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Senior Network Performance Engineer

  • Location: Zaventem , Brussels-Capital Region, Belgium
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #24254

Are you a seasoned ICT professional with a passion for creating cutting-edge network solutions?

If you’re seeking a challenging role that combines technical expertise, collaboration, and a European focus, this position is a compelling choice.

Our client is looking for a professional Senior Network Performance Engineer to join their team.

Here’s why you should consider this role:

  • Flexible Working Conditions
  • Career Growth
  • Cutting-Edge Technologies

Our client is a global leader in digital transformation, specializing in hi-tech, hi-performing transactional services, unified communications, cloud / SaaS, big data & and ML analytics, and cybersecurity services across numerous industries. They are currently hiring numerous software engineers across multiple R&D teams to deliver complex suites of applications.

Location: Zaventem, Belgium
Employment Type: Contract / Fixed Term Temporary                         
Duration: until end of June 2024
Workplace: On-site in Zaventem near Brussels
Visa Sponsorship: No, EU residency required due to security clearance requirements

As a Network Engineer, you will play a pivotal role in ensuring the seamless operation of our clients’ network infrastructure.
Your mission is to optimize performance, enhance stability, and guarantee the security of the network systems.

Here’s a snapshot of what you’ll be doing:

  • Network Optimization: You’ll review network designs and configurations to proactively identify and address potential bottlenecks and issues affecting service performance.
  • Infrastructure Tuning: Collaborate with area owners to fine-tune infrastructure, platform, and application network configurations to meet performance requirements.
  • Performance Testing: Coordinate with nonfunctional test teams to ensure accurate load, performance, and break testing to make informed program decisions.
  • Implementation: Lead the technical implementation of networking improvements, ensuring they align with our architectural framework.
  • Monitoring and Alerting: Establish effective monitoring and alerting systems for the networking layer to maintain optimal performance.
  • Interoperability: Verify that network changes are feasible within our established architectural framework.
  • Cost-Benefit Analysis: Perform cost-benefit analyses to guide decision-making.


  • Experience: 8+ years of professional experience in the ICT field, with a strong background in designing and implementing large distributed networks.
  • Technical Proficiency: Strong knowledge of SDNs and Cisco ACI, familiarity with Checkpoint and Fortinet firewalls, Linux kernel network parameter tuning, and experience with load balancers (F5 BigIP experience is a plus).
  • Tools and Technologies: Familiarity with RedHat Openshift and Istio service mesh.
  • Languages: Proficiency in English and a second language in French or Dutch is preferable.

Our client offers an inclusive, collaborative, and innovative environment where your expertise is valued, and your career can thrive.

If you’re ready to take on exciting challenges and contribute to the future of ICT, apply today and become a key player in our dynamic team.



Please email me; Olga Gurgul at olg[email protected] or look me up on LinkedIn and message me there.

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