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School IT Business Manager (Relationship Manager)

(School of Humanities and Social Sciences) (Fixed-Term)

The University Information Services (UIS) department provides central Information Technology services for both the academic and administrative activities of the University of Cambridge.  The School of the Humanities and Social Sciences (HSS) consists of the Faculties of Economics, Education, History, Human, Social & Political Science and Law, along with the Departments of Land Economy and History & Philosophy of Science, located on multiple sites across Cambridge.

The role of School IT Business Manager (Relationship Manager) is a senior position with dual accountability:  firstly, working within the School with accountability to the School, driving the creation of School IT strategy and coordinating IT activity across all its departments. Secondly working as part of the UIS organisation acting as School IT services account manager ensuring that requirements are articulated within the UIS and service delivery meets the School’s expectations.  

This is a strategic role with a client focus that establishes and maintains constructive relationships between the School and UIS, based on understanding the institutions and their user, academic and administrative drivers.

The successful candidate will have a good degree or equivalent experience and be able to demonstrate a continuing professional development in IT management, service delivery and/or project management.  Applicants will have highly developed research, systems analysis and project management skills, was well as a broad range of technical expertise, and the ability to understand business needs in relation to IT service requirements.  Excellent interpersonal skills are essential, as is experience in management and planning IT.

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 3 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/10124. 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 17th June 2016. It is intended that interviews be held on Monday 4th July 2016.

 


 

Test Analyst (Fixed Term)

 

DEPARTMENT/LOCATIONUniversity Information Services
SALARY

£27,328-£32,600

REFERENCE VC09134
CATEGORY Assistant staff
PUBLISHED 16 May 2016
CLOSING DATE 17 June 2016

 

Job description and further particulars

 


 

Research Computing Solutions Specialist - Solution Centre and Innovation Lab (Fixed Term)

Salary: £34,576 - £46,414

Research & Institutional Services (RIS) is part of the central University Information Service (UIS) within the University of Cambridge. It provides Research Computing and Data Services to the entire University and its affiliated institutions. The Research Computing Platforms Team consists of a set of highly skilled individuals delivering high quality research computing platforms in order to enable better research outputs using state-of-the-art and cutting edge technologies. RIS, is seeking to appoint Research Computing Specialist to support and develop high performance computing (HPC) platforms, Big data and Data Analytics platforms, Storage and Cloud platforms.

The role holder works under the direction of the Head of Research Computing Platforms and will provide coordination, system administration and specialized technical consultation for the Dell Intel Solution Centre. The successful candidate will work in direct collaboration with our partners to design, build, benchmark and evaluate current and upcoming HPC system architectures. The position will also have responsibility for developing, building and coordinating a state of the art development and benchmark platforms that will form the Innovation Lab infrastructure. The role holder will also work with other RIS teams and provide them with platform support in the context of the Solution Centre and Innovation Lab.

The role holder will be educated to Masters degree level in Computer Engineering, Computer Science or have equivalent experience.  Essential skills include: practical and proven knowledge of Linux system administration, experience with Parallel File Systems, HPC system integration & configuration, experience with shell scripting and practical knowledge of high level programming languages such as Perl or Python. Experience with automation methods using technologies such as Puppet or Ansible will be advantageous. The role holder must have good interpersonal skills with a customer service orientation, and be proactive and creative in problem solving. 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. Good presentation skills both orally and written will also be an advantage.

Fixed-term: The funds for these posts 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/10381. 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 Wojciech Turek wjt27@cam.ac.uk or 01223 764502.  The closing date for applications is Tuesday 31st May 2016. It is intended that interviews be held on Thursday 9th June 2016.

 


 

 

Research Computing Solutions Specialist - HPC, Data and Cloud Services (Fixed Term)

Salary: £34,576 - £46,414

Research & Institutional Services (RIS) is part of the central University Information Service (UIS) within the University of Cambridge. It provides Research Computing and Data Services to the entire University and its affiliated institutions. The Research Computing Platforms Team consists of a set of highly skilled individuals delivering high quality research computing platforms in order to enable better research outputs using state-of-the-art and cutting edge technologies. RIS, is seeking to appoint two Research Computing Specialists to support and develop high performance computing (HPC) platforms, Big data and Data Analytics platforms, Storage and Cloud platforms. Role holders will be also involved in a range of other interesting, research computing-oriented, internally and externally facing projects run by the division.

The role holders work under the direction of the Head of Research Computing Platforms and undertakes research and service duties across several projects in the context of the core mission of the Research Computing Platforms team. This position will provide coordination, system administration and specialized technical consultation for existing and future systems and services for research computing workloads. The position will also have responsibilities for associated interdependent systems, high performance computing resources, cloud-based services, and storage systems. The successful candidate will undertake day to day service management responsibilities and will be also involved in a range of internally and externally facing research computing projects. 

The role holders will be educated to Masters degree level in Computer Engineering, Computer Science or have equivalent experience.  Essential skills include: practical and proven knowledge of Linux system administration, experience with Parallel File Systems (e.g. Lustre), HPC system integration & configuration, experience with shell scripting and practical knowledge of high level programming languages such as Perl or Python. Experience with automation methods using technologies such as Puppet or Ansible will be advantageous. The role holders must have good interpersonal skills with a customer service orientation, and be proactive and creative in problem solving. The role holders 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. Good presentation skills both orally and written will also be an advantage.

Fixed-term: The funds for these posts 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/10369. 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 Wojciech Turek wjt27@cam.ac.uk or 01223 764502.  The closing date for applications is Tuesday 31st May 2016. It is intended that interviews be held on Thursday 9th June 2016.

   

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