IT Support Engineer (3-6- month Contract)

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IT Support Engineer (3-6- month Contract)

Dublin South



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Job Description

A brand-new role just opened with a great client based in Dublin South, minutes from the M50. The client is also accessible by bus from the City Centre and is on the Green Luas Line.


The role could become a permanent position long term; therefore, the client is looking for someone living in Dublin Southside who has access to Sandyford location.

The successful candidate will have 2+ years of experience providing 2nd level support and will get excellent interpersonal skills and telephone manner. Reporting to the IT manager, the IT Support Engineer will be involved in managing the demanding IT needs of a multinational technology company, including caring for the network and Internet infrastructure, providing build management support for the client’s development team and technical support for their worldwide offices.

This role offers the right candidate an excellent opportunity to broaden their technical skills and make an active contribution in a multinational company.


  • Provide the world-class support the company needs:
  • Respond to 2nd level support queries (mainly Windows Server/ Active Directory and Office 365 / exchange support)
  • Ensure the most cost-effective and efficient use of servers and suggest IT solutions to business and management problems
  • Liaise with hardware/software vendors
  • Work closely with other IT staff and engineers
  • Ensure all IT equipment complies with industry standards
  • Carry out routine security checks and undertake preventative measures to maintain network security
  • Analyse and resolve faults – from major system crashes to forgotten passwords
  • Manage email, anti-spam and virus protection
  • Set up user accounts, permissions and passwords
  • Monitor network usage
  • Install, support and maintain new server hardware and server infrastructure
  • Work with the Development team to setup and maintain the build environment


  • In-depth knowledge of Microsoft technologies including Active Directory, Windows OS, Exchange Server, SQL Server and TCP/IP
  • Sound technical knowledge of IT security, networking protocols, software and hardware devices, firewall and VPN configuration, remote access, backups, content filtering, malware and virus protection
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to think and work independently with minimal supervision
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to correctly and assertively prioritise work, handle a range of different concurrent issues and handle user enquiries efficiently
  • Nice to have only – Some experience of Linux systems, databases and firewalls would be a definite advantage/ Experience as a DevOps Engineer in an Amazon AWS environment
  • Willingness to learn new technologies, adapt to change and share knowledge with others in your team

Education/Experience Required:

  • 2-4 years’ experience although exceptional candidates with less experience will be considered
  • Third-level degree or equivalent experience

How to Apply

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