System Administrator

Surrey (GB)
£31,604 to £38,833 per annum
04 Jul 2018
End of advertisement period
27 Jul 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

We seek a Linux Systems Administrator to work within the Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences. The role offers an opportunity to develop your IT career within a complex and dynamic scientific computing environment, which increasingly relies on large scale compute and supporting services for their research. You will be part of a close-knit and enthusiastic team, and one which has embraced the Infrastructure as Code approach to systems automation. You will have the opportunity to work across a wide range of predominately Linux based systems, including: directory services, web, large-scale storage, chef, HTCondor and general IT infrastructure components playing an active role in their provisioning, configuration, security, and on-going operation. Some experience of managing Linux systems is essential, whilst experience with one of chef or puppet would be an advantage. We offer attractive benefits, training and good opportunities for career progression.

The University of Surrey is amongst the highest achieving universities in the United Kingdom, having been awarded the Times/ Sunday Times University of the Year Award for 2016. We are ranked 10th in The Times Higher Education Table of Tables for UK universities in 2017, and we are the recipient of four Queen’s Anniversary Prizes.

In addition to a competitive salary you will receive 32 days annual leave/closure days (pro-rata) and a great benefits package including pension and discounted membership to our world-renowned Surrey Sports Park.

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