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University of Cambridge Information Services 

 

Programme Manager (Fixed Term)

 

DEPARTMENT/LOCATIONUniversity Information Services
SALARY

£52,219-£55,389

REFERENCE VC08222
CATEGORY Academic-related
PUBLISHED 1 February 2016
CLOSING DATE 12 February 2016

 

Job description and further particulars

 


Technical Test Analyst (Fixed Term)

 

DEPARTMENT/LOCATIONUniversity Information Services
SALARY

£28,982-£32,600

REFERENCE VC06569
CATEGORY Academic-related
PUBLISHED 28 January 2016
CLOSING DATE 12 February 2016

 

Job description and further particulars

 


  

Service Desk Assistant

Salary £21,605 - £25,023

University Information Services provides IT facilities for academic use across the University and IT infrastructure for academic and administrative use across the University.  We are currently seeking a Service Desk Assistant to work as part of the Service Centre team focusing primarily, but not exclusively, on user account administration and software distribution. 

Ideally you will have a good education to ‘A’ level or equivalent. You will have a good working knowledge of a range of desktop computers and commonly used application programs (e.g. word processors, mail clients, databases etc.) and a basic understanding of computer hardware.  You will have excellent interpersonal skills, and have good organisational skills, and ability to work under pressure in a team and on own initiative as well as being accurate.  Experience in a service environment where dealing with people, enquiries and problems are involved is very desirable.

To apply online for this vacancy and to view further information about the role, please visit: http://www.jobs.cam.ac.uk/job/9271. 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 an informal discussion about the post please contact Emma Lilley on 01223 330123.  The closing date for applications is Friday 12th February 2016.  It is intended that interviews will be held on Thursday 25th February 2016.

 


 

Wireless Infrastructure Technician (Fixed Term) (2 posts)

Salary: £25,023-£28,982 (Grade 5)

University Information Services (UIS) provides the University of Cambridge, its Colleges and associated institutions with a wide range of IT-related services in support of research, teaching and administration. The UIS has a staff of more than 230 and an annual budget of over £16m.

We are looking for a Wireless Infrastructure Technician to join the Network Group within the Service Operations Division and assist the Wireless Service Team Lead in the support and provision of the rapidly expanding wireless IT infrastructure across the University.

The successful applicant will undertake a range of duties, all related to the installation, maintenance and support of wireless IT infrastructure. These include undertaking wireless surveys for departments and colleges, from individual buildings to complete college sites, as a team or individually; produce technical reports and solution recommendations to customers; provide support and advice for wireless network related queries and problems.

Ideally the role-holder will be educated to HND level or equivalent, with a technical background. They will require excellent communication and customer engagement skills and the ability to communicate technical ideas and solutions to different levels to reflect audience knowledge. The creation of wireless survey reports requires good documentation and writing skills. Experience in wireless technologies and data networking is an advantage, but training will be provided. This role is based at the Roger Needham Building on the West Cambridge Site with regular visits and survey work at University colleges and departments across the city.

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 1 year in the first instance. 

To apply online for this vacancy and to view further information about the role, please visit: http://www.jobs.cam.ac.uk/job/9148. 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, lamk2@cam.ac.uk. The closing date for applications is Friday 5th February 2016. It is intended that interviews be held on Wednesday 17th February 2016. 

 


Institution Support IT Specialist

Salary:  £34,576 - £46,414

The University Information Service (UIS) is seeking an Institution Support IT Specialist to provide contracted IT support to departments, colleges and other organisations within the University as part of the Information Services’ Institution Support Service. This is a permanent full-time post.

The role holder is expected to be qualified to degree level or equivalent in a numerate discipline and have substantial experience of working in a professional IT support role. He/she will exercise considerable interpersonal and self-management skills in providing IT support to a portfolio of institutions within the University, across a broad range of hardware, peripherals, operating systems, application software and networking. The post holder will develop appropriate policies and strategies for the institutions supported and make a major contribution towards determining UIS advice and policy in support of institutions.

This post is available from 1st May 2016.

To apply online for this vacancy and to view further information about the role, please visit: http://www.jobs.cam.ac.uk/job/7314. 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, lamk2@cam.ac.uk.  The closing date for applications is Wednesday 10th February 2016.  It is intended that interviews will be held on Tuesday 23rd February 2016.

 


 

HPC Consultant (Fixed Term)

Salary: £34,576 - £46,414

Research & Institutional Services (RIS) is part of the central University Information Services (UIS) within the University of Cambridge. It provides Research Computing and Data Services to the entire University and its affiliated institutions. The Research Software Engineering Team includes a set of skilled individuals working to develop high quality Research Software in order to enable better research outputs using state-of-the-art High Performance Computing (HPC) and Big Data/Data Analytics technologies. RIS is currently enjoying a rapid growth in demand for its services from across all Schools.

The role holder (HPC Consultant) works under the direction of the Head of Research Software Engineering and undertakes research and service duties across several projects in the context of the core mission of the Research Computing Service (RSC) support team.

By joining RIS, the role holder will have the opportunity to engage in a variety of exciting projects in the High Performance Computing and Big Data fields spanning different disciplines, from engineering and physics to humanities. We have several collaborations currently running with various University groups around Research Software, national and international high-impact scientific projects (e.g. DiRAC and Square Kilometre Array), and long-term established industrial relationships (e.g. DELL/Intel Solution Centre and the Programme for Simulation Innovation in partnership with Jaguar Land Rover). The role holder will have the opportunity to participate in the creation and definition of new research projects and help RCS to secure more funding for the years ahead. 

Duties will also include responsibility and autonomy for meeting project objectives and timelines, ranging from short-term to multiple years. Contributions and learnings made in the context of the external and industrial projects will be naturally extended to improve the general service provided by RCS to all University users. The role holder will need to be comfortable resolving complex problems and be able to handle workload from multiple projects at the same time while maintaining attention to detail and data-orientated decision-making.

The role holder will be educated to Masters degree level in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, a Computational Science-based discipline or have equivalent experience.  Essential skills required include good proven knowledge of programming languages such as C/C++ or modern Fortran, parallel programming paradigms (MPI and OpenMP are essential), HPC architectures (Intel many-core or NVIDIA GPU) and software engineering techniques. Experience with Big Data engines such as Apache Hadoop (HDFS, MapReduce, HBase, Hive) and Spark are a plus. The role holder will have good interpersonal skills with a customer service orientation, and be proactive and creative in problem solving.

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for three years in the first instance.

To apply online for this vacancy and to view further information about the role, please visit: http://www.jobs.cam.ac.uk/job/9135. 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 an informal discussion about the post, please contact Mr Filippo Spiga fs395@cam.ac.uk or 01223 764301.  The closing date for applications is Friday 5th February 2016. It is intended that interviews be held on Monday 15th February 2016.

 


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