Systems Engineer


Manchester M50

Full Time, Permanent


As a Systems Engineer, you will be responsible for the deployment of small business IT solutions covering a range of technologies as part of a client’s solutions engagement in accordance with LIMA’s Small Business Deployment Methodology.

This role requires strong knowledge and experience of deploying desktop hardware and operating systems, Windows server operating systems, networking fundamentals and messaging technologies.  Excellent client facing skills are also essential. 

This role forms part of the technical solutions delivery team which strives to maintain start to finish excellence and integrity of the solution. You will be part of a fast growing solutions team striving to deliver high quality and innovative solutions with outstanding customer experience.

A Systems Engineer has strong skills and experience within the area of specialisation and with strong passion and will to progress and develop his/her skills and experience. 


About you

  • Minimum of 1-2 years proven experience in a customer facing technical position

  • Knowledge of Microsoft based operating systems, Server 2008/2012/2016 and Windows 7/8/10

  • Knowledge and experience of:

    • Active Directory

    • Networking technologies and principles (LAN, WAN, Wireless)

    • Microsoft messaging solutions including Exchange and Exchange Online

  • Administration and support experience of Virtualisation technologies including VMware vSphere

  • Installation and configuration of endpoint antivirus solutions

  • Understanding of storage solutions including both SAN and NAS

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

  • Awareness of working within the Prince2 framework as part of project delivery

  • Experience of working in an ITIL based technical environment

  • Ability to troubleshoot and appropriately escalate technical problems and issues

  • The ability to work in a dynamic environment with the capability to meet strict deadlines

Must have

The following accreditations are required:

  • Microsoft Technology Associate – Windows Server Administration Fundamentals (98-365)
  • Microsoft Technology Associate – Security Fundamentals (98-367)
  • Cisco CCENT
  • VMware Certified Associate – Data Centre Virtualisation – VCA6-DCV

About the role

  • Maintain up to date in-depth knowledge and skills of technologies and products in the area of specialisation

  • Work closely and proactively with Technical Solution Architects and Project Managers on assigned client engagements to deliver client solutions

  • Maintain a high level of quality, integrity and excellence throughout the client’s solution engagement

  • Responsibility of the assigned technical solution deployment adhering to LIMA’s Small Business deployment Methodology

  • Responsibility for providing regular and timely updates to the assigned Project Manager as per LIMA’s Solutions Deployment Methodology

  • Provide technical assistance of escalated support cases

  • Adhere to LIMA Change Management procedures

LIMA Benefits

  • Pension Scheme
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Birthdays off as a paid holiday
  • Weekly fresh fruit delivery
  • Quarterly social events