Tech & Digital

Network Engineer

Network Engineer


Hybrid working

Job Summary:

We are looking for a highly skilled Linux Network Engineer based in Manchester. The ideal candidate will design, implement, and maintain our network infrastructure, ensuring high availability, performance, and security.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Network Design and Implementation: Design, implement, and manage complex network solutions that meet business requirements and objectives.
  • Kubernetes: Manage and maintain Kubernetes clusters, ensuring optimal performance and reliability.
  • Linux: Administer and optimize Linux-based systems, ensuring seamless integration with network infrastructure.
  • OpenStack: Deploy and manage OpenStack environments, providing scalable and efficient cloud solutions.
  • Software-Defined Networking (SDN): Implement and manage SDN solutions to enhance network flexibility, scalability, and automation.
  • Network Security: Implement and maintain robust security measures to protect network infrastructure from threats and vulnerabilities.
  • Troubleshooting and Support: Provide advanced troubleshooting and support for network-related issues, ensuring minimal downtime and disruption.
  • Documentation: Maintain comprehensive documentation of network configurations, processes, and procedures.
  • Collaboration: Work closely with other IT teams and departments to ensure seamless integration and operation of network systems.


  • Education: Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field. Relevant certifications (e.g., CCNA, CCNP, RHCE) are a plus.
  • Experience: Minimum of 5 years of experience in network engineering, with a strong background in Kubernetes, Linux, OpenStack, network design, and SDN.

Technical Skills:

  • Proficiency in designing and managing complex network infrastructures.
  • Strong knowledge of Kubernetes and container orchestration.
  • Expertise in Linux administration and optimization.
  • Hands-on experience with OpenStack deployment and management.
  • In-depth understanding of SDN technologies and implementations.
  • Familiarity with network security best practices and tools.

Soft Skills:

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent communication and teamwork abilities.
  • Ability to work independently and manage multiple tasks simultaneously.