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About the role
On a day to day basis you will support WinTel systems and Data Centre activities, such as server provisioning / decommissioning, backup & restores and scripted builds. 
 
You will also be liaising with Suppliers to report and diagnose defects and replace faulty equipment. The role will also require you to facilitate and co-ordinate access requirements to University Data Centres. 
 
You will supervise preventative maintenance and upgrade work including adding / moving / removing equipment, preparing Change Requests and review risk analysis documentation. 
Along with this you will contribute to technical design documentation including specifying detailed hardware and software configurations as required. 
About you
You will have experience of working with computer hardware, along with proven expertise in the administration of systems in a large complex environment with recent experience of supporting, monitoring and management a variety of operating systems and software packages. 
 
The ideal candidate will have hands-on experience of providing ICT support within a complex organisation along with experience of the structured approach required to run highly available and scalable IT Services. 
 
A substantial background in a technical subject or a non-technical discipline combined with substantial additional experience directly relevant to this post is essential for the successful candidate. 
Additional information
This is a fixed-term post to 01 November 2019, or until the current post holder returns.
 
Informal enquiries are welcome and should be made to Rakesh Sahins, Infrastructure Support Lead, rakesh.sahins@leicester.ac.uk or tel. 0116 229 7792.
 
We anticipate that interviews will take place week during the week commencing 11 February 2019. 

Leicester is a leading University committed to international excellence, world-changing research and high quality, inspirational teaching. We are strongly committed to inclusivity, promoting equality and celebrating diversity among our staff. Located in the heart of the UK, you will have the opportunity to progress your career in a supportive and varied environment that values hard work and recognises individual achievement. 

In return for your hard work, we offer a working environment that is committed to inclusivity, through promoting equality and valuing diversity. We offer a competitive salary package with excellent pension scheme, a generous annual leave allowance and an online portal that offers a range of lifestyle benefits and discounts. Located close to Leicester city centre, our award winning campus benefits from a wide range of cafes, a fully equipped sports centre and nursery facilities. Further information regarding our extensive range of staff benefits is available here