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Network Engineer

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HQ {amount} miles
3500 S Clark Street
Arlington, VA 22202 USA

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The Network Engineer is responsible for designing, implementing, monitoring, and managing the local and wide area networks, which consist of Lidl HQ, warehouses and stores. The role includes designing system configurations, documenting and managing the installation of new networks, and maintaining and upgrading existing network systems as necessary.

What You’ll Do

Essential Functions
•    Effectively manage projects and project timelines while working independently and collaboratively to achieve short, medium, and long-term departmental visions
•    Evaluate industry best practices and monitor developments and innovations within the retail sector particular to their business that may be beneficial to the daily operations of the organization
•    Analyze and evaluate projects and develop ideas and/or practical solutions for streamlining business processes
•    Design and implement new network solutions and/or improve the efficiency and security of current networks according to ITH
•    Install, configure and support network equipment including Cisco routers, switches, firewalls, and wireless LAN controller
•    Procure network equipment and manage subcontractors involved with network installations
•    Maximize network performance through ongoing monitoring and troubleshooting
•    Investigate faults in the network and provide solutions
•    Update network equipment to the latest firmware releases
•    Ensure ownership of critical systems/processes
•    Strong time management skills
•    Identify and optimize business processes
•    Establish self as a SME in assigned roles and for responsible tasks
•    Take on new tasks proactively
•    Prioritize and execute multiple project assignments and subsequent tasks in business impact context
•    Tailor communication to given audiences
•    Problem and Risk management for general business impact
•    Coordination and prioritization of work quality output in focus areas
•    Establish self as point of contact for assigned business stakeholder and own the relationship
•    Proactively analyze process gaps and dependencies and identify solutions
•    Perform other duties as assigned

What You’ll Need

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities
•    Good knowledge of LAN/WAN/WLAN networks, TCP/IP protocols and network technologies (Cisco/FortiGate/Checkpoint/Barracuda/Huawei)
•    Solid understanding of VPN technologies such as DMVPN and GetVPN over MPLS & broadband
•    Ability to assess the impact of issues to appropriately escalate
•    Ability to clearly document issues and communicate topics with associated stakeholders
•    Adaptability to work efficiently in a global environment
•    Ability to understand functional business requests and translate them into technical requirements
•    Excellent verbal and written communication skills
•    Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills
•    Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
•    Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines
•    Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
•    Ability to prioritize tasks and to delegate them when appropriate
•    Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite or related software

Preferred Knowledge, Skills, Abilities
•    Network Automation using Python / ansible / Cisco EEM

Required Education, Certifications/ Licenses, Related Experience
•    Bachelor’s degree
•    3-5 years of experience in a related field
•    In lieu of degree, 5+ years of experience in related field will meet the education and related experience requirements listed above
•    Computer systems and networks
•    Computer software/computer systems engineering
•    Electrical/electronic engineering
•    Telecommunication - networks

Preferred Education, Certifications/ Licenses, Related Experience
•    MCSA

What You’ll Receive

At Lidl, we know that in order for our people to do their best, they must be at their best. That’s why as a company, we offer one of the most generous benefits packages in the industry.
All our Lidl employees are eligible to receive the following benefits:
Medical | Dental | Vision coverage
Paid Holiday & Paid Time Off (PTO)
401k Plan (+ 5% company match and 2 year vesting schedule)
And so much more, visit our benefits page for more details and the latest updates
In addition to the great benefits above, our Full-Time employees receive these additional benefits: Group Term Life & AD&D Insurance, Short & Long-Term Disability Insurance, Voluntary Critical Illness and/or Accident Insurance, Parental Leave – 100% pay for birth mothers and non-birth parents, Additional Paid Time-Off & Sick Time.



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