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Senior Infrastructure Specialist

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02 June, 2023

Abacus Careers is embarking on an exciting journey to find exceptional IT Infrastructure Specialists to join a distinguished Managed Services client based in Belfast. We seek individuals who possess a unique blend of technical prowess and managerial expertise, capable of seamlessly navigating both internal and external systems.

In this role, you will be entrusted with the responsibility of driving innovation and optimizing the efficiency of our clients technical department. Your keen eye for installation and configuration of complex IT Infrastructure deployments will be instrumental in shaping the success of our client. They offer a rewarding environment where professional growth and development are nurtured, providing you with ample opportunities to flourish within the dynamic IT Services Company.

The position is based in Belfast and embraces a hybrid working model, granting you the flexibility to thrive.

Your main duties will include:

  • Acting as a dedicated escalation point for complex infrastructure incidents and providing expert support at a 3rd line level.
  • Assisting in the seamless delivery of new projects and chargeable change work, ensuring client satisfaction.
  • Championing continuous improvements in service offerings, drawing from valuable client experiences.
  • Offering 2nd and 3rd level support to an extensive client base, going above and beyond to exceed expectations.
  • Mentoring and guiding junior staff members, sharing your expertise and fostering their professional growth.
  • Occasionally visiting customer sites to provide vital infrastructure assistance and acting as their trusted IT point of contact.

To thrive in this role, you will need to bring the following essential qualifications and experience:

  • Extensive proficiency in the Microsoft stack of Microsoft Server solutions, leveraging your expertise to tackle complex challenges.
  • A strong working knowledge of deploying and supporting M365 & Azure Active Directory Services solutions, unlocking their full potential.
  • Virtualization experience, adeptly deploying and managing VMware, Hyper-V on HPE & Dell Hardware.
  • In-depth familiarity with networking and the configuration of Switches, Firewalls, Routers, Storage, and Wi-Fi, ensuring seamless connectivity.
  • Proven experience in deploying and supporting clustered virtualization solutions, exhibiting your ability to conquer even the most intricate setups.
  • Expertise in managing Active Directory domains across multiple sites, orchestrating a harmonious IT landscape.
  • Mastery of M365 – Email, Security, MFA, Applications including SharePoint, OneDrive & Teams, revolutionizing collaboration and productivity.
  • Proficiency in physically deploying vendor hardware in customer server cabinets, ensuring flawless integration.
  • A troubleshooting wizard, adept at swiftly resolving issues and escalating when necessary.
  • Outstanding personal management skills, displaying the ability to work autonomously or as part of a cohesive team. Your excellent time management and proactive problem-solving approach will set you apart.
  • Stellar interpersonal skills, embodying a customer-centric attitude, effortlessly interacting with diverse stakeholders, and effectively articulating technical concepts to both technical and non-technical audiences.
  • A full current UK driving license and access to your own transportation, enabling you to provide on-site support when required.

Additional Benefits Await:

  • Competitive salary, commensurate with your skills and experience.
  • Enhanced annual leave entitlement, increasing as your tenure grows.
  • Flexible hybrid working arrangement, bolstered by state-of-the-art technology that empowers you to work effectively from home.
  • Industry-leading training and personal development opportunities to continuously expand your horizons.
  • Life Insurance coverage to provide peace of mind.
  • Company Pension Plan, securing your financial future.
  • Professional development plan tailored to your individual goals and aspirations.
  • Fully funded training and development opportunities, ensuring you stay ahead in the ever-evolving IT landscape.
  • Active staff social committee, organizing regular team events, lunches, and team-building days to foster camaraderie.
  • Regular salary and performance reviews, recognizing and rewarding your contributions.
  • Opportunity for career progression in a dynamic and fast-paced environment, where no two days are ever the same.

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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