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IT Infrastructure Engineer – Global Firm – Antrim

Reference: 21065


County Antrim


£45000 - £50000

Job Type


Date Posted

06 December, 2023

Unleash Your Potential with the Fastest-Growing Global Leader as an IT Infrastructure Engineer!

Are you ready to embark on an exciting journey of innovation and advancement? Our Global Technology and Healthcare client is a trailblazer and operates within 53 countries, offering a golden opportunity for an Infrastructure Engineer to join their prestigious IT Team within Antrim Town.

The family-owned business is deeply invested in its people and the business – looking to excel as leaders within the world of technology, new infrastructure engineers will receive all round training with the client investing 25% of profits back into the business for R&D ensuring that their employees are specialising in key IT aspects like cloud.

As an Infrastructure Engineer, you will take charge of the following key responsibilities:

  • Mastermind the server hardware and networking equipment across our entire company estate.
  • Command virtual environments hosted in VMWare/Hyper-V and SAN storage with unparalleled expertise.
  • Harness your skills in server software, ensuring seamless operations through patching, security implementation, scripting, automation, IIS, and server hardening.
  • Become the driving force behind their Exchange/Office365 infrastructure, guaranteeing system efficiency and troubleshooting any challenges that arise.
  • Rule the Windows-based domain services, expertly maintaining DNS, DHCP, AD, and GPO. Be the go-to support champion, providing top-notch 1st-2nd line operational assistance for infrastructure service issues.
  • Foster collaborative relationships with their staff, customers, and 3rd party suppliers, ensuring exceptional server farms and LAN/WAN environments.
  • Excel in prioritizing your workload and delivering exceptional results.
  • Work hand in hand with the Infrastructure Manager to identify cutting-edge technical solutions for incidents and projects.

Your Key Mission:

  • Proficiency in SAN technology (HP/EqualLogic/Compellent) and VMWare (vSphere, vCenter 5.x) virtual appliances.
  • The ability to travel between UK sites, supporting the business with your exceptional skills on a day-to-day basis. (A valid UK driving license is essential.)
  • A proven track record in the maintenance of Windows Server domains and Domain Controllers (Microsoft Active Directory).
  • Expertise in maintaining Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 or above.
  • In-depth knowledge of Windows server installation, usage, configuration, and maintenance.
  • A strong command of TCP/IP networking and LAN technologies, including IP address configuration and troubleshooting.
  • A remarkable aptitude for support and build, including producing support documentation.
  • Proficiency in firewall technologies and their respective management platforms.
  • Top-tier troubleshooting skills in layer 2/3 switching.
  • Working towards CCNA/CCNP certification.
  • Outstanding skills in server/network troubleshooting.

Desirable Skills:

  • Achievement of MCTS/MCITP certification in Exchange Server.
  • Understanding of networking concepts, with experience in Cisco networking equipment preferred.
  • Familiarity with security technologies such as email security devices, web proxies, firewalls, and anti-virus solutions.
  • Experience with secure desktop management technologies like WSUS and AV server.
  • Proficiency in Commvault and other storage & backup technologies.
  • Relevant qualifications with leading vendors such as Microsoft, Cisco, Checkpoint, CompTIA, LPI, HP, Compaq, or equivalent.
  • CCSE – Checkpoint Certified Systems Engineer.
  • 5-10 years in IT Infrastructure experience

Next Steps:
Please submit your application or speak to a specialist consultant from the Abacus team on 0044 (0) 28 9031 3157 for a confidential discussion. We aim to respond to all inquiries within 4 business hours.
The team at Abacus manages a range of permanent and contract positions throughout Northern Ireland, the UK and the Republic of Ireland. If you are experienced and/or professionally qualified we can support your job search.
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