic network engineer who works best in a team and can offer pragmatic solutions and is able to think 'outside the box'. 

In this position you are (jointly) responsible for the design, implementation, management and architecture of their customer networks, but also their own core network. This brings you into contact with technologies such as WDM, Managed Ethernet, carrier / data center interconnects, VXLAN, BGP, SD-WAN and EVPN. You are also part of our 24/7 NOC with which you provide 2nd and 3rd line support through consignment services. 

From your first day you’ll participate in an organization in which fun, freedom and responsibility are central. With your knowledge you help further professionalise the organization. You’ll work from their beautiful office in South East of the Netherlands, although you will cover networks throughout the whole of the Netherlands. 

Your main duties and responsibilities are: 

  • Creating technical network designs for different customer environments. For this you’ll have a strong empathy for the customer, understand needs and translate these into technical solutions.
  • Keeping existing infrastructure environments up to date. You independently implement changes for the stability of the environment. 
  • Implementation, management and configuration of our Managed Firewalls (including Palo Alto and Fortinet). 
  • Building, implementing and delivering (customer) infrastructures. Within the internal teams you provide proactive advice and work on a project basis. 
  • If necessary, you are available at the customer to give advice, implement changes or resolve complex faults. 
  • Solving the incidents submitted by the service desk (2nd and 3rd line support) in which you also propose structural solutions or improvements.


My client attaches great importance to the corporate culture. For this reason, they think it is very important that you have the right DNA and that you really feel at home in the organization. 
They therefore consider the following properties important: 

  • HBO thinking and working level with at least 3 years of relevant experience. 
  • Intrinsically interested in innovation and technology. 
  • You can work both process and project. 
  • You live within good traveling distance of the office (you are there regularly). 
  • You have tact and flexibility to create trust with our customers. 
  • The following personal characteristics: hands-on, proactive, motivated, self-starter. 
  • You also have a good command of the Dutch and English language (in speech and writing). 
  • For their own infrastructure it is important that you have demonstrable knowledge of routing and switching protocols such as BGP, eVPN, VXLAN, OSPF, MPLS etc

Their versatile, innovative and fast-growing organization offers every opportunity for personal development. They offer a competitive salary and good fringe benefits. In addition, a full range of facilities, such as a laptop, telephone and company car, will be made available for this position.  

If you would like to hear more about this role, then you can apply below, or call me on 01206913292 or email me on 




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