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Systems Administrator

Ref: 75554

  • 65,000-70,000
  • 10 Sep 2021
  • Dublin (South)
  • Permanent

Senior Systems Administrator

About the Company

Our client, a leading global supplier of Digital Billing Communications and UC Analytics solutions, is looking to recruit a Senior I.T. Systems Administrator within a Microsoft and VMware environment. The company develops its own software using Microsoft development tools providing online bill presentment and analytics to both Communications Service Providers and Enterprises. The software is available as both product and as Software as a Service hosted in a third-party datacenter.

About the Position

This is a broad technical role requiring a range of skills across operating systems (Microsoft and VMware), hardware, communications, and security technologies.

It offers an excellent opportunity for career growth for someone with the right skill set and ambition. The company is currently at an advanced stage of developing its business opportunities in the US. This will provide both challenges and opportunities to the successful candidate in due course. The successful candidate will be required to manage systems across multiple sites and will also provide support to our own staff both in house and remote. Total head count is approximately 40 staff.



  • Installation and troubleshooting of Microsoft server and desktop operating systems.
  • VMware Technologies – installation and maintenance of the ESX hypervisor
  • SAN technologies – preferably EMC though any experience acceptable
  • Office 365 and Teams  administration
  • Azure Portal – Active Directory, Storage Account management etc.
  • Experience of building and managing servers both physical and virtual, preferably HP.
  • Good understanding of TCP/IP network protocol - ip addressing, subnet masking etc.
  • Good working knowledge of common protocols such as SMTP, IMAP, SNMP, SFTP/FTP, HTTPS etc.
  • Understanding and experience of using firewalls, virtual private networks
  • Microsoft Active Directory - understanding of group policies etc.
  • Data backup technologies e.g., Veeam Backup and Replication


  • Database administration - MS SQL
  • Amazon AWS – preferable but any cloud experience desirable
  • Productivity applications - Office, Project, Visio
  • Web technologies e.g., IIS
  • Security - SSL certificates, TLS
  • Platform Monitoring Tools e.g., SolarWinds NPM
  • Scripting experience - PowerShell

Personal Skills:

  • Demonstrable troubleshooting and analytical skills required for problem solving.
  • A strong teamwork approach, excellent customer service attitude and the ability to interact with customers and staff in a professional manner are required.
  • An ability to work under their own initiative.
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Excellent documentation skills are required for problem resolutions, procedures, proposals etc.
  • A flexible approach to working hours is required, as the nature of the work dictates from time to time.

Remuneration Package

€65,000 to €70,000 dependent on experience  

For more information, on this role or other similar IT roles please contact Sarah Mac Nulty on ph:015927876, email me or click on the Apply button below!