IT Network Team Lead

The Group level headquarters Dr. Max BDC is expanding the structure of the Group IT Infrastructure Operations team, so we are looking for an experienced IT Network Team Lead to join us. You will be in charge of leading daily operations of IT network environment across Dr.Max Group and also actively participate in networking related projects. In the near future, we will be deploying projects related to Azure and SD WAN, so these should ideally be your areas of interest. If you are an experienced senior network expert with great overview and technical experience from IT operations, and you would like to make the next step by undertaking team management, this is the right opportunity for you. It is also an opportunity suitable for candidates with at least short experience in team leadership in the networking area.

Adress: Na Florenci 2116/15, Praha – Nové Město
Required education: Bachelor's 
Required languages: Czech, Slovak or other CEE language (Proficient), English (Advanced)
Employment form: Full-time work
What will be your responsibilities?
  • Managing a small team of IT specialists (foremost in area of IP networks, partially also LINUX or other technologies)
    • Distribution of work
    • Allocating people to projects and other activities
    • Leading and motivating people
  • Participating on key projects and network technology design
    • Pharmacy standardization projects
    • Multicloud strategy projects
    • Azure adoption projects
  • As a senior networking specialist participating on daily administration and operations
    • DC LAN, WAN and Branch network environment
    • Core & DC Network based on CISCO technology
    • WAN Network based on CISCO technology
    • Branch Office Connectivity based on Mikrotik and CISCO technologies
    • VPN administration
    • Networking elements administration
    • Responsibility for deploying network infrastructure and Internet connectivity
What do we expect from you?
  • Relevant experience in IT Networking area 5+ years, as a senior engineer or team lead
  • Hands-on understanding of networking concepts such as OSI model, TCP/IP protocols, dynamic routing, ethernet protocols (spanning tree family, LACP, ...), WiFi, HSRP/VRRP, DNS, DHCP, Carrier Data Networks, Cisco IOIS + IOS-XR, Mikrotik, Extreme, Network management systems, Automation/Orchestration, SD WAN, Linux Administration, Internet Service Providers (ISP), Data Cabling / Computer Facilities maintenance
  • Broader understanding to IT technologies which are common in Dr.Max Group infrastructure environment ( Microsoft infrastructure & O365 & Azure, Virtualization with VMware, Windows server or LINUX, databases, applications)
  • Fluent English
  • Excellent communication skills, ability to work in team, share knowledge, build team spirit
  • Ability to work in 24x7 IT environment combining nightly home readiness with work in office in standard working hours (9x5)
What do we offer?
  • Working for the largest pharma retail company in CEE with great expansion plans
  • Global level job with an impact on the business as a whole
  • Space for professional growth within the growing organization
  • Attractive financial compensation (salary and bonuses)
  • Flexible working hours, possibility of home office
  • 5 weeks of holidays, discount in Dr.Max pharmacies, meal coupons, contribution to free time activities and many other benefits

If you are interested in this opportunity, please send your CV to [email protected]


Dr. Max BDC, s.r.o.

Na Florenci 2116/15
110 00 Prague 1
[email protected]

The Dr.Max Group is owned by the Central European investment group Penta, established in 1994. Penta’s business areas include health care, financial services, manufacturing, retail businesses and real estate development. Penta manages a single fund for its partners, the shareholders in the company. The companies in Penta’s portfolio employee more than 44,000 people, and the Group’s asset value reached € 10.4 billion in 2018. Penta operates in more than 10 European countries and has offices in Prague, Bratislava, Warsaw and Munich.

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