IT Systems Administrator


Virtual Access is part of the Westermo Network Technologies group which has its headquarters in Sweden. Westermo is a rapidly growing international company and currently has over 300 employees, with sales and support offices around Europe and in USA, Singapore, China and Australia. We are passionate about taking advantage of the growth opportunities in our market. The work environment is very dynamic. Our people are dedicated and loyal, which create a fantastic team spirit. Westermo develops and manufactures advanced devices for industrial data communication, used in mission critical installations and harsh industrial environments. Our technology is used to deliver services to end customers worldwide in markets such as financial transactions (automatic teller machine), smart grid and smart metering, public transportation, and national lotteries. Our product range includes a range of routers that are integral in providing services based on 4G, 5G, Wi-Fi, VDSL, Ethernet, M2M, IoT and VoIP.

Virtual Access sets the standard in the automation of high-volume deployment of complex IP services.  Our Activator server platform provides the ability to deploy and manage very large numbers of routers and other network elements with minimal manual intervention. We work closely with our customers to tailor innovative solutions that address the problems of end-to-end service delivery and thereby differentiate their business in today’s highly competitive market.

Virtual Access has a fantastic opportunity for someone who is passionate about what they do and who is also a real team player:
We have a vacancy for the role of IT Systems Administrator for a recent graduate.

Role and Responsibilities

  • Manage, monitor and resolve IT tickets supporting company employees for both hardware and software issues
  • Manage,monitor  and troubleshoot core network infrastructure issues
  • Configuring servers, firewalls, routers and switches in accordance with IT and security policies
  • Configuration and monitoring of cloud-based services
  • Coordinate with the IT manager and wider IT team in regards to ongoing projects
  • Creation and maintenance of technical documentation
  • Coordinate with suppliers when required
  • Occasional work outside of normal business hours will be required



  • Good knowledge of Internet Protocol and related protocols and services
  • Good knowledge of Windows and Linux environments, IT administration tools, network and server equipment and configurations
  • Good verbal and written communication skills as you will be liaising with internal and external staff and suppliers
  • Working knowledge of cloud services
  • Working knowledge of active directory services
  • Knowledge of scripting would be advantageous but not necessary
  • Ability to work alone and drive mini projects forward


  • 3rd level qualification
  • Cisco CCNA or better
  • Cyber security qualifications would be advantageous but not necessary



A highly competitive salary will be offered to the right person.
In addition, the successful candidate will benefit from generous company pension contributions of up to 12.5% of salary, health insurance and disability insurance.
We offer financial assistance to employees wanting to extend their academic or professional qualifications.
This is a permanent position in a growing company, with excellent benefits.

Please state on your cover letter:

Do you have permission to work in the EU?
Are you currently located in Ireland?
Do you have a 3rd level qualification?