Network Engineer

Date:  Aug 1, 2022

Indianapolis, IN, US, 46278

Store # - Mall Name:  Corporate Office

General Description

Lids is seeking a Network Engineer. Join the Lids IT Team and help build and support critical IT infrastructure and ensure your colleagues can perform their work efficiently while also maintaining the business integrity and continuity of Lids retail operations.

Principle Duties and Responsibilities

  • Configure, install, maintain, and troubleshoot network and related equipment.
  • Perform regular maintenance of network and equipment and performing patching as needed.
  • Create, update and maintain network architecture diagrams using tools like MS Visio.
  • Assist with the design of network and equipment, creating diagrams for reference.
  • Orchestrate implementations and upgrades of network equipment, gathering requirements from cross-functional teams.
  • Offer suggestions for improvements related to software, hardware, design, etc.
  • Configure and maintain routers, switches, and firewalls
  • Utilize and configure traffic and security monitoring tools and reviewing logs and activity, alerting the team of any irregularities.

Additional Principle Duties and Responsibilities

  • Troubleshoot any network issues that arise and perform regular network health checks to cut down on potential problems.
  • Superior Layer 2 and Layer 3 protocol troubleshooting ability, specifically with using protocol analyzers and/or sniffers.
  • Drive timely closure of Incidents, Changes and Service Requests within SLAs and priorities.
  • Working within the datacenter environment to perform rack and stack and cabling as needed.

Job Required Knowledge & Skills

  • 3+ years of experience supporting and troubleshooting network and equipment such as TCP/IP, DHCP, DNS, Ethernet, Frame Relay, ATM, OSPF, VoIP, BGP and any Network security tools, packet analyzers.
  • 3+ years of experience configuring and supporting Cisco networking tools e.g., Nexus, Catalyst, ISR, ASR, Meraki.
  • Knowledge and understanding of Open Systems Interconnection and Azure..
  • Expert understanding of network topologies and protocols, including BGP, HSRP, and OSPF.
  • Experience configuring and supporting VPN, VPN Posturing, VLAN, LAN, and WAN.
  • Experience configuring and maintaining Fortinet firewalls.
  • Experience configuring and maintaining F5 Load balancers (LTM, GTM).

Reports To

  • Network Operations Manager


  • Hybrid Work Schedule
  • Casual Dress Code- We're a hat company after all!
  • 1100+ Stores and Growing Internationally
  • Competitive Health Benefit Packages & 401K Program
  • Free on-site fitness center
  • Kombucha & Coldbrew Coffee on Tap
  • Treadmill Desks
  • 40% Lids Discount




EEO Statement:
Hat World, Inc., Lids Holdings, Inc., dba Lids and subsidiaries is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to complying with all federal, state, and local EEO laws. Hat World, Inc., prohibits discrimination against employees and applicants for employment based on the individual's race or color, religion or creed, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, marital status, sex, pregnancy status, age, military status, disability, or any other protected characteristic or class protected by law. Hat World, Inc. provides reasonable accommodation for disabilities in accordance with applicable laws.

Notice to Applicants:
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Req ID: 10919 

Location: Corporate Office 


Nearest Major Market: Indianapolis