Assistant Database and Systems Administrator, Grade 8, ICT & Digital ref no: 407

SOLAS, the Further Education and Training Authority of Ireland, was established on 27 October 2013 and its mission is to fund, co-ordinate and monitor a range of Further Education and Training (FET) provisions that is responsive to the needs of learners and employers. It is an agency of the recently formed Department of Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science. SOLAS works in close collaboration with Education and Training Boards (ETBs) across Ireland on provision of high-quality further education and training, equipping learners with relevant skills and knowledge, and providing a pipeline of talent into employment and to the Irish economy and society.

At SOLAS, we put the learner, employers and communities, which FET serves, at the heart of everything we do. Working with sister agencies, SOLAS leads actions in key policy and strategy documents including the most recent Further Education and Training (FET) Strategy 2020 – 2024, the evaluation of the National Youthreach Programmes (2019), the National Skills Strategy 2025 and the People Strategy 2020-2024 and others.

SOLAS are seeking an Assistant Database and Systems Administrator to join the Operations and Infrastructure team in the IT & Digital Business Unit. This person will be a key member of a small in-house team, with responsibility for supporting the installation, configuration and maintenance of both the SQL and Hyper-V environments.

This position would suit a candidate who is seeking to further their experience and knowledge of both Microsoft SQL Server and Windows server architecture, the successful candidate will have the opportunity to avail of both formal and informal training.

This is a permanent position for which the salary scale ranges from €39,858 to €63,923 per annum (inclusive of two long service increments) for a 35-hour week.  Starting pay will be at the minimum point of the scale as per Government Circular E100/8/82.  Exceptional circumstances may apply for candidates with current service in the Civil/Public service.

SOLAS offers an excellent benefit package including a contributory pension scheme and the opportunity for further training and development.

Applications must be submitted through recruitment@solas.ie with the relevant documentation attached quoting reference number 407.

The Closing date is 5pm, Monday 22nd August 2022.

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SOLAS is an equal opportunities employer.  Canvassing will disqualify.