IT Technical Specialist Desktop and Server Operations

Chichester, United Kingdom
04 May 2018
End of advertisement period
27 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Application closing date 27/05/2018

Location Bognor Regis Campus and Chichester Campus

Salary Salary range: £29,799 to £31,605 per annum

Package Local Government Pension Scheme

Job category/type Professional Services

Job description

We are currently seeking an IT Technical Specialist in Desktop and Server Operations to join our IT Services team. The post holder will play a key technical role in the management, operation, support and development of the University's IT Infrastructure, specialising in desktop (PC and Apple) services and network server operations. The role will have specific responsibilities for Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) related activities within the brand new Technology Park at our Bognor Regis Campus.

In this role you will be responsible for designing, configuring and maintaining the University's distribution technologies for user workstations and applications, including a mix of physical and virtual apps on both Microsoft and Apple operating systems. In addition, you will specifically be taking technical ownership of the live environment, including the hardware, operating systems, backup regimes and supported applications. This will involve working closely with users across the University to understand their needs, and with colleagues in Service Delivery supporting them.   

The post holder will also be responsible for Installing, configuring, maintaining and operating the University's server and storage infrastructure to deliver uninterrupted service for mission-critical applications and services.

Applicants for this post must be able to demonstrate a strong knowledge of desktop operating environments, including both Microsoft Windows and Apple OSX. You will also need knowledge and experience in server operating environments and a broad experience of supporting and operating desktops and servers in a complex network environment.

You will need to be a reliable team player with an ability to understand complex technical techniques and processes. A desire to continue learning and the ability to assimilate and apply new technology is essential.  Applicants must be able to contribute to the on-call rota and planned out of hours work.

Informal enquiries are welcomed by James Mason, Head of Operations via email at telephone 01243 816450

Interview Date: 06 June 2018

The University of Chichester welcomes applicants from BAME (Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic) backgrounds as they are currently under-represented at this level. 

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