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IT System Administrator

Job Category:
Technical Support - L 1, 2,3
Job Type:
Level of IT Experience:
1-5 Years
Central Dublin
€40,000 to €50,000 per annum
Ascension Executive Recruitment
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I.T. Systems Administrator


 Our well known client is looking to recruit an IT System Administrator to join their growing team.

This is a technical role within the I.T. Ops team reporting to the I.T. Manager.

You will work with their existing system administration function providing support to their IT Infrastructure including networks. You will be working alongside multiple partners to ensure solutions & services are fit for purpose. As required, you will be expected to become a stakeholder in technical projects. 


       3rd level IT qualification

       3 years’ experience in similar role

       In-depth knowledge of MS Operating systems (Server 2012 & 2016), Active Directory, DNS, DHCP, Group Policy and OS Security. Certifications a key advantage, ideally to include MCSA.

       Administration of O365 environment

       Broad experience of Virtualisation (VMware VCentre)

       Administration of backup solutions (Commvault an advantage)

       Strong networking – WAN, LAN, and firewall experience essential

       Storage experience: SAN, NAS or similar storage technologies including network elements a must       Some Linux/Unix administration knowledge


Role Responsibilies

       Daily administration of I.T. systems: Servers, workstations, and network infrastructure

       Work with managed service partners to ensure availability and performance of systems and network services

       Monitor network performance, identify any problems and troubleshooting issues with partners

       Ownership of firewall queries and requests, including auditing and rule management

       Assist with implementation of new or upgraded services

       Act as escalation point for level 1 service desk and wider I.T. team

       Work to increase Level 1 knowledge for teams, reviewing escalated cases weekly

       Maintain up to date documentation on all services

       Planning, configuration, and installation of new services

       Manage or input into technical projects as and when required



       Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

       Excellent written communication and verbal skills

       Ability to prioritise, perform, complete tasks in effective and timely manner

       Methodically resolve the more difficult and complex production issues reported by users, partners, etc. 

       Ability to convert business vision into technical solutions

Contact Details:
Ascension Executive Recruitment
Tel: 014047626
Contact: Claire McGonigle

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