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IT Manager

Ivor Fitzpatrick & Company Solicitors has a great opportunity to lead a small team in a management & hands-on role within a busy environment delivering IT services to users where continuity of service is of critical importance.

The candidate should be comfortable managing & working in a structured environment, but be adaptable to deliver a broad range of services while maintaining a strong attention to detail & quality of service.

A number of high profile projects are being undertaken or planned with the prospect of learning & developing skills in new technology areas.


  • Management & provision of structured (ITIL) support to users for all types of issues. Managing escalation issues from other members of the team and leasing with support vendors.
  • Systems admin & maintenance.
  • Information Security governance & compliance.
  • Vendor management.
  • Risk management.
  • Change management.
  • Project management of all current & future projects.
  • Selection, evaluation & adoption of systems, software & services (incl. cloud services).
  • Reporting to the Managing Partner.

Technical Skills

  • Microsoft Azure IAAS, Azure SQL, Azure storage
  • Microsoft Office365 (Exchange Online, Teams, SharePoint, etc.)
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008R2, 2012, 2012R2, 2016, 2019
  • Microsoft Active Directory
  • Microsoft Hyper-V in a clustered environment + SAN storage systems
  • Document Management systems
  • Networking technologies and protocols (Cisco certification an advantage)
  • Information security technologies at all levels incl. cloud, perimeter & endpoint.
  • MCSE an advantage

Soft Skills

  • IT related qualification plus min 5 years experience managing a structured IT department.
  • Fastidious attention to detail & very high level of accuracy.
  • Ability to manage & motivate a small team.
  • Ability to manage technical projects. PM certification an advantage.
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Ability to document policies, processes & procedures.
  • Experience of information security governance (ISO 27001, ISO 22301 & GDPR). Certification an advantage.
  • Experience of ITIL best practice. Certification an advantage.
  • Commitment to learning.

How to apply

If you would like to apply for this role, please send an email to careers@ivorfitzpatrick.ie with the subject “IT Manager”, and include a cover letter and your CV.