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At the Schwarz IT Hub in Barcelona we offer high value IT services for the entire Schwarz Group, which includes Lidl, Kaufland, Schwarz Produktion and PreZero. We develop and implement smart and efficient IT solutions to deliver the best experience for Schwarz Group’s global day-to-day business. As a central IT service provider, Schwarz IT is responsible for the selection and provision of IT infrastructure, IT platforms and business applications. By continuously taking into account current technological developments, Schwarz IT identifies innovative options for action. In close cooperation with the departments, Schwarz IT develops professional and efficient IT solutions.
Take advantage of the opportunities to progress your career at the Barcelona location.


Network & Gateway Security Engineer (Data Center)


We are looking for open-minded colleagues with passion for technology. We offer you diverse and exciting career opportunities in a dynamic work environment that stands for development and progress.



As a Network & Gateway Security engineer, you will implement creative and future-oriented solution concepts to meet regulatory and technical requirements in a company with 500.000 employees and more than 12.000 locations. The goal is to create efficient processes in our retail business. We are looking for someone who is willing to grow, is up to new challenges and a true team player.


Your Education

Completed degree studies in (business) information technology or comparable qualifications.


Key Responsibilities

  • Administration of firewalls from various manufacturers in the enterprise environment.
  • Operation and further development of central management solutions for various firewalls.
  • Administration of VPN dial-up environment for mobile users.
  • Development and enhancement of automation solutions (e.g. Python, Ansible, etc.)
  • Monitoring and reporting with various tools (Nagios, Splunk, etc.)
  • International country support as 3rd level for security requirements.
  • Conducting internal training for international employees.


Required skills

  • Solid knowledge on firewall management and security architectures.
  • Hands-on experience on large enterprise environments.
  • Knowledge regarding infrastructure as code and automation tools.
  • Analytical, goal- & detail-oriented work, as well as ability to work in a team with very good communication skills


We are looking for candidates, who

  • Understands complex processes within a retail company.
  • Are analytical, structured, process-oriented and targeted working method.
  • Are a strong communicator, have initiative, creativity and diplomatic skills.
  • Possess an excellent command of English. German is a nice to have.



What we offer

You will be part of an international team composed of people from different countries and background where you’ll be able to share your experience and knowledge to carry-out team work and meet the objectives.

On top of this, as team member of the IT Security area, you’ll have a personal follow-up with your management team to help you understanding all business-related questions and guide you in your professional career.

We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package.

Network & Gateway Security Engineer (Data Center)


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