Senior Operations and Maintenance Analyst

University of Plymouth
December 11, 2022
Offerd Salary:£32,348 - £35,333
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£32,348 - £35,333 per annum - Grade 6

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Professional/Support Services
Senior Operations and Maintenance Analyst


The University is now seeking to recruit a Senior Operations Analyst to work as part of the Infrastructure Team in Technology and Information Services (TIS). This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a progressive and cutting-edge University in a beautiful location.

We have an ambitious vision, and are looking for people who are passionate, innovative and driven to deliver the best to be part of the team. The vision includes a substantial move to Cloud based services and leveraging the features and benefits this provides.

The IT Infrastructure Team is responsible for maintaining and developing a wide portfolio of IT services including servers, networking and telephony. You will work in a dynamic and responsive team in maintaining and developing key IT services. You will be expected to drive innovation and given autonomy to lead on work.

You will require an understanding and experience of running LAN and WAN networking technologies, in a large, networked environment. You should be conversant with Cisco switch and router configurations, Cisco wireless and Fortinet security products. You will cover a variety of disciplines in the field of network engineer which would mean you would be multi-disciplined and be able to excel at team collaboration. Working in an experienced team and alongside other Infrastructure staff we expect you to have the energy and passion to deliver and support a range of technologies and have demonstrable understanding for 3rd line configuration, operation, management and support in these technologies can be provided, if required.

For an informal discussion to find out more about the role then please contact Rob James or telephone 01752 585 485

Interviews are likely to take place early to mid January 2023 and you will be notified if you have been shortlisted or not.

We offer a competitive salary package and a generous pension and holiday scheme. We also offer a range of other benefits, including ongoing development opportunities.

Please demonstrate how you meet the essential criteria outlined in the knowledge, qualifications, training and experience elements of the job description in your supporting statement.

This is a full-time position working 37 hours per week on a fixed-term basis for 18 months due to funding.

Flexible working options including job share will be considered.

A successful external candidate for this position would be employed by the University of Plymouth Services Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of the University of Plymouth. Employees of the University of Plymouth Services Limited work alongside the University of Plymouth colleagues in delivery of Plymouth's strategic vision, and will adopt the University of Plymouth's HR policies and procedures in full unless otherwise stated.

The University of Plymouth is a diverse, welcoming community where everyone makes a difference and is encouraged to bring their whole selves to work. To find out more about our inclusive community, initiatives such as Athena Swan and the Race Equality Charter and our range of benefits / support mechanisms such as flexible working, staff networks and enhanced maternity, paternity & adoption leave please visit our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion webpages

We particularly welcome applicants from under-represented groups such as BAME/BIPOC and LGBT+

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