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Junior IT Systems Engineer 1421


About SimoTech

SimoTech provides manufacturing automation and IT systems engineering, project management and validation services. We partner with life sciences companies to design, build, operate and optimise critical process automation systems that deliver fast track project delivery, operational efficiency, improve manufacturing agility and achieve regulatory compliance.

Why SimoTech

What is it like to work at SimoTech? With a strong collaborative teamwork culture based on respect, trust and excellence, we play a critical partnering role to our clients’ life-changing supply of products to patients. In return, there is excellent salary, career progression, educational support and much more.

Junior IT Systems Engineer 1421

SimoTech require a Junior IT Systems Engineer to work within the Manufacturing area for a global pharmaceutical client based in Cork. You will be an integral member of the team supporting sites globally.
The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 1 years’ experience supporting IT or OT applications (operating systems include Microsoft Windows servers and Non-Windows based systems) and the end users globally. This role will be based full time on site.

Key Responsibilities

  • Support pharmaceutical manufacturing and OT operating systems.
  • Patch management – review patch releases and carry out Impact Assessments to end user systems.
  • Active Directory and group policy management – monitor, maintain, install, and configure new and existing users.
  • Participate in cyber security risk assessments.
  • Knowledge of virtualisation systems e.g., VMware, Hyper-V etc.
  • Implement patch roll outs to sites, plan, and schedule the work with the site Automation department.
  • Build strong working relationships, working closely with the team and other stakeholders as required.
  • Ensure all project work is completed in compliance with all regulatory bodies requirements including quality (cGxP).


  • Relevant 3rd level degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or equivalent experience.
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills.
  • At least 1 years’ hands on experience supporting IT systems and applications, preferably within a highly regulated environment.
  • Experience with Windows Servers, MS Active Directory, and end user support.
  • Demonstrate technical and interpersonal skills.
  • Experience in firewall a distinct advantage.

What SimoTech Can Offer

  • Role provides a high degree of autonomy to allow the successful candidate to reach their full potential.
  • Develop new skills and enhance technical ability by working with innovative technologies in a multi-disciplined environment.
  • Opportunity to work with large corporate clients on exciting capital projects.

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