I.T. Systems Administrator (Limerick Hybrid)

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Limerick, Co. Limerick
Location type
At the office
Employment type
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I.T. Systems Administrator


The Role:

As the I.T. Systems Administrator you will be responsible for operational support, maintenance, monitoring, implementation, documentation and configuration of new and existing systems, both in the Cloud and On-Premises. These systems include I.T. & Network Management Systems, Operational Support Systems, Business Support Systems, and we continue to work on upgrading and enhancing our IT Infrastructure. You will provide Level 2 and Level 3 Desktop Support to end-users and participate in an On-Call rota, as well as contributing your I.T. expertise to a variety of projects across the business.

Key Responsibilities:

·       Provide IT Infrastructure support, including troubleshooting, operations support, maintenance & administration of our IT Infrastructure estate, based on Windows desktop and server, VMware, Linux, Azure and AWS environments.

·       Maintenance and administration of DNS, Active Directory, Microsoft O365, AWS implementation, database platforms, NAS, SAN and other associated IT Infrastructure management systems.

·       Maintenance, build and deployment of physical servers, virtual servers, and cloud instances for the Group

·       Network (LAN, WAN, WLAN, firewall) administration and configuration support

·       Provide out-of-hours support to users by participating in an On-Call rota.

·       Maintenance and upkeep of assets, licenses, certificates, contracts and security records.

·       Interface with contractors, vendors and other third-parties and contribute to project work.

·       Assist the IT Team Lead, Head of IT, PMO and other stakeholders with ad hoc IT projects and vendor liaison.

Key Skills / Qualifications:

This challenging role requires a hands-on candidate and excellent customer focus. You will be responsible for support and maintenance tasks, service delivery and solving problems in a fast-moving and varied technical environment.



  • 3+ Years experience in an I.T. Support environment.
  • Excellent familiarity and knowledge of modern computing hardware, software and standards.
  • Strong working knowledge of AWS, Azure and other cloud environments,
  • Windows (client and server), Active Directory, DNS, Hyper-V, Powershell skills
  • VMWare skills (ESXi, vSphere, vCenter, VSAN, NSX).
  • Linux/Unix skills (Red Hat, Debian, Ubuntu, SUSE, Solaris)
  • Network Administration skills (LAN/WAN/WLAN, TCP/IP, VPN, DNS, DHCP, SNMP, BGP, etc.)
  • Knowledge of storage technologies (VSAN/SAN etc.)
  • Database administration experience (MySQL, MSSQL, Oracle, Aurora etc.)
  • Excellent troubleshooting, problem-solving and organizational skills
  • Excellent spoken and written English, with great customer and communication skills.



  • Diploma/Degree in Information Technology, Computer Science or related
  • Technical accreditations or certifications advantageous (AWS, MCSA, VCP, CCNA, AZ, CISSP, NSE etc.)
  • Knowledge of one or more scripting languages (Python, Perl, Ruby etc.)
  • Experience interacting with APIs, CI/CD tools and development processes.
  • Full driving license advantageous (Occasional travel to sites may be required)
  • Previous experience in the Telecommunications industry advantageous


What we offer:


  • Generous company pension contribution
  • Performance-based annual bonus
  • 22 days annual leave, increasing each year up to 25 days
  • Day off for your birthday
  • Flexible and smart working
  • Progressive family leave allowances
  • Diverse and welcoming work environment – awarded Investors in Diversity Silver award in 2023
  • Training & educational assistance programmes
  • Monthly wellbeing initiatives
  • Charity partnership & community volunteer days
  • Employee Assistance Programme


Important Dates
Posted on
09 February, 2024
Reference number
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