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Senior System Administrator

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1-5 Years
Central Dublin
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Solas Consulting Group
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Senior Systems Administrator
My Client is an international information technology services company and provides Hi-Tech transactional services, consulting, systems integration and managed services. This Company focuses on business technology that powers progress and helps organisations to create their firm of the future. They are currently seeking a Senior Systems Administrator to join their Dublin Team.
Apply for the Senior Systems Administrator role above or contact Graham Houlihan for more information.
Responsibilities for the Senior Systems Administrator role:
• Work within a team to deliver Managed Services to our customer(s), to required SLAs
• Provide and manage proactive maintenance and monitoring on customer systems
• Effectively interact with and coach other members of the team to provide solutions to complex technical issues
• Responsibility for ongoing support, monitoring and management of: ISCSI SAN Support, Backup system management, Microsoft patch management, Virtual cluster based on vSphere 5.x Essentials Plus, Windows Server 2003, 2008, 2012, IIS on Windows Server 2003, 2008, 2012 and Server hardware (Dell PowerEdge)
• Deliver services in line with Incident, Problem and Change Management processes
• Manage issues or outages to resolution, identify key points of contact, and manage communications within the delivery and customer teams
• Update Incident, Request, Problem and Change tickets in the ticketing system
• Maintain relevant Asset and Configuration Item records in the system
• Analyse, plan and deliver infrastructure changes
• Proactively manage tasks such as patching, monitoring, etc
• Maintain configuration and process documentation
• Variety of customer projects utilising all above technologies as well as: Active Directory 2008/2012, VMWare vSphere 5.x Enterprise/Enterprise Plus, SCOM 2012, SCCM 2012, Exchange 2010

Required Skills and Experience for the Senior Systems Administrator role:
• Minimum 8+ years proven experience in an infrastructure support background
• Aptitude for solving problems and acting on own initiative
• Strong team player highly motivated with a willingness to learn
• Ability to work effectively within a team, ie, sharing knowledge, offering help
• Ability to priorities issues and manage time effectively, taking accountability for resolving customer issues, and balancing project work with ticket driven tasks
• Fluent written/verbal English
• Excellent interpersonal skills and being an effective communicator, able to deal with people at all levels, both within and outside the business
• Ability to suggest alternative solutions, innovate and use past experience, to streamline operations.
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills and be able to work well within a team
• Excellent documentation skills
• Technical skills/certifications:
• SAN Support (EMC and/or Dell preferred
• SCCM 2012
• Backup system management
• Active Directory 2008/2012 (AD synchronisation, Group Policy, etc)
• Windows Server 2003, 2008, 2012
• IIS on Windows Server 2003, 2008, 2012
• VMWare vSphere 5.x Essentials/Enterprise/Enterprise Plus
• Server hardware (Dell PowerEdge)
• Basic Networking experience

Desirable Skills and Experience for the Senior Systems Administrator role:
• SCOM 2012
• SQL Server 2005+
• Exchange 2010+
• Citrix
• Scripting and automation knowledge (VBScript, PowerShell)
• vSphere management with VCOPS
• Knowledge of networking and firewalls is an advantage but not essential
• Knowledge of Citrix is an advantage but not essential

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If you are happy to be represented by Solas and be put forward for this role (or would like more information) please email me with your CV via the link, indicating if wish to be represented by Solas. Alternatively please call me (T: )

Contact Details:
Solas Consulting Group
Tel: 01 2449520
Contact: Graham Houlihan

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