Research Computing Manager

Cranfield, United Kingdom
£43,351 per annum to £60,403 per annum
18 May 2021
End of advertisement period
13 Jun 2021
Contract Type

School/Department Information Services
Based at Cranfield Campus, Cranfield, Bedfordshire
Hours of work 37 hours per week, normally worked Monday to Friday. Flexible working will be considered.
Contract type Permanent
Salary £43,351 per annum to £60,403 per annum
Apply by 13/06/2021

Role Description

Cranfield University’s world-class expertise, large-scale facilities and unrivalled industry partnerships is creating leaders in technology and management globally. Learn more about Cranfield and our unique impact here.

Cranfield University Information Services welcomes applications from Research Computing Manager.

We are recruiting a Research Computing Manager to lead a small team of technical specialists to deliver highly available, scalable and effective HPC services supporting 1,600 staff and 4,500 students.

The successful applicant will have exciting opportunities for career development in this key IT Infrastructure position, and to support world leading research and education, joining a supportive team and environment.

Cranfield University relies critically on IT to support its demanding academic and professional service goals.

We are seeking experience of building, managing and maintaining highly available and performant HPC systems requiring in-depth knowledge of advanced IT Infrastructure, compute and storage technologies and research applications.

This varied role will include offering support and consultancy for academic and departmental hosted services as well as providing third line technical support to the IT Service Desk and Service Delivery teams.

We would love to hear from you if you have excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, excellent written and oral communication skills and an ability to engage and influence both high level University staff and external partners.

this role will give you the opportunity to provide input into the strategic direction and planning of Research Computing team activities and you will be expected to keep up to date on relevant technology and proactively look for improvements to service.

Our Values

Our shared, stated values help to define who we are and underpin everything we do: Ambition; Impact; Respect; and Community. Find out more here. We aim to create and maintain a culture in which everyone can work and study together and realise their full potential.

Diversity and Inclusion

Our equal opportunities and diversity monitoring has shown that women and minority ethnic groups are currently underrepresented within the university and so we actively encourage applications from eligible candidates from these groups.

Flexible Working

We actively consider flexible working options such as part-time, compressed or flexible hours and/or an element of homeworking, and whether a position can be carried out at any of our locations.  We commit to exploring the possibilities for each role. Find out more here

For an informal discussion, please contact Edward Poll, Head of IT Infrastructure, T: 01234 758044, E: