Systems Administrator

University College London - UCL Information Services Division

University College London are looking to appoint a Systems Administrator within the Information Services Division. The role is based in the Internet and Automation Technologies team, which is primarily responsible for maintenance of a large number of Linux Servers and some Windows infrastructure servers (both physical and virtual) and software technologies delivering web-based services (including teaching & learning and online media systems), DNS, directory & authentication, monitoring and configuration management services, in addition to some infrastructure underpinning e-mail services.

The remit of the team includes considerable background research and technical development for new services. The team will be leading the adoption of a DevOps approach across the organization.

Core Skills:

  • Experience of installing and administering Linux systems is essential.
  • Experience of Administering Web Servers is essential Knowledge of DevOps tools and their use and implementation is desirable
  • Experience of all or some of the following is desirable: Jenkins, Git, Apache, IIS, Tomcat, PHP, Zope/Silva/Druipal (content management), Active Directory, OpenLDAP, Shibboleth, Nagios and Puppet.
  • ITIL qualified or experience of working within an ITIL aligned environment


  • You will be self-motivated and dynamic, and able to engage, challenge and influence others
  • A track record of developing and maintaining collaborative working relationships across IT and the wider institution.
  • An ability to explain technical issues to non-specialists, and to write clear technical reports and other formal documentation for solution deployments and evaluations is essential.

UCL vacancy reference:1702125

The appointment will be on UCL Grade 7. The salary range will be £34,635 -  £41,864 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance.

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

If you have any queries regarding the vacancy or the application process, please e-mail .

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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