IT Systems Engineer – Permanent Cork, Ireland

Company Description

Snap-on Incorporated is a $3.4 billion leading global developer, manufacturer and distributor of tool and equipment solutions for professional technicians, motor service shop owners, specialty repair centres, original equipment manufacturers, and industrial tool users world-wide. Product lines include hand and power tools, diagnostics and shop equipment, tool storage products, diagnostics software and other solutions for the transportation and industrial service industries.


Snap-on’s mission is to create value by providing innovative solutions to the transportation service and industrial markets worldwide. Snap-on has long been the leader in producing the highest quality hand tools for the professional technician, but today, Snap-on is more than a hand tool company. Today, Snap-on surrounds its customers with a full range of capabilities.


Snap-on’s present and future success is driven by its competitive advantages. These advantages give substance to Snap-on’s ambitions, shape its strategies and define the essence of its value as an investment and an institution. Snap-on has assembled the industry’s most complete portfolio of technology solutions and has the development capabilities to address the service challenges of tomorrow.


The Cork facility is one of several Snap-on global engineering sites and employs over 70 development professionals.  The team is responsible for the development of a wide range of software including the development of user interface and user experiences for applications in a Windows environment for use by automotive diagnostics professionals.


Job Description

Implement, manage and maintain hardware (Network/Telecoms/Servers) equipment for the Snap-on Cork Diagnostics Office – liaise with and help resolve hardware/software issues for Snap-on associate users. Identify and resolve inter site business partner issues.  Work in concert with divisional IT personnel to promote and support IT strategies.


Essential Skills Required:

  • Degree in computer engineering or science or equivalent work experience, or working towards a Bachelor’s degree.
  • CCNA or equivalent Skills
  • 3 + year’s industry experience
  • Intermediate to advanced understanding of computer engineering principles.
  • Intermediate understanding of server virtualisation technologies i.e. HyperV or VMWare


The following skills are not essential, but desirable:

  • Experience on Disaster recovery process and planning.
  • Experience with Veeam backup technology.


 Successful Candidates Roles and Responsibilities include but may not be limited to:

  • Prepare laptops/desktops for use on the Snap-On corporate network.
  • Manage and maintain the Telecoms equipment.
  • Implement, manage and maintain site Servers including backup.
  • Implement, manage and maintain user active directory for the site.
  • Assist with troubleshooting products in development or product tools.
  • Help identify areas of cost reductions within the IT department – monitoring and analysing Telecoms and Telco bills to ensure conformity.
  • Managing internal ticketing system for Cork IT group
  • Storage device management.
  • The employee will observe confidentiality regarding Snap-on’s products and policies and refrain from any disclosure, which may be prejudicial to copyrights or other Intellectual properties.
  • Any other reasonable duties as required by the manager.

If you are interested in this vacancy please email: Ref: IT-049

Closing date for applications is: Monday 8th January 2018