Becoming a System Administrator at the University of Kent offers you a fantastic chance to support a range of large scale IT systems in a university environment. The role will require close collaboration with like-minded colleagues and teams outside of the department. The post offers the opportunity to work in a relatively small team, with a wide and diverse range of technologies covering both hardware and software. If you have knowledge and experience of managing enterprise Linux, we would particularly welcome your application.
To succeed in this role you will:
- be a good problem solver
- enjoy learning about and deploying new technologies
- value building automated processes
- understand the features required of enterprise scale systems
- be ready to use your experience in new and interesting ways
- work collaboratively
As a System Administrator you will:
- develop and deploy virtualised servers and storage infrastructure across the Canterbury, Medway and other campuses
- maintain and promote suitably secure systems and processes to protect the University data and comply with legislation.
- develop and maintain critical university systems to support the needs of the University.
- contribute to the success of the Server Infrastructure Team and to an established, supportive and proactive team culture.
- help to maintain the team’s strong reputation and good relationships throughout the University.
The Server Infrastructure Team is responsible for the planning, development and 3rd line support of the University’s central server and storage infrastructure (both hardware and software). The team also provides expertise and advice on security, identity and access management systems.
The post holder will be one of six members of the Server Infrastructure Team, working to ensure that the University’s current and future IT Infrastructure requirements are met across a range of platforms including Linux, Windows Server, VMware and Office 365.
To apply for this role please follow https://jobs.kent.ac.uk/Vacancy.aspx?ref=CSF-007-19