IST Manager

Job Category:
Software Developer/Engineer, Management, Technical Support - L 1, 2,3
Job Type:
Level of IT Experience:
5-10 Years
Central Dublin
€75,000 to €90,000 per annum
Salary Description:
Competitive Salary
itContracting – an eir evo company
Job Ref:

itContracting are currently seeking applicants for an Senior Infastructure Engineer. This is a day rate contract role located with our client in Dublin. Some occasional travel may be required. 

- Fully support, install/configure and maintain our network, on-premise and cloud systems including (but not limited to) the following:

o Cisco SG Switches
o VMware ESXI Hypervisor Platform including vCenter management platform
o Windows 2012R2 Servers: Active Directory; File & Print; Line of Business Application Servers
o ManageEngine Desktop Central
o 8x8 Telephony Platform
o Sophos Cloud Central
o Fortinet Firewall Platform
o Storage Arrays
o Veeam backup and replication
o Office 365 Cloud Support

- Be able to report on the client's business systems, process and policy in support of audits, client requests and
compliancy inspections.
-Ensure accurate documentation of network maps, routing, server roles, software licensing etc is kept
for all active systems.
-Provide reports to the CIO in support of audits on system configuration and licensing.
-Install, configure and maintain all servers
-Maintain file sharing permissions based on departmental needs for data isolation and ensure relevant
access based enumeration rules are in place.
-Audit servers and access rights each month. Ensure leavers, joiners and changed roles are handled to
ensure data security and access levels are maintained.
-Install and configure the full suite of security tools are installed on all servers.
-Manage all server backups, ensure daily replication process is running effectively and snapshot
backups of file servers are accurately being processed/consolidated by Image Manager.
-Manage and support Firewall and VPN solutions (site to site and client to site) and any authentication
issues arising.
-Liaise with WAN provider to ensure support of MPLS and inter site links. Report on bandwidth
utilisation, user web traffic use and threat analysis to the CIO each month.
-Be the lead IS&T resource in our continuity plans and operate simulation testing of IS&T failover plans
with the continuity team.
-Liaise with two support staff reporting into this role, acting as an adviser to assist on escalated tickets and more complex matters arising.
-Monitor all systems to ensure capacity, utilisation or other warnings are acted upon.
-Continually look to identify issues and resolutions that enhance the operational effectiveness of our
systems, software or hardware.
-Advance personal knowledge and learning by research, testing, attending industry seminars & events.
Ensure the company Information Security and Acceptable Usage policy is followed by all users.


-Minimum 10 years’ experience in a senior server & network support role with at least 5 years directly
managing people and projects.
- Extensive knowledge of technical project management, analysis and troubleshooting of Windows
client/server, network, firewall and cloud based computer systems.
- Proven experience configuring and managing modern server hardware alongside solutions such as
vSphere, Windows Server 2012, Veeam, SCCM and WDS.
-Qualification to 2 of the following: MCSA Windows Server 2012, CCNA Professional or VMware VCP

Candidates must be eligible to work in Ireland or currently hold a Stamp 4/1G Visa to apply.

eir evo / itContracting is an equal opportunity employer who seeks to recruit and appoint the best available person for a job regardless of marital / civil partnership status, sex (including pregnancy), age, religion, belief, race, nationality and ethnic or national origin, colour, sexual orientation or disability. eir evo / itContracting apply all relevant Data Protection laws when processing your Personal Data.

If you choose to apply to this opportunity and share your CV or other personal information with eir evo / itContracting, these details will be held by us in accordance with our privacy policy used by our recruitment team to contact you regarding this or other relevant opportunities at eir evo / itContracting.

Ref: ITC 4299

Contact Details:
itContracting – an eir evo company
Tel: 1890 911 211
Contact: Niall Moloney

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