Senior Systems Administrator - Windows/VMware
London Senate House

Job reference: 000654

Location: London Senate House

Closing date: 25/01/2017

Salary: Starting at £42,278 per annum

Employment type: Open ended

Department: University of London Computer Centre (ULCC)

Sub-Department: Infrastructure Services

Hours per week: 35 hours per week

The University of London Computer Centre are now seeking a Senior Systems Administrator for the support and development of infrastructure and application systems providing services to University of London Computer Centre customers. 

The University of London 

The University of London is one of the oldest and largest universities in the UK – and the most diverse. Established by Royal Charter in 1836, the University is recognised globally as a world leader in Higher Education. We are a federal institution consisting of 18 self-governing Colleges of outstanding reputation and a number of acclaimed central academic bodies. The University of London offers almost every subject covered in any University curriculum, delivering huge flexibility and choice to its students.

University of London Computer Centre 

University of London Computer Centre (ULCC) develops and implements the IT strategy for the central University. This involves providing office applications on 1,400 PCs, operating more than 40+ servers and maintaining a high performance local network for specialist institutions across several locations. ULCC also supports over 54,000 distance learning students in association with the University of London International Programmes

The Role 

As the Senior Systems Administrator, you will assist and make recommendations in the planning and development of the University of London Computer Centre technical infrastructure & managed hosting service. You will have involvement with the day to day operational running of ULCC services to ensure they achieve published performance levels and will be involved with the design and specification of new projects.  You will have responsibility for specific projects for University of London Computer Centre and its customers run in accordance with the established ULCC project management methodology.  

To be considered for this role you must have previous experience supporting customer systems in a service delivery environment and experience in a similar customer/student facing role. You will have good practical and theoretical understanding of the range of technical architectures in existence, especially Linux (predominantly RedHat), Windows Server (2008, 2012) & Unix (predominantly Sun Solaris), and a good working knowledge and theoretical understanding of computer networking including IP networking, routing protocols and network security. You will have a practical and theoretical understanding of mainstream applications including Apache, Tomcat, Java, Oracle, MySQL, LDAP, Shibboleth. You will be a pro-active and a problem solver with excellent attention to detail and excellent customer focus skills. 

For a full person specification and job description, please download the below documents. 

Further Information

To apply for this role please submit your CV and Covering letter by clicking below. The close date for this role is midnight on Wednesday, 25 January 2017.  

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