Network and Security Engineer

Job description

Your position

As a Network and Security Engineer at Cloudalize, your main objective is to plan, implement and oversee the data center networks and security infrastructure. You will join our Infrastructure team as a senior contributor and will have the opportunity to put all your knowledge into practice in a challenging environment. 

Responsibilities as a Network and Security Engineer at Cloudalize

  • Working on network automation
  • Designing, maintaining and optimising the architecture
  • Proposing potential improvements
  • Starting up new security initiatives to comply with ISO standards
  • Preparing and executing internal and external audits
  • Testing for vulnerabilities
  • Reporting on security analysis findings
  • Investigating and solving possible security breaches
  • Creating and maintaining security policies
  • Documenting current networking and security topology

You will report directly to the Cloudalize Infrastructure Director. 

Our offer

  • A unique opportunity to boost your career within the ambitious trajectory of Cloudalize 

  • A competitive remuneration package

  • A dynamic and innovative work environment with a lean and informal hierarchy 

  • Occasional travel

  • A vast array of interesting contacts and full exposure to market innovation, as we work with the latest technologies

  • A nice office view on the Ghelamco Arena in Ghent


  • You have experience with data center networking, topologies, audit processes and tooling (ISO9K, ISO27K, ISAE3402, …)

  • You have strong knowledge of the open source operating system Linux

  • You have good knowledge and understanding of routing and switching (BGP, OSPF, FRR, STP, MLAG)

  • You have good knowledge of overlay networking (STT, VXLAN, Geneve) and network sniffing (tcpdump, wireshark, nmap, …)

  • You have excellent communication skills in English


  • You are in possession of an enterprise networking certification
  • Previous experience with open-source Software Defined Networking is a plus
  • Experience with Juniper, Cumulus, VyOS or Netscaler products is desired
  • Experience with Kubernetes and Docker networking architectures is in your advantage
  • Experience with SIEM tooling (i.e. ELK Stack) is welcome

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