System Engineers

Our client a leading, international internet services provider is looking to hire a System Engineers to join their expanding team in Dublin.

This is an excellent opportunity to work alongside a very experienced team, and build your skills and grow your career in a rapidly expanding office.

This role will initially be on a 12-month contract with a view to extension or permanency.

Job Reference: BBBH 18296

Your role will involve:

  • Support engineers working on deployment, at different layers of the stack, on challenges related to scalability, reliability, performance, and efficiency of systems
  • Administer, maintain, and automate systems to ensure reliability, resiliency, scalability, and security
  • Monitor and debug issues across applications, networks, databases, provide technical resolutions and root cause analysis for high severity incidents
  • Work closely with Software R&D teams to design, deploy, and operate components/services that are automated, resilient, and scalable
  • Develop and deliver timely reports on service metrics including but not limited to availability, capacity, performance, and latency across all production systems
  • Continuously improve System Engineering operations (e.g. automate routine tasks, document new procedures etc.).
  • Set standards for deployments at scale, infrastructure reliability and scalability.
  • Ad-hoc on-call support may be required (1 week per 2 months on average or less).

You must have as a minimum:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science / Telecommunications or equivalent experience related to Information Technology.
  • 3+ years’ experience as an Internet distributed Systems Engineer or SRE managing a SaaS / PaaS environment
  • Deep experience managing Linux and/or databases (e.g. MySQL)
  • Experience in network technologies (e.g. TCP/IP, Ethernet, UDP, DHCP, DNS, ARP, WAN routing)
  • Solid understanding of incident management, change management, and problem management
  • Systematic problem-solving approach, coupled with effective communication skills and a sense of drive


  • Previous experience with software/application/platform testing would be a plus
  • Previous experience working with content for apps would be a plus


  • A very competitive salary.
  • 25 days annual leave.
  • Superb Dublin City Centre location close to all amenities and transport.
  • Laptop, mobile etc.
  • Plus other usual benefits.

Still interested in this opportunity?
Submit your CV (in a Microsoft Word format) today!


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