Systems Administrator - Cork (contract)


My Client, Managed Services company operating on Irish – UK – US market, is looking for Systems Administrator for 3 - 6 months’ contract (with possibility to extend) based onsite in Cork.

Purpose of Role:

In this Systems Administrator position you will be responsible for continuous operation and support of internal network and computer systems; managing all technology hardware, software, servers, and networks to ensure availability of all systems on a day-to-day basis. The Systems Administrator will be performing general network maintenance support and system administration tasks; new PC hardware and software installations.

You will gain experience across multiple platforms including various Windows desktop and server operating systems, Microsoft applications and server backup solutions. This position is ideal for someone with 1 - 2 years’ experience in as a technical engineer.


Required Skills and interests:

  • An ability to assess each user IT knowledge levels
  • Being able to work under pressure
  • An ability to think logically
  • Good analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Good interpersonal and customer care skills
  • Good accurate records keeping
  • Willingness to learn in a fast-paced environment


Desired previous experience:

  • Active Directory
  • Exchange
  • Desktop Support - supporting, troubleshooting
  • Desktop & Remote Admin - Administering
  • Email Management - Setting up users, distribution lists etc.
  • AD – Windows Server 2008 - Administering, understanding of group policy etc.
  • Backups - Monitoring backups, daily checks etc.
  • Anti-Virus - Monitoring, Deploying, Troubleshooting
  • Network Support - Patching, understanding of VLAN
  • Hardware Support - PC & Printing, Hardware Support


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