Abbott is a global health care company devoted to improving life through the development of products and technologies that span the breadth of health care. With a portfolio of leading, science-based offerings in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritional's, and branded generic pharmaceuticals,
Abbott serves people in more than 160 countries and employs approximately 130,000 people.
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Abbott Information Technology (IT) is responsible for delivering Information technology solutions and services to over 130+ countries globally. To expand our team in the Netherlands we are looking for a
Senior Network Engineer
You will be a member of Abbott's Global Data Network team. This position will be involved with complex planning for projects at responsible Abbott sites as well as provide Level II support for Implementation and Operations. You will partner with the design architecture team to ensure all design standards are implemented, are responsible for timely interaction with customers of the platform, peer technologists, and senior management. Our ideal candidate will have experience in routing/ switching, WAN/MPLS/VPN, SD-WAN, Cisco ACI, WLAN, Load Balancing, security infrastructure and Zscaler.
Main tasks and responsibilities
Supports, implements, and upgrades large scale enterprise LAN, WLAN including routers, switches, firewalls, and other network related hardware.
Evaluates and identifies opportunities for network performance and functionality improvement within the enterprise network.
Collaborates with the physical infrastructure team for cabling requirements.
Responsible for compliance with all applicable policies, procedures, and industry best practices.
Successfully negotiate technical design and deployment strategy with key stakeholder and consumers of the service.
Serve as the platform technical subject matter expert and provide consulting support to the business and end-user organizations.
Frequently interacts with supplier technical staff including support and engineering teams.
Integrates technical expertise with communication, leadership, and business skills in a team environment.
Provide operational support to global network with focus on assigned manufacturing sites.
Fulfil service request, maintain all supported devices with current standards.
Design, implement and support the hardware refresh for assigned sites per timeline and budget.
POSITION ACCOUNTABILITY / SCOPE
Ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects simultaneously, while adhering to deadlines
Demonstrates mastery of the concepts and theory of network security, and possess adept knowledge of data networking, including expertise in switching, routing, security rules and TCP/IP fundamentals.
Flexible work schedule to support off hour implementations.
Demonstrates a strong customer centric approach and excellent communications skills.
Supports Abbott global data network operations support staff worldwide.
Keeps abreast of industry trends and makes architecture roadmaps and or recommendation based on these trends.
Travel approximately 10%
Background and Experience
Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Telecommunication, or other related field - or combination of experience / education.
5+ years of Networking experience, preferably in Enterprise environment.
Prior experience engineering solutions at the network level for Acquisition/ Separation activity.
Experience in healthcare related industries is a plus.
Experience with the following products / environments preferred:
Cisco Routers and Switches & Wireless
Check Point Firewalls
F5 Load Balancer (GTM and LTM)
WHAT CAN WE OFFER YOU?
Abbott provides a varied, challenging, and international position in a dynamic and pleasant working environment. In our organization, you can count on excellent primary and secondary benefits, a positive working atmosphere, a personal growth plan, extensive training opportunities and good career perspective. We are in the business of advancement, both in health solutions and in the lives and careers of our employees. Our work across the world and in many areas of healthcare provides a rich environment for our employees to explore career paths, interests, and opportunities.
HOW TO APPLY?
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Abbott is a global healthcare leader that helps people live more fully at all stages of life. Our portfolio of life-changing technologies spans the spectrum of healthcare, with leading businesses and products in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals and branded generic medicines. Our 109,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.