Linux Specialist

Durham, United Kingdom
Grade 7, £33,797 - £40,322
16 Sep 2019
End of advertisement period
30 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Computing And Information Services

Technical And It
Grade 7, £33,797 - £40,322

Durham University is seeking a motivated and technically skilled individual to join our technical service delivery function within Computing and Information Services as a Linux/Unix technical specialist. As Durham University delivers against its ambitious strategy for 2017-2027 this is an exciting opportunity to meet the needs of the modern institution. The successful applicant will join a highly competent team deploying DevOps methodologies to deliver outstanding user facing services and internal administrative functions.

As part of the team the role holder will share responsibility for the management and development of distributed LINUX computing services to support Durham University in delivering world class teaching and research. The technical specialist will be expected to support, development and maintenance our current services and develop new, more agile ways of working.

Day to day activities will include the installation, configuration and upgrade of LINUX services for the University, covering staff and students. The technical specialist will work with subject matter experts across our academic departments and with colleagues who support our network and windows estate.

The technical specialist will contribute to the design, build, configuration, and support of LINUX services to meet the existing and future business needs of the University. They will require a high degree of technical knowledge in relation to the LINUX environment, coupled with a working knowledge of virtualisation, experience of customer service delivery, and the ability to convert complex research and business specifications into technical delivery.

This role are Full Time and Permanent.

Closes midday on :     30-Sep-2019