Network/Systems Engineer

  • Job Ref: 3926
  • Location: Dublin, Ireland
  • Type: Permanent


Experienced Network/System Engineer


The company

We are a leading European technology company delivering a portfolio of cloud services to businesses, and serviced offices (business center).


Job Duties:

As part of the IT teams, the successful candidate will play a key role in our business 70% of the time as a Network Engineer and 30% of the time for system administration tasks.


  • Network
    • Manage, monitor and troubleshoot 100+ network devices in a multi-platform environment (LAN, WAN, VPN) located in different office buildings and datacenters located in Ireland and France.
    • Support and manage network infrastructure for corporate and production environments (VLAN administration, trunking, dynamic routing OSPF, IPSEC, QoS, VOiP Hosted IPBX etc).
    • Support all layer 2 and layer 3 switches (CISCO/HP), VPN, firewalls (Cisco ASA, Palo Alto) and evaluate new hardware/software and services.
    • Design and insure that the network topology (OSPF) is fully redundant and fault tolerance, prepare and test disaster recovery plan with system engineer and third parties datacenter.
    • Manage network capacity and performance, verify logs and monitor activity.
    • Coordinate maintenance, replacement and repair of network systems.
    • Maintain documentation and update monitoring systems (SolarWinds and Zabbix) according to the network changes.
  • System
    • Amazon AWS administration
    • Windows servers administration
    • SAN fabric support
    • Manage Windows based servers, SQL server, DFS, inhouse applications, web, FTP, SMTP
    • Administer high availably solutions servers (hyper V, SQL Always on)


  • Organization
    • Participate with project team on tasks and activities within the supported environments, and prepare project documentation, status reporting, policies, procedures and reports assigned by management
    • Participate in change control and production control processes.
    • Resolve assigned trouble tickets and maintain accurate status in the ticketing system
    • Demonstrate initiation and dedication as well as an ability to work independently once general direction is given.
    • Communicate information through effective written and oral communication and presentations.
    • Participate in 24x7 support and on-call rotation.

Job requirements and experience:

  • 3/5+ years hands-on network administration experience in a distributed environment, designing and implementing networks that support environments such as: Microsoft servers, Microsoft SQL servers, Hyper-V virtualized environments, HP Storageworks and web applications
  • Experience with HP/Cisco L2/L3 switches, Palo Alto, Cisco hardware (routers, ASA firewalls) and HP Storageworks (iSCSi/FC) is required
  • Experience in Amazon AWS is a highly recommended
  • Experience with any of the following is a plus: Microsoft System Center products, Office 365, Asterisk (VOiP)
  • Bachelors Degree or equivalent preferred
  • Professional Certifications (Microsoft, CISCO CCNA/CCNP/CCDP and/or other network industry certifications) highly recommended
  • Candidate must be self-directed and capable of working on several projects and efforts simultaneously
  • Candidate must be proficient in MS-Office
  • Fluent in business English language - written and verbal
  • French language skill a strong plus

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