Senior System Administrator

  • South Dublin based (remote during Covid)
  • Fintech company
  • Permanent: €65k base + benefits

Our client is a leading Fintech business that has been thriving during Covid. In the role you will join a small close knit infrastructure team whom are responsible for the support, maintenance, security, and on-going deployment of the production systems used by the business.


  • Support the proprietary transactional systems across the business
  • The provisioning and deployment of reporting mechanisms to measure system metrics, performance, management data and other information as required.
  • Work with the development and business teams in the design and roll-out of new products and services.
  • Organisation and execution of routine procedures to ensure system reliability and disaster recovery.
  • Monitoring system performance.
  • Perform system and application upgrades as required.
  • Perform third line customer support.
  • Liaise with 3rd party suppliers and contracted support companies.
  • On-call systems support on a per week rota
  • A strong focus on all aspects of systems security

Required Skills:

  • Strong experience in enterprise infrastructure - Windows Server 2012/2016/2019,  vSphere, etc
  • Good working knowledge of SQL for writing DB queries (MSSQL & MySQL), stored procedures etc
  • Good working knowledge & experience in troubleshooting of web technologies, - Apache, IIS, .NET etc
  • Experience with scripting tasks (Bash/Perl/PHP & Batch/Powershell)
  • Good understanding of SAN technologies
  • Experience using deployment tools such as Octopus Deploy
  • Basic understanding of networking technologies and debugging (use of TCPdump, netstat, load balancers etc...)
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a busy team, working to tight deadlines
  • Ability to learn new skills and new technologies from formal and informal learning
  • Ability to prioritise effectively and manage a big workload
  • Familiar with Agile development methodology

Desired Skills:

  • Good working knowledge of SQL (replication/backups/optimization)
  • Working experience of application scaling technologies, such as Load Balancers
  • Knowledge of AWS or similar cloud technologies
  • Experience with Support software (nagios/syslog-ng/JIRA/SNMP)
  • MySQL/MSSQL Database Administration
  • Nice-to-have: VCP certified on vSphere6 or later

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Chris  Pelow does  Technology Dublin

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Technology Dublin

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