Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Salary circa £45,000 - £55,000
Location: Based in our Coventry Head Office or one of our UK Study centres (Manchester, London, Birmingham, Leeds) with agile working.
The Opportunity: The Senior Infrastructure Engineer will play a key part of realising the University’s IT Vision and strategy. You will help deliver our plans to improve the stability, security and scalability of our systems. In addition, you will be responsible for supporting our infrastructure including cloud services, on-premises servers & virtualisation platforms, network infrastructure, VOIP technology, Office 365 and more. This role reports to the Head of IT Operations.
The Person: You will have a successful track record as an Infrastructure Engineer, with excellent working knowledge of cloud infrastructure services as well as more traditional solutions. We will need you to bring your automation skills alongside your tech problem-solving skills which will hold you in good stead to perform in this position.
As a Senior Infrastructure Engineer you will bring technical expertise in a range of areas, such as operating systems like MS Windows and Linux, networking, Storage, and cloud , which may be Azure or AWS, but you should have knowledge of Dev/Ops practices particularly around the automation of code and as well as CI/DC pipelines. Above all, we are looking for someone to help deliver against a number of key tech requirements across the University but also someone to help us evolve our IT department. You have the opportunity to really make a difference across a growing University and across the globe.
About Arden: We pride ourselves on being true innovators, disruptors and pioneers, our focus is to promote life-long learning and ensure that everyone, everywhere can access higher education. As a private University we operate at a faster pace, we are more creative and entrepreneurial, and we are not afraid to take risks. We are small enough to be agile, but with grand plans to make a global impact. We have offices across the UK and in Berlin and in the next five years, you will see us in most continents across the globe, but we need you to help us achieve this. We are also proud to have won the Education Business of the year 2020 - Education Investor!
Why Arden: At Arden, our people work hard to ensure our students journeys are the best they can possibly be, as such we want to reward our people with our wonderful benefits. We want our colleagues to enjoy both their personal and professional life, and we know work-life balance is at the forefront of everyone’s mind, as such we offer the opportunity for our people to explore agile working and offer flexibility in working pattern to accommodate where we can. We know that health and wellbeing are important, and our colleagues benefit from private medical insurance from Vitality along with access to wellbeing support. Our colleagues love the standard 30 days holiday, add the bank holiday on top and we will even throw in Christmas closure, giving you plenty of time to do the things you love! Your future is also important to us, and we want our staff to be as comfortable as possible in retirement, so we offer a generous pension plan from Aviva.
We want you to grow as the University grows, as such we promote lifelong learning and all our colleagues can study any of our courses for free, we also offer a generous friends and family discount. We believe in the freedom to learn, and each year every colleague can use the Golden Ticket to gift a free Arden education.
Arden’s values: Stand out, Progressive, Accessible, Resourceful, Kindness, reflect who we are as an institution, a team and as individuals. If they also reflect you and you are excited by the chance to be the driving, creative force within a rapidly growing team, we want to hear from you.
There has never been a more exciting time to join Arden University, as we expand into new disciplines and locations. To learn more about our benefits click here, for the full JD click here or to start your journey with us click apply!
Deadline - Sunday 23rd October 2022
We reserve the right to close this vacancy before the specified closing date should we receive sufficient applications or in order to respond to business needs. In order to avoid missing an opportunity to apply please submit your application as early as possible.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we recognise, and studies confirm, that often underrepresented candidates in the work place are less likely to apply to roles unless they meet all skills and experience of the position. At Arden we celebrate diversity and are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace, therefore we make sure that our recruitment and selection processes never discriminate based upon age, race, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, or pregnancy, and actively welcome applications from all groups.
So, if you want to be part of Arden and our journey, but you feel that you’re missing some of the skills or experience the role requires, then we encourage you to apply anyway as you may make a great candidate for this role or others!