IT Managed Services Consultant


Role Summary:

The role of Snr. IT Managed Services Consultant is to provide exceptional levels of technical support and customer service to our clients, onsite or remotely, depending on their needs. You will be a dynamic, dependable IT professional delivering 3rd level support, working across multiple client sites performing complex support tasks as well as engaging in project related work.

As a Snr. IT Managed Services Consultant, you will also act as a mentor, providing advice and guidance as part of a larger team delivering managed IT services to our clients.

Key Duties • Responsible for providing specialist third line expertise, guidance and support for a range of systems infrastructure solutions, including cloud based managed services, on premise server solutions, backups and where required desktop applications including Microsoft 365. • Utilising analytical skills for assessing and interpreting highly complex and conflicting information to ensure that server infrastructure related incidents are investigated and that those with unknown underlying root causes are managed according to documented Problem Management procedures. • Responsible for maintaining the flow of information to all customers providing both timely feedback and information. This includes retaining responsibility for the progress and resolution of complex technical requests and communicating any updates directly to them. • Responsible for ensuring that all policies and procedures are followed and propose changes to support processes to improve the quality of service. • Multi-tasking various user issues effectively and efficiently, while documenting troubleshooting and triage steps so other team members can follow if required. • Ensure continuity for the customer by providing an effective operational handover of all new systems and services. This responsibility includes acting as a subject matter expert for all future support issues and the provision of specialist training to all customer support personnel, as and when required. • Interaction with project teams to facilitate new systems and upgrades. • Apply information security in accordance with the established team policies, procedures and work instructions. • Adhere to all applicable compliance framework disciplines. • Maintain and develop professional skill set • Foster strong working relationships with our customers • Take part in the team's on-call rota and support work outside of business hours. 4. Skills and Experience • 5+ years technical experience gained in a support environment, ideally in an MSP or similar • Industry recognized professional technical qualifications • Proven track record in support methodologies, e.g., ITIL. • Sound problem analysis skills and an ability to manage and deliver under pressure • In-depth knowledge of the full Microsoft stack including Microsoft365 • In-depth knowledge of supporting Virtual Desktop environments (desirable) • Microsoft Active Directory, Group Policy & Exchange administration • Knowledge of networking • Windows Server Admin from 2012 to 2019 • Working knowledge of Azure, VMware ESXi & vSphere from 4.0 to 6.7 (desirable) • Hyper-V Virtualisation • System Centre Endpoint Manager / Intune • Knowledge of Cyber Essentials security certifications • Microsoft Accreditations • Project management experience 5. Competencies • Enthusiasm, Drive, and Initiative • Good leadership skills • The ability to work alone and within a team • Ability to work to deadlines. • Must have clean, full driving license.

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