Systems Administrator

Dublin, Leinster
On application
30 August 2019
13 September 2019
Position / level
Contract Type
Full Time

The Irish Times Group is Ireland’s leading independent quality news publishing business.

The core activity of The Irish Times has evolved from a six-day print publication to a seven day multi-platform news publisher with a market leading position in the development of subscriptions and in maximising digital revenues. We focus on producing quality content for our readers, providing Media solutions for customers and we continue to grow and evolve in a fast-paced changing media landscape.

Systems Administrator

We would like to appoint a Systems Administrator.

Reporting to the Head of Infrastructure and Operations, the person appointed will be responsible for the management of key IT systems, communications and data administration.

The role involves analysing logs and identifying potential issues with IT systems, applying IT updates, patches and configuration changes to key systems and ensuring that adequate backups for key systems are taken and stored securely. The person appointed will assist service desk technicians with escalated IT queries, perform routine audits of systems and software and assist in defining and implementing security policy. S/he will assist in managing data security and ensure that infrastructure for disaster recovery is up to date and functioning.

Candidates will have previous experience working with Microsoft windows servers administration, active directory administration, Citrix Xen Desktop, Citrix XenMobile and VMware vSphere/ESX. S/he will also be experienced in  monitoring network performance and installing and configuring databases.

The successful candidate will have good communication skills and will demonstrate an ability to work independently and as part of a team.

If you are interested in applying for either of these positions please send your CV and a cover letter to or to the Human Resources Director, The Irish Times, 24-28 Tara Street, Dublin 2, D02 CX89

The closing date for applications is 13th September 2019.

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