Network Engineer

Cygnific B.V.
  • Amsterdam
  • Vast
  • HBO
  • 40 uur
  • € 5.237 per maand
  • Thuiswerken mogelijk
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Together with the ICT support team and the Security and Network Manager, you will be responsible for the overall security, and the continuity of the total ICT Infrastructure. In this role, you are assisting to develop an overall organizational security policy and enforces that policy to protect the technical infrastructure from security threats or unauthorized access. You will also assists to develop an architectural overview on network level, implements the agreed architecture and maintains the total network infrastructure on a day to day basis.


1. Architecture Security & Network

Assists in the development of an overall organizational security policy with taking into account legal regulations by national and/or European laws. Enforce and control the security policy in cooperation with the Network & Security Manager and Cygnific executive management. Develop an overall standard network architecture framework which supports Cygnific’ s business needs at all time.


 Write and agree with the Network & Security Manager and executive management a security policy which complies to Cygnific’ s standard and safeguard national and European laws.

 Participate in developing supporting processes and procedures to safeguard the developed policies.

 Participate in developing an overall network architecture in a framework which does allow Cygnific to operate independently, but also together with the AF/KL group, and which supports third party business as well.

2. Operations Security & Network management

Control and manage the security policy and respond on incidents and/or violations. Take ownership of the ICT network infrastructure by improving its effectiveness, efficiency and ensuring that its performance is according to internal guidelines and needs. Keep all related regulations, configurations and procedures up-to-date and well documented.


 Maintain the security policy and keep it up-to-date.

 Maintain the processes and procedures in place to safeguard internal and external information security and PCI-DSS compliance status.

 Monitor the ICT infrastructure on security incidents and respond on violations from within and/or outside the domains.

 Advise on, install, maintain and troubleshoot a wide variety of network and security hardware.

 Implement, test and maintain fallback scenarios and back-up procedures on Cygnific’s network infrastructure.

 Pro-actively monitor the active network components like switches, firewalls and routers.

 Keep documentation on operational procedures, network infrastructure up-to-date, and distribute among all stakeholders.

 Maintain an overall internet protocol plan in line with 3rd parties.

 Take responsibility for physical cable management.

 Build network performance reports for business customers, systems management and telecoms group.

 Plan and execute all network related requested changes in time, take care of the necessary adjustment of documentation and ensure that all stakeholders are informed.

 Plan and manage the infrastructure configuration and capacity to ensure seamless operation in an always changing business environment.

 Keep up-to-date on new network technologies and advise on possible application within Cygnific.

3. Support

Delivers support to colleagues and other departments.


 Deliver 2nd line support on troubleshooting incidents.

 Participate in ICT related projects.

4. Continuous improvement

Signal and take action upon malfunctions in processes and procedures and propose improvements.


 Analyze the malfunction in process or procedure and determine the cause.

 Propose improvements in processes and procedures for efficiency.

 Make sure changes and improvements are communicated to all parties involved.

 Safeguard changes and improvements are embedded in business as usual.

 Follow developments in own area of expertise and look for ways how to implement in own processes, procedures and/or policies.

 Participate in a constructive manner in improvement sessions/activities/projects.



 Polytechnic think and work level (HBO/WO)

 2+ years’ experience as Network and/or Security engineer

 Good knowledge of Information & Communication Technology

 Good knowledge of networking hardware and software

 Knowledge on monitoring tools

 Checkpoint, Cisco, ITIL, CCNA/CCNP certified

 Understanding of working on an ICT department in a commercial and service-oriented 24/7 environment

 Good knowledge of the English and Dutch language (both written and spoken)



 Building & maintaining relationships

 Establishing and maintaining relationships with people at all levels

 Judgement & problem resolution

 Making sound and rational decisions based on consideration of all relevant information available

 Planning & organizing

 Clearly defining objectives, establishing clear priorities, scheduling activities to ensure optimum use of   time and resources

 Communication skills

 Communicating written and/or verbally in a clear, fluent, concise manner understood by others

 Organizational awareness

 Being attuned to internal ‘politics’ and alert to changing dynamics with the organization and AFKL Group

 Innovation

 Coming up with new and imaginative ideas and solutions; identifying fresh approaches and break away from tradition

 Initiative

 Seizing opportunities and acting upon them in a proactive and self-starting way

 Persuasiveness

 Influencing attitudes and opinions of others and gaining agreement to proposals, plans and ideas


·        A competitive salary max EUR 5237,00 gross per month based on 40 hours a week

·        A one-year contract with the prospect of permanent employment

·        A challenging, innovative and international environment with great opportunities for you to explore

·        A vibrant and international office at Westerpark in Amsterdam and the possibility to work from home, after Covid you go to the office maybe 2 or 3 times a week.


Who are we?

Cygnific is a proud daughter company of KLM. And we have sky-high ambitions ourselves as well: we

want to become the most personal customer service team in the world. Our 1,500 high-flyers from 36

different countries contribute to this every day. In 18 different languages they offer 24/7 service with

a smile to passengers and travel agencies via email, telephone, live chat, social media and WhatsApp.

Not only in Amsterdam and Enschede; our wings also spread to England, Albania, India and the


At our offices in Amsterdam and Enschede we employ over 1,000 smart, young people from all over the world, speaking no less than 18 languages. Indeed, quite an international group of professionals. A group that has created the great working atmosphere you feel when you visit our offices. All these different languages allow us to accelerate business for our clients worldwide. For Air France, KLM and Delta Airlines for instance we cover 34 countries around the world. Also in the Retail industry we’re creating a track record, by assisting for example adidas and Hudson’s Bay.

Our persistent focus on customer experience makes us attractive for both clients and employees. That’s what we live for. We have secured this with Lean Six Sigma, a management methodology that keeps us agile and has led us to big results. Results like an 80% score during first contact and an award winning social media approach with which we repeatedly go viral.

Thanks to our vision on continuous improvement we managed to grow from a modest reservations department to one of the world’s best performing customer experience providers in the aviation industry.

An innovative provider, if we may say so, with offices in Wembley, Tirana, Delhi and Manila, that is now spreading its wings even further by unlocking its vast and successful sales and service approach to other industries as well. If there is one provider able to boost your sales and service level, it is Cygnific.


Inclusiviteit en diversiteit

Uiteraard staat deze vacature open voor iedereen die zich hierin herkent. We geloven dat diverse teams van belang zijn voor ons als lerende organisatie, die voorop wil blijven lopen in de wereld van werk. Want juist verschillen tussen mensen zorgen voor groei. Van collega's, klanten, kandidaten en daarmee van Yacht. Heb jij een uniek talent? We ontmoeten je graag.

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