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5th Floor, Donegall House, Donegall Square North, Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom, BT1 5GB

Senior Infrastructure Engineer/Systems Administrator

Northern Ireland

Job Type
£30,000 - £35,000


This candidate has over 18 years’ experience working with IT in a fast-paced production environment. Highly technical and responsible for an infrastructure of over 1200 users, they are coming to the close of their permanent role and will be seeking a fresh position on the market as either a senior infrastructure engineer, senior systems administrator or site IT lead. Recent achievements with their current employer include major networking restructure projects across new business units, implementing new SAN technologies and building/supporting new virtual environments.


Salary Expectations:


Position Required:
Senior Infrastructure Engineer/Senior Systems Administrator

Notice Period:
Available End October

Experience Level:
18 Years’ IT Experience

Unique Selling Points:
• Excellent experience with IT within a manufacturing environment (perishable products)
• Bulk of experience has been with an exponentially expanding firm running concurrent projects
• Strongest skills within networking and storage infrastructure

• CCDA – Cisco Certified Design Associate
• Postgrad Cert in Computing and Information Systems
• Would like to achieve VMWare VCP ASAP

Key Skills:
• Virtual Environment support VMWare, Citrix.
• Networking Administration of Cisco and Nortel switches and Routers CCDA qualification
• Firewall VPN and Rule administration Checkpoint Firewall, Cisco PIX, WatchGuard, Juniper
• Storage support of HP 3PAR, NETAPP
• Server support of Windows OS including clustering with MCSE and some basic Linux support
• iSeries administration and support throughout various iterations of both Hardware and OS
• Backup administration, Data protector, Veeam, Backup Exec, Arcserve, BRMS
• Mail system administration, Microsoft 365, Lotus Domino Server, Mimecast, Mimesweeper…
• Internet controls, Cisco Scansafe, Websense Surf Control
• Antivirus solutions, WSUS patching, printing

Last Position Details:
Senior Infrastructure Engineer

Achievements and responsibilities:

• SAN replacement project of major file services and VMWare environment
• Firewall and network switches and routers support and maintenance, Cisco, Checkpoint, Juniper, Nortel Avaya
• Office 365 support and mail routing issues also using Mimecast
• Involved in the build and support of a number of VMWare instances for different customers
• Implementation of new Europe wide MPLS solution to replace a DSL based network.
• Support of VPN connections for remote sites
• Support a newly deployed SAN and virtual solution for a large educational organisation in Ireland
• Involved in the deployment of a major SAP HANA hardware solution roll out
• Server support Physical and Virtual with some Linux support
• Active Directory support
• System Monitoring and troubleshooting – escalation point for service desk

Interview Availability:
Very good