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IP Resource Analyst

Are you passionate about Internet governance and do you want to support the infrastructure that facilitates the most important invention of our time? There’s a great opportunity waiting for you at the core of the Internet.

You could be our next IP Resource Analyst (IPRA) – join the RIPE NCC and help us make the Internet a better place.

You’ll be a part of a dynamic, multicultural team that interacts with members across the RIPE NCC service region and implements policies created by the RIPE community.

You’ll do great work by:
  • Managing the Internet number resource lifecycle:
    • Evaluating requests for Internet number resources according to policies set by the RIPE community
    • Registering/administrating approved Internet number resources in the global registry
    • Maintaining Registry Data Quality by processing updates to existing resource registrations
  • Managing projects aimed at implementing and supporting RIPE Policy
  • Representing the team and the organisation at various industry meetings and events, establishing trust with members and the wider Internet community
  • Performing forensic analysis of current and historical records to ensure legitimate holdership of IP addresses and AS Numbers

As an IPRA, you’ll be responsible for the complete Internet number resource lifecycle in the RIPE NCC service region, for maintaining a strong and accurate registry, and for offering extensive support to all members using RIPE NCC services.

 

Does this sound like you? Here’s what you’ll need to have:

  • At least four years of relevant work experience
  • A good understanding of Internet number resources (IPv4, IPv6 addresses and AS Numbers) and associated services such as DNS, WHOIS etc.
  • Passion for providing the highest level of customer service and sound judgment when interacting with diverse stakeholders
  • Strong analytical and administrative skills
  • Project management skills, ability to effectively manage projects with ongoing regular tasks
  • Ability to communicate complex information, concepts and policies both verbally and in writing
  • A fluent level of written and spoken English
  • Comfortable working in a diverse multicultural environment

 

We think it would be brilliant if you could also contribute with:

  • Russian language skills
  • Presentation skills and experience with public speaking
  • Experience with company registration documents issued by national authorities

This position is based at our offices in the centre of Amsterdam.

 

Salary:

The annual salary for this position is between EUR 39,351 and EUR 52,464 (before tax). This includes the standard 8% annual “holiday pay” and a 5% end-of-year bonus. Monthly salary is between EUR 2,902 and EUR 3,869 (before tax).

At the RIPE NCC, we respect and facilitate a proper work-life balance for our staff. We offer excellent secondary benefits to our employees, including a relocation package for those recruited from outside the Netherlands, 30 days' vacation (in addition to public holidays), a generous training allowance and excellent paid parental leave.

 

How to apply:

We encourage applicants with a valid work permit for the Netherlands within the RIPE NCC service region to apply. If you are within the service region but not a EU citizen, we may be able to assist you with obtaining a work permit (if the applicant will meet the requirements).

Please apply using our web form. Don’t forget to include a cover letter – we disregard applications if they don’t have one.

We’ll begin evaluating applications immediately and will continue until the position has been filled. If we choose to take your application further, we will ask you to complete an assignment online. The next step in the process is an in-person interview or Skype interview. If you are selected for an in-person interview, we will cover your expenses.

 

About the RIPE NCC:

The RIPE Network Coordination Centre (RIPE NCC) is one of five Regional Internet Registries (RIRs) providing Internet resource allocations, registration services and coordination activities that support the operation of the Internet globally. The organisation is set up as a not-for-profit association and the working language is English. The environment is internationally orientated, with staff from more than 20 countries.

More information about the RIPE NCC is available online.