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Network Administrator



London, UK
Posted on Thursday, June 13, 2024

Network Administrator - Level 1

Purpose of the role

As a Network Administrator Level 1, you will be responsible for assisting in the maintenance, troubleshooting, and support of our organization's network infrastructure. This is an excellent opportunity for individuals looking to kickstart their career in networking and gain hands-on experience.

Our joint mission

Lightspeed powers the businesses that are the backbone of the global economy.

Our one-stop commerce platform transforms and unifies digital and physical operations by enabling multichannel sales, expansion to new locations, global payments, financial solutions and connection to supplier networks. With the Lightspeed commerce platform, merchants in retail and hospitality can build thriving businesses for the future.

We're passionate about enabling people to do their best work. We dream big and we're looking for people who do the same. With us, career milestones happen often and we celebrate every one. Come work with us and find out where your career will take you at Lightspeed!


  • Assist in the installation and configuration of network hardware, including routers, switches, and access points.
  • Perform basic network troubleshooting to identify and resolve connectivity issues.
  • Support end-users with network-related problems, such as connectivity and access.
  • Monitor network performance and assist in implementing improvements as needed.
  • Help maintain network documentation and inventory of network devices.
  • Assist in security tasks such as firewall rule management and access control.
  • Collaborate with senior network administrators to learn and develop new skills.
  • Provide after-hours and on-call support as necessary.

And a little bit of....

  • {Side responsibility example}
  • Contributing as part of the wider team to achieve organisational objectives even if this means doing things that aren’t strictly within the scope of your role.


  • Bachelor's degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, or a related field (or equivalent experience).
  • Up to 2 years experience in network administration and network management.
  • Minimum 2-3 years of IT experience

Attributes & Skills

What will help you kick ass in this role?

  • Strong desire to learn and develop technical skills in network administration.
  • Basic understanding of networking concepts and protocols.
  • Familiarity with network hardware and software.
  • Good problem-solving and communication skills.
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team.

Some things that we all do…


We strive for meaningful results.

We own both our successes and setbacks along the way.

We stay curious, act boldly, and check our blind spots.

We only look back to learn.


We win and celebrate as a team.

We help each other grow by bringing out the best in each other.

We work together to take on impossible challenges with energy and positivity.

We know when to set a new direction, and we all row together.


We bring our authentic selves to work, and we create space for everyone to succeed.

We support, trust, and respect each other.

We welcome each other’s unique perspectives as we recognize we are all essential parts of something bigger.

We communicate kindly and candidly.




We choose to assess rather than assume.

We champion analysis over anecdotes, but remain open-minded.

We ask the hard questions, consider the context, and make informed decisions.


We measure ourselves by our impact.

We are deliberate and strategic about what we do, and what we do not do.

We identify creative solutions to new problems and blaze new paths.

We deploy our resources thoughtfully, all acting as owners.

To all recruitment agencies: Lightspeed does not accept unsolicited agency resumes. If we have not directly engaged your company in writing to supply candidates for a specific vacancy, Lightspeed will not be responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

Lightspeed is a proud equal opportunity employer and we are committed to creating an inclusive and barrier-free workplace. Lightspeed welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

Where to from here?
Obviously, this has to be mutually beneficial: we want you to step into a role you love, and we want to offer you a place you’re proud to come to every day. For a glimpse into our world check out our career page here.

Lightspeed is building communities through commerce, and we need people from all backgrounds and lived experiences to do that. We were founded in 2005, in Montreal’s gay village and our original members were all part of the LGBTQ+ community. The ethos of our business has been about inclusion from the very beginning, and we strive to provide a workplace where everyone belongs.

Who we are:
Powering the businesses that are the backbone of the global economy, Lightspeed's one-stop commerce platform helps merchants innovate to simplify, scale, and provide exceptional customer experiences. Our cloud commerce solution transforms and unifies online and physical operations, multichannel sales, expansion to new locations, global payments, financial solutions, and connection to supplier networks.

Founded in Montréal, Canada in 2005, Lightspeed is dual-listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: LSPD) and Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: LSPD). With teams across North America, Europe, and Asia Pacific, the company serves retail, hospitality, and golf businesses in over 100 countries.
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