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The ICBF operates a national cattle breeding database.  The genetic evaluations and research performed by ICBF is used by farmers and the Irish agri-food industry.

We are currently looking for a Systems Administrator to join the team based in Bandon, Co. Cork.  This role would suit someone with 1-2 years’ experience as a Systems Administrator.  This is a great opportunity to gain experience in a wide variety of technologies.

As a member of the IT Infrastructure team you will have the following responsibilities

  • Server administration including Windows, Linux and HP-UX servers.
  • Administration of Exchange 2010 server.
  • Network administration including Cisco ASA and switches.
  • PC, laptop and printer support for end users.
  • LAN troubleshooting, management of issues to resolution.
  • HP EVA Storage administration.
  • Involvement in the planning, implementation and upgrading of the IT infrastructure.
  • Administration of VMWare ESX systems.


  • IT related degree.
  • 1-2 years’ experience in a similar role.
  • Knowledge of Windows Servers (Windows 2008), Exchange Server 2010, Windows XP, 7 and 8.

Knowledge of the following would be beneficial

  • Cisco ASA and switches.
  • Linux administration and scripting
  • Database knowledge.
  • VMWARE experience.
  • Microsoft Exchange Administration.

If you are interested in the above position, please email your C.V. along with a cover letter describing why you are best suited for the position.

ICBF, Highfield House, Bandon, Co. Cork                 email:  [email protected]

Closing date for applications is Friday 19th September 2014