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Linux Administrator

Queen Mary University of London - School of Electronic Engineering and Computer Science (EECS)

Location: London
Salary: £34,733 to £40,797 per annum (Grade 4), inclusive of London Allowance.
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 17th November 2021
Closes: 28th November 2021
Job Ref: QMUL26714
 

About the Role
To ensure effective and secure Linux and windows servers and to manage the Linux/Windows and web infrastructure for the delivery of a high-quality, robust, reliable, responsive and secure IT service for academic-focused research in EECS.

Sitting within the IT Team in the School of Electronic Engineering and Computer Science (EECS), this post is part of the Professional Services Career Family at QMUL which support functions across multiple sites and provide the infrastructure and support for all our research, teaching and learning activities.

About You
To apply, you will be educated to honours degree level in a computing or scientific discipline or equivalent relevant practical experience in computing hardware and Linux administration.

You will have experience with computing professionals with relevant expertise in IT infrastructure, particularly relating to x86 server equipment.

Recent experience deploying and administrating Linux servers, demonstrable knowledge of current IP networking protocols such as DHCP, DNS, HTTP, and experience of configuring, managing and maintaining Linux file systems such as Ext4 and XFS are all essential requirements.

Understanding of virtualisation platforms for example VMware and knowledge of automated configuration and deployment systems Linux. e.g. puppet, chef would be desirable.

About the School of EECS
EECS is an exciting and dynamic environment and is home to over 1600 undergraduate students, 800 postgraduate students, and 200 PhD students. We well known for our pioneering research and pride ourselves on our world-class projects.

A large and dynamic school, undertaking world-class electronic engineering and computer science research and applying it to real-world problems. Research in the School is centred around a number of research groups. The School offers a wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, including a Joint Programme based in Beijing shared with our partner BUPT.

About Queen Mary
At Queen Mary University of London, we believe that a diversity of ideas helps us achieve the previously unthinkable.

We continue to embrace diversity of thought and opinion in everything we do, in the belief that when views collide, disciplines interact, and perspectives intersect, truly original thought takes form.

Benefits
We offer competitive salaries, pension scheme, 30 days’ leave per annum, a season ticket loan scheme, staff networks and access to a comprehensive range of personal and professional development opportunities. In addition, we offer a range of work life balance and family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, and campus facilities including an on-site nursery at the Mile End campus.

The post is based at the Mile End Campus in London. It is a full time (35 hours per week), 12-month fixed-term appointment and is available immediately. The starting salary will be in the range of £34,733-£40,797 per annum (Grade 4), inclusive of London Allowance.

Informal enquiries should be addressed to Keith Bancroft at k.bancroft@qmul.ac.uk. Details about the School can be found at www.eecs.qmul.ac.uk.

Candidates are kindly requested to upload a CV and covering letter only; certificates, references and personal documents should not be provided at this stage.

To apply for the role, please click the ‘apply’ button.

The closing date for applications is 28 November 2021. Interviews are expected to be held shortly thereafter.

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