Network Engineer

Job description Network Engineer

Related job descriptions: Cloud Architect, Cloud Engineer, DevOps, Information Security Engineer, Network Administrator, Packager / Scripter, Service Desk Agent, Service Desk Coordinator, Service Manager, System Engineer

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What is the job description of a Network Engineer?

Network Engineers build organisations’ network infrastructures and report directly to a Network Administrator. Network Engineers design, plan, implement, manage, monitor and maintain information systems within different types of networks, like LAN, WLAN and cloud networks.

What skills does a Network Engineer need?

Network Engineers need a wide array of technical and soft skills to cater to all aspects of the job.

Technical skills

  • Expert programming and coding skills in the most common programming and coding languages
  • Strong communications skills to efficiently communicate complex information
  • Expert knowledge of network management
  • Working knowledge of strategic data structuring

Soft skills

  • Ability to work autonomously as well as to collaborate in team
  • Analytic mind trained in detailed and structured work
  • Excellent project management and planning skills
  • People skills necessary to assist/support non-technical profiles whenever necessary

Degrees & certificates

  • BA/MA degree in Computer Science, Web development, Software Engineering or equivalent through experience
  • Certifications in network management and data structuring

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