Senior IT Systems Administrator - Reference No: EP6081

Type: Contract
Salary/Rate: €Neg
Location: Dublin

Enterprise People are currently seeking a Senior IT Systems Administrator for a 6 Month contract based in Dublin.

The Senior IT Systems Administrator will join our clients Service Delivery Group who are responsible for the management and support of enterprise-level infrastructure and key systems, including;

• Active Directory, Group Policy, DNS and DHCP for multiple Windows domains
• VMware clusters containing 800+ VMs
• Windows Server Operating Systems (2003-2019)
• Monitoring solutions such as SCOM and HPSIM
• SAN storage (3PAR)


• Daily management and monitoring of the current infrastructure
• Provide tier 2/3 support and troubleshoot issues to resolution
• Plan and complete system upgrades as required
• Identify opportunities for improvements to current technologies
• Investigate ways to automate manual tasks
• Help to develop the technical skills of other team members
• Document the configuration of current infrastructure services and create SOPs.
• Project work relating to digital transformation and cloud/data centre migrations
• In addition to the duties and responsibilities listed, the job holder is required to perform other duties assigned by their manager from time-to-time, as may be reasonably required of them


• A 3rd Level Qualification
• Minimum of 8 years’ System Administrator experience working within a medium/large scale organisation
• Minimum of 3 years’ experience in a senior System Administrator role, as part of an IT Operations/Infrastructure team
• Substantial technical troubleshooting and problem-solving background
• Proven experience of managing large Windows domain-based environments, and utilising all of the available domain-management tools to control the user and computer estate
• Clearly demonstrated knowledge and experience of managing Windows Server operating systems, Virtualisation technology and SAN solutions
• Strong PowerShell scripting experience
• Solid understanding of Networking, Firewall and Cloud technologies
• Excellent communication, collaboration and interpersonal skills
• Relevant technical certifications preferable, e.g. Microsoft, VMware etc.

As a senior IT systems administrator, troubleshooting and resolving complex technical issues will form a key part of the role, and as such it is vital that the candidate has a broad knowledge of infrastructure, network, security, cloud (Azure) and DR technologies

Please call Patrick Docherty at Enterprise People for more information.

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We are IT Recruitment Specialists with a number of live Contract and Permanent vacancies available. Please call Patrick Docherty at Enterprise People to discuss all suitable roles available.

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