Network Engineer

Location Dublin
Salary: €55k-65k
Job ref: 087502
Published: 13 days ago

Woodie's is the market-leading DIY, Home& Garden omni-channel retailer in Ireland with 35 stores nationwide and an online presence. We are proud to be listed as Ireland's Top Retailer by Great Places to Work and an official Best Workplace for Women! We are also listed as one of the 75 Best Large Workplaces in Europe since 2020 and to be accredited as a gold-standard Investor in Diversity by the Irish Centre for Diversity & Inclusion.


We have an opportunity for an effective and dynamic Network Engineer to join our IT team at a really exciting time when we are modernising all areas of IT in the midst of our digital transformation journey. The Network Engineer will play a key role in our digital transformation journey, ensuring our network and security infrastructure is fit-for-purpose for our customers & internal stakeholders.


Our ideal candidate:

  • Customer Focused: Deliver end user results for our colleagues and customers that are best in class.
  • Continuous Improvement: A passion for taking ownership and ensuring that there is a process of continuous improvement across your area of responsibility. Adept at identifying and challenging inefficiencies.
  • Collaboration Skills: Effective communication and collaboration abilities, with the capability to work seamlessly with cross-functional teams to deliver the best possible network experience for our customers and our teams.
  • Detail Focused: The ability to drive the highest levels of attention to detail in the output of processes, documentation to support our network and security infrastructure goals.
  • Technical Skills: Experience or knowledge of network design, installation, configuration, and administration, using various protocols and devices. Familiarity with network security principles and practices, such as firewalls, VPNs, encryption, and authentication and awareness of retail industry standards and regulations, such as PCI-DSS, GDPR, and ISO 27001.
  • Experience: Relevant on-the-job experience gained in a large multi-site organisation and/or relevant qualification (e.g. computer science or engineering). Understanding of non-network infrastructure components and processes (e.g. IITL) would be advantageous.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Supporting with planning and implementing network solutions for new and existing sites, including LAN, WAN, wireless, and security components and active directory.
  • Solving and troubleshooting network issues, such as connectivity, performance, and security.
  • Monitoring and reporting on network performance and availability using various tools and methods.
  • Developing network documentation, policies, procedures, and best practices.
  • Collaborating with vendors, suppliers, and service providers for network equipment and services.
  • Delivering technical support and guidance to end users and other IT colleagues.
  • Upskilling regularly on the latest network technologies and trends.

Our Benefits:

  • Salary: €55,000 to €65,000
  • Annual Bonus
  • Company Pension
  • Company-funded healthcare
  • Hybrid working
  • Colleague Discount
  • Wellness Initiatives
  • Educational Assistance
  • Paid Parental & Maternity leave
  • Sick-pay
  • Flexi-Wage - Choose how to budget your own pay!


We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at Woodie's. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform critical job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.