Global Network and Security Engineer EMEA

Storing vital products with care

Storing vital products with care

As a part of a global team, our Network Operations Centers in the Americas, Asia and Middle East, China, and Europe and Africa are ensuring the quality, availability, and overall performance of our network services: Wide Area Network (WAN), Firewalls, Local Area Network (LAN), Wireless, and Virtual Private Network. We deliver our services according to service level agreements (SLAs) and perform incident response, problem resolution, and change management.
Globally we maintain approximately 170 firewalls, 1000 switches, and 500 Access Points - in an environment that is ever evolving and growing. We are responsible to engage our Supplier for our outsourced WAN service.



  • Experienced with day to day operations with next generation firewalls or similar. Think about upgrading clusters, changing policies, implementing IPSEC and SSL and making packet captures on CLI.

  • Cisco CCNA certification with at least 2 years of experience. Think about upgrading stacked switches, deploying VTP, troubleshooting L2 issues, adjusting access-lists.

  • Experienced in working with incident-, problem and change management (ITIL, management of change).

  • Capable of writing documentation as work instructions and technical project support documents.

  • Fluent in English and Dutch (speaking and writing)

  • Dutch driving license and in possession of a car

  • In possession of VCA or willing to achieve it

  • Willing to do shifts starting at 07:30 and 08:30

  • Willing to do standby shifts: once every 5 weeks.


  • Fortinet NSE4 certification

  • ITIL V3 Foundation certificate.

  • Cisco CCNP

What we can offer:

  • Market conform salary depending on skills and experience

  • Holiday allowance & Travel allowance

  • 30 holidays on an annual basis, plus the possibility to purchase 10 extra holidays

  • Collective Health Insurance (contribution Vopak of 50% of basic package)

  • Vopak's own pension scheme

  • We will continuously invest in your personal growth, and future career path within Vopak

Tasks & responsibilities:

  • Daily health checks for the global network

  • Troubleshoot issues using our network tooling

  • Execute Incident - and Problem Management

  • Analyze and improve security policies on the firewalls using central management

  • Analyze and improve operational warnings from network tooling

  • Execute changes from user requests according to Change management

  • Upgrade firewalls, switches and other network devices

  • Manage network tools and software

  • Update documentation and registration


Are you the Network Operations & Security Engineer EMEA that we are looking for?

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