Senior Network Engineer

Full Time
Brussels, Belgium


SatADSL/neXat is an Internet access service provider providing innovative satellite services worldwide ( SatADSL/neXat is a small multicultural company growing fast in a very competitive environment.

SatADSL/neXat operates a Cloud-based Service Delivery Platform (C-SDP) connected to multiple satellite teleports worldwide via a network of continental PoPs (Brussels, Singapore, Orlando,...).


SatADSL/neXat is looking for a Senior Network Engineer based in Brussels, in charge of participating to the design, development, configuration of the SatADSL global IP network in particular for what concerns the structure, topology of the global SatADSL network including Traffic Shaping and Routing component processing the end-user IP traffic and its connections to partner networks and the Internet backbone.


The main tasks include:

- Design and development of the global IP network of SatADSL in collaboration with the other members of the technical team.

- Selection of the appropriate technology and equipment to meet the required performance.

- Development of software for the monitoring and control of IP devices, virtual or physical.

- Configuration of IP devices, virtual or physical, and of virtual machines

- Troubleshooting of all network components, including servers, routers, switches, shapers, deep packet inspection devices, etc.

- Management and configuration of IP ranges

- Provide technical training and assistance to SatADSL Technical Support team when new features/ tools go in production to allow Technical Support to fulfill their mission

- Provide second level support to customers through engagement via the SatADSL Technical Support in case of issues beyond the competence and control of SatADSL Technical Support.

- Support commercial department in specific cases when IP networking competences are required for setting up specific customers configurations or proof-of-concepts


The Senior Network Engineer will be reporting to the Chief Technology Officer, responsible for all technology matters. (S)He will be mentored by SatADSL Chief IP Architect.



- University degree in Engineering or equivalent

- IP Networking certifications (e.g. CCNA, CCNP, CCDP) are mandatory

- Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE) is a clear advantage

IT and Software

- Good knowledge and experience of Linux environment (Debian, GIT, PHP, LAMP)

- Good knowledge and experience of VMware ESXI server

- Good Knowledge and experience with MySQL

- Good knowledge of software technologies in particular Object Oriented programming languages.

- Good Knowledge of high-level programming languages like Perl and Python

- Knowledge of SOA and Web Services is an asset

IP Networking

- Advanced knowledge and experience in IP networks management:

o Perfect knowledge and experience of BGP4

o VPN tunnels (GRE, OpenVPN, IP Sec,…) configuration and management

o Multi IP ranges management

o Routers configuration and management (CISCO, Vyatta, Mikrotik…)


- Some years of professional experience in IP network design and management position

- Knowledge and experience in Satellite communication is a clear asset.

- Very well organised and handling precisely and rapidly, able to work under tight deadlines

- Good communications skills both in writing and orally

- Analytical and problem solving oriented


- Able to work in a small multi-cultural team; Team player


- Excellent English including writing skills for reporting/documentation

- French and other languages are an asset


- Challenging job in a dynamic hi-tech company

- Possibility of teleworking

- Additional advantages in the form of Laptop, lunch vouchers, birthday vouchers, New year vouchers, Eco vouchers, Pension plan…


The job position is to be based in Brussels, Belgium, but travels worldwide are also required


Either permanent – 38h/week basis – 20 days of holidays + 10 official holidays or freelance 200-220 days per year.

Join a forward-thinking, dynamic global team!