Senior Systems Administrator

  • Job Ref: 4754
  • Location: Naas, Ireland
  • Type: Permanent


We are looking for a System Administrator to join its IT infrastructure team. The ideal candidate will have experience deploying / maintaining modern highly available infrastructures local and cloud based, and preferably also have a DevOps background.

The ideal candidate should have a good working knowledge of the following technologies: • Windows server 2012/2016 • Internet Information Services • Active Directory • VMware vSphere 6 • Fortigate firewalls • Cisco Networking • Azure deployment • Microsoft Dynamics • BizTalk • TFS / Azure DevOps

Primary Responsibility: • Build and deploy Windows server 2016 VM’s • Configure, Deploy and troubleshoot web applications in house • Work with global teams to provision new projects using Azure • Assist multiple developments teams with design and implementation of cloud solutions • Assist with implementing automated build and deployment systems using TFS or VSTS / DevOps • Work with and learn about the latest technology involved in building highly available, serverless Azure services using best cloud practice • Collaborate with IT team on delivery of comprehensive infrastructure solutions • Good knowledge of IIS

Other Responsibilities: • Work with global IT team to manage Active Directory • Conduct periodic system maintenance including updating/patching • Develop, document and maintain installation, provisioning, security and configuration procedures • Analysing impact of operating systems updates, patches, and configuration changes. • Analysing system logs and identifying potential issues with our IT Systems. • Investigate and troubleshoot hardware, software, and networking issues and failures.



• Requires at least 10 + years relevant experience. • Requires a degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, DevOps or equivalent. • Ability to work with a range of people, from developers to business users, so good communication skills are essential. • Occasional out of hours support for upgrades and deployment work. • Excellent oral and written English. • Excellent problem-solving skills. • Ability to work within a Team environment


  1. training and certification in the use of Microsoft, VMware, Cisco and cloud technologies would be considered advantageous.

Exposure and a working knowledge of the following technologies would be ideal to help the candidate grow the role over time.

Technologies. • Lenovo System X series server hardware • Microsoft SQL Server • Microsoft Dynamics 365 • Microsoft SharePoint Server • Microsoft BizTalk server • VoIP telephony • RHEL / Linux • Power BI • SAML experience

John Ryan, Senior Recruitment Consultant - Your e-Frontiers consultant for this job

John is one of our recruitment consultants on the Technical Infrastructure Division of e-Frontiers and has been with the company since June 2012. John brings over 12 years recruitment experience to the e-Frontiers team having previously worked for one of Ireland’s biggest recruitment companies. He has worked with many of the Ireland’s leading IT companies and has experience of sourcing technical candidates across all levels. He has also gained valuable on-site client recruitment experience from various recruitment projects. John studied Business Studies in Dublin Business School. He prides himself on his professional and logical approach to recruitment.

Specialises in: Senior Windows Engineers, System Support, Linux Administrators, Unix Administrators, Security Consultants, Virtualisation Specialists, Unix Specialists, Infrastructure Consultants, Cloud Automation Specialists, Office 365 Specialists, Windows Engineers