Team vacancy: Unix (Linux) Systems Administrator

Sysdev are currently looking for an experienced Systems Administrator to join the team to work with us on maintaining and improving existing services, as well as supporting the development of new ones. The job advert is included below, along with a link to further details:

Salary: £36,862 – £44,016

Do you consider yourself an expert in Unix/Linux systems management? Are you enthusiastic about working in an expert team where quality of service, attention to detail, and a willingness to respond positively to new challenges are all important? Would you also be able to specify, network and configure hardware and Linux platforms for resilient, enterprise IT systems? If so, we invite you to apply for the post of Unix Systems Administrator at Oxford University Computing Services.

The Unix Systems Administrator will join a team responsible for many of the IT services critical to the operation of the University, including Identity and Access Management services; web hosting; email and collaboration services; standard and bespoke application hosting platforms for other parts of the Department; and substantial infrastructure and monitoring capabilities. The postholder will take a leading role in the development and management of new and existing systems and services.

The primary deployment platform used by the Systems Development and Support section is Debian GNU/Linux, and includes an extensive configuration and software management suite. The ideal candidate will have experience of web application hosting and development, the ability to address the interoperability challenges posed by a mixed platform environment, and experience of large-scale systems management.

There are many advantages to working at the University other than the world-class research culture. Benefits include flexible working, an excellent pension, career prospects and generous holiday provision.

This position is offered on a fixed term of two years initially.

In order to apply for this role and for further details, including a job description and selection criteria, please visit the University recruitment site: Unix Systems Administrator (Systems Development and Support Section) post.

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