Description of the Business Line or Department
Société Générale Securities Services (SGSS) is part of Global Banking & Investor Solutions (GBIS), a key pillar of Société Générale’s universal banking enterprise. It is among the top ten global custodians, and the 2nd largest in Europe, employing over 4,000 staff in 28 locations.
SGSS has been active in Ireland for 20 years and is a leading player in servicing Irish domiciled and offshore collective investment vehicles. We act as depositary for a wide range of international clients who manage UCITS, Alternative Investment Funds including private equity and real estate structures, hedge funds and special purpose investment vehicles. We can offer a full suite of Fund Administration and Transfer Agency Services through our sister company.
Our primary objective is to assist our clients achieve their investment objectives supported through our local and global custody service divisions.
Summary of the key purposes of the role
The Senior Systems Administrator reports to the local IT Director and is responsible for the administration, maintenance and improvement of the local network and the infrastructure. It is a hub and spoke setup with most IT systems hosted in France, but there is also on-premise infrastructure and disaster recovery site to maintain. It is a virtualised environment (VMWare) running mainly Windows 2012 and 2019 server and local applications which are hosted on SQL Servers.
The role is part of a small, friendly and dynamic IT team based in Dublin where there is opportunity to work on team projects and initiatives to bring innovation to the IT setup.
Summary of responsibilities
Level of Autonomy and Authority
The successful candidate is expected to be able to operate on their own initiative however they will be fully supported in every aspect of their assigned tasks and responsibilities.
We are an equal opportunities employer and we are proud to make diversity a strength for our company. Societe Generale is committed to recognizing and promoting all talents, regardless of their beliefs, age, disability, parental status, ethnic origin, nationality, sexual or gender identity, sexual orientation, membership of a political, religious, trade union or minority organisation, or any other characteristic that could be subject to discrimination.