IT Operations Engineer – (Connectivity & Collaboration – Network)

Information Technology

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Information Technology


Business Professionals


Warsaw, Poland
Leeds, United Kingdom

The role

We are recruiting an Engineer in the Service Operations team within IT. The IT function is a key part of our business services and operates across International with key hubs in Leeds, Asia and Australia.

As Engineer you will have practical experience in engineering and support in a Service and Operations environment and an understanding of the relevant fields of expertise (e.g. Infrastructure, Applications, Networks, Security etc.)

The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate strong communications skills, both oral and written as well as having knowledge of the business and the technical aspects of the area being supported and the hardware and software environment in which it runs. 

Experience of Information systems concepts and practice as well as working in a fast paced, complex global environment with multiple regulatory requirements is a distinct advantage.


  • Within a broad area of competence, investigate incidents and problems and other requests for support and determine the appropriate course of action.
  • Provide advice and guidance to other colleagues where required
  • Progress requests for support and ensuring all stakeholders are kept informed
  • Providing technical expertise in the correct application of operational procedures
  • Carrying out all tasks and procedures effectively and efficiently to agreed levels of service or specific requirements of Service or Operational level agreements
  • Documenting all work using required standards, methods and tools, including prototyping tools where appropriate
  • Analysing site survey reports and contributing to specifications of requirements and plans for installation and commissioning of hardware and software


  • Demonstrable experience in the configuration and management of enterprise networking platforms covering LAN, WAN and Security architectures.
  • CCNA or equivalent minimum qualification
  • Working knowledge of network management systems incorporating configuration management and backup techniques.
  • The ability to troubleshoot switching and routing issues using diagnostic toolsets techniques.
  • Working knowledge of internetworking protocols (switching, routing, DNS/DHCP)
  • Appreciation of SD WAN technologies
  • Understanding of Firewalls & Security technologies
  • Appreciation of VoIP and wireless technologies
  • Strong communicator with the ability to engage and manage stakeholders from a variety of different backgrounds and disciplines
  • Ability to work cross-functionally , understanding the needs, objectives and constraints of those in other disciplines and functions
  • Appreciation of ITIL framework and ITSM toolsets used in the incident management process

DLA Piper is a global law firm with lawyers and business service professionals located in more than 40 countries throughout the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific. Our global reach ensures that we can help businesses with their legal needs anywhere in the world. We strive to be the leading global business law firm by delivering quality, service excellence and value to our clients and offering practical and innovative legal solutions to help them succeed. Our clients range from multinational, Global 1000, and Fortune 500 enterprises to emerging companies developing industry-leading technologies, as well as government and public sector bodies.

In everything we do connected with our People, our Clients and our Communities, we live by these values:

  • Be Supportive – we are compassionate and inclusive, valuing diversity and acting thoughtfully
  • Be Collaborative – we are proactive, passionate team players investing in our relationships
  • Be Bold – we are fearless and inquisitive, challenging ourselves to think big and find creative new solutions
  • Be Exceptional – we are strategic and driven, exceeding standards and expectations

At DLA Piper, diversity and inclusion underpins how we live our values and everything we do. We believe that everyone has a voice, and that everyone’s voice counts. We know that the rich diversity across our firm makes us stronger, more innovative and creative, which helps us to better serve our clients and communities. We are committed to providing an inclusive working environment and culture across our global firm, where everyone can bring their authentic self to work.

Diversity of perspective, thought, background and culture combine to make us the leading global law firm; that’s why we actively seek to build balanced teams. We welcome the unique contribution that you will bring to our firm and actively encourage applications from all talented people – however your talent is packaged, whatever your background or circumstance and regardless of how you identify.

We recognise that people have responsibilities and interests outside of their career and that as a business, we all benefit from working flexibly. That’s why we are open to discussing with candidates the different ways in which we are able to support requests for agile working arrangements.

In the event that we make an offer to you, and where local legislation permits and where relevant, we will conduct pre-engagement screening checks that may include but are not limited to your professional and academic qualifications, your eligibility to work in the relevant jurisdiction, any criminal records, your financial stability and work-related references.