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Systems Operator | Ref: 10027
Closed date: Wednesday 23 April 2014

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Systems Operator

Knowledge Media Institute (KMi)
£20,972 - £23,585, Ref: 10027
Based in Milton Keynes
Temporary contract until 31st December 2016

This post will be providing operational support overseeing the running of the systems and web services of the (KMi) Knowledge Media Institute lab. KMi has a large number of Windows and Linux servers which require ongoing patching and maintenance. In addition, KMi has a significant web-presence, with numerous web services built on common content management systems. These will also require ongoing patching and updating.

The role holder will also work with backup systems, tape libraries, server hardware and virtualisation technologies and be expected to monitor and provide daily management of these.

The post requires the role holder to work as part of the Systems & Development Team, reporting to the Systems & Development Manager. The team currently supports the lab in the areas of systems infrastructure and web development. The opportunity to develop professional and personal skills in these fields will also be presented to the role holder.

To apply, please fill the form available at:
Download Application Form | Word http://www3.open.ac.uk/employment/appform.doc or
Download Application Form | PDF http://www3.open.ac.uk/employment/appform.pdf and email it to kmi-recruitment@open.ac.uk quoting the job reference number 10027.

Closing date: Wednesday 23 April 2014.

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This document provides details on the application process and staff benefits

We promote diversity in employment and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Hard copies and access details for disabled applicants are available from the Recruitment Co-ordinator by email kmi-recruitment@open.ac.uk

Further details on The Open University's employment conditions can be found at: http://www3.open.ac.uk/employment/benefits.asp

Requests for hard-copy documents/forms, further particulars, and application submissions can be directed to KMi Recruitment Coordinator at the Knowledge Media Institute, Open University, Milton Keynes, MK7 6AA, UK, Tel. +44 (0)1908 654774, Fax +44 (0)1908 653169.

Or alternatively you can download a word version of the application form by clicking here

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