Security and Systems Administrator

Leixlip, Kildare
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Exciting role for an experienced Security and Systems Administrator

Full-time Position

Do you have expertise and broad experience security and systems administration and a commitment to ensuring top-level data security and assurance to clients? Are you interested in using and developing your skills as part of a team innovating in advances in public engagement and new approaches to understanding public opinion? We are expanding our team and would love to hear from you! Come on board for the experience of rapidly growing a company and contribute to our growth and innovation. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package. Email your CV to with subject ‘Security and Systems Administrator job application’ or apply via LinkedIn.

Job Description

CiviQ is Ireland’s leading public consultation software provider. We are passionate about supporting organisations consult and engage with their employees, members or communities on issues that matter to them. At a time when engagement has never been more important in our changing world, we are looking to grow our team with the best talent to help support open dialogue and deliberation for meaningful and positive change.

We are looking for a Security and Systems Administrator who wants to join us in making a social difference that can contribute expert expertise, great communication and teamwork skills in this field. The ideal candidate is driven to help all of our customers succeed, is ambitious to learn and excel, and is committed to growing the company.

Are you that person? While this role is flexible in terms of working from home or remotely, you will be required to be able to commute to Leixlip, Kildare for meetings as required.  We offer a competitive salary and benefits. 

You will be required to:

  • Manage cloud servers, user administration, security configuration, server maintenance and patching, provisioning new servers
  • Administer system security on operating systems, applications, network security devices, and websites.
  • Monitor vulnerability and other security scan results to ensure that systems are protected from known and potential threats and are free from known vulnerabilities. Server monitoring. Responding to security and operating system alerts
  • Configure and manage endpoint protection systems. Assist with patching endpoints and servers.
  • Proactive security monitoring and evaluation, research and recommendation of ongoing improvements and enhancements for customer platforms and internal systems.
  • Respond to and, where appropriate, resolve or escalate reported security incidents
  • Monitor system log and network traffic for unusual or suspicious activity. Interpret such activity and make recommendations for resolution
  • Application performance monitoring, addressing application issues including availability uptimes etc
  • Administer and maintain end-user accounts, permissions, and access rights for all systems
  • Complete and report on daily/monthly/annual system checks to ensure compliance with company IT Standards
  • Ensure all new staff complete their security awareness and GDPR training
  • Strong teamwork with IT colleagues to resolve problems

What you will bring to the role


  • Minimum of 3+ years of cloud and network security experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in information systems, cybersecurity or equivalent work experience

Knowledge or Experience:

  • Knowledge of network infrastructure, including routers, switches, firewalls and associated network protocols and concepts
  • Knowledge of cybersecurity principles, including risk assessment and management, threat and vulnerability management, incident response, and identity and access management
  • Experience with penetration testing
  • Experience in certification applications for cyber security standards e.g. Cyber essentials plus, ISO 2007 etc. Familiarity with internal audits
  • Experience in developing, documenting and maintaining security procedures
  • Experience monitoring, security testing and systems analysis


  • Some development experience, PhP, MySQL, Drupal, Javascript, HTML, CSS
  • Knowledge of MS systems e.g Sharepoint, Power Automate etc

CiviQ is an equal opportunities employer and welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds and from persons with disabilities.

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Interested?! Get in touch and let’s have a chat.

We look forward to hearing from you! Please email your CV and a motivation letter to before Friday, 7th January 2022.


Business Barn, Kellystown Lane, Leixlip, Co. Kildare

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