Systems Engineer 2nd Level


My client, Managed Services leader on Irish and British market, is looking for Systems Engineer 2nd Level for permanent role based in Dublin.

You will be part of Service Desk and Support team. We are looking for a keen, experienced systems engineer to provide support on customers’ ICT infrastructure.

You will need to have a broad technical background with good communication skills, an eagerness to learn and previous experience in a similar role.


Role & Responsibilities:

  • Providing 2nd level support to a broad range of clients and a broad range of technologies
  • Accepting escalations from Level 1 engineers
  • Acting as a team lead to lower level engineers providing tuition and advice
  • Working with the team and management to develop processes and solutions


Essential Skills:

  • Ability to communicate well with all levels of staff at client sites
  • Quickly build rapport and gain client confidence
  • Work individually and as a part of a team
  • Be able to follow company procedures and methods
  • Available to work out of hours/weekends if necessary
  • Logical thinker
  • Have a proven track record in trouble shooting and problem solving
  • Be able to utilise all tools available to resolve 95% of issues at the first time of asking
  • Ability to quickly learn new products


Required Experience:

  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003/2008/2012
  • Exchange Server 2003/2007/2010/2013
  • Terminal Services/SSL VPN
  • Active Directory
  • Office 365
  • SQL Server 2000/2005/2008/2012 /2014 experience helpful
  • Firewall/Routers. (Cisco/Sonicwall/Sophos UTM)
  • Switches: Cisco, HP, 3 Com
  • WAN configurations – Site to Site VPNs Routing/NAT configurations
  • Strong IP/Networking skills (Good understanding of TCP /IP and ISO Model, troubleshooting tools)
  • Good understanding of server and storage hardware (ie RAID sets on servers, SAN, tape drives)
  • MCSA/MCSE 2008/2012/VCP in VMware 5 or 6 essential
  • Citrix and Virtualisation (VMWare or MS HyperV) essential
  • SAN experience (preferably NetApp)
  • Wireshark
  • Hyper-V experience


Unfortunately, we cannot offer sponsorship for this role so you must have valid Visa to work in Ireland.

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