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IT System Engineer

Kerry, Ireland
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Dee Curley
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IT System Engineer

The successful candidate will work within the software team and have responsibility for the design, implementation and support for IT Systems installed on the heavy industry products manufactured on their site in County Kerry


The ideal candidate has qualified in a relevant engineering discipline and has excellent knowledge of IT systems. Is highly motivated, dependable, and thorough and can manage multiple tasks simultaneously. Is confident and can challenge the status quo, adapting to new technologies or techniques easily. Possess excellent planning, scheduling and organisational skills and can manage and deliver projects to challenging deadlines. Must have excellent communication skills, with a proven ability to build, manage and maintain relationships at all levels. Is a natural problem solver, with the ability to deliver solutions and results. 

Key Elements of the Role

Participate in the design of information and operational support systems

  • Select, install, configure, test and maintain operating systems, application software and system management tools
  • Testing of IT hardware, hardware upgrades, RAM, Hard disks, RAID setup/Configuration and support of same
  • Proactively ensure the highest levels of systems and infrastructure availability
  • Maintain security, backup, and redundancy strategies
  • Provide remote support for systems in the field
  • Provide support to users for system and application software, setups, and configurations.
  • System Documentation – Develop & Maintain system documentation
  • IT Security & Patch management
  • Setup and support of Licence management
  • Monitor and test application performance for potential bottlenecks, identify possible solutions, and work with developers to implement those fixes
  • Write and maintain custom scripts to increase system efficiency and lower the human intervention time on any tasks
  • Liaise with vendors and other IT personnel for problem resolution
  • Liaise with network and software designers to ensure system requirement are fulfilled
  • Configures operation systems to user environments


  • Degree in Computer Engineering or Computer Science from an accredited college/university or equivalent experience.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks, have excellent attention to detail and be willing and able to learn new technologies quickly.


  • Experience or certification in the following an advantage:
    • Proven working experience in installing, configuring and troubleshooting windows based environments.
    • Experience in the administration and performance tuning of application stacks o Cloud experience, preferably in AZURE
    • Experience with virtualization and containerization (e.g., VMware, Virtual Box) o Experience with monitoring systems
    • Knowledge of scripting (e.g., shell scripts, Perl, Ruby, Python) o Knowledge of networking (OSI network layers, TCP/IP)

For further information on this role in Systems Engineering please contact Dee Curley on  or 086-7902191

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