Network Automation Engineer

Vacancy number • PUB407225

Network Automation Engineer

  • Utrecht
  • Closes 12 May
  • 36 hours
  • Professional Bachelor

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About this job

  • Market: Services
  • Industry: IT & Telecom
  • Area of Expertise: Network, Systems, Telephony & Hardware
  • Location: Utrecht

What is required?

  • hours per week: 36
  • Education level: Professional Bachelor
  • Closing date: Sunday, 12 May 2024


As a Network Automation Engineer, you will play a crucial role in enhancing the efficiency and reliability of network infrastructure through the development and deployment of software and automation tools. Your focus will be on streamlining operations, reducing manual tasks, and improving the accuracy of network functions.

About this role

Design and Develop Automation Workflows:

  • Create automation flows using Python to streamline network operations and processes.
  • Utilize Python for various tasks within our environment.

API Integration:

  • Navigate APIs effectively to exchange data between different applications.
  • Leverage APIs for seamless communication and data synchronization.

Code Testing:

  • Possess knowledge about code testing methodologies.
  • Assist in implementing robust testing practices to ensure the reliability of automation workflows.

Mentoring Junior Colleagues:

  • Share your expertise with junior team members.
  • Instruct them on automation principles and best practices.


Advanced Python Proficiency:

  • Strong programming skills in Python.
  • Ability to write efficient and maintainable code

Network Knowledge (Essential):

  • Understanding of IP subnets, DNS, and network topologies.
  • Familiarity with network authentication protocols, including ClearPass.


  • Familiarity with version control using Git.
  • Ability to manage code repositories efficiently.

Azure DevOps Knowledge (Pipelines):

  • Experience with Azure DevOps pipelines for continuous integration and deployment.

SQL Database Knowledge:

  • Familiarity with databases such as MySQL/MariaDB and Microsoft SQL.
  • Understanding of database design and querying.

Additional Skills

PHP Knowledge:

  • Understanding of PHP programming language.
  • Experience with web development using PHP.

Codeigniter Framework:

  • Familiarity with the Codeigniter framework.
  • Ability to build web applications using Codeigniter.

Javascript and Bootstrap:

  • Knowledge of JavaScript.
  • Familiarity with the Bootstrap framework for responsive web design.

Containerization and Orchestration:

  • Familiarity with Docker and Kubernetes is valuable.
  • Familiarity with Openshift is valuable


We offer an exciting opportunity to join our dynamic team in an innovative environment where you can make an impact. You will receive competitive compensation commensurate with your experience, along with excellent benefits including health insurance, paid vacation time, flexible hours, etc.

About Brunel

Brunel is a specialized staffing agency, which means you are the focus! We always look for assignments that match your ambitions, life stage, and knowledge. Our consultants maintain warm and personal contact with you as a specialist and are always there for you.

With over 45 years of experience, we know better than anyone how to support and empower people to grow and excel in their careers. Our passion for people drives us to work every day with full conviction on our mission to make a difference in the development of our people.

Our culture
Brunel's core values, "Passion for people," "Entrepreneurship," "Honest and integral," and "Results-oriented," guide our organization and the way our employees act. These values contribute to a positive and productive work environment.

Diversity and inclusion
Additionally, Brunel is committed to valuing and encouraging the diverse cultures, backgrounds, and perspectives within our company. We believe in the power of differences and think that diversity and inclusion contribute to a creative and innovative organization.

CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility)
At Brunel, we are strongly aware that we have a responsibility to operate not only economically but also socially and ecologically sustainably. This allows us to grow responsibly and contribute to a better world for future generations. We hope to make an inspiring impact on other companies and collectively make a meaningful difference for people and the environment.

We believe in creating an environment where you can realize your potential and contribute to the success of Brunel. This means connecting, learning, and developing. Here are some benefits of working at Brunel:

  • Thanks to our onboarding program, you start with confidence right away.
  • The personal development plan provides insight into your ambitions and opportunities within Brunel, offering you the chance to achieve personal goals.
  • Through our BeSmart platform, you can take various in-house training courses.
  • The training budget allows you to attend courses and training that align with your development needs and ambitions.
  • The communities provide a platform where you can network and collaborate with other professionals.

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We are here to help achieving your ambitions.

Do you also dream of becoming the best in your profession? Or do you aspire that one dream job? Let us support you! Our Be Smart online learning environment offers all you need. Trainings, study materials and best practices, aimed to improve both your hard and soft skills.
Part of our program is to let you learn and share experiences with colleagues; a network of fellow specialists who participate in training sessions, events, webinars and socials. The ideal platform to spar about your ideas and get to know each other.
Along with our network come many experiences to support your personal, customized career path. Brunel colleagues are assigned in over 500 companies in various branches, that enable you to explore your potential and realize your ambitions.


Any questions remaining?

Your consultant, Miranda Bink is happy to clarify anything about this vacancy. When reaching out, use the pub number: PUB407225