We’re looking for a Network Security Engineer / Infrastructure Architect to work on-site from Brussels, Belgium – EUIN156

Description of the tasks: 

The following tasks will be performed by an external service provider:

  • Focus on integrating end-point security solutions with strong knowledge of network infrastructure
  • Participating in the security aspects of the design and architecture of the Digital Workplace and particularly in terms of the provision of secure internet connectivity for all the field offices, for the headquarters, and for our cloud solutions
  • IT Project management for Echofield-wide workplace infrastructure projects
  • Expert advice, assistance, and technology watch in network management, architectural considerations, applicable standards, solution patterns, and best practices in the ICT infrastructure domain of DG European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Operations
  • Risk analysis and review of the network infrastructure (technical design, long-term, reliable & adaptive technical solutions)
  • Preparation of the equipment to be set up & shipped to final destinations around the world.
  • Interaction with the users, DIGIT infrastructure and security services, and other internal DG ECHO development teams


Level of education:

Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant field of interest.

Knowledge and skills:

The following skills and knowledge are required for the performance of the above-listed tasks:

  • If the acquired master’s is related to IT studies with proven Network specificities, entry-level experience (internship, practices…) could be accepted.
  • Good knowledge of DNS and DHCP principles.
  • Good knowledge of secure network connectivity (VPN connections).
  • Good knowledge of network monitoring tools.
  • Good knowledge of VOIP & Unified Communications.
  • Experience in IT Infrastructure management in a large organization or company • Experience with firewall systems
  • Experience in the elaboration and implementation of Disaster Recovery Plans
  • Experience in the elaboration of security guidelines and procedures
  • Knowledge of PKI and Encryption solutions.
  • Experience in integrations with cloud services (e.g. O365, Azure)
  • Rapid self-starting capability and experience in team working; proactive attitude, communicative, and customer oriented.
  • Experience in providing services for multi-country structures including developing countries is considered an advantage.
  • Good organization, coordination, and planning skills with a high degree of drive and desire to empower ICT change and evolution
  • English advanced both written and oral (C1 LEVEL)
  • Advanced knowledge of French is seen as an asset (C1 level)
  • Team player with appropriate social and communication skills

    Self-Assessment qualification questions:
  • Do you have 10+ years of professional experience in Network Engineering & Security?
  • Do you live in Brussels, Belgium or would you like to relocate? (hybrid work on-site)
  • Is your English C1 level or better?
  • Are you an EU citizen or do you have permanent residency in the EU?
  • Are you OK with freelance long-term engagement and 30-day payments?


  • Location: Brussels
  • Type: on-site hybrid (need to be located or relocate in Brussels)
  • Duration: 2-3 years
  • Experience: at least 10 years
  • Technical Expertise: Network Engineer in Network Security domain (Firewalls, Meraki, Palo Alto)
  • Client: European Commission
  • Deadline: ASAP

If interested, please share your CV at iuliana@euroasiarecruiting.com.