network security engineer load balancing

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KBC Bank, the parent company of the Hungarian K&H Bank, provides banking services in 5 European countries.

The international IT solutions of the banking group, covering several European countries, takes place with Hungarian and Belgian colleagues in Hungary and Belgium, therefore not only our services are international, but also our teams.

Our responsibilities range from day-to-day operation to application development and its operation.

We are constantly expanding the Hungarian side of the team, which is why we are looking for enthusiastic, motivated new employees with junior, medior or possibly senior work experience.


For a digital leader like KBC, it is crucial that our data centers run smoothly and safely. Around the clock. Both our customers and our employees count on this. As a Network Engineer / System Engineer you play an important role in this.

We have data centers in Hungary (Törökbálint and Baracska) and Belgium (Mechelen and Leuven). An international team of experts ensures that these four data centers work optimally every day:

Our Group Datacenter Network Team focuses on switching & routing and DDI.

Our Group Datacenter Network Security Team works on firewalling

Our Group Datacenter Network Application Delivery Team works on load balancing, volumetric ddos protection, secure web gateways and network management/visibility.

Because all teams work closely together, you come into contact with all these aspects.


Your focus will be on LB/DDOS/SWG: Load Balancing, Volumetric DDOS protection and Secure Web Gateways.

You not only contribute to the daily management of components/systems/networks, but are also involved in numerous projects. This way you can immediately use your expertise and you can quickly deepen it further.



What your job will be:

  • Together with business stakeholders (your internal customers), IT architects and system engineers from other teams, you play an important role in infrastructure and security projects. Your contribution ranges from analysis and design to implementation and testing.
  • Within the network teams, we expect everyone to have a CCNA/CCNP alike overall basic knowledge, and to be specialized in at least one field. You are a knowledgeable in Load Balancing and volumetric DDOS protection using F5 technology, on different levels of the technology (infrastructure setup, network design and actual object configurations).
  • You are involved in the day-to-day management of various telecommunication and security components. Think of setup, configuration, capacity management, following up on new versions or functionalities, resolving security risks or integrating components into our current infrastructure.
  • You will explore new technological possibilities.  Is there an opportunity to improve or automate the way we work? You spotted it.
  • You analyze problems so that incidents are solved and we continuously improve our domain.
  • You will work on a self-servicing offering for our (internal) clients, reducing the amount of day-to-day work and giving you more focus on the new and challenging tasks.
  • Together with your colleagues, you work in a rotational role to provide on call support outside office hours.
  • Gradually you take on more responsibility, for example design tasks.



What you can expect working with us:

  • You can make sure your future career is steady within our company
  • Life-long learning and plenty of opportunities to challenge yourself
  • Competitive salary as well as other benefits such as:
    • 10% customizable cafeteria,
    • annual performance-based reward,
    • company phone with mobile internet, that you can use for private purposes as well
    • employee discount at the bank
    • Medicover
  • Your English language skills won’t be worn out as you can use it on a daily basis
  • Flexible schedule as we don’t use ‘Clock in Clock out’ system 
  • As our focus is on teamwork we consider it important to hang out in the "open office" together, but you have the option to spend 3 days per week working from home
  • We value your insight and are always open to suggestions
  • International environment with a cheerful work atmosphere
  • Green office in Millennium Park, equipped with:
    • bicycle storage and showers
    • restaurant with panoramic views over the Danube and the National Theatre
    • free coffee and snacks in our community area where we hang out and play darts, and many dining options in the surrounding area



What we expect from you:

  • You have a bachelor's or master's degree in IT or a number of years of relevant experience. And you are looking forward to (further) expanding your career within the domain network & security.
  • You like to analyze and take responsibility.
  • No problem for you to organize your own work efficiently , even if a priority suddenly changes. At the same time, you also like to work together with others and you can delegate.
  • You communicate clearly and diplomatically in English, or assertively if necessary.
  • Just like your colleagues, you focus on the result and help others.
  • You have knowledge of / experience with:
    • F5: LTM/DNS(GSLB only), system & app services automation (Ansible/AS3), AFM/DHD (L3-L4 DDOS), …
    • Skyhigh Secure Web Gateway (or equivalent forward proxy mgmt knowledge on other platforms like BlueCoat, zScaler, ...)
  • Ideally, you are also well acquainted with more than one of these topics:
    • Firewalling, DMZ setup and DNS
    • Troubleshooting
    • Routing & switching, basic networking services at the level of a large enterprise
    • Scripting (Ansible, Python, Perl, Java, ..)
    • Authentication and authorization mechanisms and frameworks


What you can expect during the recruitment process:

  • After sending your CV in English, expect a two-round interview process, one online in English with the Belgian team leader, and the other at our office in Budapest (in Hungarian) to get to know each other better
  • An efficient selection process is important for both of us, so we try to make it as fast as possible, and even if you are not selected we will give you a detailed feedback.
Job identifier: 12479
Position name: Network Security Engineer Load Balancing
Work place: 1095 Budapest, Lechner Ödön fasor 9. H épület
Specialty: IT
Job contract type: indefinite time
Daily work hours: full time
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