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Linux Support Specialist

ISS - Faculty IT
Salary:   £34,189 to £39,609
Closing Date:   Sunday 20 January 2019
Interview Date:   Monday 25 February 2019
Reference:  A2539

We are looking for an enthusiastic new member to join the central IT services (ISS) at Lancaster University to play a key role in supporting Linux services across the Faculty of Science and Technology (FST) and wider University.

As a Linux Support Specialist, you will be working in the Faculty IT team of the central IT services (ISS). You will be working closely with colleagues in ISS but also with IT support colleagues across the departments of FST to provide an excellent support service for the use of Linux within teaching and research. You will use your skills to pull together Linux experience across ISS and FST along with your own experience, to develop and deliver Linux support for academic, research and support staff within FST. Your work will set support standards for Linux across the wider university.

You should have experience of working in a team based IT service environment as well as experience of Linux systems. You will combine your Linux skills and problem solving skills with a strong user-focus to ensure excellent service and support.

Lancaster University is an internationally regarded leader in the provision of inspiring teaching and research. Recently named ‘University of the Year’ by The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018 and awarded Gold in the 2017 Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF), Lancaster has fostered a culture of emphasizing the student experience, teaching and strong research.

This is a full time, indefinite role.

For further details of the role, please contact Dr Graeme Hughes (

We welcome applications from people in all diversity groups.

The closing date for this job opportunity has now passed, and applications are no longer being accepted for this position

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