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If you are an experienced Systems Administrator with strong networking skills looking for a varied role within a dynamic SME environment, then this is an excellent opportunity to join a prestigious Oxford University college in the heart of town. My client places a huge value upon their staff and offers an unparalleled working environment.

What will I be doing?
Working directly with an engaging IT Manager and deputising for him when required, you will be part of a small team and will work on a variety of interesting projects whilst providing both proactive and reactive support and administration to an on-premise server and network infrastructure spread across three sites, used by staff and students alike.

Networking skills is the area that they’re light on as a team, so experience here is key, but you will get to work across a technically varied environment including both Windows and Linux servers, VMWare, and networking equipment from Extreme, Dell and SonicWall.

About the company
Working for one of the oldest colleges in Oxford, they have invested heavily in equipment and facilities, and the environment is of course one of stunning history! On top of a basic salary to £40,000, you will receive a generous pension contribution to 18% (!!), and a full, free college lunch each day! Offering a rare 36.5 hour week and a fantastic 30 days’ holiday, the work/life balance is truly excellent.

The ideal candidate will have…

  • Layer 2/3 networking skills with experience of a variety of routers, switches and firewalls
  • Knowledge of VLANs, Ethernet and Wi-Fi technology
  • Windows Servers, although the college operates a mixed Microsoft/Linux server estate
  • Virtualisation technologies, ideally VMWare
  • Active Directory and domain infrastructure.

So what’s next?
If you think this role is a good fit for you, please apply below and I will be in touch with you shortly to discuss the role further.

Alternatively, if you’re not ready to apply just yet but would like some more information, please feel free to call me on 07733017601 or email

Job Type
Up to £40,000
Contact Name
Jessica Sturdy
Contact Number
  • 18% Pension
  • Free Lunch
  • 5 hr week
  • 30 Days Holiday
  • Flexible & Remote Working
Date Posted
January 25


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