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System Specialist (Monitoring & Automation) Or Trainee System Specialist (Monitoring & Automation)

University of East Anglia - IT and Computing Service, IT Infrastructure Operations

Location: Norwich
Salary: £27,116 to £40,927
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 7th September 2021
Closes: 20th September 2021
Job Ref: ALC1128

£27,116 to £33,309 per annum (Grade 6) or

£34,304 to £40,927 per annum (Grade 7)

The University’s Information Technology and Computing Service (ITCS) is at the heart of all things technology wise within UEA. The scope of ITCS covers all aspects for IT provision for the University’s Faculties, Schools and Professional Services divisions. Services are provided to students and staff covering both academic and research activities.

This is an exciting opportunity for a motivated System Specialist to join a successful team delivering core infrastructure services and end-user device solutions to the University.

Under the direction of the Head of Systems, and working closely with stakeholders, you will be responsible for the co-ordinating development, implementation, documentation and support of resilient and robust monitoring and automation solutions for use across the department. You will ensure interoperability between systems (server infrastructure, networking and corporate solutions) in accordance with defined processes and security policies and will be expected to participate in the Out of Hours cover scheme.

Appointment will be at Grade 7 for an applicant with demonstrable previous experience, otherwise appointment will be made at Grade 6 with a structured training and development plan. A minimum of an IT related degree (or equivalent qualification or experience) is essential, along with demonstrable experience of systems development, ideally including experience of managing and deploying an enterprise-level secure server infrastructure. Presentation, negotiation and problem solving skills are also essential. You will be able to satisfy all the essential criteria in the person specification for the post. 

This is a full time, indefinite post available immediately.

For more information about the benefits of working at UEA see:

Closing date: 20th September 2021.

To apply for this vacancy, please follow the online instructions at:

The University is a Silver Athena Swan Award holder and aims to make its first submission to the Race Equality Charter in 2022. 

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