£47,300 up to £59,400 per annum – This isn’t standing still. This is running a global business.
Based in our brand new, state-of-the-art head office in Tolworth, our Network & Security team is continuing to expand and we are now seeking a Network Engineer to support and administer our 900 plus UK sites.
Our IT department at Lidl GB plays a crucial role in our international success. In our Head Office alone, we have over 100 colleagues managing and supporting our IT landscape and driving innovation forward. You will be involved in BAU as well as focused on implementing Lidl GB and International projects, contributing towards the technical specification, design, implementation, support and documentation from start to finish.
The ideal candidate will be a Network Engineer with CCNA or CCNP level skills with broad network experience, capable of supporting a large and complex network (Cisco, Huawei, Fortinet) and understanding the impact of changes across the network.
We have moved to a fully flexible model of mobile working for appropriate Head Office and Regional roles, empowering our teams to choose how and where they work best. We feel it is important that, where possible, we offer our colleagues as much flexibility as possible and trust our teams to determine the right environments that work most effectively for them.
What you’ll do
Install, maintain and support Lidl GB network equipment and infrastructure
Actively looking for improvements in processes
Implement network automation solutions
Rollout and implementation of projects
Carry out software hardware and configuration updates
Change control (CAB) and task scheduling
Maintain and report SLA and KPI where specified
Monitor and resolve departmental incident management tickets at 2nd/3rd level
Produce problem reports and escalations where necessary
Update and maintain network documentation and procedures
Follow Lidl best practice and procedures
Provide remunerated “Out of Hours Support” on a scheduled rotation
What you’ll need
Cross sectional experience working from CCNA to CCNP level is essential
Experience supporting across a large multiple sites’ estate
Experience supporting and configuring WAN technologies such as SD WAN and DMVPN
Experience of supporting and configuring Cisco and Huawei LAN, and Wireless products is desirable
Experience of supporting and configuring Fortinet FortiGate firewalls and FortiManager is desirable
Experience of network automation technologies such as Python, PowerShell and Ansible is highly desirable
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Able to work as part of a team with good interpersonal skills
and with good problem-solving ability
Ability to manage faults with third party engineers
Demonstrate initiative and problem ownership/escalation
Full UK Driving Licence is desirable
What you’ll receive
This isn’t getting by. This is getting what you deserve. Working at Lidl is rewarding, in every sense, because we give you the extensive training to succeed in your role and plenty of opportunities to progress your career here. We’re proud to offer a competitive salary from £47,300 – £59,400 (depending on experience) and 35 days’ holiday per year (pro rata). Save for your future with our pension scheme, or save today with a 10% in store discount, plus extra discounts on days out, cinema tickets and much more.
includes 10% non-contractual London Weighting allowance
Please note your employment is conditional upon the Company’s receipt of satisfactory references and if requested by the Company, a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service check.
Disclaimer: due to the high volume of applications we receive, we reserve the right to close a vacancy earlier than the advertised date. This is to ensure our teams can manage application levels while maintaining a positive candidate experience. Once a vacancy has closed, we are unable to consider further applications, so please submit your application as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.