Smartbox Group is hiring a

System Engineer

Dublin, Ireland

 Job Title:  System Engineer

Department: Infra

Reporting to: Infrastructure Manager

Contract/ Permanent :  Permanent

Job Purpose:

Are you looking for a new challenge? Are you interested in taking ownership and accountability? You are interested in working in a young and successful organization, building tomorrow’s E-Commerce infrastructure that will support the new Group platform generation. is seeking a passionate senior system engineers to contribute to the success of their Dublin HQ IT team.

Key Responsibilities :


  • Fine tune performance, build capacity planning and troubleshooting infrastructure ensuring that systems and data are operational 24x7x365
  • Perform troubleshooting and repair work at a hardware and software level
  • Diagnose, isolate, troubleshoot and solve unusual or highly technical problems under pressure
  • Design, implement and manage storage/software systems
  • Manage Virtualization infrastructure
  • Provide accurate effort-estimates for deliverables
  • Collaborate to complex deployments and support resolutions with systems engineers, operational support staff and engineering development staff
  • Contribute to hiring engineers and to growing the team.


Essential Competencies/ skills :

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience of Linux within an enterprise level environment(exposure to Windows systems is an advantage)
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience of Vmware
  • Provide assistance with automation of software installation processes.
  • The candidate must have experience with:

o    Systems integration and architecture focusing on high availability and resilience of services
o    Virtualisation environments (preferably VMWare)
o    Storage (SAN and NAS)
o    Systems security
o    SMTP (preferably Postfix)
o    Backup system
o    Scripting (shell, Python)
o    Troubleshooting from wire up to application level
o    Data centre environment (capable to deploy and look after h/w)
o    Network experience is an advantage
o    Experience with Cloud computing and IaaS is an advantage

  • A strong customer focus, happy to work under pressure, outside the box thinking, friendly and open team player.
  • Good English verbal and written communication skills.

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