Systems Administrator - Network Infrastructure

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WDS Global Limited
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Job Title: Systems Administrator - Network and Network Security - Infrastructure

Job Type: Contract

Location: BRUSSELS but will start fully REMOTE until Covid restrictions are lifted

Duration: Until End of year then Yearly Extensions

Pay Rate: €400 - €420 per day

Citizenship: MUST BE EU CITIZEN (please don't apply if not)

Experienced System Administrator (Experienced SYSAD) Minimum 4 years experience

Network and Network Security in the Infrastructure Management Operations team

  • Data Centre Network administration and debugging tasks;
  • Monitoring the network infrastructure by use of the available tools in order to make sure that end-to-end network connection (LAN/WAN) is available, fast, reliable and secure, at all times, in HQs (all buildings), in all Delegations and between them; informing/alerting the responsible EEAS service component owner in case of any abnormalities. Taking corrective action as needed;
  • Management of HP switches in HQ and Delegations (inclu. Installation- configuration - troubleshooting)
  • Perform daily, weekly and monthly operational tasks;
  • Participate in the 2 nd line support, Problem Management and on-call standby service;
  • Debugging and analysing of reported problems and escalated incidents;
  • Drafting operational guidelines, procedures, installation notices and scripts for the integration, installation and upgrade of aforementioned component services;
  • Assistance with roll-out of new ICT infrastructure projects;
  • Operate in accordance with the defined ITIL processes and procedures;
Knowledge and skills
  • Good knowledge of network administration including managing Cisco network devices/services (e.g. routers, switches, etc.), F5 Accelerators, Juniper & Palo Alto firewalls;
  • Minimum 1 technical certification: CCDP/CCNP, CCNA, CCDE/CCIE, CCAr or relevant certifications of F5, Juniper, Palo Alto;
  • Basic knowledge of monitoring tools Cacti, Anomaly Detective and Splunk or similar;
  • ITILv3 certification(s);
  • Ability to write technical notes in English;
  • Capability of integration in an international/multi-cultural environment, rapid self-starting capability and experience in team working;
  • Good communication skills ;
  • Quick learning ability is required, being organized, versatile and a results-oriented team player;
  • Experience in providing support for enterprise environment;
  • Ability to cope with fast changing technologies and environments.


  • Expertise in Network Security
  • SANS certification related to Network Security