Research Systems Specialist

University of Southampton - Business Support

The University of Southampton has an exciting opportunity for research systems specialists to assist in the design, development and support of its high performance and data intensive computing services.

The University views high performance and data intensive computing systems as strategic enablers to its research mission and is one of the top supercomputing sites in the UK. Our latest multi-million pound facility will deliver petascale computational and data services alongside private cloud and multi-petabyte deep storage services to thousands of researchers in our community.

Combined with a conscientious and systematic approach, you will have a strong desire to expand your expertise and knowledge into newly emerging areas. You will be encouraged and challenged to develop and support new computational and data services, aligned to cutting-edge research programmes at the University.

As a successful candidate, you will join the team responsible for the development and delivery of state of the art computational and data intensive services. You will have solid Linux systems administration skills and an enthusiasm for developing creative solutions. You will have the ability to work independently as well as being an effective team player. An understanding of High Performance and/or Cloud Computing environments is highly desirable, as is experience of parallel file systems and/or large-scale storage systems. Big Data analytics skills will be a distinct advantage.

The University of Southampton is one of the UK’s leading research universities and among the top universities in the world. Our ambition is to change the world for the better through education, research and enterprise.

The University offer excellent benefits including an occupational pension scheme, flexible working, generous holidays, and the opportunity to develop your career in a professional, friendly and supportive working environment.

Further information about working at University can be found on our web site, https://jobs.soton.ac.uk/display.aspx?id=1091&pid=0

Application procedure:

You should submit your completed online application form at www.jobs.soton.ac.uk. The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Suzanne Stone (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 4043. Please quote reference 915017JF on all correspondence.

Further details:

We aim to be an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community. Please note that applications from agencies will not be accepted unless indicated in the job advert.

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Subject Area(s):

IT

Location(s):

South East England