Systems Administrator


Systems Administrator – Candidate should have a minimum of 8 years’ experience doing desktop support with at least 5 of those years at a Financial Services company. He/She should also have some Systems Admin experience in the Windows environment as described below. The key technical skills and experience required are:

  • Microsoft Windows and Office core skills and troubleshooting expertise including new user setup, day-to-day desktop support, VDI and patching
  • VoIP Telephony knowledge and support experience
  • Knowledge of Microsoft technology stack including Server, AD, DNS, Group Policy and Exchange - specifically
    • Windows Server architecture & administration – 2008, 2012 (build, administer, maintenance, troubleshoot)
    • Active Directory architecture, administration and support
    • Windows Exchange Server 2010 with 2013 or better a plus
    • MS Office 2010 suite with 2013, 2016 and Office 365 a plus
    • MS SharePoint Server 2010 and 2013 a plus
  • Virtualization Experience
    • VMware VSphere 5.5 Enterprise Plus architecture and support
    • VDI Citrix 7.6 XenDesktop and XenApp
  • Experience with SAN and storage technology (Hitachi experience a plus)
  • Experience with Cisco UCS Server technology
  • Knowledge of Remote Desktop & Terminal Server product support
  • Experience with backup & archiving technology (Symantec eVault & BackUp Exec or newer products a plus)
  • Microsoft SQL 2008, 2012 or higher experience a plus
  • Mobile Device Management Support
    • Blackberry Enterprise Server expertise including new user setup and
    • iPhone and Android setup and support
  • Knowledge of Network architecture & support and troubleshooting including routers, switches, firewalls, remote access appliances & software, antivirus/spam appliance and IT Security and CyberSecurity
  • RSA Security Management


Additional key requirements:

  • Ability to interface and work with users in a trading environment and work within the IT team including occasional after hour and weekend changes and on call support as required
  • Familiarity with Market Data platforms (Bloomberg, etc) a plus
  • Ability to train users on functionality of IT installed products
  • Ability to document and maintain documentation on all installed components
  • Ability to work independently on project related tasks as required
  • 8 years’ experience including 5 years within the Financial Services industry


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