Unix Systems Administrator

University of Oxford - IT Services

The Network Support and Development team within the University of Oxford’s IT Services Department is seeking a gifted and resourceful Unix Systems Administrator.

The team is responsible for all aspects of running the University’s digital voice and data backbone networks. It is part of the Network and Data Centres Group that runs the key network infrastructure and related services upon which many other services depend.

You will responsible for systems administration and development of a number of key services. You will be working closely with colleagues and will contribute to the design, implementation, and management of systems providing critical services to the University. You will also have the opportunity of often working with Departments’ and Colleges’ IT Support staff.

Solid, measurable technical knowledge and expertise, combined with good interpersonal skills are essential pre-requisites for applicants to this post. The role would suit a highly-motivated individual with proven flexibility and initiative as well as a keen sense of diplomacy.

Only applications received before 12.00 noon on Monday 23 October 2017 can be considered. Initial interviews (via Skype or similar) are anticipated to take place on Tuesday 14 November 2017, with in-person interviews for selected candidates on Tuesday 28 November 2017.

Please note that the University of Oxford's retirement policy is changing. With effect from October 1 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 at: www.ox.ac.uk/about/jobs/preemploymentscreening.


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