LIVERPOOL JOHN MOORES UNIVERSITY

DevOps Engineer

Location
Liverpool, United Kingdom
Posted
21 Jun 2018
End of advertisement period
20 Jul 2018
Ref
2324
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

Liverpool John Moores University owns and operates a 2.0-m robotic telescope (“The Liverpool Telescope”) on La Palma in the Canary Islands. Working with international partners we now intend to build a 4.0m class robotic telescope on the same site.  

We seek a DevOps engineer to participate in the development of the software architecture and systems for the telescope and associated instrumentation, as well as build and deployment procedures. Additionally you will manage and maintain IT hardware systems in support of telescope operations. 

You will work collaboratively with engineers in the same and other disciplines both within LJMU and at external partners and supplier organisations to ensure both individual system and system-wide performance and quality. The position is fixed term for 2 years in the first instance and is based in Liverpool, UK.

More details about the Liverpool Telescope are available at http://telescope.livjm.ac.uk/

More details about ARI are available at http://www.astro.ljmu.ac.uk/Main_Page

Informal enquiries may be made to Professor Iain Steele, Liverpool Telescope Director, email: i.a.steele@ljmu.ac.uk or Mr Adrian McGrath, New Robotic Telescope Project Manager, email:  a.m.mcgrath@ljmu.ac.uk

Please note all of our vacancies will be closed to applications at midnight on the advertised closing date, unless otherwise stated.

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