Data Centre and Network Operations Team Leader

University of Oxford
February 19, 2024
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Data Centre and Network Operations Team Leader

Central Oxford

Lead the Future of Data Centre and Network Operations at the University of Oxford

Position: Data Centre and Network Operations Team Leader

About Us:

The University of Oxford is a stimulating work environment, enjoying an international reputation as a world-class centre of excellence. Our research plays a pivotal role in addressing global challenges, from mitigating carbon emissions to spearheading vaccine development during pandemics.

We have an exciting opportunity to join the IT Services Department as the Data Centre and Network Operations Team Leader.

IT Services is a key department that ensures that the University has robust, reliable and high-performing IT facilities it requires to support the distinctive needs of those engaged in teaching, learning, research and administration. We value and recognise our own and the contribution of others, creating a great culture to work in and a place where we all feel we belong.

What We Offer:

We prioritize our employees' wellbeing and offer an array of benefits, including:

  • An excellent contributory pension scheme
  • 38 days annual leave
  • Comprehensive childcare services
  • Family leave schemes
  • Cycle loan scheme
  • Discounted bus travel and Season Ticket travel loans
  • Membership to a variety of social and sports clubs
  • This role also offers the opportunity for hybrid working.

    About the Role:

    Lead the future of data centre and network operations at the University of Oxford. Drive innovation and excellence as you lead a team of engineers in delivering world-class network infrastructure and data centre services to support the pioneering research and academic endeavours at Oxford University.

    Responsibilities Include:

  • Leading a team of engineers responsible for enterprise-level data centre and network services
  • Collaborating with internal and external stakeholders to ensure sustainable service delivery
  • Making significant contributions to departmental IT strategy
  • Ensuring cost-recovered services meet university standards
  • About You:

    Are you a passionate IT leader with a drive for excellence? Join us to shape the future of technology at one of the world's most prestigious academic institutions. We're seeking someone with:

  • Excellent communication, team leadership, and development skills
  • A keen eye for detail and a track record of delivering IT service provision
  • Demonstrable understanding of network/data centre operations and/or fibre optic cabling system design
  • Knowledge of financial processes and IT systems lifecycle management
  • Application Process:

    To apply, you will be required to upload a covering letter or statement detailing how you meet each of the selection criteria, a current CV, and the details of two referees as part of your online application.

    Showcase your leadership potential and technical expertise as you embark on this exciting journey with us.

    The closing date for applications is noon on Monday 19 February 2024.

    Interviews will take place on the week commencing 26 February 2024 and will be carried out in person in Central Oxford.

    Contact Person : Alex Purbrick Vacancy ID : 170421 Contact Phone : Closing Date & Time : 19-Feb-2024 12:00 Pay Scale : STANDARD GRADE 9 Contact Email : [email protected] Salary (£) : 52815 - 61198 with a discretionary range up to 66857

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