Infrastructure Architect

Job Description

Are you interested in working for a world top 100 University?

Come and be part of an innovative and influential University department delivering excellent IT and business services to a leading Russell Group institution. With a reputation for engaging staff and students in partnership to deliver services, for three years running UK students have voted us best for IT support. We are committed to delivering and supporting excellent customer focussed services and to do this we need to recruit the best staff, invested in higher education and dedicated to supporting sector leading learning, teaching and research – and that’s why we need you…

We have an exciting opportunity to develop architecture in our department for someone with a passion for all elements of IT Infrastructure and architectural development looking to use their skills in infrastructure architecture to make an impact on the delivery of all infrastructure operations services.

You will have the ability to design and implement IT Systems in a complex environment and a good honours degree or equivalent experience.
You will report directly to the Head of Infrastructure Operations responsible for providing architectural support for the wide range of IT services both within the department and to the wider University. You will have the opportunity to work in a varied and diverse environment working on a mixture of development and operational tasks including that of using various architectural tools to support the management of the environment; improve the resilience of existing systems and document current and future deliverables. The role includes the chance to investigate new technologies and be involved in project-based activities alongside the other general duties of the role. Additionally there is the opportunity to learn about the complete range of infrastructure services and support all product managers within the department from Research through to Education.

We’re one of the best not-for-profit organisations to work for in the UK. The University’s Total Reward Package includes a competitive salary, a generous Pension Scheme and annual leave entitlement, as well as access to a range of learning and development courses to support your personal and professional development.

We build teams of people from different heritages and lifestyles whose talent and contributions complement each other to greatest effect. We believe diversity in all its forms delivers greater impact through research, teaching and student experience.

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