Senior Systems Administrator (Web)

University of Oxford - Mathematical Institute

Andrew Wiles Building, Radcliffe Observatory Quarter, Woodstock Road, Oxford

Do you consider yourself a capable web developer and systems administrator? Are you enthusiastic about working in an expert team where quality of service, attention to detail, and a willingness to respond positively to new challenges are all important? Are you professional, diligent, methodical and a skilled trouble-shooter? Are you flexible and motivated, with a good attitude to helping people? Are you passionate about and take a pride in the work that you do?

Then this may be your opportunity to join a dynamic, friendly, well established team responsible for providing IT support for over 1000 people and over 1000 systems within the Mathematical Institute at the University of Oxford. Reporting to the Head of IT, your responsibilities will include assisting in maintaining departmental IT systems, acting as the technical lead in several of the upcoming system development projects, and providing some user support as well. As part of an IT team of seven you will work individually as well as collaborating with other team members. The IT team collectively support system security, upgrades and development, as well as providing general IT support in person and via an email support request tracking system.

This is a permanent position (the post may be underfilled at Grade 7: £31,604 - £38,833 p.a. with a change in duties). Applications are to be made online. Please ensure you directly address each of the selection criteria, as specified in the job description, in your supporting statement. In addition applicants will be asked to complete a brief online test at their convenience within the week following the closing date.

Only applications received before 12.00 noon on Monday 15 January 2018 can be considered.

Please note that the University of Oxford's retirement policy has changed. With effect from 1 October 2017, all employees at Grade 8 and above have a retirement age of the 30 September before the 69th birthday. All employees at Grades 1-7 do not have a set retirement age. Further details are available here:

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