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IT Infrastructure Engineer

Kerry, Ireland
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Dee Curley
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IT Infrastructure Engineer

The successful candidate will work within the software team and have responsibility for the design, implementation and support for of servers, network and storage hardware and software installed on the heavy industry products manufactured on their site in County Kerry


The ideal candidate has qualified in a relevant engineering discipline and has excellent knowledge of IT systems. Is highly motivated, dependable, and thorough and can manage multiple tasks simultaneously. Is confident and can challenge the status quo, adapting to new technologies or techniques easily. Possess excellent planning, scheduling and organisational skills and can manage and deliver projects to challenging deadlines. Must have excellent communication skills, with a proven ability to build, manage and maintain relationships at all levels. Is a natural problem solver, with the ability to deliver solutions and results. 

Key Elements of the Role

  • Design and develop an IT infrastructure for the development and support of IT systems in conjunction with the IT team
  • Design, select and test suitable solution for the following functionality on Liebherr cranes and data centres
  • Storage hardware
  • Backup systems for IT software and operating systems
  • Disaster recovery
  • Network connectivity (Storage access, VPN and remote support, Network Management, etc.)
  • Security & Patch management
  • Licence Management
  • Configure and test operating systems and virtual machines as required
  • Proactively ensure the highest levels of systems and infrastructure availability
  • Maintain security, backup, disaster recovery and redundancy strategies
  • Provide remote support for systems in the field
  • Provide support to users for system and application software, setups, and configurations.
  • System Documentation – Develop & Maintain system documentation
  • Liaise with vendors and other IT personnel for problem resolution
  • Liaise with network and software designers to ensure system requirement are fulfilled


Degree in Computer Engineering or Computer Science from an accredited college/university or equivalent experience.

  • Ability to handle multiple tasks, have excellent attention to detail and be willing and able to learn new technologies quickly.
  • Experience or certification in the following an advantage:

o Proven working experience in installing, configuring and troubleshooting windows based environments.

o Working experience in server management networking and storage solutions

o Experience in the administration and performance tuning of application stacks

o Cloud experience, preferably in AZURE o Experience with virtualization and containerization (e.g., VMware, Virtual Box) o Experience with monitoring systems o Knowledge of networking (OSI network layers, TCP/IP)


For further information on this role in IT Infrastructure Engineering please contact Dee Curley on  or 086-7902191

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