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Senior Network Engineer

Weesp, Netherlands


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.

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.


  • 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.

  • Residing in the Netherlands is a must.

  • Fluency in English and Dutch is a must.

  • 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)

  • •Zscaler

  • •Infoblox


  • Working at the # 1 Top Employer of the Netherlands (for two consecutive years);

  • A varied, challenging and international position in a dynamic and pleasant work environment;

  • Excellent working conditions which you can arrange yourself;

  • Abbott has a very extensive onboarding program;

  • A financial contribution to pay off your study debt (ask for the criteria when applying);

  • An environment that contributes to your sustainable employability;

  • An above average pension plan;

  • A budget that you can use to follow non-work related training and courses that contribute to your personal development;

  • A sports allowance to work on your fitness;

  • Personal financial planning advice to map out your current financial situation;

  • A personal growth plan, extensive training opportunities and career prospects;

  • You can participate in various networks within Abbott;


If you are appealed by Abbott, looking for a job with meaning and recognize yourself in the outlined profile, please make your interest known. Please let me know if you have any questions or comments referring this job profile to Niels Dijkstra,

The base pay for this position is


In specific locations, the pay range may vary from the range posted.


IT Operations


GIS Global Information Services


Netherlands > Weesp : WHS 05





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