Information Systems and Digital Services (ISDS) is central to where we are going as a university and the experience, we offer to both our professional colleagues and our students. The work we do impacts significantly on both the personal and learning experience of those who study here. We are committed to developing and maintaining highly usable, fast, flexible and personalised Information Systems services that reflect the changing needs of our growing university.
This role is based in the Infrastructure and Operations department of ISDS. The primary objective of this role is to maintain and develop the University’s Cloud Services to assist other areas of both ISDS Services, and the wider University in developing systems that align to supporting strategic objectives.
It is an exciting time to be joining the Infrastructure & Operations department at the University, with an infrastructure transformation programme currently underway. Over the coming years Cloud Services will play a key role in transforming how we deliver digital solutions to our users. Initiatives include the adoption of Microsoft Azure, Support of AWS, implementing hybrid-cloud solutions and services and work on enhancing our security capability.
About the role:This technical role is key in the delivery of out next generation Cloud Platform at the University. You will be responsible for the delivery of both Project and BAU work to facilitate a stable, resilient, scalable and secure cloud environment to our end users. As a Senior Engineer your experience will allow you to become a significant contributor to the future development of University systems.
The role requires detailed knowledge and expertise in Cloud services. Alongside this, it is expected that the individual will have experience of on-premise data centre services, security principles and an understanding of other key IT based Infrastructure Services. The post-holder will frequently be required to undertake technical leadership and management of work packages and initiatives within the Infrastructure and Operations department.
You will be required to undertake some or all of the duties below: -
Working at Manchester Met:Manchester Met is a great place to work, and you will be part of a great team. We are ambitious for our staff; ourselves and we recognise the key contribution our colleagues make by Staff being one of our four strategic priorities.
In addition to a great working environment, you will have access to the University facilities including sport, library and wide range of benefits including health and wellbeing support.
We offer a competitive salary alongside an industry beating pension scheme. We also offer generous holiday packages, which include 35 days per year holiday, plus Christmas shutdown, plus bank holidays.
To apply, please submit your CV and Covering Letter via our application portal. For informal enquiries, please contact Paul Graham (IT Senior Professional) on P.Graham@mmu.ac.uk
Manchester Metropolitan University is committed to supporting the rights, responsibilities, dignity, health and wellbeing of staff and students through our commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion.
We promote applications from all sections of the community, irrespective of background, belief or identity, recognising the benefits that a diverse organisation can bring and particularly encourage applications from groups which are underrepresented in the University workforce.
We recognise the benefits and importance of an environment that supports flexible working and are open to conversations about this throughout the application process.