Systems Administrator

Job title Systems Administrator

Department Digital, Data & Technology Group

Salary Starting from £33,797, rising to £40,322

Grade Grade 7

SOC Code - Visa Requirements 2135

Placed on Friday 30 April 2021

Closing date Sunday 16 May 2021

Interview date Wednesday 26 May 2021

Reference DD8270

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This is a great opportunity for a technical professional to join the Client Platform Engineering team as a Systems Administrator at the University of Bath. The Client Platform Engineering team is a cross-platform team responsible for both the design and smooth operation of the University’s end user computing infrastructure at the University, which includes:

  • Deployment and management of all operating systems, desktop or mobile (e.g. Windows, Mac, Linux, Android, iOS) using tools such as Microsoft Endpoint Configuration Manager & Intune, JAMF Pro & Puppet.
  • Remote virtual computing infrastructure for Windows & Linux.
  • Deployment and management of software, across operating systems.
  • Deployment and management of OS, security and application updates
  • Deployment and management of Azure services, such as Windows Virtual Desktop
  • Cross platform services that underpin the OS or Software experience, including relevant licensing infrastructure so that software functions as expected.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a department that makes a difference, values its staff, and invests in a diverse and inclusive culture. We offer outstanding benefits and foster an always learning environment for you to be able to excel in your role. 

Digital, Data and Technology are here to ensure our staff and students are able to enjoy a seamless experience for learning, teaching & research. We aim to provide a technological environment that matches the University's international, teaching and research reputation, and which contributes to the realisation of its key institutional strategies. We strive to respond intuitively to both the ever evolving needs of our users, and the wide diversity of those users through the exploration of new and emerging technologies.

For any informal enquiries about this position please contact our Client Platform Engineering Manager Sarah Lymn (

What we can offer you:

Our campus is surrounded by beautiful countryside, and the City of Bath with its historic charm and social activity only a short distance away creates an excellent environment in which to work. 

We are:

  • a family friendly workplace 
  • open to exploring flexible working opportunities which benefit you and the University. 
  • recognising of the talents of our diverse workforce through an excellent reward package 
  • encouraging of your personal and professional development

Find out from our staff what makes the University of Bath a great place to work. Follow us @UniofBath and @UniofBathJobs on Twitter for more information.

We aim to be an inclusive university, where difference is celebrated, respected and encouraged. We truly believe that diversity of experience, perspectives, and backgrounds leads to a better environment for our employees and students, creating a learning environment and organisational culture that enhances health and wellbeing across our community. We are very proud to have recently received Ambassadors for Autism certification and are an accredited Disability Confident Leader; committed to building disability confidence and supporting disabled staff.

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Further details:

If you think you may require a visa to work in the UK you should refer to our applicant information webpage  before embarking on a job application to ensure that you understand the requirements for sponsorship. You may be eligible to work in the UK via other alternative visa routes such as the Global Talent Visa or by having Settlement / ILR, please refer to our Staff Immigration webpages for further details.

The University of Bath is an equal opportunities employer and has an excellent international reputation with staff from over 60 different nations.  We have made a positive commitment towards gender equality and intersectionality receiving a Bronze Athena SWAN award, and we are actively working towards a Silver award. We are a family-friendly University, with an increasingly agile workforce. We are open to flexible working arrangements and we’re also proud to be a disability confident employer and are happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments you may require.