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Associate Data Centre Engineer - 1931


Associate Data Centre Engineer

  • Primary Location:
    Clonskeagh Office
  • Contract Type:
  • Employment Basis:

Flexible Working

(when applicable)

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Pizza and Drinks Fridays

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The Role....

Reporting to the Data Centre Manager, you will show a reasonable knowledge of relevant industry hardware, while demonstrating a positive attitude in your passion for the role and day to day job. You will be expected to bring good technical and problem-solving skills to the role and will be capable of solving technical issues. You will combine good technical knowledge with the ability to produce clear and concise documentation, while communicating effectively with colleagues inside the IT division to help us achieve our goals.


This is what you'll be doing...

  • You will provide local technical support for the Infrastructure teams to ensure the rapid resolution of all Data Centre related service issues.
  • Adhering strictly to all Data Centre standards, policies, processes and change control procedures.
  • As part of the Data Centre team, you will drive performance of all third parties that support the Data Centre Operations.
  • Assemble and test server systems and networking hardware will be required.
  • Perform necessary tasks to support the provision of data backup and recovery services including media rotation and storage.
  • Undertake hardware upgrades within infrastructure hardware.
  • Work within a team with the Data Centre Manager to support business goals and objectives.


What we need from you...

  • Experience in one of the following:
    • 24x7 data centre environment
    • Field Service role supporting Server technologies.
    • Front line in hardware technical support.
  • Good knowledge of some of the following platforms Dell, HP, Cisco, Arista, NetApp and PureStorage technology platforms.
  • Can show knowledge (at a foundation level) of some or all of following:
    • Linux Essentials
    • Networking technologies
    • Backup and recovery
  • Good understanding of mechanical and electrical infrastructure/technologies that support data centres. generators, UPS, CRAC units.
  • Experience of working with UTP and fibre cabling.
  • Systematic approach to high quality installation work.
  • Practical experience of change management procedures.


Key Skills and Attributes:

  • Good documentation skills.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Prepared to meet measurable targets for uptime and performance.
  • Good logical troubleshooting.
  • Self-motivated and able to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Comfortable working in a fast paced, dynamic, pressurised environment.


Special Conditions:

  • A flexible attitude to working hours is necessary.
  • The ability to lift heavy IT equipment.
  • Be ready and available to travel to support remote locations.
  • Personal transport desirable as frequent local travel is an integral part of the role.
  • Occasional travel to our European offices

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Clonskeagh Office
Unit 1-4, Paddy Power, Power Tower, Belfield Office Park, Beech Hill Road, Dublin, Dublin 4, Ireland, DUBLIN 4

This is who we are

Paddy Power Betfair is an international sports betting and gaming operator, with a market-leading presence in the UK and Ireland, as well as a range of operations across Europe including Romania, Portugal and Malta.

We are online-led, mobile-led and sports-led: and our proprietary technology, unique products and innovative marketing all combine to offer a superb experience to our five million customers worldwide.

Our spirit, talent and ambition has taken us into the FTSE 100 index of the London Stock Exchange and we now employ over 7,000 people in sixteen locations across the globe; from Dublin to Los Angeles, and London to Melbourne. Our culture rewards innovation, teamwork and we like to stay fast-moving in a dynamic industry.

On a larger scale

We are part of Flutter Entertainment, a global sports betting, gaming and entertainment provider for over thirteen million customers worldwide.

Established in 2019, Flutter merged with The Stars Group in 2020. As the parent company Flutter Entertainment now has a host of brands that sit under it including Paddy Power and Betfair (PPB), Sky Betting and Gaming, PokerStars, Full Tilt Timeform, oddchecker, Sporting Life, SportsBet, Bet Easy in Australia, FOX Bet, TVG and FanDuel in the US.

Across the globe, Flutter employs over 14,000 people across more than 40 offices and over 600 retail sites. We pride ourselves on being a responsible operator, committed to making a positive contribution to the communities we operate within.

This is your Challenge

  • Delivering product at scale for over 5 million customers, 99,9% of transactions in less than a second
  • Our systems process more than 7 million transactions every day (more than all the European stock exchanges combined)
  • Deliver high transitional products, serving more than 2.5Bn calls a day
  • Diverse and up to date technical landscape to explore, leverage and innovate
  • The products you’ll develop will comply with ambitious uptime targets: less than 50 minutes downtime expected per year
  • Continuous Integration, Deployment and Testing