Systems Administrator and Senior Technical Support Officer

University College London - Information Services Division

We are currently recruiting for a full time member of staff who will be working as part of a local IT team within the Division of Biosciences supporting primarily Linux infrastructure. This is a key role supporting the ongoing research and IT operational needs of the Biosciences user base. A key aspect of this role is maintaining the current infrastructure and also facilitating optimum use of all of Information Service Division's (ISD) services. The purpose of this role is to deliver prompt, customer-focussed, support to Biosciences staff. The post holder will be expected to engage effectively with all staff to facilitate their support requirements, liaising with colleagues across UCL to deliver timely solutions. The ISD exists to support and enhance learning, teaching, research and associated administrative processes at UCL, and to contribute to the development of UCL policy in these areas. Within ISD, IT for School of Life and Medical Sciences (SLMS) supports and enhances research, teaching and associated administrative processes across the 4 Faculties of Population Heath Sciences, Medical Sciences, Life Sciences and Brain Sciences.

The post holder requires recent and demonstrable knowledge and experience of Linux. Familiarity with Windows is also required in order to deal with the breadth of IT operating systems used within Biosciences. Able to utilise specialist knowledge and adapt to changing technology trends, the postholder will have a desire to make a significant contribution in supporting IT within Biosciences. Experience in supporting IT within either a research and/or university environment is desirable.

Applicants should apply online. To access further details about the position and how to apply please click on the 'Apply Now' button below.

If you have any queries regarding the vacancy please contact the ISD Admin team on

Latest time for the submission of applications: 23:59.

Interview Date: TBC

We particularly welcome applications from black and minority ethnic candidates as they are under-represented within UCL at this level.

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