Job Title: IP Systems Engineer
Department: IP Systems
Reports to: Systems Manager
Location: Dublin

Key Purpose of the Role:

The IP Engineer will be working within Magnet Networks Group (Magnet Networks, Global and Velocity1) involved in the development of new products and new technologies.

The role involves maintaining & supporting all existing and future Voice, Wi-Fi, IPTV, Hosting & Systems equipment, servers & products. You will be supporting all existing and future Voice interconnects with other Telecom providers.

You will also be involved testing all new Voice, Wi-Fi & TV devices, CPE, apps and Software applications for interoperability with our infrastructure.

Principal Responsibilities:

  • Work as part of a team to develop new Products and Technologies for Magnet Networks Group
  • Manage and maintain existing Voice, Wi-Fi, IPTV, Hosting & Systems Infrastructure
  • CIRPACK MGC and MG and Database server
  • Voicemail & Configuration Servers
  • Legacy & current PBX Servers
  • Asterisk & Kamailio Servers
  • IPTV System (Wowza, AppearTV)
  • Legacy & current Email & Website Hosting
  • AWS & other Virtual Server Infrastructure
  • DNS, SMTP & other services
  • Testing Customer PBX, Handset & Other CPE interoperability
  • Be part of a 24×7 On Call Rota
  • Write test strategies and test plans based on product specifications
  • Perform tests and produce detailed test reports
  • Deal with problems and produce Root cause reports on Systems and products
  • Be able to discuss and provide feedback
  • Deliver on commitments to customers, both External and Internal
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Some travel for training may be required



  • 3rd Level Degree in Science, Engineering, IT, Computing, Maths or similar technical field
  • CCNA/MCSE or equivalent experience
  • LINUX Sys Admin or equivalent experience

Skills & Experience

  • 2+ years’ experience deploying, testing, or supporting LINUX systems
  • Experience in managing/deploying Wi-Fi and Voice Systems an advantage
  • Familiarity with MS/MySQL & Scripting
  • Proven Linux System Administration Skills essential
  • Experience with AWS/VMware/Hyper V or other virtual Server Infrastructure
  • Experience with IT/Network monitoring & management systems e.g. Cacti/Nagios/SNMPC/Solarwinds Orion
  • Experience with Protocols such as SMTP, DNS etc
  • Positive attitude, proactive contributor with an eagerness to learn and take initiative
  • Highly organised, thrive in a multiple task environment, with excellent prioritisation skills
  • Good written and verbal communication skills

Company Benefits:

  • Death in Service Benefit – 4 x annual salary
  • Personal Health Insurance (currently with VHI)
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • 5% contributory Pension (after 6 months)
  • Educational Sponsorship Programme
  • Cycle to Work
  • Tax saver
  • Free Parking
  • Free Fruit for Employees (Monday + Thursday)
  • 20 days’ holidays raising to 25 days’ holiday (one a year for five years)
  • Strong Social Club
  • Free Company Events
  • Free Broadband
  • Referral Scheme @ €2000
  • Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Our Values:

At Magnet Networks, we have a set of core values that we require all our people to align. This is the DNA that defines how we operate as a business. These Values are;

  1. Customer: Excellence in Customer Experience, every time
  2. Challenge: Challenge and innovate for growth
  3. One Team: Take ownership, deliver a one team
  4. Fun: Celebrate success, quirky and fun
  5. Grow: Shaping the future, be all we can be
  6. Fresh: Earn trust through ‘Fresh’ and open communications

Note: FRESH is an acronym for Friendly, Respectful, Empathetic, Supportive & Honest, which defines the traits we expect from each other. It is important that our teams and partners also portray these values when working with our teams and our customers.