Linux Support Analyst

National Oceanography Centre - NOC IT, Data and Information

About the role:

NOC IT require a Linux Support Analyst to support and maintain NOC’s Scientific Computing services for the user community, providing specialist second and third line support for Linux, Mac and Windows Devices.

About you:

You will be an experienced IT professional with hands-on experience providing exceptional IT support to a diverse user community.  You will able to apply specialist technical and operational understanding in support of Linux computing, whilst at the same time demonstrating high levels of responsibility and professionalism.

You will be a team player and able to maintain motivation within a team who work in a seamless way with colleagues across the centre. You will possess excellent organisational skills, be able to manage multiple tasks simultaneously, ensuring deadlines are met and adapting between proactive and reactive workloads. A key requirement will be the ability to form effective working relationships with staff of various levels of seniority and disciplines and build and maintain long term relationships across the wider organisation, stakeholders and suppliers.

What we can offer you:

Here at the National Oceanography Centre (NOC) we know that the quality of our science and the impact that we want it to have depends entirely on the knowledge, skills and engagement of our people. The NOC is committed to being recognised as a flexible employer to support employees’ work and personal commitments where possible. Our flexi-time system and flexible working policy contribute to this important aim.

In return for your talents, we offer a competitive remuneration package, including a RCUK pension scheme, 30 days annual leave with a further 14 Public/local days off and free car-parking.  Opportunities for further training and development are supported.

About us:

The National Oceanography Centre (NOC) is a national research organisation, delivering integrated marine science and technology from the coast to the deep ocean and is one of the top five institutions of its kind in the world. With sites in Liverpool and Southampton, it is the UK’s leading centre for sea level science, coastal and deep ocean research and technology development.     

Working in such a diverse IT environment affords the opportunity to be involved with a vast array of technologies, concepts and processes, in areas from standard business services to highly specialised scientific projects. The achievements of staff at all levels contribute towards a real world impact, enabling functions for the benefit of the whole UK science community.

How to apply:

All internal and external applications are handled by the UK Shared Business Services Ltd (UK SBS). For further information about the role and to apply, please visit our website at quoting reference number IRC244718. To apply, please submit an up-to-date CV (including covering letter explaining how your skills and experience meet the requirements of the role). If you are unable to apply online, please contact us by telephone on 00 44 (0) 1793 867000.

Closing date: 22nd April 2018

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