Infrastructure and IT Lead

Salary: €70,000 - €80,000 DOE Location: Cork Ireland Experience: Minimum of 6-years experience in a System Admin or similar role Job no: ZB016Job Status: Full Time Permanent

Infrastructure and IT Lead

€70,000 – €80,000 

Large Enterprise Client, Complex Environment.

Our client boasts an international team of specialist dedicated to global markets through the use of cutting edge, scalable technologies. They are looking for a talented engineer to lead their Infrastructure and IT. You will manage a team as well as having the responsibility of designing, implementing and maintaining the software application infrastructure and office IT.

What you will be doing: 

  • Plan, design and execute the deployment of highly available IT infrastructure and associated support services, including networks, servers, storage, security, systems and applications
  • Key responsibility for the security, scalability, performance and redundancy of the software infrastructure.
  • Proactively perform operational management of the data-centres and environments
  • Create an ongoing, product-led, infrastructure roadmap for the company
  • Oversee and prioritise associated day-to-day operational activities, tactical projects and strategic initiatives
  • Develop and implement policies, procedures and standards across all aspects of the infrastructure and internal IT systems
  • Coordinate the analysis and troubleshooting of performance and availability of all systems and networks
  • Provide information and advice to the key stakeholders on network infrastructure risks and issues as appropriate
  • Ensure that the network and systems adheres to relevant standards including those set out by law, and other regulatory and statutory bodies
  • Provide leadership for delivery of 24/7 service operations and SLA compliance
  • Continually improve the performance of IT operations
  • Participate in IT strategic planning, project planning and budget planning efforts
  • Establish and maintain strong, strategic partnerships with vendors and service suppliers

What you will need: 

  • Minimum of 6-years experience in a System Admin or similiar role
  • Experience leading teams
  • Experience in managing infrastructure for low latency high volume systems an advantage
  • Knowledge of Micro-service Architectures an advantage
  • Understanding of various database technologies
  • Highly organised, self-motivated and pro-active
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills required
  • Relevant third level qualification(s)
  • Eligibility to live and work in Ireland


CentOS, HAProxy, Windows, KVM, PFSense, Jenkins, Foreman, Puppet, Docker, Kubernetes

For more information, call Zack on 064 66 22 007 or email me on  

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