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Senior System Administrator (Windows)


Operations and External Affairs
London College of Communication - Elephant and Castle
Full time
Information Services

22 August 2017 23:55

£36,642 - £43,961 per annum
As part of our new Strategy & Architecture Division, you will use your expertise to support the management, development and security of our Windows server environment. This would include installing, configuring and patching windows-based servers on our VMWare environment, managing network storage and associated software, as well as developing maintenance schedules. To ensure IT services are successfully integrated and delivered, you will participate in internal and external user communities, giving you the chance to work with team members and peers across the University. You will also be required to assist and advise where necessary regarding methods and tools for the application and execution of tasks to less experienced members of the team and in response to service desk incident escalation.

University of the Arts London is a vibrant world centre for innovation, drawing together six Colleges with international reputations in art, design, fashion, communication and performing arts.

A world class creative University needs an innovative, high performing IT service that can play an important part in shaping future creative professionals and industries. As part of our newly redesigned IT Services you will play a crucial role in our forward thinking, customer focused environment.   

With a relevant degree (or equivalent experience), you will be an expert in your field and a point of reference for others. Your technical knowledge should cover Windows server 2008 / 2012, including DNS/DHCP, PKI, Active directory, security and web-services. A strong understanding of VMWare infrastructure management, server storage and networking are also key to your success in this role. Experience of Dell server and storage (Compellant) would also be beneficial. Additionally any familiarity in performance analysis and capacity planning would be advantageous. You will have both written and oral communication skills to share your expertise plus up-to-date knowledge of the latest developments in your specialist area. This role will have responsibilities for both reactive support and project delivery tasks relevant to the field.

In return, University of the Arts London offers generous leave, an attractive pension and a commitment to your continuing personal development and training in an environment that encourages excellence, creativity and diversity. Relocation assistance is available.

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At UAL, everyone's identity matters. We are committed to creating a supportive and inclusive environment for all our diverse students, staff, and the creative and cultural sector partners with whom we engage. We aim to take every opportunity to progress equality and diversity, and celebrate the enrichment this brings to our community.

Candidates are advised to submit applications early to avoid disappointment as we reserve the right to close vacancies prior to the advertised closing date.

This opportunity is closed to applications.