Windows Server Administrator


We are currently looking for a Windows Server Administrator to join the team of our client, a leading Irish insurance company based in Dublin City Centre (D1).

In this role you will be working in a team of 20 administrators, supporting the intel and the windows infrastructure for the company, you will support for offices based in Dublin (mainly), London and Germany.

In this role you:

  • Build, install, configure, upgrade & maintain Wintel Operating System images, and related infrastructure.
  • Manage problem, service and change remedy tickets and related processes. Ensure timely resolution and meet Service Level Agreements.
  • Proactively monitor and manage the health and configuration of the windows server environment. 
  • Takes corrective actions based upon Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Apply and update OS Security patches, system upgrades, firmware and infrastructure application changes.
  • Research root cause of problems and update SOP’s as necessary.
  • Coordinate, negotiate and implement systems availability and upgrade activities.
  • Coordinate, negotiate and resolve technical problems and major incidents.

You will need experience in:

  • Incident and problem resolution
  • Windows Server Support
  • Windows Server Building
  • Windows and application Patching and updates
  • Active Directory in-depth knowledge. 
  • DNS/DHCP/WINS Administration.  
  • HP and IBM Hardware support
  • McAfee Antivirus support
  • Backup software support (Networker)
  • Sharepoint


 You will need:

  • A third level computing qualification, or equivalent relevant industry qualification and experience (eg MCSE)
  • Demonstrated technical expertise in Windows Server Systems
  • Excellent trouble shooting skills and the ability to think outside the box
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
  • The ability to work well in a team environment
  • Evidenced communication skills with third parties (e.g. in meetings with management/vendors/third parties or other teams in GWLE)
  • The ability to take direction and make decisions independently
  • Adherence to company rules/regulations regarding incident and change process taking ITIL standards into consideration
  • Good follow through to task completion
  • The ability to take ownership of issues and responsibility for same
  • Enthusiasm to learn new technologies
  • Willingness to work out of hours on occasion

If you have experience in Windows server administration, knowledge in AD, DNS/DHCP/WINS Administration and you want to be part of a big time we want to hear from you. *MS System Centre 2012 /MS Exchange an advantage ITIL Experience / Scripting is an advantage

Get in touch if you will like to have a chat about it.








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