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Location Dublin

Salary Negotiable


Our client is headquartered in Dublin, and seeking a strongly technical systems engineer to support global operations, on Linux and VMware systems


The candidate must have experience with:

o Systems integration and architecture focusing on high availability and resilience of services
o Virtualisation environments (preferably VMWare)
o Storage (SAN and NAS)
o Systems security
o SMTP (preferably Postfix)
o Backup system
o Scripting (shell, Python)
o Troubleshooting from wire up to application level
o Data centre environment (capable to deploy and look after h/w)
o Network experience is an advantage
o Experience with Cloud computing and IaaS is an advantage
A strong customer focus, happy to work under pressure, outside the box thinking, friendly and open team player.
Good English verbal and written communication skills.

Key Responsibilities:

Fine tune performance, build capacity planning and troubleshooting infrastructure ensuring that systems and data are operational 24x7x365
Perform troubleshooting and repair work at a hardware and software level
Diagnose, isolate, troubleshoot and solve unusual or highly technical problems under pressure
Design, implement and manage storage/software systems
Manage Virtualization infrastructure
Provide accurate effort-estimates for deliverables
Collaborate to complex deployments and support resolutions with systems engineers, operational support staff and engineering development staff
Contribute to hiring engineers and to growing the team.

Essential Competencies/ skills:
Minimum of 5 years’ experience of Linux within an enterprise level environment (exposure to Windows systems is an advantage)
Minimum 5 years’ experience of VMware
Provide assistance with automation of software installation processes.

As a reward for your commitment to this role you will receive an excellent salary and a competitive benefits package.


To enquire further about this role, please contact Steve Latchford, Associate Director- Infrastructure & Security at Software Placements on +353 (0)1 525 4644 or +353 (0) 83 3505050 or please e-mail your C.V in Word format through the link provided.

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Steven Latchford

Steven Latchford

Associate Director - Infrastructure/Security/Cloud
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