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Senior ICT Officer (Belfast) (Up to 38K) (Azure)

Job Description

VANRATH are delighted to be working closely with a leading public body organisation to appoint an Senior ICT Support Officer on a permanent basis.

The successful post holder will provide a 3rd line support via the ICT service desk. Deploy, configure and maintain infrastructure, line of business applications and hardware within the organisation network

Salary/ Benefits

Starting Salary of £32,826 - 38,296per annum, Generous Holiday Package and Pension Scheme included.

One of the largest independent housing associations in Northern Ireland. They work hard for their customers, developing new homes that are urgently needed and delivering high quality services, while providing value for money. Their work creates sustainable, thriving neighbourhoods.

The Ideal Person

  • Previous experience in a 3rd line role for a minimum of 2 years.
  • Experience of hosted cloud configuration, administration and licensing - preferably Microsoft Azure;
  • Previous experience in the configuration, maintenance and troubleshooting of Windows Server 2016 and above;
  • Previous experience with Windows Virtual Desktop or similar;
  • Active directory, DNS, DHCP, Group Policy;
  • Windows 10 Operating Systems;
  • PC, Server and networking hardware technical knowledge.
  • Experience with Microsoft Azure Technologies - in particular cloud firewalls, FSLogix, Azure VPN client
  • Driving License and access to vehicle required


  • 3rd Line End User Support
  • Diagnose, resolve and document issues escalated via the ICT Service Desk.
  • Under direction of the Service Delivery Manager investigate the root cause of problems, document, and communicate any identified fixes to the Service Delivery Manager.
  • Work with the Service Delivery Manager to investigate and resolve issues escalated to problem management.
  • Configuration and maintenance of Microsoft Azure subscription - including but not limited to servers, networking, WVD, FSLogix, security policies etc
  • Become a main contact point for 3rd party application suppliers and assist in the upgrade, deployment and/or troubleshooting of line of business applications
  • Deploy and configure new hardware within the organisation including end user devices, servers, network equipment etc
  • Regular reviews of firewall and switch configurations to ensure cyber security posture of the association remains high

A bit about me:

I have been recruiting in the Belfast market for the past 3 years, helping Public Sector, HSCNI and NFP organisations hire Project Management & IT Specialists.

At VANRATH we partner with you, providing up to date information on credible organisations and roles that best match your skill-set or aspirations.

Please see below for one of my recent testimonials available on Google.

"5 stars to VANRATH and Peter Brittain!
Something that struck me was Peter's diligence to find a role that would suit my experience. Peter showed great professionalism, work ethic and we struck it off from day one on the phone with his friendly can do attitude. I would highly recommend getting in touch with Peter and VANRATH if you are looking to take that next step in your career or are looking a change!"

For further information on this vacancy, or any other job in Belfast or wider Northern Ireland, please apply via the link below or contact Peter Brittain in the strictest confidence. or 02890330250