Careers at .IE

We are recruiting

We currently have the below positions available in our Dublin-based company, which is in an exciting new phase of growth and development. Develop your skills, support mission-critical services of the national registry and be part of a high-performing team.

Position: Network Administrator

We are currently looking for an experienced Network Administrator. The candidate should have a good working experience with Cisco and Palo Alto Routers/Firewall (BGP/OSPF/RPKI protocols a plus). The candidate should have excellent troubleshooting skills and enjoy working in a small technical team. Reporting directly to the Chief Information Officer, you will work as part of the Technical Services team, supporting the development team to deliver a robust, reliable and 99.99% uptime service to our customers.

The .IE Technical Services team provides a range of services which underpin the .ie namespace, which is a critical part of Ireland’s national internet infrastructure.

The successful candidate will be primarily based in our head office in Dun Laoghaire, Co Dublin which will follow a hybrid working model.

Role and Responsibilities

You will be responsible for:

  • Maintaining the current infrastructure across multiple data centres
  • Monitoring servers and Network equipment to guarantee uptime
  • Configuration/Troubleshooting/Management of core Network infrastructure — Routing/Firewalls/Switches
  • Liaise/Manage Relationship with 3rd Party Network Vendors Collaborative Project Work – Input of Network Design
  • Network Security, NIDS and IDS management Requirements /

Requirements / Qualifications for the role

  • 3/5 years experience working in a technical environment.
  • CCNA qualification
  • Experienced in configuration of Cisco and Juniper Routers/Firewalls, preferably with exposure to routing protocols (BGP or OSPF)
  • Experience with Windows Server (2008/2012) or Red Hat Linux
  • Excellent Troubleshooting skills Preferred Skills and Qualifications, but not mandatory
  • Experience with Palo Alto/Cisco Firewalls
  • Experience in Configuration Management Systems such as Ansible, Puppet etc.)
  • Hands on Experience of BGP
  • Experience in DNS management a plus

Salary and Benefits Package

  • Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications
  • Annual Performance related bonus potential of up to 8% of salary
  • Group Health Insurance scheme with Laya Healthcare
  • Comprehensive induction and sector familiarisation will be provided
  • Training & Professional Development Provided
  • Company contribution matching Pension Scheme – we can help you plan for your future by offering up to a 5% matching contribution towards the .IE Defined Contribution Pension Scheme.
  • Access to the Cycle-to-work scheme & the Tax Saver programme

Apply: please send your CV to careers@weare.ie.

Position: Windows Administrator

We are currently looking for a Windows Administrator. The candidate should have a good working experience with MS Exchange, Active Directory and desktop support (.ie WSUS updates). The candidate should have excellent troubleshooting skills and enjoy working in a small technical team. Reporting directly to the Chief Information Officer, you will work as part of the Technical Services team, supporting the .IE team to deliver a robust, reliable and 99.99% uptime service to our customers.

The .IE Technical Services team provides a range of services which underpin the .ie namespace, which is a critical part of Ireland’s national internet infrastructure.

The successful candidate will be primarily based in our head office in Dun Laoghaire, Co Dublin which will follow a hybrid working model.

Role and Responsibilities

You will be responsible for:

  • Maintaining the current Windows infrastructure across multiple data centres
  • Monitoring windows servers and equipment to guarantee uptime
  • Configuration/Troubleshooting/Management of Active Directory/Exchange and Windows Servers
  • Liaise/Manage Relationship with 3rd Party Network Vendors
  • Collaborative Project Work – Upgrades and System patches.
  • Backup management
  • Security – WSUS, AV, Device Encryption etc

Requirements / Qualifications for the role

  • 1-3 years experience working in a technical environment.
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Experienced in configuration of Active Directory including group policy’s, Access mgmt., DFS
  • Experience with Windows 10 and Windows Server (2012-2022)
  • Experience with Microsoft Exchange – adding users, maintaining mailboxes.
  • Good working knowledge of Backup Infrastructure (Veritas NetBackup, VEEAM, Amanda)
  • Maintain Windows 10 Desktops, including installation and keeping MS Updates and Anti-Virus up to date
  • Unix Fundamentals
  • Excellent Troubleshooting skills Preferred Skills and Qualifications, but not mandatory
  • Network skills
  • Microsoft Qualification
  • Experience of Desktop support
  • Experience in DNS management a plus
  • Cloud Experience, AWS, Google Cloud etc

 Salary and Benefits Package

  • Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications
  • Annual Performance related bonus potential of up to 8% of salary
  • Group Health Insurance scheme with Laya Healthcare
  • Comprehensive induction and sector familiarisation will be provided
  • Training & Professional Development Provided
  • Company contribution matching Pension Scheme – we can help you plan for your future by offering up to a 5% matching contribution towards the .IE Defined Contribution Pension Scheme.
  • Access to the Cycle-to-work scheme & the Tax Saver programme

Apply: please send your CV to careers@weare.ie.

About .IE

We are the registry for .ie internet domain names and we operate and maintain the .ie database. Our purpose is to enable and empower people, communities and businesses across Ireland to thrive online.

Read more about what we do.

We celebrate diversity and are proud to be an equal opportunities workplace and employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, religion or belief, ethnic or national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, civil status, disability or gender identity.

Our culture is centred on embracing a growth mind-set, inspiring excellence, innovation, synergy and encouraging teams and leaders to bring their best each day. Ours is a people centred culture in a digital age.

At .IE, we respect your right to privacy, all applications will be processed in accordance with applicable data protection laws.

The KeepWell Mark

We recognise that our employees are the key to our success. We are accredited under Ibec’s KeepWell Mark in recognition of our commitment to the wellbeing of our team.

.IE is accredited in workplace wellbeing - The KeepWell Mark

Leading in Wellbeing Top 100 Companies 2022

We are also proud to be included in the Leading in Wellbeing Top 100 Companies 2022. The index, published by Ibec in partnership with Business & Finance, acknowledges companies across Ireland who are leading the way for employee wellbeing and who, through their commitment to instilling a best practice approach, have made a lasting impact on their employees and on the business community.

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