Senior Associate, IT Infrastructure

Location Letterkenny, Donegal
Job type Permanent
Salary Negotiable
Published about 1 year ago
Start date ASAP
Contact Jane Donnelly
Job reference JD41_1556531691

Job description

Role: Senior Associate, IT Infrastructure

Location: Letterkenny

Salary: TBC

Grafton Specialist recruitment has been retained to recruit an Senior Associate, IT Infrastructure in Letterkenny

The role

The company are seeking to recruit a Systems Engineer to support Infrastructure environment and Enterprise Applications. This individual will work across Infrastructure Management and related technologies & products. The role provides application administration and support, change management, problem management and capacity/performance management.


  • Application Support
  • Business Continuity planning and testing
  • Application server configuration changes
  • Product specific administration
  • Monitoring
  • Automation
  • Product updates
  • Migrations, upgrades, patching
  • Trouble shooting

Essential Criteria

The ideal candidate should have a recognized third level IT qualification and should have 3+ years of experience in the following:

  • In depth system administration knowledge of Wintel server operating systems
  • In depth system administration knowledge of multiple server operating systems; Linux - RHEL, CentOS / Unix - AIX
  • Application & Web Servers - Tomcat, Apache, IIS
  • Databases - MS SQL
  • LDAP / Security / Active Directory
  • Knowledge of VMware Virtualisation Platform
  • Knowledge of Storage Platforms - SAN / NAS
  • Centralized monitoring, alerting & trending - Splunk / Dynatrace
  • Cloud Computing - AWS / Azure

Desirable Criteria

  • Previous experience in Management and Administration of Wintel & Linux Infrastructure is a huge plus.
  • Excellent problem solving and Root Cause Analysis skills
  • The ability to develop solutions, document and communicate outcomes to stakeholders and non-technologists.
  • Excellent understanding of and experience in delivering architectural solutions using new and emerging technologies
  • Capable of producing well documented requirements, developing designs, preparing and executing implementation plans
  • Proficiency in understanding, analyzing and defining corrective actions from data provided in logs, traces, and heap dumps.
  • Ability to use a wide variety of open source technologies and tools
  • Strong grasp of automation tools and data management skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Visio, Project)
  • Ability to multi-task and work on several high priority projects simultaneously
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work overtime as required.
  • Provide 7x24 on-call support when required.
  • Provide off-hour problem management and change implementation support.

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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