Senior Systems Administrator job in Oxford at University Of Oxford Dept Of Computer Science

Senior Systems Administrator

Company: University of Oxford, Dept of Computer Science

Location: Oxford UK

Date Posted:May 14, 2018

We have an exciting new full-time opportunity for a Senior Systems Administrator to join the department.  Reporting to the Deputy IT Manager for Infrastructure, this role is pivotal to the smooth-running of the IT operations.You will be expected to act as a technical lead for projects involving Linux-based solutions, considering the underlying virtualisation, computing, storage, and networking layers.  You will co-ordinate and plan those technical projects, leads delivery teams, and consult with stakeholders.  You will be accountable for the support, maintenance and development of the Departmental Linux and virtual infrastructures, and ensure performance levels of computer resources, together with oversight of security of services and servers, investigating breaches as necessary.  You will organise your own time appropriately to effectively provide day-to-day support as part of a larger team, as well as progress longer-term projects to meet deadlines and maintain agreed service levels. You will be expected to proactively contribute to the creation and evolution of departmental processes, documentation and policies.  You will have a degree in Computer Science and/or relevant experience, proven expertise in enterprise grade Linux systems administration and virtual infrastructure administration (ideally in a large-network environment), a good understanding of TCP/IP networks, experience of troubleshooting, a proven record of project delivery as technical lead, and excellent communications and organisational skills.Whilst the role is a grade 8 position, we would be willing to consider candidates with potential but less experience who are seeking a development opportunity, for which an initial appointment would be at grade 7 (£31,604 - £38,833 p.a.) with the responsibilities adjusted accordingly. This would be discussed with applicants at interview/appointment where appropriate.The closing date for applications is 12 noon on 11 June 2018.The post, which is a full-time appointment, is funded by department, has a salary on the University grade 08S scale (currently £39,992 – £47,722 p.a.) but could be under-filled at grade 07S (£31,604 - £38,833 p.a). This includes membership of the Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS) and has an annual leave entitlement of 38 days per year (inclusive of all public holidays and university closed periods).Committed to equality and valuing diversity  View full job description
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