Senior Systems Administrator

University of Oxford
February 08, 2023
Offerd Salary:£43,414-£51,805
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Senior Systems Administrator

Central Oxford

IT Services ensures the University of Oxford has the robust, reliable, and high-performing IT facilities we require to support the distinctive needs of those engaged in teaching, learning, and research.

The Microsoft Platform Services Team runs the infrastructure for a range of central services that keep the rest of the University running, including desktop services, key business systems, reporting and integrations.

As one of our Senior Systems Administrators, you will be joining a team of skilled and friendly Tech Leads, Database Administrators and Systems Administrators, who work together to achieve the best possible services for our customers.

We value quality of service, attention to detail, collaboration and a willingness to respond positively to challenges.

What We Offer

As an employer, we genuinely care about our employees' wellbeing and this is reflected in the range of benefits that we offer including:

• Flexible hybrid working model

• An excellent contributory pension scheme

• 38 days annual leave

• A comprehensive range of childcare services

• Family leave schemes

• Cycle loan scheme

• Discounted bus travel and Season Ticket travel loans

The University also runs an enormous amount of social groups and sports clubs for those looking for more than just a great place to work.

About the Role

You will take a leading role in the design, installation, and configuration of systems, software, and infrastructure with responsibility for the management of all aspects of Microsoft platforms including Windows Server, networking, and security in a diverse environment.

You will work closely with colleagues in support teams and across the Platform Services group to deliver secure, stable platforms and improve services.

About You

Significant experience of Windows Server administration is required for this role.

Excellent communication and collaboration skills are also essential, along with positive approach to problem solving and innovation.

Although this post is advertised at Grade 8 (£43,414-£51,805), we also welcome your application if you feel that you do not currently meet all the criteria but have the potential to do so given a suitable opportunity. In this case, we may offer the post initially at a lower grade (Grade 7, £34,308-£42,155) along with a development plan to move to Grade 8 over 12-24 months.


Application Process

You will be required to upload a covering letter/supporting statement, CV and the details of two referees as part of your online application.

In your supporting statement please demonstrate how you meet each point of the selection criteria.

The closing date for applications is Wednesday 8 February at 12:00 midday and Interviews will take place on Thursday 16 February.

Contact Person : Helen Johnson Vacancy ID : 162305 Contact Phone : Closing Date & Time : 08-Feb-2023 12:00 Pay Scale : STANDARD GRADE 8 Contact Email : [email protected] Salary (£) : 43414 - 51805

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