Apprentice Network Engineer

This is an exciting opportunity to combine professional training with real working experience and join an industry-leading company in a unique role. The company,  Dallmeier, are a world-leading provider of products for network-based video surveillance solutions. Dallmeier has over 30 years experience in the development and manufacture of high-quality components and complete solutions for the CCTV/IP sector, are currently seeking a highly motivated individual for a Level 4 Network Engineer Apprentice role.

The role

As a Network Engineer Apprentice, you will be integral to the design, installation, maintenance and support of communication networks within the company and its customer base. You will gain hands-on experience and on the job training in network configuration, cloud, network administration and monitoring tools, as well as learn to provide technical advice and guidance that will have a real impact on industries.

Your day to day responsibilities will include…

  • Telephone Support
  • Design of networks within Projects
  • Commissioning of Projects at customer sites. Customers include but not restricted to : Stadia, Airports, Sea Ports, Government/Police establishments Financial institutions
Expected skills, attitude and behaviours of the Network Engineer Apprentice;
  • Keen to learn
  • IT Savvy
  • Logical and creative thinking skills
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work independently and to take responsibility
  • Can use own initiative
  • A thorough and organised approach
  • Ability to work with a range of internal and external people
  • Ability to communicate effectively in a variety of situations
  • Maintain a productive, professional and secure working environment
  • Prepared to travel within UK and mainland Europe

The future

Upon completing the apprenticeship, there are real progression opportunities available. Along with your employer, you may decide to progress onto our level 5 programme and take your career even further.

If successful for this role, you will be reporting directly into Senior Project Manager

The job role of a Network Engineer in Dallmeier:
  • Designing simple networks from a well-defined specification and applying appropriate security products and processes
  • Designing Video Surveillance Systems within the network topology
  • Configuring network components, including switches, routers and firewalls
  • Optimising the performance of network systems and services
  • Monitoring, testing and adjusting network systems and performance to meet accepted standards using diagnostic tools, analysers and other equipment
  • Applying diagnostic tools and techniques to identify the causes of network performance issues
  • Applying structured approaches to troubleshooting network issues and repair faults in hardware, software products and the network inclusive of Dallmeier Video Surveillance products
  • Integrating network-related and Dallmeier specific software into an existing network environment
  • Interpreting written requirements and technical specifications for network activities and maintaining accurate records of network maintenance activities
  • Logging and responding to network service calls and providing technical network support to end-users as required
  • Documenting work done in accordance with agreed procedures
  • Operating within the parameters of service level agreements, standards and/or agreed response times
  • Operating effectively in the business environment and responding to business issues related to network engineering and Dallmeier products
  • Liaison with Colleagues in IT department, Software and hardware Development departments in Dallmeier HQ, based in Bavaria


Role location:

3 Beaufort Trade Park, Pucklechurch, BS16 9QH