Network Architect/Consultant with focus on Aruba solutions


Brussels and potentially other locations throughout Belgium


System and Support

Project description:

Provide business domain solution, process, strategy, business case and
change consulting to external client at functional and senior management
level, on a chargeable basis. The business domain includes industry
specific business process and function specific business process such as
HR, accounting and IT. It also includes developing and managing IT
governance mechanism and various policies such as security policy, business
continuity policy. Help the client innovate and formulate business
solutions and “technology enabled” business models and new ways of doing
business to create breakthrough positions in the marketplace. Explains how
and where technology can be used to address key business processes in a
particular domain. Gets involved in the strategy and business issues
identification and resolution; provides input to the company account plan
to develop and manage the strategic relationship with the client’s senior
management, and act as a trusted advisor in transforming the client’s


  • Organizes and shapes an engagement team's strategy to drive success.
  • Leads board level visioning sessions providing thought leadership to
  • Develops and manages relationships across the whole client base, discussing
benefits and value at board level.
  • Commercially shapes deals based on business benefit to client rather than
actual cost to complete (value based pricing)identifying risk/reward
opportunities and developing business cases to work with clients in new and
different ways to mutual benefits.
  • Drives key meetings and workshops to achieve the outcomes within the
  • Understands and utilizes the full range of facilitation methods and tools
to run effective events.
  • Advises at board level on MOC strategies and implementation plans.
  • Consults on governance, strategy and transformation not just operations.
  • Builds and maintains significant alliances and support across the client's
  • Leads complex MOC initiatives.
  • Consults and shapes development of the client's approach to identifying and
managing risks and assumptions and for realising benefits at a department
  • Shapes and directs proposals describing the company solution and the
associated value proposition.
  • Ensures knowledge capture sessions are arranged and executed building the
company consultant collateral.

Technical skills:

Education and Experience Required:

  • Responsible for design and implementation of customers network

infrastructure: Campus LAN and WLAN Network Infrastructure.
Familiar with Switching & Routing products from HPE/Aruba Networking,
Cisco, ...
Familiar with Wireless products from Aruba and/or Cisco

  • Operational experience with multiple security solutions like Checkpoint,

Fortinet, Palo-Alto networks, Bluecoat, websense (proxies)

  • Configure and implement Remote Access Solution: IPSec, SSL VPN with RSA or

Vasco OTP solutions

  • Implement Access Control Server solutions (Tacacs+/ Radius, NAC, NAP,..)
  • Implementation of TCP/IP & related Services like DHCP/DNS, experience with

IPAM (Infoblox) solutions is an asset

  • Build and maintain Visio documentations for clients

Technical Skills

  • LAN switches and related protocols and standards (802.1Q, 802.3ad, STP,


  • Wireless LAN AP & controllers and related protocols and standards (TKIP,

AES, WAP, 802.11b/g/n, IPS, PEAP, etc…)

  • Understanding of digital certificate-based identities (PKI), authentication

methods like EAP-TLS, EAP-PEAP, mac-authentication, captive portal, …

  • Experience with network authentication platforms like HPE Aruba ClearPass,

Microsoft NPS, Cisco ISE, …

  • Basic HTML and scripting skills
  • Experience with network management platforms:HPE IMC, Aruba Airwave, Cisco

PRIME, SolarWinds,etc..

  • Familiar with network troubleshooting tools (Wireshark, Fluke, etc…)
  • Familiar with Microsoft concepts and technologies like Active Directory,

GPOs, Enterprise PKI, …

  • Understanding & good working experience with server virtualization

technologieslike VMware ESX or Microsoft HyperV

Contact person:

Contact name: Recruitment IT Staffing