Infrastructure Manager

University of Cambridge
Cambridge, UK
09 Jul 2019
24 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Infrastructure Manager

Clinical School Computing Service

£40,792 - £51,630

Ref: RY19799

Do you enjoy managing and developing teams? Are you looking for a role developing and delivering infrastructure services in a people focused environment? We're looking for an Infrastructure Manager to join the Clinical School Computing Service (CSCS), a team with an excellent reputation and a clientele which includes some of the leading biomedical researchers in the world.

You'll be leading and managing a team of seven staff who design, implement and maintain enterprise grade IT systems (server, storage and network) which underpin the services used by research scientists across several key University locations. As a member of the Management Team you will be actively involved in the continual development and implementation of the department's 3-year strategy.

Working with colleagues in the Management Team you'll be part of planning, designing, transitioning and continually improving our IT services. You'll also work alongside the Infrastructure Architect on the design and implementation of network, server and storage infrastructure to underpin those services. The role holder typically leads the resolution of major incidents, and plays a key role in problem and change management.

Our infrastructure is currently an internal private cloud, based around on-premises VMware and NetApp systems. We are reviewing several options for the next phase of our evolution, including infrastructure as code, DevOps approaches, and hybrid cloud opportunities, and your role would to be part of the team developing these from strategic level to operational.

You'll have experience of providing technical support within a large scale and service orientated IT environment employing enterprise grade Network, Server and Storage infrastructure. As well as an understanding of service management methodologies you'll have strong customer service skills with a history of assessing and understanding business requirements and delivering excellent customer service.

The CSCS focus on people starts with staff. We have a dedicated staff training budget which meets the full cost of instructor led training (including travel and subsistence) or self-directed learning. The University has a flexible working policy to help staff achieve a work life balance and we support working from home wherever the role allows. There is an excellent pension scheme (USS) which includes an employer contribution of 19.5%, and 33 days annual leave (plus bank holidays).

Once an offer of employment has been accepted, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a basic disclosure (criminal records check) check and a security check.

Closing date: 22nd July 2019

Please note that the closing date for this vacancy is given as a guide. We reserve the right to close this vacancy once a sufficient number of applications have been received. You are therefore advised to submit your application as early as possible to avoid disappointment.

Please ensure that you upload a covering letter and CV in the Upload section of the online application. The covering letter should outline how you match the criteria for the post and why you are applying for this role. If you upload any additional documents which have not been requested, we will not be able to consider these as part of your application. Please note that applications which are submitted without a cover letter will not be considered.

Please include details of your referees, including e-mail address and phone number, one of which must be your most recent line manager.

Please quote reference RY19799 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

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