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Senior Network Engineer

Amsterdam, NH, NL


Country: Netherlands 
City: Amsterdam
Req ID: 435219 

About CRH


CRH is the leading global diversified building materials business in the world, employing more than 70,000 people at 3,100 locations worldwide. We manufacture and supply a diverse range of superior building materials and products, used extensively in the built environment, in infrastructure, housing and commercial construction projects, of all sizes, all across the world. Each day, millions of people around the world come into contact with our materials and products which help fulfill the basic human need of shelter and the infrastructure we need for our societies to thrive.


About the role


We are currently looking for an ambitious and enthusiastic Senior Network Engineer to join our IT team based in Amsterdam.  ​​​​​

In this role you’ll be responsible for the design, development, delivery and operational support of our wide and local area networks. In addition, you’ll also use your technical skills and experience to drive consolidation and standardization where appropriate, while meeting the business needs of our local operating companies. 


Main responsibilities


In this role you'll:


• Have operational responsibility in terms of changes, incidents and requests for network services including LAN, WAN, and network security

• Have oversight, input, and collaboration of operational work by IT networking suppliers

• Support and input on IT projects, from a networking perspective

• Design and operational support of all aspects of networking, including Azure, Express Route, SD-WAN, firewall configuration and troubleshooting, and wifi.

• Drive operational improvements with new technologies, functions or processes.

• This position requires to be part of a standby rotation team covering Network Services (up to 13 weekly duties per year maximum).


Stakeholders include: I&O Director; I&O Tower Leads; Cross-functional IT teams; Senior leadership (various) as required to support projects and initiatives.


Travel expectations: Infrequent travel (10%) is expected in this role


Experience & qualifications


To be successful in this role you'll need:


  • Degree level or other relevant education
  • Demonstrable technical knowledge in the field of network engineering, including routing, firewall implementation and network design (specific technical knowledge in Azure deployments in terms of networking and networking security, UDRs, Peering, etc)
  • Experience in deploying and maintaining Palo Alto firewalls (physical and virtual) 
  • Significant experience in service support organization working on networking and network security, CCNP/CCIE certification (preferred)
  • Proven experience of working in a federated matrix model.
  • To be an effective communicator with developed influencing skills  

  • Proven supplier management skills  

  • An excellent working knowledge of ITIL  

  • Language: English (fluent) Desirable: Second European language (preferred)





As a multinational and multicultural organization, CRH recognizes that our diverse and talented global workforce is critical to sustaining competitive advantage and long-term success. At CRH we want to challenge all of our employees to reach their full potential and play their part in the success of our business. We place a strong focus on developing and empowering our employees to help ensure that we have the talent and capabilities we need now and in the future. We also strive to provide an attractive, rewarding and stimulating modern work environment that will engage and inspire our employees to meet the ever evolving standards and expectations of our customers. 



We offer an international workplace with a lot of opportunities, freedom and flexibility. As such, self – starters who enjoy working in a challenging environment and who can play a role in shaping our future are encouraged to join CRH. We take care of our employees and therefore offer a generous total rewards package, a diverse and inclusive culture and professional development opportunities.


Date:  25-Nov-2022

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