Senior Specialist IT Systems Development Engineer

Hours: 37
Grade: H
Campus: Clifton

Closing date: 07 January 2019

We are looking for a Senior Specialist IT Systems Development Engineer with advanced knowledge of systems administration and the installation and maintenance of Linux systems who is keen to work with academics to develop new technology based learning content and solutions to meet specific technical and curriculum requirements.

As a successful applicant you will manage, design, install, and configure a range of technical software and infrastructure systems which underpin specialist computing teaching, computation-based research and commercial activity. You will support academic staff and researchers in adopting state-of-the-art technologies and techniques into their teaching, research and commercial practice by undertaking project work to analyse problems and develop novel solutions to meet specific technical requirements.

You should have excellent programming or advanced technical implementation skills.  You will be confident in problem solving and troubleshooting, as well as having good team working, and communication skills. You should also have the ability to work independently and take appropriate initiative as you work with new technology to develop solutions to support our ambitious agenda for delivering innovative, industry-focused courses.  

Renowned for leading edge research and strong links with industry, Nottingham Trent University is proud to have been rated Gold under the UK government’s Teaching Excellence Framework. It was also named as ‘University of the Year 2017’ by the Times Higher Education Supplement and ‘Modern University of the Year’ by the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018.

The University is making multi-million pound investments in both buildings and equipment at the Clifton campus, an award-winning “green” campus. The newly opened ISTeC building has state of the art facilities for computer science, including high performance computing, a robotics suite for research, as well as isolated networks and mobile laboratories. A second building, due for completion in 2019, will support interdisciplinary activities across computer science, engineering and business to address the challenges of Industry 4.0.

Please submit a full CV and a covering letter addressing your suitability for the role outlined in the associated Person Specification. If the 1MB file size restriction makes this difficult or impossible, please email all your supporting documentation to [email protected].

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