Systems Technician

Egham, United Kingdom
£29,645 to £34,951 per annum - including London Allowance
28 Oct 2020
End of advertisement period
10 Nov 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

Department of Computer Science

Location:  Egham
Salary:  £29,645 to £34,951 per annum - including London Allowance
Closing Date:  Tuesday 10 November 2020
Interview Date:  To be confirmed
Reference:  1020-228

Full-Time, Permanent

Applications are invited for the post of Systems Technician for the CIM IT Support Team, providing technical support to the school of Computer Science, Information Security and Mathematics. The post reports to the Senior Technical Team Lead.

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Systems Technician to work with three of the Colleges leading elite academic departments. They specialise in high quality research, which informs their teaching at UG and PG level in specialisms including global computing, machine learning, software language engineering, number theory, quantum dynamics, information security and statistics. The Information Security Group is a world-renowned centre of excellence in information/cyber security research, education and expert advice.

The post holder will be responsible for the development and support of specialist Linux services and infrastructure within the department. You will undertake routine system administration tasks including Linux desktop and server deployment, configuration, monitoring and maintenance. You will provide support to academic and research requirements, resolving incidents and problems on behalf of a varied user base, relating to hardware and software faults, human error and service life cycle.

Proven skills in the installation, configuration, management and support of a range of operating systems, web services and virtualisation technologies. Experience of working independently and without close supervision, including self-motivating interest in exploring and researching current and trends in IT.

Willingness to work flexible hours to ensure high service availability and timely delivery of new services. Effective communication skills and the ability to build relationships with a variety of stakeholders at all levels is essential, as is the ability to quickly comprehend process and technology across multiple functions. The successful candidate will be highly technical and looking to continue this focus with multiple project work along with day-to-day support.

In return we offer a highly competitive rewards and benefits package including:

  • Generous annual leave entitlement 
  • Training and Development opportunities
  • Pension Scheme with generous employer contribution 
  • Various schemes including Cycle to Work, Season Ticket Loans and help with the cost of Eyesight testing. 
  • Free parking

The post is based in Egham, Surrey where the College is situated in a beautiful, leafy campus near to Windsor Great Park and within commuting distance from London. 

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Narinderpal Sehra:

To view further details of this post and to apply please visit queries on the application process the Human Resources Department can be contacted by email at: 

In addition to completion of the online application form applicants are also required to upload two references. Please ensure these documents are uploaded in order for your application to be considered.

Please quote the reference: 1020-228

Closing Date:   Midnight, Tuesday 10 November 2020

Interview Date: TBC 

Please note that it will not be possible for the College to issue a Certificate of Sponsorship for successful candidates as this role does not fall into one of the standard occupational codes deemed eligible for sponsorship by UK Visas and Immigration. Successful candidates will therefore need to be eligible to work in the UK or have limited leave to remain in the UK and associated right to work for the duration of their employment with the College, in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006.

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