Windows System Administrator/Automation Specialist


We are looking for Windows system administrator/Automation specialist to join the team of our client, a leading Irish insurance company based in Dublin City Centre (D1).

You will be working in the team who is responsible of the provisioning of servers. This team supports a number of system applications such as JIRA, Confluence, Test Rail, TFS, Team City, AppScan, AppDynamics and related technologies used for DevOps.

Your daily basis:

  • You will be responsible for delivering and provisioning our server infrastructure across the windows physical and virtual environments (including the cloud) as well as scripting and automating our processes.
  • Carry out upgrades of application DevOps tooling within the environments.
  • Work on Automation of server builds and other automation initiatives. You are a technology expert who loves being in the centre of the action.
  • You will work with cross functional teams including infrastructure, security, networking and project teams. You're a fast learner and great communicator who can support the IT needs of our European businesses.
  • You will be the go-to person for GWLE for all server requests.

Your will be working in a team that:

  • Is in continuous agile evolution, through the use of automation to delivering and provisioning infrastructure to all the European lines of business.  
  • We deliver the server infrastructure and foundational technologies for 12 lines of businesses including windows, Linux and the Microsoft Azure cloud platform.
  • You will Interact with business IT projects to ensure the overall infrastructure design meets the requirements for performance, security and high availability.
  • You will look for opportunities to automate manual processes and implement the solution.

For this role you will need:

  • Extensive experience (3 years plus) managing and supporting Microsoft Windows platform infrastructure including experience with VMware vCenter server
  • A third-level qualification in an IT-related discipline or equivalent relevant experience. MSCE will be an advantage.
  • Scripting: PowerShell and powercli.
  • Experience/Knowledge in Agile/Scrum
  • Knowledge of continuous integration tooling, development tooling and MS Azure. 
  • Knowledge of BladeLogic and Orchestration tools.
  • IT service delivery background.  

If you have experience in windows administration and you have automation experience/knowledge and you would like to join this team, we want to hear from you.

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