Applications Support Linux- Remote Role

England Permanent £34,304 - £40,927
  • Applications Support - Linux Fully Remote Role
  • Be part of a leading research institution with access to the latest technology

About Our Client

A world leading research institution providing top quality academic, social and cultural facilities to thousands of students.

Job Description

  • Development of Corporate systems including:
    • Installation of new systems, including configuration, testing and migration
  • Providing support for a range of Corporate Systems including:
    • Software installation, configuration, Upgrades and patches.
  • Ability to work in a structured project management environment:
    • Leading project strands or small projects and contributing to projects as required
  • Liaison with system suppliers and users as appropriate; attendance of expert user groups.
  • Documentation development, and initial training and user support for new applications.
  • Keeping abreast of relevant technologies.
  • Any other such duties as may be assigned by the Manager that are commensurate with the grade of the post.
  • All members of staff employed on Administrative Staff terms and conditions are senior members of staff and are expected to contribute to the development and implementation of policy and services.
  • The role holder will take an active part in the whole application lifecycle including development and delivery of user liaison and support services
  • The role holder will be expected to represent ITCS/UEA at appropriate internal and external meetings.

Please note that out of hours cover will be a requirement of this post.

Fully Remote Role

The Successful Applicant


  • A relevant degree and/or demonstrable relevant experience
  • Demonstrable experience in a system development role, including experience of managing system deployment.
  • Previous experience of systems design, development, implementation and management.
  • Experience of developing user requirements and technical specifications documentation.
  • Demonstrable experience of installing and configuring Linux based servers, services and applications.
  • Demonstrable experience administering and maintaining Linux based servers, services and applications, including, system backup/restoration and performance monitoring.
  • Familiarity with the fundamentals of Linux scripting languages
  • Analytic and problem solving skills
  • Willingness to work out of hours

Highly Desireable

Knowledge of corporate systems such as Student Record Systems, HR/Payroll, Research Administration, CMS or VLE

Experience of project management and development methodologies.

Experience installing, configuring, and maintaining services such as Apache, Tomcat, etc.

Experience using configuration management tools, such as Puppet and Chef

What's on Offer

Working as part of a leading research institution with access to the latest technology

Fully Remote Role

Competitive Benefits and holidays

Aishah Chaudry
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+44 207 269 2112

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Aishah Chaudry
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+44 207 269 2112
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