Expert System Engineer
Systems - Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Expert System Engineer
Systems - Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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You’ll move the world forward. Every day, we create the most innovative mapping and location technologies to shape tomorrow’s mobility for the better.

We are proud to be one team of more than 5,000 unique, curious, passionate problem-solvers spread across the world. We bring out the best in each other. And together, we help the automotive industry, businesses, developers, drivers, citizens and cities move towards a safe, autonomous world that is free of congestion and emissions.

The Expert System Engineer will be accountable for administration, management, and proper monitoring of the network services infrastructure which includes on-premise, off-premise, and office network service components.

Support multiple platform engineers across different PU’s with effective network services best practices across different domains.

Solve blocker incidents and problem resolutions in a 24x7 capacity and participate in oncall rotations.

Purpose of this role is to lead Network service engineering best practices in Commercial IT with the goal to effectively protect the stability, security, and feature enhancements of network services across TomTom’s global network.

What you’ll do

  • Implement and recommend best practices and process efficiencies and continually update documentation

  • Evaluate roadmaps and future network solutions to ensure best practices and solutions

  • Introduce automation techniques and failover methodologies to reduce risk

  • Test network services using industry standard analysis criteria

  • Perform daily operational responsibilities to include incidents, problems, and customer requests in a timely manner.

  • Participate in proper capacity planning and availability management of services and infrastructure.

  • Alert and resolve any network service issues and communicate them accordingly

  • Capacity planning and availability management of services and infrastructure

  • Work closely with peer infrastructure and application engineers.

  • Participate in an on-call rotation as a global team for after-hours support

  • Reduce the complexity in design of network services to include consolidation of multiple technologies and services.

  • Increase more advanced monitoring techniques of these services to increase stability.

  • Automation of network service consumption for the delivery stream process in public and private cloud.

What you’ll need
  • Experience with complex heterogeneous DNS environments

  • Experience with Infoblox, BIND, and Microsoft DNS

  • Experience in private and public clouds to include Azure, AWS, Openstack, and VMware

  • Experience in scripting to include Python, UNIX shell, Powershell, Rest APIs, and Network Automation

  • Experience with configuration management tools such as Ansible, Puppet, and Terraform

  • Experience with Linux (Ubuntu, CentOS) and Microsoft operating systems

  • Experience in network operations including routing, switching, and network security

  • Experience in working in collaboration with different engineering teams

  • Experience with IPAM and DHCP

  • Experience with Active Directory

  • Able to work under pressure

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • On-call support required

  • Some travel required

What’s nice to have
  • Experience with Anycast is preferred

  • Experience with DNS security is preferred

Meet your team

We’re Information Technology. On one of our six teams, you’ll be responsible for capabilities that help ensure TomTom’s business operates efficiently and services are best delivered to customers. These teams and capabilities include: Enterprise IT for business applications such as SAP, Salesforce and Workday; Employee IT for equipment and productivity tools; Information Security to ensure our products, services and systems are secure; Commercial IT to support our product development teams; Enterprise Architecture to improve business performance; and IT Service Management to ensure our services meet or exceed customer expectations.

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We are self-starters who play well with others. Every day, we solve new problems with creativity, meet new people and learn rapidly at our offices around the world. We will invest in your growth and are committed to supporting you. In everything we do, we’re guided by six values: We care, putting our heart into what we do; we build trust (you can count on us); we create – driven to make a difference; we are confident, but don’t boast; we keep it simple, since life is complex enough; and we have fun because life’s too short to be boring. 

After you applyOur recruitment team will work hard to give you a meaningful experience throughout the process, no matter the outcome. Your application will be screened closely and you can rest assured that all follow-up actions will be thorough, from assessments and interviews through your onboarding.

TomTom is an equal opportunity employerWe celebrate diversity, thrive on each other’s differences and are committed to creating an inclusive environment at our offices around the world. Naturally, we do not discriminate against any employee or job applicant because of race, religion, color, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, marital status, disability, national origin, genetics, or age.

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