Location Dublin 2, Ireland
Date Posted March 21, 2018
Category Leadership
Career Level Experienced (Manager)
Minimum Experience 15+ Years


Our client is a leading provider of cloud solutions, bringing together the flexibility, availability and community of the public cloud with the security, performance and control that the enterprise demands. We are currently looking for a Principal Systems Engineer to join our client's R&D team based in Dublin.


In this role you will:

  • manage the Dublin IT infrastructure and cloud development and test lab environments
  • deploy new cloud software releases to production environments
  • automate build out of the global cloud environment
  • provide 3rdlevel operational support on customer escalations
  • collaborate closely with the global devops and cloud operations teams for their market leading enterprise cloud product.


This is a great opportunity to join a small dynamic team, working with leading edge technologies to deliver advanced, market leading cloud computing solutions.


Core Responsibilities:

  • Provide technical leadership for the Dublin Systems Engineering team
  • Analyse and troubleshoot issues with cloud product and environments
  • Deploy and upgrade development, test, lab and production systems
  • Participate in 24x7 on-call rota
  • Evaluate and test 3rd party vendor systems


Technical Skills Required:

  • 10-15 years experience supporting complex networked systems
  • Very strong Operating Systems knowledge and experience – Unix power user / system administrator
  • Excellent scripting skills – Bash, Python, Perl
  • Excellent understanding of Internet protocols (TCP/IP, HTTP, DNS, etc.) and network technologies (routers, switchers, load balancers, firewalls, VPNs)
  • Solid experience of database concepts and implementation, excellent SQL skills
  • Previous experience using REST/SOAP APIs and web services
  • Experience with VMware would be a distinct advantage
  • Experience with wiki, Jira and test automation tools
  • Experience with agile software development methodology
  • Understanding and experience of JAVA/JEE very useful.


Personal Skills Required:

  • Excellent analytical and troubleshooting skills
  • Focused with strong attention to detail
  • Strong verbal and written communications
  • Flexibility in a dynamic, fast paced work environment
  • Fast learner


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