The Role:

Due to Company expansion, Lightnet are currently seeking to recruit a Systems Administrator to join the existing team. Reporting to the Network Manager, the successful candidate will be responsible for supporting the Network Manager with the management and maintenance of running a large network.


  • Supporting internal staff IT requirements and providing level 3 assistance to our developersand help desk.
  • Oversee the Implementation and management a hyperconverged infrastructure integrationwith Microsoft Azure Cloud.
  • Administration of Microsoft office stack in a multi domain environment
  • Planning and documentation of network infrastructure and upgrades
  • Ensuring integrity of system backups and maintaining a disaster recovery process

Experience Required:

  • Minimum 3 years relevant experience in a similar role
  • History of problem solving with the ability to correct any issues found.
  • Good communication skills and ability to work on one’s own initiative.

Essential / Desirable Skills

  • Hyperconverged infrastructure integration, Microsoft Azure Cloud & Microsoft Office 365 stack.
  • Linux server Systems Administration including Radius, DNS and firewalling processes.
  • Proxmox Virtual Machine, KVM and CEPH storage Installation (or similar)
  • Network Administration, TCP/IP, DNS, routing (including BGP, OSPF), NAT, firewalls, VPNs, VLANing.
  • Systems scripting and automation
  • An excellent ability to documenting process and write procedure.

Educational Requirements:

  • 3rd level qualification in computer science or technical discipline (or sufficient relevant experience)
  • Industry qualifications such as CCNA or MCSE

Working Hours/Benefits:

  • 35 hours per week
  • Some flexibility in work hours
  • Rota on call (Level 3 only)

The position will be based in our Galway office, with a blend of office and remote working on offer.

To apply please send CV & cover letter to