IT Network Specialist

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 Specialist to join us. You will be in charge of daily operations of IT network environment across Dr.Max Group and also actively participate in problem management and networking and security projects. If you are an experienced IT network expert with great overview and technical experience from IT operations, and you would like to make the next step in a growing environment where you can truly make an impact, this is the right opportunity for you!

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?
    • Daily operations of DC, WAN and Branch network environment including:
    1. Core & DC Network based on CISCO technology
    2. WAN Network based on CISCO technology
    3. Branch Office Connectivity based on Mikrotik and CISCO technologies
    4. VPN administration
    5. Networking elements administration
    6. Deploying network infrastructure and Internet connectivity
    • Support scope of work:
    1. Identify and resolve network issues
    2. Solving customer (= IT specialist) requests and incidents in area of networking (HQ, Warehouse, Pharmacy)
    3. Keep CMDB inventory and file documentation up to date
    4. Build up and contribute to shared knowledge base
    5. Publish information to country L1 IT Support teams
    6. Participate in problem management 
    7. Handle and escalate highly impacting operational issues to upper management and/or 3rd party vendor escalation
    8. Raising and implementing Change requests
    9. Active participation in networking and security projects (like general standardization and automation activities)
    10. Cooperation with IT Architects
What do we expect from you?
    • Technology Skills and Experience:
    1. Networking concepts such as OSI model, TCP/IP protocols, dynamic routing, ethernet protocols (spanning tree family, LACP, ...), WiFi, HSRP/VRRP, DNS, DHCP, etc
    2. Carrier Data Networks operations and troubleshooting of very complex systems
    3. Networking Troubleshooting, Networking Administration, Cisco IOIS + IOS-XR, Mikrotik, Extreme, Network management systems, Automation/Orchestration, Linux Administration
    4. Working with or directly for Internet Service Providers (ISP)
    5. Data Cabling / Computer Facilities maintenance
    • Broader understanding to IT technologies which are common in Dr.Max Group infrastructure environment (Microsoft & O365, Virtualization with VMware, basic OS Windows or Linux) and common infrastructure services like backup, monitoring, logging
    • Fluent English, native level Czech or Slovak
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Ability to work in team, sharing knowledge, building team spirit
    • Familiar with IT Service Management processes
    • 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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