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Network Engineer

Safe skies? Not without a safe and reliable network. As our Network Engineer you guarantee the permanent availability and efficiency of mission-critical networks.

What does a skeyes Senior Network Engineer do?

Together with your colleagues you are responsible for managing the operational and administrative network. These are both spread across multiple datacentres, data sites, the regional airports and our Headquarters in Steenokkerzeel.

  • Design, build and support network solutions
    You will design, build and support the current and future network solutions to provide a 24-7 service in the area of routing, switching and firewalling covering our physical and virtual LAN, WAN and WLAN networks
  • Ensure a qualitative service and an optimally functioning network
    To guarantee this, you will conduct regular corrective actions and system maintenance and you will suggest improvements. Furthermore, so as to prevent service degradation, you will introduce initiatives so that the network performances and capacity are better followed up and managed. You do that through monitoring, alerting and forecasting for network performance. Moreover you will provide 3rd tier support and administer root cause analysis for network problems.
  • Guarantee network security
    You will maintain the current network security and implement new network protection. You actively identify faults and vulnerabilities with the aim to further increase security. Last but not least you ensure all security updates are carried out and all preventive measures are into place.

Candidate profile

What makes you the perfect Senior Network Engineer?

    • you have at least 5 years’ worth of professional experience as Network Engineer within a major IT environment with mission-critical systems and networks;
    • Network problems? Thanks to your hands-on mentality and analytical skills you always find a suiting solution.

  • you have experience with:
    • firewalling technologies (checkpoint and Fortinet)
    • security concepts (reverse and forward proxies, IDS/IDP, WAF, NAC)
    • VPN technologies (End-user and site-to-site)
    • authentication and federation methods
    • network diagnostic tools (Netflow, Wireshark, fiddler and solarwinds)
  • you are an expert in:
    • routing and switching (IP/MPLS, BGP, EIGRP, IS-IS, OSPF, VLans et Spanning Tree, …)
    • QoS mechanisms
    • overlay/underlay networks (Cisco ACI, VXLan, EVPN)
    • Datacenter and campus network architectures (leaf-spine, core/distribution/access, overlay models)
    • high-availability concepts (clustering, load-balancing and multi-site)
  • you are meticulous and methodical, which is why you always guarantee the quality and safety of our networks;
  • communicating in English comes naturally to you. Moreover, you are fluent in Dutch or French.
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Security Screening


In light of the vacancy to which you respond we would like to draw your special attention to the fact that prior to being employed by skeyes candidates have to undergo a security screening which will be carried out by the National Security Authority. More info

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