Systems Specialist

York, North Yorkshire
£28,098 - £32,548 per annum
22 Feb 2018
End of advertisement period
18 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Salary - £28,098 - £32,548 per annum

Full time, permanent opportunity

York St John is an ambitious university at the heart of historic York and there has never been a more exciting time to join us.

After investing over £110 million in our campus and facilities, establishing nine academic schools and developing a suite of attractive, contemporary courses, we have become the fastest growing university in the UK in terms of UCAS acceptances.

The Directorate of Information, Learning and Estates (ILE) is seeking to recruit a highly skilled, organised and enthusiastic individual, experienced in supporting and maintaining enterprise infrastructure to join the team as a Systems Specialist. The post is part of our professional services team comprising of developers, networking, systems, desktop and media specialists and has potential for the successful candidate to be exposed to a range of different technologies and areas of work. The emphasis for our professional services team is on projects, delivery and implementation, supporting our customer facing front-line teams with specialist skills and expertise.

In this role, you will be working as part of a team, driving forward our Infrastructure support, maintenance and project work. In line with the responsibilities and skills outlined in the Job Description for this role, products in use at the University include:

  • Windows Server 2012 / 2016
  • Patch Management (WSUS)
  • Operating System and application management/deployment (MS-SCCM)
  • Enterprise SAN storage (Dell Compellent)
  • VMWare vSphere

You will be responsible for delivering process driven change and rapid deployment to develop and enhance our campus-wide infrastructure desktop user experience. You will be expected to work with high standards of professionalism and to collaborate effectively with colleagues across the University.

What we offer

  • 39 days annual leave per year*
  • Flexitime Scheme
  • Generous pension & life assurance scheme
  • A range of staff discounts and healthcare benefits

The University campus is situated in York City Centre with a wide range of nearby amenities, including public transport links, shops, bars, cafes, restaurants.

*Annual leave is inclusive of flexible annual leave allowance, discretionary closure days and bank-holidays.

For an informal discussion about this post please contact Steve Dobson (Infrastructure & Desktop Development Manager), by emailing s.dobson@yorksj.ac.uk.

We are committed to diversity and inclusion within our workforce and welcome applications from all backgrounds.

Please note that CVs will not be accepted in place of the application form.

Closing date – 18 March 2018 at midnight

Interviews are currently planned for w/c 9 April 2018

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