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Network Consultant - Gdansk

Do you have passion for Network technologies such as Cisco switches, routers and wireless solution, Palo Alto and network Virtualization Systems? You will be a key team member in delivering network projects in truly international setup. Being a great communicator, you will act as a link between IT and Arla sites. Can you support the ambition of Arla IT to be amongst the best in the world?

 

In Arla we have for many years outsourced our LAN services to external parties. We have taken a strategic decision to insource the LAN service to obtain better, faster and more flexible deliveries. We are hiring in for building up a state-of-the-art NOC team that will secure the services from implementing new network solutions in our Solutions organisation to operating the network in our Operations organisation through close collaboration.

 

Welcome to Global Shared Services in Gdansk

Arla is a global farmer-owned organisation that is behind many well-known and loved brands, including Arla Apetina®, Castello®, Lurpak® and many, many more.

 

As a Network Consultant, you become a part of our Global Shared Services in Gdansk. Here, you won’t find factory machines or farmers. Instead, you will join over 400 colleagues dedicated to supporting all of Arla with IT, HR, financial and procurement operations. Joining us, you will take part in our mission to make a real difference for colleagues near and far.

 

With over 10 years of existence in Gdansk, we offer you a lot of knowledge and the opportunity to partake in challenging and exciting innovation projects. As a part of the Arla organisation, you will also enjoy a Scandinavian, collaborative work culture. We are all on first name terms with each other, and we truly appreciate diversity and individuality.

 

About the job

Join the Digital Services and Infrastructure Agile Release Train, which is responsible for IT infrastructure for all technologies in Arla and delivers the base technology platform to both the business and other release trains. The train has multiple teams and the Connected Workforce team is responsible for all network infrastructure and firewall services.

 

We have set an ambitious growth strategy of creating the future of dairy in Arla Foods and the key driver for this is strengthening our network infrastructure and bring it up to speed with industry standards. That is why we are looking for a Network Consultant to support the upgrade of our existing networks and also introducing new technologies in this area.

 

Specifically, you will:

• Actively participate in Network lifecycle

• Cooperate with suppliers in executing IT network infrastructure epics

• Provide input to technical design document

• Be travelling to Arla sites to build the necessary insights into their network infrastructure

• Perform/ coordinate quality reviews of ongoing- or newly deployed network implementations

• Be able to transform business needs into IT solutions and ensure business value  

• Closely collaborate with stakeholders in both IT and Business

• Prepare PI-planning and System Demo together with the team members

• Actively participate in all Scrum and Train ceremonies

 

Who are you?

You have technical in-depth knowledge of network technologies. You are an excellent communicator capable of establishing strong networks with key stakeholders and IT specialists in a challenging matrix environment. You are capable to analyse complex problems and summarize them in a simple and understandable way that supports decision making. At the same time, you must be a good listener and able to see matters from your colleague's point of view.

 

Furthermore, you have:

• Degree within IT

• Knowledge of networking protocols

• Strong knowledge of Cisco Switches, Routers and wireless solution

• Knowledge of Next Generation Firewalls, preferably Palo Alto

• Knowledge of Virtualization Systems

• Great communication skills - you have easy dialogue, both verbally, in writing and visually with stakeholders

• Great collaboration skills with a proactive mindset

• Experience with working in an agile setup – SAFe would be an advantage

• Ability to help the team to develop innovative solutions

• Experience with stakeholder management on different levels

• Experience in working with problem solving in network infrastructure

• Comfortable with learning new technologies and challenging things for the better

• You speak and write English effortlessly

 

What do we offer?

• International operating environment  

• Medical care & life insurance  

• Additional benefits like gym card, vouchers, travel points or cinema tickets, etc. 

• Scandinavian working style & no dress code 

• Trainings with experts & professional induction in a new position 

• Development programs (function additions, coordinator programme) 

• Financial support of your education  

• Relocation package 

• Referral program for employees 

• Employee Assistance Program (legal, psychological, health, financial consulting, etc. ) 

• Support for your healthy lifestyle (fruit day, facility for sportsmen, sport challenges and activities, Arla active teams / sport groups) 

• Flexible working time (start your day of work between 7-9) and home office work possibility 

• Additional holiday depending on length of employment (up to 4 days) 

 

… while in the office you can also use some of below:  

• Modern office space with beautiful view and high standard furniture (i.e. adjustable desks) 

• Spacious canteen, delicious coffee and tea available on every floor in special designed spots 

• Chill-out rooms with X-box, pool table, board games, football table and swing

 

Application and contact

If you want to be an important part of our team driving the network agenda in Arla, then seize this exciting opportunity. 

 

Read more about Arla Global Shared Services

Global Shared Services consists of multiple functions that are all placed in the Neptun building in Gdansk – with colourful offices and a beautiful sea view.

 

As of now, we have an IT Operations and an IT Solutions division dedicated to SAP as well as a variety of app development and implementation projects. Our procurement and finance functions support a wide array of processes such as purchasing, distribution and sales globally.

We also have a dedicated HR operations division to ensure we attract, develop and retain the very best of talent around the world.

 

Together, we are all dedicated to one collective mission: ensuring an optimal global supply of fresh Arla products – every single day.

 

We have a purpose for Good
At Arla, we strive to unlock the highest potential in each other while working together to create a sustainable future of dairy. We call it Stronger People Stronger Planet and it is deeply anchored in our organisation and founded on our commitment to respecting human rights, increasing access to healthy dairy nutrition, inspiring good food habits, and improving the environment for future generations. In order to succeed we need to hire people with a sustainable mindset. Could this be you?

 

BEWARE! RECRUITMENT FRAUD
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