Network Engineer

Manchester M50


Full Time, Permanent


LIMA’s Network Engineer as a network engineer you'll have responsibility for setting up, developing and maintaining computer networks. You'll offer support to users, staff, clients and troubleshoot any problems that arise. You may, in some cases, also be involved in designing new networks.


About you

  • Customer facing experience

  • Excellent troubleshooting, communication and teamworking skills

  • Able to communicate with Customers, Vendors and Colleagues

  • Outgoing friendly character, polite and professional

  • Understanding of ITIL methodology

  • Self-motivated with excellent time management skills

Desired technical skills

  • Awareness of cyber security

  • Ability to assess security alerts/alarms and carry out remedial action of apparent security breaches

  • CCNP R&S/Security certified or working towards

  • CCNA

  • CCDA Design

  • VMware NSX

  • Experience supporting Software Defined Networking Technologies (Cisco ACI/VMware NSX)

  • Cisco WLC

Mandatory Certs

  • Cisco CCNP Routing & Switching

  • VMware Certified Professional – Network Virtualisation

About the role

  • Minimum of 3 years proven experience supporting the majority of the following Network Technologies:

    • Cisco Catalyst Switches (IOS)

    • Cisco Nexus Switches (NX-OS)

    • HP switches

    • Network Protocols & Architecture  – DHCP/DNS/STP/VLAN/WAN/LAN

    • Firewalls – Cisco ASA/WatchGuard/Palo Alto/Meraki

    • Troubleshooting L2/L3 issues

    • Packet Sniffing (Wireshark/SPAN/RSPAN)

    • Understanding of VMWare Networking (VSwitch/Distributed Switch)

    • Routing Protocols – BGP/OSPF/VRF/EIGRP

    • VPN troubleshooting

    • Cisco Meraki FW/Switches/AP

  • Ability to work as part of a team or individually

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to communicate at all levels

  • Solid Network support experience

  • Cisco/HP/WatchGuard Firmware upgrades

  • A proven methodical approach to troubleshoot complex networking incidents

LIMA Benefits

  • Pension Scheme

  • Childcare vouchers

  • Cycle to work scheme

  • Birthdays off as a paid holiday

  • Weekly fresh fruit delivery

  • Quarterly social events