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University Information Services

Network Systems Officer


Salary: £28,695 - £37,394

University Information Services (UIS) is seeking a Network Systems Officer to work within the UIS Network Systems group to assist with managing and developing the University’s backbone data network, wireless service and associated support services.  The role will also provide IT network support to departments, colleges and other organisations within the University.  This is a permanent full-time post.

You will have a good education to degree level or equivalent.  You will have a good understanding of basic TCP/IP routing and Ethernet switching, as well as a good understanding of Unix systems, administration and scripting (Python, Perl, etc.).  The role holder will provide second-line support to handle reconfiguration requests and to investigate and resolve faults or other issues.  In addition, they should identify areas where services and procedures can be developed and be capable of leading that development.  He/she will exercise considerable interpersonal and self-management skills in providing IT network support to a portfolio of institutions within the University, across a broad range of active and passive networking infrastructure, hardware and software and contribute towards determining UIS advice and policy in support of institutions.

To apply online for this vacancy and to view further information about the role, please visit: This will take you to the role on the University’s Job Opportunities pages. There you will need to click on the 'Apply online' button and register an account with the University's Web Recruitment System (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form. 

For queries regarding this post please contact Lori Klimaszewska, University Information Services, 7 JJ Thomson Avenue, Cambridge CB3 0RB,  The closing date for applications is Wednesday 22nd October 2014. It is intended that interviews be held on Monday 3rd November 2014.



System Developer Sharepoint

Salary: £34,233 to 45,954

The Development Services team of the University of Cambridge University Information Services are looking to recruit an experienced SharePoint web developer to work on a range of SharePoint sites and projects.

This team is responsible for developing and supporting bespoke web-based applications mainly for the Unified Administrative Service of the University of Cambridge but also for departments and colleges across the University.

The role encompasses all aspects of web development including gathering user requirements, advising on user experience, testing, information architecture, site building, developing bespoke components and integrating sites with other data sources. 

Candidates must have:

  • An expert knowledge of web development processes and best practice utilising the .NET platform and other Microsoft development technologies, including Visual Studio. 
  • An excellent track record of delivering business solutions using SharePoint.
  • A working knowledge of IIS7 configuration and MS SQL Server
  • Experience with modern web technologies such as HTML5, JQuery, Ajax and web services
  • Experience of designing for optimum user experience


It would be an advantage to have some knowledge of:

Other elements of the Microsoft suite of technologies such as Reporting Services, BizTalk etc.

The successful candidate must also be able to demonstrate self-motivation, adaptability and excellent communications skills (both spoken and written).  They must have a proven track record of delivering high quality solutions to tight deadlines in a team environment.

Further information: HR7 Further Information Systems Developer

Please return your Curriculum Vitae (CV), a covering letter and a completed CHRIS/6 Cover sheet for CVs form to Giles Morrison via email to

If you send any additional documents which have not been requested, we will not be able to consider these as part of your application.

The closing date for applications is 13 October 2014. Interviews will be held week commencing 20 October 2014. If you have any questions about this vacancy Nick Mattin [email:] or the application process, please contact Giles Morrison [email:]

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