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6 Dec 2023

Commissioner of Irish Lights Vacancy for a Systems Performance Lead

Coastal Operations Department
Irish Lights is recruiting a skilled systems/electronic technician to join our Coastal Operations Team as a Systems Performance Lead.  The successful candidate will work closely with the team in the management of our software systems to improve workflow, monitoring, reporting, fault analysis and rectification of critical defects and outages in the Aids to Navigation (AtoN) Systems.   



If you are interested in a secure role within an innovative and unique organisation, then this role is for you. 

Duties of the role will include: 

•Being the Systems “Super User” for Coastal Operations

•Managing the Monitoring System

•Acting as the first point of contact in undertaking fault analysis of critical defects and outages

•Triaging responses to outages on all AtoN Systems

•Liaising with other team members to ensure the management of critical spare parts stock

•Tracking and scheduling planned replacement of equipment

•Supporting the development of Systems documentation and specifications 

•The candidate must be an experienced system, radio radar or electronic technician with a relevant professional qualification. Experience in Automatic Identification Systems (AIS) would be an advantage. 


The starting point of the salary scale is €44,235 rising to €52,215. The point you will be placed on is commensurate to experience. Benefits that make up the attractive reward package include; a very generous defined benefit pension scheme, paid sick leave scheme, an Employee Assistance Programme, generous family friendly policies, an Occupational Health Service, Bike for Work, Taxsaver commuter schemes, onsite parking and an onsite canteen. Irish Lights also provides significant training and career development opportunities.


 Please view the Candidate Briefing Pack for full details of this position, the requirements and how to apply by 7 January 2024.


 The Commissioners of Irish Lights is an equal opportunities employer and promotes diversity in the workplace.