Assistant Computer Systems Administrator

Diamond Light Source

Diamond Light Source is the UK’s national synchrotron science facility. Located on the Harwell Science & Innovation Campus in Oxfordshire a 20 minute drive south of Oxford in a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Diamond Light Source conducts world-class research in virtually all fields of science and offers rewarding career opportunities covering both technical and scientific disciplines.

You will be working within the largest UK scientific facility and at the cutting edge of science research. The Science Computing team is a tightly knit group of enthusiastic problem solvers dedicated to enabling the highest quality science. To do this you will have access to best computer, storage and networking hardware and the support of an experienced sysadmin team.

This is an exciting role with good career prospects. You will be working in the Science Computing team, supporting the infrastructure and services and enabling cutting edge research.

Duties of the role include:

  • Assisting in the support of the operational of scientific computer systems;
  • Manage queries raised through the Diamond IT issue tracking system;
  • Installation of new computer systems, including racking, cabling, software installation and configuration;
  • Assisting in Computer systems administration tasks associated with the scientific computing systems;
  • Assisting in the development and deployment of software tools to support system administration;
  • Liaise with suppliers on the provision of services and, the coordination and supervision of installation by external companies;
  • Maintenance and regular update of documentation;
  • Assist with the preparation of Health & Safety risk assessments.

For further information and to apply, please click on the apply button, to visit our website.

Closing date: 4 February 2018.

Diamond is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applicants from all sections of the community.

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