Windows System Administrator

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Windows System Administrator

Dublin City Centre

Permanent

€43,000

Ref: E5991SD

Job Description

My Dublin City client is seeking a Windows System Admin to work permanently as part of the IT Infrastructure Team providing support and management of IT infrastructure with a key focus on security.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Administration of:
    • Microsoft Active Directory on Windows Server 2008 and 2012 network;
    • Microsoft Office 365 hosted Email;
    • Antivirus, deployment and updates
    • AD Administrative groups and user access rights;
    • Perform system backups and restores;
  • Provide backup support to other colleagues in the Infrastructure and Helpdesk teams;
  • Supervise all security investigations into problematic activity and provide on-going communication with management, including the DPO, where necessary;
  • Create and maintain network security documentation e.g. policies, standards, baselines, guidelines and procedures;
  • Maintain up-to-date detailed knowledge of the IT security industry including awareness of new or revised security solutions, improved security processes and the emergence of new threats;
  • Proactively scope and recommend additional security solutions or enhancements to existing security solutions to improve overall enterprise security;
  • Priorities the design and execution of vulnerability assessments, penetration tests and security audits;
  • Assist in the deployment, integration and configuration of all new security solutions and of any enhancements to the existing security infrastructure in accordance with standard best operating procedures and security strategy;
  • Maintain up-to-date baselines for the secure configuration and operations of all devices, whether they be under direct control (i.e., MDM) or not (i.e. servers, network devices, etc.)
  • Review logs and reports of all infrastructure; identifying and investigating security breaches detected by those systems interpret the implications of that activity and devise plans for appropriate resolution;
    • To ensure dignity, respect and equality are applied within and outside the Organisation and that a work life balance is supported as much as possible in the workplace;
    • To ensure that values of People, Professionalism, Passion for Performance and Public Service are always upheld;
    • To ensure that continuous learning and development is undertaken through informal and formal learning and participation in the Performance Management and Development Review Process;
    • Demonstrate flexibility in undertaking additional tasks that can arise or may be assigned in this role.

 

 

Experience Required:

  • Communications and Personal Effectiveness
  • Creativity and Innovation
  • Client focused Relationship Building
  • Teamwork & Collaboration
  • Knowledge
  • Project Management

 

Essential and Desirable Skills:

  • Microsoft Active Directory on Windows Server 2008 and 2012 network;
  • Microsoft Office 365 hosted Email;
  • Antivirus, deployment and updates;
  • AD Administrative groups and user access rights;
  • Perform system backups and restores;
  • The successful candidate must have at least 2 years related work experience;
  • An IT degree in computer science or a related field is essential;
  • Security qualification would be an advantage;
  • Ability to work well under pressure, flexibly and independently on own initiative;
  • The role may require international and domestic travel, and flexible working hours;
  • Ongoing flexibility and interest in international career progression and development is required;

 

Educational Requirements:

  • An IT degree in computer science or a related field is essential;

Working Hours / Benefits:

  • 40 hours per week.
  • Great new modern workplace environment
  • Defined Benefit Pension
  • 29 annual leave days
  • Flexi Working policy
  • Home Working policy
  • Academic and Professional Training Scheme
  • Other leave including
  • Tax Saver Schemes
  • Onsite subsidised Restaurant
  • Educational support scheme
  • Sports & Social Clubs
  • Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) programmes
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Coffee stations
  • Fitness classes and wellness space

 

How to Apply

If you are interested in this role, then please Apply along with your updated CV and I will be in touch with you to discuss your application in more detail, otherwise feel free to connect with me by whichever medium you are most comfortable with be that Linkedin, Email or Telephone. Remember we have limited our site to a maximum of 200 Jobs so if this Role is not a 100% match to your requirements please be sure to connect with us as we will most likely have another role which you may find more suitable.

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