Senior Network Administrator
Dublin South, Dublin
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Senior Network Administrator
Dublin South, Dublin

Senior Network Administrator – Dublin – €60-65K

Irish Semi state body with globally renowned reputation in the agri food sector is now looking for a Senior Network Administrator to join the Operations Team at their Headquarters in Dublin, Ireland.

The Operations team in Dublin provides a centralized ICT service to group companies in Europe, Africa, Middle East, China and America. The Operations team is responsible for ensuring the highest level of performance and availability in a Microsoft Azure, Global Network monitoring, hardware/software upgrades, data/network security and the maintenance of the company’s24 x 7 Datacentre.

This role is a great opportunity for a suitable candidate to work with a broad range of technologies in a 24 x 7 environment. With great benefits and generous remuneration package, the Senior Network Administrator role offers candidates the opportunity to develop their careers in a dynamic, supportive working environment.


 Implements Networking standards across the group

 Implements best practice and standard service levels across the discipline

 Manage, maintain day to day network and security operations globally and designing new network, wireless and security solutions.

 Manage 3rd party WAN, LAN and Firewall vendors, Service, Incident and Change reviews

 Implements remote access solutions, controls and specification

 Support ICT Security team with ongoing and new security/compliance initiatives.

 Deploy and manage core network connectivity, wireless solution, firewall, security, remote access, and authentication systems.

 Designs and Maintain Global Network Standards, MPLS, P2P, SDWAN and VPNs

 Participate in compliance/vulnerability assessment scanning and develop mitigation and remediation plans from the assessment findings.

 Drive service ownership for the Network Cloud; assist in efforts to streamline problem and change management processes, improve alerting and incident handling, and increase automation.

 Security Incident Management – 2nd line response to Security Incidents. Support forensic response and problem management as required.

 Support ICT Security with regular Vulnerability assessments, risk analysis and penetration testing and advise and take remedial actions

 Technical Lead for network related project requirements

Experience and Skills

 5-7 years professional experience managing enterprise WAN, LAN and Firewall environments

 Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Engineering or related field required.

 CCNP or equivalent Certification required

 Production Experience and an excellent understand or certificate with Microsoft Azure Network architecture.

 Prior experience working within a global company, working across major geographic regions is preferred

 Understanding of manufacturing industry and operating environments is advantageous

 Self-starter who can lead major initiatives and mentor less experienced teammates

 Excellent knowledge of Cisco LAN equipment, wireless protocol, experienced in wireless surveys and remedial steps.

 Experience with network sniffing, bandwidth monitoring, advanced network troubleshooting and security tools

 Excellent working knowledge of Palo Alto Firewalls (IPSec-VPN & remote VPN).

 Knowledge managing IDS/IPS systems

 Experience with administering, troubleshooting and configuring / implementation of Cisco switches, Palo Alto Firewalls and Aruba WIFI.

 Demonstrated ability in solving business IT problems, excellent written and oral communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills, ability to motivate in a team-oriented, collaborative environment, and exceptional service orientation.

 You will hold certification in one or some of, the following or equivalent:

o CCNA, CCNP, Cloud Network, Azure, AWS, Firewall cert

PLEASE NOTE – All applicants must have immediate availability to work in the EU as our client cannot provide any kind of Visa or Work Permit sponsorship at present.

To Apply

For more information on this role, please contact Níall on +353 1 8690258 or +353 87 384 5327 or send current CV along with brief cover letter through this site

Job Reference 129237
Job Duration Permanent
Start Date ASAP
Salary €60000 - €65000 per annum

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