Network Technician

Network Technician

Do you want to work with complex and exciting tasks in network, routing, switching, security and LAN? Do you have basic knowledge of networking technologies, and is your knowledge at CCNA or CCNP level?
Then you are the right Network Technician for our DFDS Operations infrastructure team.

As our Network Technician, you will be part of our infrastructure team “IT Communication”, where you will work with daily operations and maintenance of DFDS’s Enterprise Network.

In this role you will be working with exciting and challenging projects in all parts of the network undertaking tasks of network development and maintenance.
You will be responsible for designing, automating and operating the network in ways that optimize its performance making sure that we support an “On-premise” and are able to kickstart our strategy of designing and implementing a “Pure Cloud” and “Hybrid Cloud” presence.
The goal is to create and sustain a well-functioning and reliable network to ensure the unobtrusive operation of the business.

You have the end-to-end ownership of our Enterprise Network and have the ability to influence your working day, with a relative short organizational distance to decisions, at the same time you have an operation responsibility, where you quickly will feel as an important part of the team.

Besides working in a team, the department “IT communication” cooperates with other infrastructure departments, DevOps, developers, Cloud Enablers and end-users, so all in all a very diverse international exciting environment. The later also means that some travel activity must be expected.


Your primary duties include:

  • Designing and installing of well-functioning core networks, connections and cabling
  • Performing troubleshooting to system failures and identifying bottlenecks to ensure long term efficiency of network
  • Inspecting LAN and WAN infrastructure and fix minor or major problems/bugs
  • Testing and configuring software and maintain and repair hardware and peripheral devices
  • Evaluate network performance and find ways of improvement
  • Organize and schedule upgrades and maintenance insuring cloud integration, automation and scripting. 
  • Plan and implement Firewalls
  • Provide technical direction to co-workers on computer and network usage and offer comprehensive advice and instructions


Enhance your toolbox:

In the team we have a long history of using the colleagues to play each other stronger, so it is extremely important that you are a strong team player. Individually we participate in seminars, conferences or courses to continuously improve existing skills and learn new skills relevant for the job which offers you an excellent opportunity to further enhance your Network toolbox.

The management of the department are very informal and direct, with focus on openness, choosing the solution “fit for purpose” over personal preferences, expecting a consensus in the team, that we need to stay relevant to the business requirements, but also having the understanding, that we are all just human beings at the end of the day.


Preferred professional candidate profile

The ideal candidate will be a competent individual with great passion for technology. An analytical mindset will be essential for effective troubleshooting and improving the network functions.
Therefore, we expect the candidate to know the traditional network disciplines. It is also an advantage that you have experience in automation and Cloud integration with a network and security perspective.

Most importantly, you can solve tasks that span core networking, routing, switching, security and LAN, and want to develop in the field of operation.

We imagine that you:

  • Have experience with implementing, administration and troubleshooting network infrastructure devices, including wireless access points, firewall, routers, switches, controllers
  • Posses experience in automation and scripting as this will be a key discipline in the job
  • Have basic knowledge of networking technologies. CCNA or CCNP certification is an advantage
  • Have solid experience within LAN and WAN. Also, knowledge of automation tools such as Python and JSON is an advantage
  • Have knowledge about the ITIL Foundation principles


Preferred personal candidate profile

In addition to excellent technical knowledge and skills, it is required that you possess good analytical skills to evaluate network performance. Problem-solving skills are essential so that you can quickly diagnose faults and restore networks to work in order.

Our ideal candidate is highly autonomous, possesses strong written and verbal communication skills in English.
The desire and ability to work in a fast-paced collaborative environment is essential and you should familiarize with the approach where we “Say as we do” & “Do as we say”.



If you find the job interesting and you fulfill the expectations, please submit your CV and application in English. We will evaluate applications on an ongoing basis and expect the position to be filled as soon as possible.

Please contact Jan Svane, IT Communication Manager at jsva@dfds.com for questions about the position.



Region Hovedstaden

Application deadline:


Expected Start Date:

As soon as possible


Copenhagen Ø