Snap-on Incorporated is a $3.4 billion leading global developer, manufacturer and distributor of tool and equipment solutions for professional technicians, motor service shop owners, specialty repair centres, original equipment manufacturers, and industrial tool users world-wide. Product lines include hand and power tools, diagnostics and shop equipment, tool storage products, diagnostics software and other solutions for the transportation and industrial service industries.
Snap-on's mission is to create value by providing innovative solutions to the transportation service and industrial markets worldwide. Snap-on has long been the leader in producing the highest quality hand tools for the professional technician, but today, Snap-on is more than a hand tool company. Today, Snap-on surrounds its customers with a full range of capabilities.
Snap-on's present and future success is driven by its competitive advantages. These advantages give substance to Snap-on's ambitions, shape its strategies and define the essence of its value as an investment and an institution. Snap-on has assembled the industry's most complete portfolio of technology solutions and has the development capabilities to address the service challenges of tomorrow.
The Cork facility is one of several Snap-on global engineering sites and employs over 70 development professionals. The team is responsible for the development of a wide range of software including the development of user interface and user experiences for applications in a Windows environment for use by automotive diagnostics professionals.
Implement, manage and maintain hardware (Network/Telecoms/Servers) equipment for the Snap-on Cork Diagnostics Office – liaise with and help resolve hardware/software issues for Snap-on associate users. Identify and resolve inter site business partner issues. Work in concert with divisional IT personnel to promote and support IT strategies.
Essential Skills Required:
Degree in computer engineering or science or equivalent work experience, or working towards a Bachelor’s degree.
CCNA or equivalent Skills
3 + year’s industry experience
Intermediate to advanced understanding of computer engineering principles.
Intermediate understanding of server virtualisation technologies i.e. HyperV or VMWare
The following skills are not essential, but desirable:
Experience on Disaster recovery process and planning.
Experience with Veeam backup technology.
Successful Candidates Roles and Responsibilities include but may not be limited to:
Prepare laptops/desktops for use on the Snap-On corporate network.
Manage and maintain the Telecoms equipment.
Implement, manage and maintain site Servers including backup.
Implement, manage and maintain user active directory for the site.
Assist with troubleshooting products in development or product tools.
Help identify areas of cost reductions within the IT department – monitoring and analysing Telecoms and Telco bills to ensure conformity.
Managing internal ticketing system for Cork IT group
Storage device management.
The employee will observe confidentiality regarding Snap-on’s products and policies and refrain from any disclosure, which may be prejudicial to copyrights or other Intellectual properties.
Any other reasonable duties as required by the manager.
Closing date for applications is: Monday 8th January 2018