Network/Systems engineer 6 month contract

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Job Description

***IT Operations Networks/Systems Engineer***

As an IT Operations NOC Engineer you will be the cornerstone of our continued efforts in the direction of high availability and performance of our Internal IT Services.
Working Hours are - 4 day week - Sunday - Wednesday  (10am  - 8pm) - Competitive Hourly rate on offer. 

Team Responsibilities:
Manage and maintain monitoring of corporate IT infrastructure (servers, storage, applications, network)
Troubleshoot systems and storage issues impacting multiple users
Troubleshoot network and voice issues impacting multiple users
Control and coordinate IT Infrastructure changes performed simultaneously by multiple engineers
Automate repetitive manual tasks and processes
Work with vendors (AWS, Cisco, Vmware,Dell etc) to maintain business continuity
Manage tickets related, but not limited to, incidents, system(s) diagnostics/troubleshooting, network/system upgrades
Minimize downtime by playing critical role in incident management process
Maintain documentation including designs, configurations, and infrastructure diagrams
Perform systems, storage and network analysis for usage monitoring and capacity trending
Analyze systems errors or anomalies, as well as specific network performance issues and/or error messages, in order to ensure maximum uptime and service quality and assess trends that may ultimately result in degradation of service
Potential on-call as Duty Manager (Incident Commander) - leading high severity incident
Provide timely communications to the company during large incidents

Required/Desirable Skills/Experience:

3+ years of combined Systems/Networks/Monitoring experience
Bachelor's Degree or equivalent
Ability to lead high severity incident - able to establish impact, evaluate resolution scenarios, make decisions based on inputs for Subject Matter Experts, formulate impact on both technical and business language
Network Switching and routing troubleshooting
Exposure to WAN protocols: MPLS.
Basic understand of access control on LAN switch, firewall
Exposure to network monitor and management tools: Zabbix, CatTools, NetMRI)
Knowledge of server operating systems
Ability to build a server from bare metal to functional based on business requirements
Exposure to a scripting language (Python, Perl, Bash, Ruby, JS)
Ability to quickly diagnose problems in the Linux OS based on common tools (log files, application errors) Hosted and Cloud based service experience
Understanding of version-control systems such as Subversion, Git, SVN, Perforce etc
Use of data center automation tools such as Puppet, Chef
Experience with using and managing monitoring of IT Infrastructure and IT Applications
Knowledge of SNMP, MIB, SNMP Traps, SNMP Communities
Experience with high-performance, high-availability wired and wireless networks
Good troubleshooting skills in area of IT Infrastructure

Experience working in a formal, structured change management processes
Some experience with virtualization and cloud technologies
Understanding ITIL framework, especially Incident and Change Management
One of the following industry certifications: RHCSA, CCNA, CCNP, MCSA is an advantage

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Simone O'Reilly

Principal Consultant 01-6146009
  • Salary:Negotiable
  • Location:Dublin South
  • Type:Contract
  • Category:Technology & IT