IT Student Placement 2024/25

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Job Description

Euro Auctions is a world leading auctioneer of industrial, plant, construction & agricultural equipment. With sites in UK, Germany, Spain, Australia, USA and Abu Dhabi, Euro Auctions conducts 50+ auctions selling thousands of lots every year.

Your placement year really matters especially when you are making your first career move. 

Euro Auctions gives you the chance to make an impact and make your placement really count.

You will quickly become a respected member of the team and develop rounded business skills that will serve you regardless of where your future takes you.

The Job 

Provide on-going IT support to the group of companies globally.

Review and management of website, auction images and search facility.

Setup and manage end user access, 365 mail, Security, Print and mobile deployments through Active Directory.

Assist with Technical and Operational Support for Windows 2016/2019 Servers including Domain Controllers, Exchange 2019/365, WSUS, SQL, Dynamics CRM, Altaro Backup and Sage on a Cloud hosted platform.

PC Support for Windows 10/11, Virtual Pc’s and Operational Support for IP Telephony, Cloud hosting & Mobile Apps including Power BI reporting.

Operational Auction setup and support including e-Clerking, score-boarding, Audio-Visual, CCTV, Image & Video Management & Customer Service.

Worldwide Travel available & Essential.

The person 

This role requires an organised individual with excellent problem-solving skills and a keen attention to detail. Strong interpersonal and communication skills are essential, and you should have the ability to communicate ideas to technical and non-technical audiences.

The Requirements 

  • Currently studying towards/completing a 3rd Level Degree or equivalent in a relative discipline with the ability to work full time for 12 - 15 months.
  • Experience/interest in hardware maintenance, system development and/or network administration preferred.
  • Exposure to supporting hardware, software and communications systems and integration.  
  • Proficiency and confidence in managing databases and using the following applications: SQL, MS Office Suite and Web based software.
  • An interest in Audio and Visual Equipment would be an advantage.
  • Experience in working with collaborative technologies and an interest in development projects.
  • Flexible with ability to work extra hours at short notice during busy auction periods

All placement opportunities are based at Headquarters in Dromore, Co. Tyrone.

Who can apply? 

While these opportunities are initially aimed at third year placement students they are also open to fresh graduates eager to gain valuable international business experience.

All placements are paid and offer exposure to global market, some offer the chance to travel to other sites.

 At Euro Auctions we have core requirements for any placement role.

Candidates must:

  • Be studying towards a third level discipline preferably in IT or IT with Business
  • Demonstrate common sense with exceptional commercial awareness.  
  • Show proficiency in entire MS Office & 365 Suite
  • Be reliable, self-motivated with good attention to detail and an exceptional work ethic.
  • Exhibit flexibility and willingness to work extra hours during busy auction periods.
  • Maintain a valid passport.
  • Possess exceptional interpersonal skills
  • Have a desire to exceed expectations

Our Selection Process 

Candidates apply initially via CV at selecting the department they wish to be considered for. At this stage we want to know about your education, career motivations and any work experience.

Closing Date

Closing date for all applications is the 19th January 2024, after which those selected will be invited to an assessment evening on the last week of January.   

If you think you have what it takes to make it at Euro Auctions please upload your CV, in English, via the link below or email it to [email protected]. Please ensure you select which department you wish to be considered for.

Euro Auctions thank all applicants in advance; however, only those shortlisted will be contacted.

All placements are paid and offer exposure to global market, some offer the chance to travel to other sites.

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