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Wireless Network Technical Manager- Schull , West Cork

Job Category:
LAN/WAN Network Engineer, Management, Technical Support - L 1, 2,3
Job Type:
Level of IT Experience:
5-10 Years
Cork, South Ireland
Schull, West Cork
Salary Description:
Competitive Salary ,Company Vehicle + benefits
Job Ref:

Digitalforge are a fixed wireless broadband provider based in and servicing West Cork. In business 17 years we have quietly built a reputation for fast, reliable broadband provision and excellent customer service. With a tiny team of competent staff, the business continues to grow despite increasing competitiveness in the industry. This position combines hands on technical ability with strong managerial responsibilities.


Network Manager Job Responsibilities:

  • Plan, organize, control and evaluate IT and electronic data operations

  • Manage staff by training and coaching employees, communicating job expectations and appraising their performance

  • Identify problematic areas and implement strategic solutions in time

  • Preserve assets, information security and control structures

  • Handle annual budget and ensure cost effectiveness. Source & purchase equipment and stock management. 

  • Complete projects by coordinating resources and timetables with user departments. Manages staff - plans, monitors, and appraises job results.

  • Research, recommend and implement technological strategic solutions, information technology strategies.

  • Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing professional publications, establishing personal networks.

  • TCP/IP Networking: IP & DNS Deployment, upgrading, troubleshooting and maintenance.

  • IPv4, Ethernet switching, Vlans, Static Routing, Source Routing, EoIP, Queueing.

  • Hardware: Routers, Cisco Switches, UBNT Edge Switches, Racom, SIAE, Ceragon, Aviat, Ubiquiti, Mikrotik, Cambium.

  • Linux , SNMP, OID based custom probing, self-made scripts and monitoring solutions , stand-alone hardware solution Teracom TCW devices. UPS monitoring. IPMI for Server hardware.

  • Software: Cacti, Nagios, Net-SNMP, Bash shell scripts.

  • Power and Structural work: Deployment, upgrade and maintenance incl. design of hardware on masts, poles and containers. 

  • Design, installation and commissioning of power systems. UPS, generators, renewables.

  • Microwave links: Deployment, upgrading, troubleshooting and maintenance.

This is an opportunity to get out of the rat race, wave goodbye to corporate politics, enjoy the relaxed pace of West Cork life and take on a position with great variety and opportunity. Your broad range of experience will be tested and rewarded. Reporting directly to the CEO, the qualified candidate will soon prove they can manage the network, their own time and in time, that of the rest of the small team. Starting salary is negotiable and dependant on the skill set with performance related bonuses playing a big part of the renumeration. You will be flexible in your hours, putting in early starts occasionally for maintenance while the customers sleep with early finish times or 3 day weekends to make up for it. Any given day might find you up a mountain, in the office or working remotely. You will have a very technical background, a curiosity for new technology and desire to manage rather than be managed. 


You will get a company vehicle, mobile phone, laptop, home broadband & phone.

Network Manager Qualifications/Skills:

  • Technical management and understanding

  • Analyzing information & problem solving

  • Informing others

  • Coordination & strategic planning

  • Quality management

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Five or more years of IT work experience

  • Relevant system certifications and or relevant degree.

Contact Details:
Tel: 02828983
Contact: Jane Hurley

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