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Systems Administrator

  • Lightnet
  • Galway

To apply for this job email your details to jobs@lightnet.ie

Due to Company expansion, We are currently seeking to recruit a Systems Administrator to join the existing team. Reporting to the Network Manager, the successful candidate will be responsible for supporting the Network Manager with the management and maintenance of running a large network.


  • Supporting internal staff IT requirements and providing level 3 assistance to our developers
    and help desk.
  • Oversee the Implementation and management a hyperconverged infrastructure integration
    with Microsoft Azure Cloud
  • Administration of Microsoft office stack in a multi domain environment
  • Planning and documentation of network infrastructure and upgrades
  • Ensuring integrity of system backups and maintaining a disaster recovery process

Experience Required:

  • Minimum 3 years relevant experience in a similar role
  • History of problem solving with the ability to correct any issues found
  • Good communication skills and ability to work on one’s own initiative

Essential / Desirable Skills

  • Hyperconverged infrastructure integration, Microsoft Azure Cloud & Microsoft Office 365 stack.
  • Linux server Systems Administration including Radius, DNS and firewalling processes.
  • Proxmox Virtual Machine, KVM and CEPH storage Installation (or similar)
  • Network Administration, TCP/IP, DNS, routing (including BGP, OSPF), NAT, firewalls, VPNs, VLANing
  • Systems scripting and automation
  • An excellent ability to documenting process and write procedure

Educational Requirements:

  • 3rd level qualification in computer science or technical discipline (or sufficient relevant


  • Industry qualifications such as CCNA or MCSE

Working Hours/Benefits:

  • 37.5 hours per week
  • Some flexibility in work hours
  • Rota on call (Level 3 only)


The position will be based in our Galway office, with a blend of office and remote working on offer.

To apply for this job email your details to jobs@lightnet.ie