Work for USIT

Fancy a career with USIT?

USIT staff work hard and play hard! Our customers comment on our friendly, enthusiastic and energetic staff, always willing to go that extra mile - with a smile! We are on the look out for the ideal USIT recruits and welcome applications all year round.

Current Openings

Front-End/Javascript DeveloperDublin

As a Front-End/Javascript developer you will actively participate in the development of websites and applications to support the online business objectives. You will work closely with a UX designer and back-end developers to craft stunning, user-centric web and mobile interfaces.

You will have the opportunity to get involved in the whole life cycle of a variety of web projects and to deliver high quality, customer focused technical solutions that meet user and business requirements.
  • Develop functional and appealing web applications based on business and usability requirements to deliver high quality, customer focused technical solutions
  • Create quality prototypes on tight timelines
  • Use a combination of languages and frameworks to develop websites and web applications
  • Assist back-end developers in coding and troubleshooting
  • Create scalable and responsive CSS that are consistent across all browsers and platforms
  • Provide website maintenance, optimisation and enhancements
  • Stay up-to-date on emerging technologies and apply them to improve user experience
  • Promote usability best practices
Technical Requirements
  • At least 3 years experience as a front-end developer (Javascript, HTML, CSS)
  • Comfortable building scalable, responsive, optimised web projects from start to finish
  • Experience coding high quality Javascript (ES5, ES6) and using frameworks like React, Angular and Express
  • Experience using task automation (Gulp, Grunt) and bundling tools (Webpack)
  • Comfortable with version control software such as Git or SVN
  • Knowledge of responsive frameworks like Bootstrap or Foundation
  • Experience working with web services and APIs
Bonus Points
  • Experience working with Node.js/MongoDB/Redis is a plus

Please include examples of your work with your application and a brief explanation of the role you play in each project.

To apply for this position

Please forward your CV and cover letter to email: peter@usit.ie

.Net DeveloperDublin

We are currently looking for a highly skilled full-stack .Net Developer.

Responsibilities

  • Design and develop new applications and/or enhancements to existing systems to support business operation
  • Maintain and optimise production applications and SQL databases
  • Design and develop new modules for existing .Net services and applications
  • Design and development of SQL databases, stored procedures, queries and performance tuning
  • Manage reporting services
  • Migration of legacy .Net apps and services
  • Provide production support as necessary

Skills required

  • C#, VB.net
  • Strong SQL skills
  • WCF, REST, Web Services, SOAP, Active directory
  • Git and SVN
  • Node.js and Reporting Services SSRS experience is a plus

Please include examples of your work with your application and a brief explanation of the role you play in each project.

To apply for this position

Please forward your CV and cover letter to email: peter@usit.ie

Network/Helpdesk ExecutiveDublin

We are seeking a Technical Support Executive in both a “Triage” and direct support capacity to deal with the day-to-day hardware/software support issues arising within the company. The role will be a go to person for co-ordinating and delegating issues to be resolved and will involve interaction with both business and technical colleagues on a daily basis for support issues. The successful candidate will be expected to demonstrate their experience/ability to work in a team, both accepting and providing direction as appropriate. Your primary role will be in Technical Support/Helpdesk management but there is potential to be involved in Project related work.

Skills/Experience required (Essential)
  • 3-4 Years Networking experience
  • Good Working knowledge of Windows desktop environments, printers, etc.
  • Microsoft server; PBX and Telecom systems essential
  • Good diagnostic skills, coupled with an ability to follow issues through to completion and documentation.
  • Monitor System Performance and complete hardware and software upgrades
  • Implementation of I.T. related projects
  • Suggest, design, implement and deploy new technologies to help achieve business goals
  • Provide Security Administration of infrastructure
Personal Characteristics
  • An interest in/love of all things network with a view to advancing professionally in a technical capacity
  • Excellent communication skills, both at a technical and non-technical level.
  • Ability to work in a team environment within the department and to liaise with other departments within the organisation.
  • The ability to adapt to new technologies and to be flexible in your working role.
  • A positive attitude to problem-solving
  • Any IT Qualifications held would be a distinct advantage but your experience & Interest may be the best qualifications!
Some of your Responsibilities
  • Provide 1st to 2nd level helpdesk support to all departments within the company for PC hardware/software and application related issues.
  • Diagnosis of desktop, server and printer problems
  • Managing and monitoring network and firewalls
  • Network and application security
  • Security hardening of servers and applications
  • Troubleshooting server, application and network issues
  • Timely resolution of issues where possible, or escalation to second level support and/or contracted support providers where necessary
  • Logging of all support issues through call management software
Location

Dublin City Centre

Payment

Negotiable

To apply for this position

Please forward your CV and cover letter to email: justin.smith@usit.ie

Camp USA Promoters College CampusesNationwide

Working a few hours each week this opportunity will enable you to build your CV, gain valuable work experience in marketing, promotions and the travel industry whilst earning travel vouchers redeemable in any USIT nation-wide.

The purpose of the position:

To increase awareness of the USA Camp Counsellor Programme amongst students, lecturers and relevant points of contact on campus.

Principal Responsibilities:
  • Distribution of Camp USA programme materials on and off campus
  • Identify key events in your college for USIT to attend and/or sponsor
  • Assist with facilitating USIT to present on campus to students interested in the programme.
  • Promote the Camp Counsellor Programme through your own social media accounts & other networks.
  • To host a table at your college 2 times per month for 1 hour.
  • To assist promoting the programme by attending a webinar with the Development Exec.
  • To generate other ideas for recruiting counsellors for the Camp USA programme.
  • To provide bi-weekly summary report to head office.
The Ideal Candidate will have:
  • A keen interest in travel and/marketing and has worked at a summer camp in the USA.
  • An approachable, outgoing, enthusiastic and energetic outlook
  • Ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team
  • Ample time to dedicate to fulfilling the tasks above
  • Keen eye for detail
Payment:

Payment is made in the form of travel vouchers redeemable in any of our offices nation-wide for any USIT product. Full product training will be provided.

To apply for this position:

Please forward your CV and cover letter to email: patrick.dyar@usit.ie

Travel Brand PromotersNation-wide

Have you a keen interest in Travel? Why not get involved with Irelands leading Student and Youth Travel Company? Working a few hours each week this opportunity will enable you to build your CV, gain valuable work experience in marketing, promotions and the travel industry whilst earning travel vouchers redeemable in any USIT nation-wide. We are looking for a number of people to fill positions in colleges all over Ireland.

Positions available in UCD, CIT, DKIT for the academic year of 2017/2018.

Calling all enthusiastic and energetic students!

The purpose of the position:

Act as the USIT point of contact on campus whilst increasing the profile and awareness of USIT products, J1 USA, Graduate & Internship Programmes, Camp USA, Work and Travel programmes to Canada, Hong Kong, and other services to students and staff.

Principal Responsibilities:
  • Increase awareness of USIT products and services during the college year, through ongoing promotions via postering and leaflet distribution on and off campus
  • Assistance at road shows and promotions on campus: J1, Work Australia, New Zealand, Canada
  • Identify key events in your college for USIT to attend and/or sponsor
  • Represent USIT on campus at such events
  • Build relationships with Student Unions, career guidance counsellors, language and other college departments
  • enerate ideas for promoting USIT products and services on your campus.
  • Ensure regular feedback to the Marketing Dept, through the completion of bi- monthly reports
The Ideal Candidate will have:
  • A keen interest in travel and/marketing
  • Participated on a USIT work and travel programme e.g. J1/ Work in Canada/Volunteer/ Summer in Europe
  • Previous promotional experience
  • An approachable, outgoing, enthusiastic and energetic outlook
  • Willingness to assist in various promotions throughout the academic year
  • Ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team
  • Ample time to dedicate to fulfilling the tasks above
  • Keen eye for detail
Payment:

Payment is made in the form of travel vouchers redeemable in any of our offices nation-wide for any USIT product. Full product training will be provided.

To apply for this position:

Please forward your CV and cover letter to email: marketing@usit.ie

Experienced Travel Consultant - Maternity CoverGalway

Experienced Travel Consultant Required for a Maternity Cover contract in our Galway office - Competitive salary, fast-paced career plus the best incentives in the business!

USIT is an exciting destination for those in search of a rewarding, varied and exciting career in an established market leading agency. Travel the world from your desk as you send clients to the four corners of the world and enjoy the best incentives in the business to experience it all yourself!

If you've got a passion for travel, are a people person and all about customer service then USIT, the independent travel specialist is looking for you. Your main responsibility will be to maximise sales of travel and related services to our target market.

Principal Duties
  • Selling travel services to target market.
  • Delivering a high level of customer service.
  • Implementing applicable administration procedures.
  • Cash management
  • Involvement in promotional events
  • Developing complex itineraries & push out to the market
  • Liaise with Marketing & Product departments on promotions
The following criteria are key to the role:
  • At least one-year experience in Travel and/or Sales Role
  • 3rd Level Qualification in a suitable field
  • Proven track record of sales ability and target driven attitude.
  • Excellent presentation skills and communication skills
  • Energetic and a Team Player
  • In-depth knowledge of International/Long Haul Travel
  • High regards for customer service excellence.
  • Must be well travelled.
Benefits Include:
  • Competitive Salary
  • Educational Travel Allowance
Salary Approx.

DOE

Start Date

Mid-May

To apply for this position

Please forward your CV and cover letter to email: ann.clarke@@usit.ie

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