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Senior Network Engineer

From16-01-2024 Locationna Hoursna Educationna

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Ever since our founder, Genichi Kawakami, established Yamaha Motor, it is our mission to give to ALL our customers KANDO. Not only with our products, but also to our employees. KANDO is a Japanese word to express the feeling of deep satisfaction and excitement you get when you encounter something of exceptional value, quality, and performance.

You have the opportunity to be part of the Yamaha family.

For Yamaha Motor Europe N.V., located at Schiphol-Rijk in the Netherlands, we are looking for a full-time Senior Network Engineer in our Information Systems Division.

About the role:

The Senior Network Engineer is responsible for all activities that contribute to ensure the availability of YME’s WAN and LANs and related IT infrastructure as per agreed service levels, allowing users of Yamaha Motor Europe, European distributor organizations and, if applicable, users of third parties to use Yamaha’s business applications and office automation tools. Next to that, the Senior Network Engineer acts as a project manager to contribute towards the execution of IT projects on a European level. Concluding, the Senior Network Engineer analyses IT issues related to the activities of Yamaha Motor, in consultation with involved parties, and formulates improvement proposals within the framework set by divisional management.

Principle accountabilities:

  • Accountable for the day-to-day operational activities like monitoring and maintenance of Yamaha’s IT infrastructure (Cloud/Windows/VMware/Network/etc.);
  • Ensure continuous service by minimizing the business impact in the event of an IT service interruption;
  • Focus on building resilience into automated solutions and on developing, maintaining and testing IT continuity plans;
  • Ensure systems security by actively minimizing the impact of security vulnerabilities and incidents;
  • Establish policies and procedures to ensure systems security such as user account creation and maintenance;
  • Conducts LAN/WAN analysis to ensure optimal performance of the network, including monthly utilization reports; resolves issues within the LAN/WAN environments
  • Establish and maintain an accurate and complete repository of all Cloud IT infrastructure components (Servers, Services, licenses, etc.) and verify on a regular basis that the repository reflects the actual situation;
  • Provide the appropriate platforms for the business applications, following the defined IT standards and the overall technology direction;
  • Communicate in clear and unambiguous terms with (key) users about any relevant issue using any suitable tool for communication (mail, phone, presentations etc.);
  • Admit mistakes in functionality but also point out the user’s responsibilities in a professional non-accusative manner;
  • Evaluates interrelationships between systems, identifies how changes may affect other systems and makes modifications where necessary.

About You!

A motivated and inspirational colleague, happy to support the business and truly devoted to customer success. You are a humble team player, who is willing to learn and is not afraid to face challenges. Quality and professionalism lies close to your heart.

What do you bring?

  • Bachelor level through experience or education in business or IT;
  • Minimum of 7 years’ experience in a similar function;
  • Hands-on experience with networking technologies (Cisco switches, Checkpoint firewalls etc.);
  • Ability to learn and adapt to an ever changing technical environment;
  • Good analytical thinking;
  • Ability to investigate and resolve infrastructure incidents in a self-sufficient way;
  • Good communication and social skills in an international environment;
  • Proficient knowledge of the English language, both spoken and in writing;
  • Mastering other European languages is an advantage;
  • Willingness to travel inside Europe.

Must have technical skills

802.1X Network Access Control (NAC)

Aruba Clearpass, Aruba wifi, Citrix ADC

About Yamaha Motor Europe:

Yamaha Motor Europe is responsible for coordinating the marketing and sales activities of our products in the European marketplace, mainly: Yamaha motorcycles and scooters, marine outboard engines, Wave runner water vehicles, 4-wheel All-Terrain Vehicles (ATV’s), golf cars, snowmobiles, and generators.

What’s in it for you?

  • A diverse and international environment;
  • We offer a hybrid way of working, of course, this includes working from home allowance and a budget for setting up your home office;
  • Commuting allowance, holiday allowance, and, 28 days off to enjoy as you please;
  • 13th-month payment and you will participate in our Bonus Program;
  • Pension scheme;
  • Learning and development opportunities;
  • Discount on Yamaha products;
  • Your first contract will be a temporary contract, but with the intention to extend or offer an indefinite contract;
  • We support you in getting your motor or boat license;
  • Try out our newest models via our private lease plan and staff bike program;
  • Free fruits are available in our office;
  • You can enjoy breakfast/ lunch in our own restaurant "The Three Forks" at the office;
  • Get to know your colleagues during our company/team events and monthly afternoon drinks.

Sounds interesting? We are looking forward to receiving your CV and motivation letter.
You can apply by using the LinkedIn apply button!
For more information about the recruitment process please contact us at recruitment@yamaha-motor.nl.

Note, an assessment will be part of our procedure.

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