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Servers & Storage Officer - QMUL12476

Department: IT Services
Salary: £36,677 - £43,152 (Grade 5)
Reference: QMUL12476
Date posted: 03-Oct-2017
Closing date: 22-Oct-2017

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Overview:

Queen Mary, University of London is one of the UK’s leading higher education research focused institutes. With around 4,000 staff and 20,000 students, Queen Mary has four main campuses spanning Central and East London and delivers world class degree programmes and research covering a wide range of subjects as a multi-faculty institution. 

About the post 

 A Servers and Storage Officer is required by the Data Centre Services group within IT Services to help maintain and support essential college IT. It is our strategic vision that the Data Centre Services group will host all of the colleges’ non-research server hardware and common infrastructure software. The group is currently responsible for over 700 servers which provide a diverse range of services to staff and students.

This is a challenging and important position for a bright, motivated and enthusiastic systems administrator. The successful candidate will assist in running the College's central servers and storage infrastructure and other core information systems and will contribute to the general running of the Data Centre Services group.

Candidates should have a good degree in computer science or a related subject and have experience of systems administration in a modern mixed Windows and Linux server environment. With a strong background in several of the following technologies:

  • OS: RHEL, Centos, Ubuntu.
  • Puppet or other Linux management tools.
  • VMware Esxi 6, VMware Horizon View
  • Blade server and chassis management.
  • Netapp LUN management.
  • Directory Services: Active Directory or OpenLDAP
  • Single-Sign-On: Kerberos, Shibboleth
  • Monitoring: Nagios
  • Programming: Perl, Python, C, PHP and Bash scripting

Experience of common networking service protocols TCP/IP, SMTP, HTTP, DNS and LDAP and modern software that provides such services is essential.

Responsibilities 

 The post holder will be responsible for various operational and development aspects of the hardware and operating systems that the college operates. These will include authentication and file storage systems plus a variety of other services.

The post is full time and permanent. Salary will be in the range £36,677 to £43,152 per annum inclusive of London Allowance Benefits include 30 days annual leave, defined benefit pension scheme and interest-free season ticket loan.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. Where required this may include entry clearance or continued leave to remain under the Points Based Immigration Scheme.

Informal enquiries should be addressed to s.wicks@qmul.ac.uk

To apply and for a full job details including a job description and person specification please visit http://www.jobs.qmul.ac.uk/  and search for reference QMUL12476

Application enquiries can be directed to recruitment@qmul.ac.uk

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