IT System Administrator- Permanent

IT System Administrator- Permanent

Recruiters Comments: Our client based at Limerick location is looking for an IT system administrator to join their team on a permanent basis.
We are looking for a systems administrator with 5+ years of solid industrial experience in a system administrator role. The System Administrator's responsibilities include troubleshooting hardware, software, and networking issues, as well as ensuring that all computing operations run with optimal performance and security.

Job Description:


  • Configuring and maintaining the Dell PowerEdge R510/R610/R620/R630/R720 Servers system, Juniper SRX Firewall/Switches, system software, and applications.
  • Ensuring data is stored securely and backed up regularly.
  • Diagnosing and resolving hardware, software, networking, and system issues when they arise.
  • Replacing and upgrading defective or outdated components when necessary.
  • Experience in DR planning and testing.
  • Monitoring system performance to ensure everything runs smoothly and securely.
  • Researching and recommending new approaches to improve the networked computer system.
  • Providing technical support when requested.
  • Documenting any processes which employees need to follow in order to successfully work within our IT system.
  • Security Audit of Network and systems
  • The individual will take responsibility of 50+ servers and virtual servers, upgrades, migrations, monitoring and timely patches.



  • Relevant degree in Information system or Information technology
  • Hands on experience of DNS servers management.
  • Excellent understanding of virtualization and cloud computing such as Citrix Hypervisor, Microsoft Hyper-V and VMware.
  • Experience in server side technology and computer networking systems
  • Familiarity with SQL database operations such as MS SQL Server, MySQL/Maria DB and PostgreSQL
  • Hardware/Software RAID configuration
  • Ability to prioritize a wide range of workloads with critical deadlines.
  • Availability outside of working hours to resolve emergency issues promptly.
  • Excellent critical thinking and problem solving skills.
  • Patient and professional demeanour, with a can-do attitude.
  • Ability to work independently and high organisational skills are essential.

Applications/OS experience:

  • Linux: CentOS 7 and above, Debian and Red hat
  • Windows servers: Windows server 2012 R and above
  • Web server –  Apache/Ngnix/IIS, Database server –  MSSQL/MYSQL/PostgreSQL, Power DNS server, Exim/Exchange mail server, software firewall, VPN server
  • Desirable: control panels: DirectAdmin, WHM/CPanel, WHMCS
  • Windows: Windows server administration, Active Directory,
  • Data encryption: BitLocker,
  • Remote Desktop: RDP,
  • Software firewall: Windows Firewall, PFsense
  • Experience with administrating and remote support for Windows 10 and MS Office (Office 365/Microsoft 365/Azure)
  • Virtualization: Citrix Hypervisor/XenServer, Orchestration tools
  • Backup tools: Acronis, R1soft or Veritas Backup
  • Monitoring tools: Nagios
  • Desirable: experience with task tracking and collaboration tools (Jira/Confluence)


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Salary: Negotiable
Recruitment Contact

Contact: Vandana Sharma

Telephone: +353-61209511


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