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Systems Administrator

Req ID:  3860
Company:  DCC Vital - Fannin Ltd
Salary:  not disclosed

Leopardstown, IE, Dublin 18

Contract Type:  Permanent
Date Posted:  10-Jun-2022

Systems Administrator


 The Opportunity

DCC Vital (part of DCC plc) is a leading distributor and valued added logistics provider to the Hospital, Laboratory and Primary Care sectors in the Ireland, the UK and Germany with annual turnover of over €300 million. The organisation promotes market-leading products to a wide range of healthcare professionals, hospitals and laboratories. We operate modern back-office systems and processes, utilising modern communications technologies and IT infrastructure with an on-going program of investment to support a constantly growing environment.


DCC Vital is part of the quoted DCC group which has a turnover of over €12.5 billion and employs over 9,000 people in 16 countries. For more information, please visit and


Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

The main responsibilities of this position is to assist in delivering reliable IT services to the business, ensuring IT systems and developments are correctly implemented, documented and aligned to business and IT requirements in addition to the following:


  • Proactive monitoring of all systems to ensure the very highest levels of availability and performance.
  • Day to day system administration and configuration to support business needs.
  • Assist in the coordination and enactment of system upgrades and enhancements.
  • Provide 2/3rd level support to Helpdesk team to troubleshoot network and server issues in order to deliver quality IT support services.
  • Liaise with 3rd party service providers to ensure timely resolution of issues and delivery of projects.
  • Investigate and evaluate new and alternative technologies.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate a basic level of exposure to the following:

  • Win 2012 -2022 Server Administration
  • Azure Administration
  • Active Directory, DNS, DHCP, TCPIP
  • Wired and Wireless WAN and LAN infrastructure (HP, Cisco)
  • Virtualisation (HyperV)
  • Backup and recovery (DPM & Veeam)
  • LAN & WAN monitoring tools (PRTG, AD Audit)
  • Security and Anti-Virus technology (Intune, Defender for Endpoint)
  • Email (Office 365 and associated services)



Experience & profile:

The principal skills, experience and personal characteristics, which the successful candidate will be able to demonstrate, are:

  • Basic knowledge in all aspects of IT infrastructure and systems software
  • Self-starter, ability to work on own initiative with minimal day to day direction
  • Proven problem solving skills
  • Good communicator, comfortable dealing with people at all levels of the organisation
  • Customer facing experience
  • Flexibility to travel to other group locations on a regular basis
  • Keen interest in developing IT expertise
  • 3rd level qualification in IT or related discipline


Other Information:

  • DCC Vital is an Equal Opportunity Employer
  • Permanent role
  • Remuneration package commensurate with experience will apply




Please note although the above is a description of the requirements of the role, as stated in your contract of employment, you may be required to carry out other reasonable duties as the Company may require from time to time.



Please note that all DCC Vital staff work within quality management systems and that all the above will apply to the product portfolio.