IT Network Engineer

Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany


€60-€70 Per Hour - 6 Month Contract - OnSite in Mannheim


A German based Consultancy is seeking a skilled IT Network Engineer to join on a Freelance basis.

Job Summary: The IT Network Engineer will be responsible for designing, implementing, managing, and supporting our network infrastructure. This role involves ensuring the stability and integrity of in-house and customer network services, troubleshooting network issues, and optimizing network performance.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Design, implement, and maintain network infrastructure, including routers, switches, firewalls, and wireless access points.
  • Monitor network performance and ensure system availability and reliability.
  • Configure and install various network devices and services.
  • Perform network maintenance and system upgrades, including patches, hotfixes, and security configurations.
  • Troubleshoot network-related issues and provide technical support.
  • Collaborate with IT team members and other departments to support overall IT infrastructure.
  • Develop and implement network policies and procedures to ensure network security and compliance.
  • Maintain documentation for network configuration, processes, and service records.
  • Stay updated with the latest networking technologies and industry trends.
  • Proven experience as a Network Engineer or similar role.
  • In-depth knowledge of network protocols, including TCP/IP, DNS, DHCP, and VPN.
  • Experience with network diagnostic, monitoring, and analysis tools.
  • Hands-on experience with hardware and software, including routers, switches, firewalls, and wireless devices.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to work under pressure.
  • Relevant certifications (e.g., CCNA, CCNP, CompTIA Network+) are a plus.
  • German & English language skills are required (B2 level minimum)
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