Technical Specialist (Converged Infrastructure)

Durham (County) (GB)
Grade 7 £32,548 - £38,832
10 Apr 2018
End of advertisement period
23 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Durham University is seeking a motivated and technically skilled individual to join our technical service delivery function within Computing and Information Services as a Microsoft Windows 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 a range of System Centre technologies 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 Windows Server based 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 Windows Server 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 Linux estate.

The technical specialist will contribute to the design, build, configuration, and support of Windows Server and Desktop 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 Windows 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.

For more information about this role, please contact:

Barry Simpson
Team Lead – Windows Platform as a Service b.m.simpson@durham.ac.uk