Senior Infrastructure Architect

University of Southampton
From £37,706 to £47,722 per annum
06 Oct 2017
07 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
As part of the Enterprise Systems Development team, you will design and deliver complex systems and solutions that are essential to the University core operations.

We are looking for candidates who can demonstrate resourcefulness, initiative and understand the value of delivering reliable and stable services with clear and concise documentation. You will be working as part of a team of highly motivated individuals who are committed to achieving deadlines and customer satisfaction.

In particular, we are looking for candidates who have demonstrable skills in the following in an enterprise class environment:

    Significant knowledge of RHEL or other distributions of LinuxWorking knowledge of the Windows server platformScripting in languages such as Python, Perl, Ruby, BASH and PowerShellExperience of VMWare or virtualisation platforms
We would very much like to hear from candidates who additionally demonstrate skills or knowledge in some of the following:

    Knowledge of Puppet (or other configuration management systems)Experience of Software Development in an enterprise environmentExperience of the following web services and languages: Apache & Tomcat, JavaExperience with other platforms such as OS X and SolarisExperience of LDAP/NISExperience of modern authentication protocolsTCP/IP data networking
About working at the University of Southampton

The University offers excellent benefits including a defined benefits pension scheme, generous holidays and a number of University employee discount schemes. There are generous maternity and paternity policies, childcare facilities and a childcare voucher scheme to help pay for childcare.

The role will be based at our 1GS campus in the city centre,

We welcome applicants who have had career breaks for reasons including maternity, paternity or adoption leave, disability, or illness.

At the University of Southampton, we are committed to our strategic principles of collegiality, quality, sustainability and global reputation. The University is committed to addressing equality issues and is a founding signatory of the Athena SWAN Charter, holding a silver-level Athena SWAN award.

About the department

iSolutions is one of the largest departments within the University’s Professional Services Group and provides all aspects of ICT to the University. This includes learning and teaching, research, and University administration, and supports a diverse user community of over 35,000 University staff and students.


Please note that when filling out the application we only require the last 5 years of your employment history and the summary of your most recent relevant qualification (full transcript is not required). Interviews will be awarded based on your answers to the ‘supporting statements’.

If you think this could be the role for you, press the ‘Apply Online’ button below. We look forward to hearing from you!

Application Procedure:

You should submit your completed online application form via the apply button below. The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Sam Stubbs (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0)23 8059 4046. Please quote reference 921617JF on all correspondence.

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