IT Infrastructure Specialist

Location Belfast, County Antrim
Job type Permanent
Salary £25000 - £35000 per annum
Published 6 months ago
Start date ASAP
Contact Steven Cinnamond
Job reference SC32_1567006940

Job description

Role: IT Infrastructure Specialist

Location: Belfast

Salary: £25,000 £30,000

Grafton Specialist recruitment has been retained to recruit an IT Infrastructure Specialist based in Belfast.

The role

You will provide a high level of technical and project management skills across the company, both to internal systems and to external customers. To continually innovate in order to ensure the technical department is offering the best level of service in terms of services and equipment.


  • Installation & configuration of complex IT infrastructure deployments
  • Successfully deliver new projects and chargeable change work
  • Drive the continuous improvements of our implementation methodology and service offerings based on client experiences
  • 1st & 2nd level support of managed service clients
  • Assisting the team during project implementation

Essential Criteria

  • Extensive experience with the Microsoft stack of technologies, including:
  • Strong Active Directory experience - install, configure and manage (2 years + hands on)
  • Strong Windows Server 2008 / 2012 / 2016 experience - install, configure and manage (2 years + hands on)
  • Strong MS Exchange 2003/2007/2010 experience - install, configure and manage (2 years + hands on)
  • Hands on experience of installation and setup of server hardware to include familiarity with the HP product lines
  • Strong understanding and hands on experience working with public cloud infrastructure, such as Office 365, Azure, AWS
  • Strong working knowledge of enterprise virtualisation software to include either VMware vCenter and ESXi or Microsoft Hyper-V
  • Good working knowledge of enterprise storage products, such as SAN, NAS, and supporting network connectivity
  • Solid network skills including TCP/IP, switching, routing, VLANs etc
  • Strong knowledge of internet technologies including DNS management, domain registration, MX record management, web servers, security etc
  • Backup/recovery technologies and strategy
  • Producing high quality design documentation, possessing excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent personal management including the ability to work unsupervised and as part of a team, excellent time management and a proactive approach to problem solving
  • Strong interpersonal skills, customer centric attitude, ability to deal with diversity and the ability to articulate technical issues to technical and non-technical stakeholders
  • Full current UK driving licence and own transport

Desirable Criteria

  • MCSE or MCITP qualified or equivalent experience
  • VMware certifications
  • CCNA qualified
  • Experience in VEEAM Backup Software

In Return

The successful candidate will be rewarded with the opportunity to grow and develop professionally within a dynamic IT Services Company in a fast-paced environment.

The Grafton Specialist Team is a dedicated division within Grafton Recruitment, focused on providing Permanent, Contract & Temporary staffing solutions across; Construction, Engineering, Accountancy & Finance, Health & Safety, HR, IT, Sales & Marketing, Manufacturing and Procurement.

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