IT Operations – Senior Systems Administrator

Location Dublin
Discipline: Finance & IT
Job type: Permanent
Job ref: 003322
Published: 23 days ago
Expiry date: 08 Jun 2024 11:59

IT Operations – Senior Systems Administrator

The Cairn purpose is to build sustainable communities where people can thrive.

At Cairn, it’s not what we build, it’s why we build. It’s about putting down a marker that will stand for generations to come. Creating new communities of connection and belonging for an Ireland where people can thrive. Reshaping, redefining, reinvigorating our place in the world. Building for people, progress, and potential. Because when Cairn build, it’s Built For Good

The Role:

We are seeking a Senior Systems Administrator for our IT Operations department, based in our Dublin city centre HQ. We are predominantly cloud based (Azure) and support a significant user base over multiple locations throughout Ireland. The role will be based onsite at our Dublin city centre HQ.

Key Responsibilities

  • Serve as a technical expert in the area of system administration for cloud and on-site hardware and software systems, particular focus on Microsoft and SaaS solutions.
  • Is responsible for the installation and configuration of new software and hardware, including servers, network devices and firewalls.
  • Is responsible for monitoring and responding to system performance, IT system operations and storage/network utilisation alerts.
  • Plans ahead for necessary hardware or software upgrades to support system growth.
  • Providing escalation technical support to the IT Service Desk where required
  • Mentors team members and educates users.
  • Helps communicate and enforce information technology policy.

Preferred Experience and Qualifications

  • Microsoft Azure (required)
  • Microsoft Entra ID
  • Microsoft Intune (required)
  • Office365
  • Exchange Online
  • SharePoint Online
  • Networking (WiFi, VLANs, Firewalls)
  • Citrix XenApp Essentials / Axure Virtual Desktop
  • Experience in an ITIL environment
  • Experience in Azure monitoring, App Insights, LogAnalytics, Grafana etc.
  • Previous experience with Dynamics 365 is a plus.
  • Powershell Scripting

The Candidate

  • 5 years of experience working in the information technology sector.
  • Bachelor’s degree in the field of computer science, information science, information systems or related field.
  • Experience delivering IT Ops projects as part of project rollout. 
  • Experience with troubleshooting and issue resolution principles, methodologies and techniques with a strong desire to learn about new technologies.
  • This position also requires problem-solving skills, resourcefulness, strong organisation skills, and initiative.
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to communicate with users of all levels and explain complex technical information into simple and understandable terms

Working with Cairn:

At Cairn, we believe it is essential that our employees feel valued and appreciated. We therefore offer above industry average remuneration packages with a comprehensive benefits portfolio that’s ready to support you for whatever life brings.

We are delighted to offer a suite of benefits when you join Cairn which include

  • Competitive salary
  • Performance related bonus
  • Pension scheme with matching contributions
  • Full health insurance with Irish Life health
  • Annual salary review
  • Continuous Professional development (CPD) programme & funding
  • Paid maternity & paternity leave
  • Free Cairn annual leave days
  • Life assurance
  • Income protection
  • Employee Assistance Programme with VHI
  • Tax saver - travel and bike to work
  • Culture Committee
  • Talent Development Programmes
  • Approved Profit Sharing Scheme (APSS)
  • Company vehicle (role dependent)