Network Administrator

  • Reference: D47096
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Location: Dublin City Centre, Dublin South, Dublin West
  • Category: Information Technology

About Our Client:

  • One of the world’s largest fund administration and middle office solution providers.
  • Our client has continually improved and evolved their products from information delivery and regulatory products to fund platforms and tax services.
  • The globally distributed service model has rapidly expended through a combination of organic growth and acquisitions.
  • Our client is currently looking for a Network Administrator to join their growing team.


Summary of Role:

  • Report to the Technical Design Authority on a functional basis and support several Service Managers and Projects Managers in line with the demands of the business.
  • The network administrator will be expected to remotely deliver services to customer locations where our client is providing service. This may require out of hours support when required.
  • Flexibility to undertake International travel from time to time as part of the delivery of service.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Maintain ownership of the network design, and all supporting design documents; 
  • Provide Level 2 Troubleshooting on LAN/WAN and voice issues reported from business users and the service desk;
  • Collaborate with service providers and external vendors on root cause analysis for problems related to technology;
  • Provide detailed diagnostic information when required. 
  • Communicate clearly to users the cause and resolution of IT issues in a timely and polite manner – all users will be in remote locations; 
  • Highlight and report all major IT issues and risks to IT Manager in a timely manner;
  • Research, test and implement new systems to improve efficiencies and satisfy user requests;
  • Assist with testing system releases, patches and disaster recovery; 
  • Provide technical input into vendors proposal, change requests, and incident management; 
  • Execute standard administration tasks such as reviewing system logs, monitor jobs and responding to system alerts; 
  • Oversight of 3rd party vendor covering service delivery and performing installation works;
  • Assist with network analysis and support of critical network systems;
  • Perform on-call duties as needed to support technology services to business. 


Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related discipline;


Skills and Experience Required:

  • Cisco CCNA/CCNP or equivalent experience; 
  • 3+ years’ experience as network administrator;
  • Certification in frameworks ITIL v3, ISO 27001;
  • Experience in networking testing or vulnerability testing would be an advantage; 
  • Experience in cloud networking would be an advantage (Aws, Azure etc);
  • Certification in Security Frameworks would be an advantage (such as ISO 27001). 
  •  Proven skills in networking to include but not exclusively:
    • DNS, LAN/WAN, firewalls, wireless, TCP/IP, UDP, VoiP, QoS, MPLS, 802.x;
  • Ability to take ownership of a technical solution and work with various stakeholders (internal and external) to deliver a design and implementation approach; 
  • Ability to articulate design topics, using tool such as Visio and any modelling tools utilising ArchiMate; 
  • Strong decision-making skills/judgment; 
  • Ability to be able to work well under pressure during disaster situations; 
  • Excellent written and communication skills in English; 
  • Proven skills in networking topics; 
  • Excellent problem-solving abilities and good at working under own initiative; 


Interested? Contact us now!

  • For further information on this role, please contact Blaithin O’Shea on 01-6620088 or email
  • For more information on our Recruitment and HR Services, and to see a full list of our available jobs across Ireland, please visit our website at
  • For more information on Collins McNicholas, contact one of our six branches across Ireland in DublinCork, Galway, SligoAthlone, Limerick


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