CRANFIELD UNIVERSITY

Systems Manager

Location
Cranfield, United Kingdom
Posted
21 Jun 2018
End of advertisement period
05 Jul 2018
Ref
2726
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Information Services

Cranfield University is an exclusively postgraduate university that is a global leader for education and transformational research in technology and management.  It relies critically on IT to support its demanding academic and professional service goals. We are recruiting a Systems Manager to lead a small team of technical specialists to deliver highly available, scalable and effective systems infrastructure services supporting 1,600 staff and 4,500 students.

Role Description

Cranfield University is an exclusively postgraduate university that is a global leader for education and transformational research in technology and management.  It relies critically on IT to support its demanding academic and professional service goals.

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

You will have experience of building, managing and maintaining highly available and secure datacentre services and systems requiring in-depth knowledge of advanced IT Infrastructure, compute and storage technologies and virtualisation.

You will provide support and consultancy for school and departmental hosted services as well as providing third line technical support to the IT Service Desk and Service Delivery teams.

You will have excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.  You will also have excellent written and oral communication skills with an ability to engage and influence both high level University staff and external partners.

You will provide input into the strategic direction and planning of systems team activities and you will be expected to keep up to date on relevant technology and proactively look for improvements to service.

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Edward Poll, Head of IT Infrastructure, on (T); 01234 758044 or (E); e.poll@cranfield.ac.uk

At Cranfield we value Diversity and Inclusion, and aim to create and maintain a culture in which everyone can work and study together harmoniously with dignity and respect and realise their full potential.

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