Senior Infrastructure Engineer at Arden University

Salary circa £45,000 - £55,000

Location: UK remote working - that’s right you can work from home! Or if you want to base yourself in one of our offices then we’re happy with that too.

We are a private UK University offering full time and part time hybrid and online study, based in the UK with centres across the UK and Germany. We are an aspirational University with ambitious plans to disrupt the HE sector through our passion for innovation. Having already earnt a reputation for delivering outstanding impact, convenience and relevance to our Graduates and Employees our vision is to become the first choice University for career-focused lifelong learners worldwide. We are also proud to have won the Education Business of the year 2020 - Education Investor!

There has never been a more exciting time to join Arden University, as we expand into new disciplines and locations.

The Opportunity: The Senior Infrastructure Engineer will play a key part of realising 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 scripting skills alongside your tech problem-solving skills which will hold you in good stead to perform in this position. There are a number of other systems we need you to be familiar with which include Linux, Dev/Ops practices, the experience of AWS, and managing and automating code deployments and CI/CD 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.

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.

To learn more about our benefits click here, for the full JD click here or to begin your Arden journey click here.

Deadline 4th July 2021

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