Senior Network Design Engineer

Posted 10 March 2023
Salary £90 - £110 per hour
LocationGemeente Den Haag
Job type Contract
DisciplineSoftware Engineering
Contact NameGabriella Morrey-Jones

Job description

Senior Network Design Engineer

Trust in Soda are partnered with a Global Leader in the Energy Industry to support on projects with network engineering capabilities under a renewed model.

Location: Den Hague
Rate: 90-110 Per Hour
Length: 2 months

The senior network engineer is expected to be a Subject Matter Expert (SME) covering the application of telecommunications and network technology deployed across the company.

The purpose of this role is to participate in larger project or lead smaller projects and deliver the network elements in the project. They will be the key person in the project for all telecom and network elements.

The role:

  • Development of detailed designs for portfolio solutions / services & projects
  • Collect all network and telecom requirements
  • Work with design team to produce design meeting requirements based on company standards
  • Develop deployment strategy and lead deployment including handover to operations by coordinating activities across suppliers, internal IT teams and business stakeholders
  • Knowledge sharing and drive continuous improvement across the community

Accountabilities for the services in scope (LAN/WAN):

  • Deliver and execute the project control documentation for networking and field telecoms with assurance of the supplier plan and solution designs from an operability, affordability and maintainability perspective.
  • Collect and document requirements by specifying the needed functionality, all the non-functional requirements and all dependencies
  • Work via design office with architecture & portfolio to update standards in specific cases
  • Develop a deployment and testing strategy which is aligned with business readiness and IT delivery timelines
  • Lead the deployment by orchestrating all activities across multiple teams, consisting off: central IT delivery, local installation, local testing and business stakeholders
  • Handover the deployed or changed services to operations
  • Share knowledge obtained and learn from others as part of a natural team across architecture, portfolio, design, network engineers, operations and service management, amongst others.


  • Typical Years of Experience: 12-16 - leading and executing Telecoms project delivery, Telecoms operations, or IT consultancy assignments to design, develop and deliver viable network and telecom solutions.
  • Minimum Education or Certification: Bachelor degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Telecommunications or equivalent work experience
  • Design experience: requirement gathering, HLD, LLD, EOL, configs creation, deployment experience.
  • Must have 1 of the 3 highlighted: Design and deployment expertise in: LAN, Aruba WLAN, Infoblox DDIA, F5 load balancing.
  • Mastering the OSI Model, TCP/IP protocol suite (IP, ARP, ICMP, TCP, UDP, SMTP, FTP, TFTP)
  • Mastering of Layer-2 Switching, VLAN's and Access-list
  • Mastering WiFi, authentication, security technologies, Internet, SDWAN, MPLS and Voice over IP (VoIP)
  • Mastering IP addressing and subnetting and routing concepts
  • Switches: Full configuration and VLAN setup on Cisco switches
  • Telecoms Industry knowledge with extensive experience in Networks and Telecommunications, Testing and Commissioning
  • Consistently delivered results in a matrix, global virtualized organization
  • Experience in working with suppliers
  • Experience in negotiation skills
  • Excellent communication skills, verbal and written
  • Proven experience in stakeholder and relationship management including external vendors
  • Ability to translate technical requirements and specifications into easily understood business concepts and vice versa

Skills preferred:

  • Cisco router/switching/security certification, at minimum CCNP
  • Python programming and app development skills for programmable networks
  • Experience working in an (partially) outsourced environment
  • Awareness of Agile and Scrum
  • Service Management processes (Support Models, Service Level Management, Contract Management and Supplier Management)