Closing Date: 28 February 2021 (midnight)

We are seeking a diligent and proactive Systems Engineer who is passionate about solving problems and building solutions that support our staff and meet our customers' needs. We work on web applications that make a real difference, in areas ranging from data management for clinical trials to supply chain development for green energy.

Our infrastructure is split between the University of Sheffield's VMware environment and Google Cloud Platform, and we also make use of components of Amazon Web Services. We run Ubuntu servers hosting primarily Ruby on Rails applications, using software such as Apache, Nginx, PostgreSQL and MySQL. Wherever possible, we automate the configuration of our infrastructure using Puppet.

We are an equal opportunities employer and we value diversity within the workplace. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Regular Senior
Salary Range £25,000-£29,000 per annum. £31,000-£37,000 per annum.
Annual Leave 40 days (28 days plus bank holidays and four closure days). 44 days (32 days plus bank holidays and four closure days).
Training Budget £1,500 per annum. £2,000 per annum.
Pension Company scheme with matched contributions (5% of salary).
Working Pattern Full time, Monday to Friday, 35 hours per week (excluding lunch). Part time and compressed hours can be considered.
Duration Permanent, subject to six months probationary period.
Location We are currently all working remotely during the COVID-19 pandemic. Once the University is able to fully reopen the campus you will have the option to work from our office, or to split your time between office working and remote working. Ideally we are looking for someone who lives within a commutable distance of Sheffield, but we are willing to consider 100% remote working if you are elsewhere in the UK.
Notice Period Two months (one month during probationary period).

If you have any questions about this role, you can send informal enquiries to our Administration Manager, Katie Walker: [email protected]

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How To Apply

To apply for this role please send your covering letter and your curriculum vitae, as two documents in PDF format, to: [email protected]

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Personal details such as your date of birth and gender should not be included in your application.

Applications will be reviewed at the earliest opportunity and the outcome will be communicated to you shortly after. If we have any queries we may contact you to request additional information.

Applicants who pass the initial review stage will be invited to a remote interview where you will have the opportunity to showcase your skills, learn more about the role, and meet some of our staff. Following this you will be notified of our decision as soon as possible.

Please note that we do not accept applications from recruitment agencies.

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