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Global Infrastructure Engineer Network Service EMEA (m/w/d)

Germany - Neuss

Job Description

For the Yanfeng Global Automotive Interior, we are strengthening the global infrastructure network team. Our Network services comprise of WAN (MPLS and VPN) technologies, LAN (wired and wireless), Internet access incl. cloud proxy services, Network security services and IPT (but not limited to). YFAI widely takes advantage of managed services and separates Operations (daily management) from Service strategy, Architecture, Engineering and vendor management. Service strategy, Architecture, Engineering and vendor management are managed in house by the network engineers. Network operations is responsibility of the managed service partner(s) or for the recently launched “in-house operations” team which takes over from external partners depending the technology. This open position network engineer is for Architecture, Engineering and L3 support to Operations. The YFAI global infrastructure service portfolio is well defined but continuously evolves to meet the current and future business needs.

The YFAI network services consist of several technologies that are in scope for the network engineer:


  • LAN & WLAN

  • RAS

  • Internet access central and at remote sites

  • DNS / DHCP

  • IPT

  • Firewalls & Security

  • WAN / bandwidth consumption optimization

  • Network monitoring systems

  • Global and local load balancing services

The YFAI backbone is a blend of Verizon Business and China Telecom circuits managed by the two vendors. 

The engineer network services EMEA together with his team peers in NA and China does oversee all network services design and configuration in terms of standards, templates, proof of concept, pilots and projects within the region and in very close cooperation with external service provider and the global service manager. Network service performance, agility and strict standardization are the key criteria when building and operating our service portfolio. The engineer network service is also a regional contact on all matters related to the managed services provider – CI, performance reviews, capacity planning and escalations to change – and incident management.

Typical duties for the engineer network services:

  • Design and definition of standards for global IT infrastructure and documentation.

  • Definition of life cycle management for infrastructure components

  • Keep up with technology development and trends for IT infrastructure and refine best fit for the business - blueprint of global IT infrastructure landscape

  • Design IT infrastructure solutions along standards for highest integration, compatibility with other technologies, compatibility with applications and manageability (managed service)

  • Drive and support the implementation of managed services for infrastructure technologies for scalability, agility and performance experience

  • Continuously improve service performance experience by reviewing solution design versus requirements, reviewing configuration versus compatibility needs by reviewing service delivery performance versus SLAs     

  • Solution testing and implementation with the support of global and regional resources as well as managed service partners. Measure success of implementation in terms of timing and quality with regular reporting

  • Supervise and approve the changes of IT infrastructure following processes for change management

  • Ensure service and infrastructure availability, effectiveness and security, provide regular reporting on service delivery performance

  • Responsible for implementation and maintenance of ongoing IT infrastructure projects

  • Follow ITIL methodology during service design, build, implementation and operations


    Another area of non-technical responsible for the engineer network services is the support to building and maintaining the service catalog and corresponding business communication

    The engineer network service is responsible for service availability, change and incident management within a global team consisting of YFAI engineers and vendor resources.

Your Qualifications

  • bachelor degree or above, major in Computer Science, Information Management or other related

  • above 5 years IT professional experience, above 2 years work experience on network incident tickets and troubleshooting

  • master the technical knowledge in the field of network, communication, IT hardware with profound working experience, and obtain the planning and implementation experience of disaster recovery systems

  • must have experience in operating and troubleshooting Cisco ASA, Cisco WLC, dynamic routing protocols (EIGRP/BPG/OSPF), DMVPN, S2S VPNs, Cisco AnyConnect, Cisco switches and routers,

  • prefer candidate with Huawei experience

  • prefer candidate with cloud proxy solution experience

  • prefer candidate with global and local load balancer experience

  • prefer candidate with Cisco DNA or SDN/SDWAN experience

  • proficient communication skill in English

  • prefer candidate with work experience in group corporation, foreign enterprise or MNE

  • prefer candidate with valid CCNP or CCIE or comparable certifications

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Published: 05/19/2020
Job Field: Information Systems
Location: Germany - Neuss
REQ. NO.: 19003375
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Yanfeng Automotive Interiors (YFAI)

Yanfeng Automotive Interiors (YFAI) is the global leader in automotive interiors. Yanfeng Automotive Interiors is redefining how people relax, work and play in their vehicle interiors – today and decades from now. Headquartered in Shanghai, the company has approximately 110 manufacturing plants and technical centers in 18 countries and more than 33,000 employees globally. They design, develop and manufacture automotive interior components for all automakers. LEARN MORE

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