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System Administrator





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Our client a Global Financial Services firm are seeking a System Administrator. This is a Dublin based role working closely with the Head of Infrastructure.


Keen to develop and use your IT skills in a large IT environment you will support users, identify solutions, deploy new technologies with the project and management capabilities to help maintain evolving regulatory requirements. Having excellent communications skills, you will take initiative when needed and drive improvement.


  • Project management and engagement with stakeholders.

  • Monitoring system health, creating and communicating insightful metrics

  • Maintenance, configuration, and reliable operation of computer systems & network servers

  • Management of Backups, Security and Operational Resilience (BCP / DR / Incident Management)

  • Diagnose and troubleshoot issues with technical expertise, product knowledge, and good communication

  • IT end user support, covering hardware and software for laptops, desktops & Office 365 deployments


  • Knowledge of Active Directory, Microsoft Exchange, and Group Policy

  • Excellent Windows client OS skills – Windows 10

  • Experience troubleshooting Financial Services Applications (e.g. Bloomberg, Fidessa) and liaising with third party support teams to resolve issues.

  • Basic Networking knowledge – Patching, installation of switches / routers.

  • Experience in Microsoft enterprise technologies - e.g. Hyper-V, SCCM

  • Excellent Knowledge of Microsoft Office Applications

  • Windows Server 2012 \2016 \2019+ implementation & administration skills

  • Knowledge of backup solutions and principles.

  • Proven analytical and problem resolution skills and methodologies

  • Ability to work on own initiative and work well within a team

  • Administration and troubleshooting IP voice systems.


  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or a related subject, or MCSA, MCP certified or holding a relevant MS certification

  • 3-5 years in a similar IT role

Salary circa €65k + bonus + benefits

Please contact Emma Hirsch in Capital8 Search & Selection at for more information

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