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Systems Infrastructure Engineer

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Closing Date: Monday 24 July 2023

The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine is a world-leading centre for research and postgraduate education in public and global health. Our mission is to improve health and health equity in the UK and worldwide; working in partnership to achieve excellence in public and global health research, education and translation of knowledge into policy and practice. 

The System Infrastructure Engineer is responsible for the installation, maintenance, and support of the School’s data centre infrastructure. This includes rack-mounted servers, Wiring, Virtual servers (VMware vSphere platform), SAN, Fiber Channel zoning, UPS/PDU units, other systems and networks. The post-holder will also be responsible for providing technical support to faculties, staff and students when needed.

The post-holder will be exposed to a wide spectrum of IT projects and will have a chance to work alongside experts in different areas of IT operations. Some upcoming projects are related to venturing into a hybrid cloud environment, migrating from one data centre to another and modernising the existing data centre infrastructure to be more energy efficient.

The post-holder will hold an undergraduate degree or have equivalent professional experience and industry certificates. They will have experience of deploying and supporting server technologies (Linux, Windows server) in a production environment alongside experience of automation of process using scripting or tooling (salt, powershell, python or equivalent). They will have good working knowledge of authentication technologies like LDAP (AD/eDirectory/OpenLdap), Azure AD, Saml, and Oauth. A high degree of personal motivation, including the ability to work independently and organise priorities is essential. Further particulars are included in the job description.

The post is full-time and permanent.

The salary will be on the Professional Services scale Grade 6 in the range £42,875-£48,691 per annum (inclusive of London Weighting). The post will be subject to the LSHTM terms and conditions of service.  Annual leave entitlement is 30 working days per year, pro rata for part-time staff. In addition to this there are discretionary “Wellbeing Days”. Membership of the Pension Scheme is available. The post is based in London.

Applications should be made on-line via our website at Online applications will be accepted by the automated system until 10pm of the closing date. Any queries regarding the application process may be addressed to [email protected]

The supporting statement section should set out how your qualifications, experience and training meet each of the selection criteria. Please provide one or more paragraphs addressing each criterion. The supporting statement is an essential part of the selection process and thus a failure to provide this information will mean that the application will not be considered. An answer to any of the criteria such as “Please see attached CV” will not be considered acceptable. 

Please note that if you are shortlisted and are unable to attend on the interview date it may not be possible to offer you an alternative date.

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The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine is committed to being an equal opportunities employer. We believe that when people feel respected & included, they can be more creative, successful, and happier at work. While we have more work to do, we are committed to building an inclusive workplace, a community that everyone feels a part of, which is safe, respectful, supportive & enables all to reach their full potential.

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