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Internet Resource Analyst

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As an authority on Internet number resources we are looking for someone to join us in actively contributing to a stable and innovative Internet. Our Internet Resource Analysts are diligent individuals responsible for the management of unique Internet numbers. Do you have networking experience at an ISP, NOC or similar organisation and a keen eye for detail and accuracy? And do you communicate fluently in English and love working in an international team? Then this could be the role for you!

Internet Resource Analyst
Amsterdam Central Station  
37.5 hours per week

As an Internet Resource Analyst you will manage the lifecycle of Internet number resources (IP addresses and AS numbers). You will translate RIPE community policy into processes and services for RIPE NCC members and other internal and external stakeholders, enabling them to operate and develop the Internet. You will have an administrative role that requires strong technical know-how.

In this role, you will:

  • Analyse, evaluate and approve requests to distribute, transfer and maintain Internet number resources from members. You will do this in line with the RIPE community policies and expectations of RIPE NCC membership, taking into consideration technical, legal and other aspects
  • Identify and investigate suspicious submissions to prevent activities of fraud or other undesirable actions in order to protect the interests of our members as well as increase security
  • Evaluate and give guidance for IPv6 deployment plans
  • Provide assistance for RPKI, the RIPE Database and other RIPE NCC services
  • Perform audits of RIPE NCC member accounts, promoting and supporting an accurate and up-to-date RIPE Registry
  • Attend RIPE NCC and industry events and represent the organisation by providing on-site support to members, deliver presentations
  • Manage the company wide projects aimed at implementing new policies, setting requirements for related processes, software, internal and external communication

 What we expect from you:

  • At least three years of experience in a network supporting role in an international team (NOC engineer, Network and System Administrator, Network Analyst, Technical Support Agent)
  • High level of technical knowledge: in particular regarding IPv4/IPv6; routing protocols; DNS; Internet Service Provisioning; network and routing security
  • A fluent command of English
  • Strong analytical and organisational skills with an ability to identify trends and build proposals for improvements
  • A genuine pride in delivering high-quality support
  • Excellent interpersonal, relationship building and networking skills and an ability to work under pressure

It would be nice if you are also:

  • Generally knowledgeable within the field of internet governance and the RIR system
  • Experienced in the evaluation of content and validity of official documents such as company registration papers, passports, contracts
  • Experienced with managing projects and coordinating multi-stakeholder activities
  • Multilingual

What you can expect from us:

  • A modern, flexible and informal work environment with an emphasis on a healthy work/life balance
  • An annual salary between EUR 42.600 and EUR 61.300 (before tax) for a fulltime week (37.5 hours per week). This includes the standard 8% annual “holiday pay” and a 5% end-of-year bonus.
  • Excellent secondary benefits: including relocation, a non-contributory pension scheme, 26-weeks paid parental leave, top-tier health insurance coverage for you and your family and 30 vacation days (full-time)
  • A generous training allowance per year which can be used for professional development
  • An in-house free barista and a company-wide free lunch every week.

The Team:

Registration Services 
Our international team of 23 colleagues is responsible for some of the RIPE NCC’s key services: distribution and management of Internet number resources, implementation of community policies, providing support and knowledge to our members and the wider Internet community. We are at the forefront of the Internet developments.  If you are thorough with a desire for accuracy and consistency, are engaging, warm and enthusiastic, then you’d fit in well with our fun, dynamic and hardworking team.

If you’ve been following the industry closely, you will know that the remaining IPv4 address pool has been exhausted. This means that you will be part of a transition towards managing the lifecycle of IPv4 space rather than the distribution of IPv4, and towards the growth in the IPv6 adoption. You will be part of ensuring that the Internet registry remains as strong and accurate as ever.

About the RIPE NCC

The RIPE NCC is a not-for-profit organisation founded on the belief that the Internet should be governed openly, transparently and together with the wider Internet community. We are one of the oldest Internet organisations in Europe and are proud of our legacy. 

Our strongest asset is our staff. We bring together more than 150 people from more than 38 countries in our modern, vibrant office in the east wing of Amsterdam Central Station. Our official working language is English, but more than 30 languages are spoken by our colleagues. 

Our backgrounds are diverse, but our goal is the same: work for the good of the Internet. And we are now working collaboratively with our staff to transform our company culture to facilitate our evolution into the future. Do you want to join us on this journey? 

How to apply

If you are interested in this position, please click on the Apply Button and fill in the short application form. Send it to us together with your CV and motivation letter (in English only please). A pre-employment screening (done by Validata) will be part of the recruitment process.


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