System Administrator/Dev Ops

University of Oxford - John Radcliffe Hospital

This is a re-advertisement of vacancy 129875, previous applicants need not apply.

We seeking a System Administrator/Dev Ops to join an established multi-disciplinary team as part of Modernising Medical Microbiology (MMM) consortium.

The successful applicant will play a key role in a new ambitious programme of research and development in clinical research informatics, taking responsibility within projects for data acquisition, integration, analysis and delivery across a wide range of clinical systems and settings.

The Crook group have a genome sequencing pipeline which is running in a cluster of both Linux and Windows machines. The key responsibilities of this role are to ensure the smooth operation of the pipeline, secure the cluster, manage users, exchange data with collaborators, and backup data.

The successful applicant will hold a graduate degree in computational science or related discipline (or equivalent professional experience). They will have experience managing virtual and physical hardware, user account management and software and tools, together with an enquiring and flexible attitude and an interest in working collaboratively with researchers from different disciplines.

The post is full-time and fixed-term for up to 1 year initially.

Applications for this vacancy are to be made online. You will be required to upload a supporting statement and CV as part of your online application.

Only applications received before 12.00 midday on 20 September 2017 will be considered.

Please note that the University of Oxford's retirement policy is changing. With effect from 1 October 2017, all employees at Grade 8 and above will have a retirement age of 68, and all employees at Grades 6 and 7 will no longer have a set retirement age. Further details are available here:

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