The Irish Water IT (IW IT) function provides Information Technology services and support to the wider Irish Water business, and across the Local Authority user base. The OT/SCADA group houses the SCADA skills necessary to ensure the implementation and availability of all OT applications and infrastructure including hardware, networks, data centre and disaster recovery. They plan and manage technical OT projects to renew and update the underlying OT infrastructure. They also safeguard Irish Water OT systems by implementing robust security standards.

Reporting to the Head of Irish Water IT, the Operational Technology Manager will have responsibility for the IT (application and Infrastructure) requirements for the Operational Technology and SCADA implementation, the ongoing IT support to the Operations Management Centre (OMC), and the integration of SCADA systems and data with the mainstream IT estate. This role requires strong IT and OT technical, application, and team management skills and candidates will ideally come from a utility background with demonstrable leadership, communication, and relationship management skills. This role requires collaboration and sharing of IT team responsibilities with the Operations Technology teams as required.

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