Microsoft Systems Engineer


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Microsoft Systems Engineer

Job Type: Contract or Permanent
Location: Dublin
Contact: David Brazil

Microsoft Systems Engineer role

Key responsibilities:
• Design, implement and manage Microsoft Azure infrastructure, Active Directory, Microsoft Exchange, Lync 2013, DNS, DHCP, SCCM,
WSUS, Office 365 and other Microsoft products
• Performance tuning, capacity planning and troubleshooting of Microsoft infrastructure ensuring that systems and data are
operational (24/7 eCommerce environment)
• Develop and drive Microsoft environment integrity and security initiatives
• Develop maintenance policies and procedures for Microsoft infrastructure and systems
• Collaborate on complex deployments and support resolutions with systems engineers, operational support staff and engineering
development staff
• Diagnose, isolate, troubleshoot, and solve unusual or highly technical problems under pressure
• Provide assistance with automation of software installation processes
• Client support

Essential competencies/skills:
• BS or BA degree, Computer Science, Engineering, or equivalent education
• Minimum 6 years’ experience of Microsoft platforms with implementation and management experience in 24/7 environments
• Advanced knowledge of Windows server/services (Active Directory, Exchange, DNS, DHCP, LYNC, WSUS, SCCM, SCOM, Office 365, Azure,
• Knowledge of TCP/IP protocols, DNS, WINS, and DHCP
• Experience in scripting languages such as PowerShell, VBScript
• Experience with VMware/Hyper V
• Cloud experience – Azure, AWS or Google compute cloud

Desired competencies/skills:
• Strong security awareness with experience in hardening and securing platforms
• Experience with networking and network appliances, switches, firewalls, and load balancers a plus
• Effectively communicate complex ideas and possess problem solving techniques
• Strong customer focus
• Good English verbal and written communication skills
• Microsoft certification – MCSE