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Network/infrastructure engineer

Date: 04-May-2022

Location: Papendrecht, NL

Company: GKN Aerospace Careers

About Us

GKN Aerospace is the world's leading multi-technology tier 1 aerospace supplier. With 51 manufacturing locations in 14 countries, we serve over 90% of the world”s aircraft and engine manufacturers. We design and manufacture innovative smart aerospace systems and components. Every time you travel by air almost anywhere in the world, it is likely that GKN is helping you on your way.

We are looking for people who want to make a difference, talented members with the skills and passions to become the best of the future in what they do.

About the opportunity

It's Boarding time

As our Network/infrastructure engineer you develop, maintain and administer infrastructure services, systems, applications and configurations and related hardware in accordance with GKN standards and industry best practices. You are a real troubleshooter, and diagnose and resolve system, software and hardware problems. You support front line IT staff in complicated infrastructure related matters.  In this role you also document, track, monitor, and communicate problems and business risks to ensure timely resolution and compliance. You work in a team and will be based on our Papendrecht site 

Your responsibilities

  •      Troubleshoot/resolve problems associated with the infrastructure environment
  •      Work with hardware/software vendors to resolve technical support issues
  •      Coordinate and work with global architects and other regional Data Center teams to ensure infrastructure and
          systems meet our standards in regards to functionality, security, and maintainability
  •      Deploy industry best practice approaches and standards
  •      Procure and replace hardware components when required
  •      Actively monitor the system infrastructure to manage business systems and security risks  
  •      Actively works with automating the IT infrastructure delivery
  •      Work with the following Key Processes:
    • Event Management; monitoring , measuring against SLA, triggering and reporting
    • Incident Management; log all incidents and resolve as quickly as possible
    • Change Management; process approved changes from Build into Run
    • Request Management; manage all requests to resolution or escalation
    • Asset & Configuration Management; manage resources and configurations required to deliver services to agreed SLA

What do you need to be successful in this role?




  •      Relevant Degree or equivalent experience
  •      IT infrastructure experience 
  •      Knowledge of Windows Server AD en Group Policies, MS Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) and
         Windows10 Desktop Management
  •      An ability to follow processes
  •      Self-driven with a motivation to succeed and provide world class services to the business  
  •      Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals
  •      Experience working in a high availability, high demand environment
  •      Able to work effectively in a virtual team environment
  •      Strong documentation skills
  •      Good communication skills in English and Dutch language – both verbal and written.




  •      Technical certifications in Operating Systems, Microsoft Azure or equivalent
  •      Technical certifications in Powershell or other relevant script technologies
  •       Knowledge of SCCM, Exchange and VMware

Our offer

Besides an innovative and international work environment that offers you a good work-life balance , We offer you  opportunities to learn and grow, a competitive salary in grade L1  with a maximum of EUR 5031 gross a month, pension plan, 40 days off and travel allowance (from 10 km single journey) as well.

For more information about this job please contact Marloes van Es-Erkelens (recruiter) via marloes.vanes-erkelens@fokker.com

Do you like to come on board? Apply directly with your CV and motivation via the "apply now" button

Diversity Inclusion and Belonging (DIB)

As a global engineering company, innovation is what differentiates us from our competitors and is central to our success.

A balance of cultures, ethnicities and genders help bring new ideas and creativity to GKN. We need people of different backgrounds, with different skills and perspectives to spark originality, imagination and creativeness in our teams around the world.

GKN is an equal opportunity employer.

We treat all our employees and applicants fairly and are committed to ensuring that there is no discrimination or harassment against any employee or qualified applicant on the grounds of age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality, sex, or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

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