Science and Technology Technical Tutor

London (GB)
£36,794- £42,266 per annum
08 Nov 2017
End of advertisement period
22 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Science and Technology Technical Tutor (Engineering & Computer Science)
Salary: £36,794- £42,266 per annum

The Faculty of Science and Technology is looking to recruit a Technical Tutor (Linux) to support the work of the academic departments and our Computing Infrastructure. There are five Departments within the Faculty: Design Engineering, Computer Science, Natural Sciences, Psychology and the London Sports Institute. Technical Team members will work across all five Departments. A significant part of the role will be supporting the critical IT systems & servers across a wide base of operating systems.

The successful candidate will make a significant contribution to the delivery of teaching and support to students within the Faculty of Science and Technology and more specifically the Computing Science Department, by providing a conceptual and practical link between theoretical and academic studies and practice-based activities of students. To provide staff, students, and when appropriate external clients, with their technical expertise, which needs to be of the highest standard and kept up to date.

The successful candidate will fit into following areas of work:
Support programmes offered by the School, providing expertise and practical computing knowledge to a diverse group of students.

An Ideal candidate will have proven experience of managing Linux systems in a multi user and/or educational environment as well as experience with other operating systems. The ability to work independently and with colleagues on complex support issues. Contribute to ongoing and future research projects, and assist with day-to-day management of our other research computing systems and computing infrastructure. Experience of virtualisation technologies is essential e.g. vSphere, along with a robust fault finding ability.

The candidate will be expected to have proven experience working with Linux servers & VMware in a multi user environment.

To be considered for this position, you will need to have:

  • A minimum a degree, or equivalent in the subject area or an appropriate related subject, or equivalent experience
  • Experience of Linux & other operating systems, VMware, complex troubleshooting and server/infrastructure support.
  • Proven ability to plan and control several projects simultaneously, predicting potential contingencies and resolving difficulties
  • Understanding of legal frameworks relating to IT Information systems and cyber security

To apply please visit the Middlesex University website.

For informal discussions please call the Faculty Technical Manager – Barry Harte – 020 8411 5443 or by email b.harte@mdx.ac.uk

Closing date: 22  November 2017