Systems Engineer

Location
Swansea, Swansea (Abertawe)
Salary
£29,799 - £33,518 pro rata per annum
Posted
08 Feb 2018
Closes
20 Feb 2018
Ref
225386215
Sectors
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Vacancy Reference:  00704

Systems Engineer

Full Time, Fixed Term for 3 months

Salary: £29,799 - £33,518 pro rata per annum

Swansea Campus

The University of Wales Trinity Saint David invites applications for the post of Systems Engineer within the Information Technology and Systems team at the University of Wales Trinity Saint David.

The Systems Engineer’s main role is to ensure the stability, integrity and efficient operation of the in-house information systems that support core University functions. This is achieved by monitoring, maintaining, supporting and optimising campus network devices, networked servers and associated operating systems and voice systems. The Systems Engineer will apply proven communication, analytical, and problem-solving skills to help identify, communicate and resolve issues in order to maximise the benefit of IT systems investments.

The post holder will need to demonstrate strong technical knowledge of current network hardware, such as switching at Layer 2 and Layer 3, Distributed Storage Area Networks (SANs), virtual and physical servers, wired and wireless networks, ITIL, current information security standards, voice and audio-visual technologies and disaster recovery. It is envisioned that the post holder will work alongside the existing IT Team members assisting with projects, but also providing 2nd/3rd line support to key systems.

Applications are invited from individuals with experience and knowledge of providing high quality technical support within a large network of server operating systems.

A Degree in a computer-related discipline, or accreditation in specific technology areas such as CNE, MCSE or another equivalent award would be desirable.

Additional Information

  • Pro-rata holiday entitlement of 28 days per year, plus 8 bank holidays and 4 University closure days (pro-rata)
  • USS Employer Pension Scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Highly technical and innovative University to work in

Closing date: 20th February 2018, 5pm      

Please note: in order to apply and be considered for the post you will need to complete an application form, as CVs are only accepted as supporting documents to a completed form. 

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