Linux System Administrator/System Developer

39748.00 - 44166.00 GBP Annual
21 Jun 2021
24 Jun 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

Linux System Developer/Systems Administrator

GBP39,748 - GBP44,166 gross per annum

Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC), UKRI

Are you a systems administrator with an interest in cluster frameworks, or a systems developer interested in working further down the stack? Are you interested in cutting-edge technology? Then the Hartree Centre wants to hear from you.

STFC (part of UK Research and Innovation) are seeking a Linux Systems Developer/Administrator to lead delivery on exciting projects ranging from R&D and proof of technology to the development of robust commercial solutions.

You will be supporting UK industry and academia in realising the benefits of several technologies from Trusted Computing to Machine Learning. You will also be responsible for supporting the translation of designs into reality, creating functional systems to support the activities of the Hartee Centre. You will be excited by the opportunity to develop novel technology solutions to real world problems, working with industry and technology partners from a range of sectors and disciplines to deliver successful solutions. As this role will be working on projects with international collaborations, it is likely to involve the opportunity for travel to both Europe and the USA.

As a Linux System Developer or Systems Administrator working at STFC, you will be working at our site based in Daresbury and engaging with various stakeholders across UK and internationally. With flexible working hours and a positive approach to working from home, you would have a great work/life balance.

To succeed in this role, you will have:

  • Demonstratable experience working with Linux and deploying Linux based clusters
  • Demonstrable experience in Scripting in Bash/Perl/Python or equivalent
  • Ability to identify, adapt and integrate ideas, methods and solutions from other environments
  • Strong analytical skills, with the ability to produce clear and concise written documents
  • Ability to work in a multifunctional team
  • Commitment to continuous improvement.

Choosing to come to work at UKRI means that you will have access to a whole host of benefits including a flexible working scheme, a Career Average Revalued Earnings pension scheme, 30 days annual leave allowance, access to employee shopping/travel discounts and salary sacrifice cycle to work scheme.

Applications are handled by UK Shared Business Services, to see more details and to apply please visit our job board at XXX. Please include a covering letter outlining how you fit the role criteria. Applicants who are unable to apply online should contact us by telephone.

The closing date for applications is Monday 5th July 2021 at Midnight.