University of East Anglia
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Closes: 4 April 2023
  • April 4, 2023
  • Research IT Solutions Specialist

    IT and Computing Service

    Research and Specialist Computing team


    Research IT Solutions Specialist

    Ref: ALC1323


    Starting salary from £35,333, dependent on skills and experience, with an annual increment up to £42,155.


    This is an exciting opportunity for a driven and motivated IT professional to join a successful team delivering Research and specialist computing services to the University.


    Working in partnership with researchers and support staff you will support the process for preparing a successful research proposal, ensuring that any stated IT compliance requirements are understood and addressed, and provide IT technical advice and guidance as required. You will work closely with researcher’s to design and deliver IT systems and services, in addition to upgrading and maintenance of existing systems, installation and support of applications and tools, fault resolution & support, backup & security and decommissioning. This role will support a range of mainly Microsoft systems and specialist scientific equipment.


    You must have good experience of systems development and be an expert on Microsoft technologies. Excellent interpersonal, communication skills and demonstrable attention to detail are also required, together with a customer focused approach to service delivery.


    This full-time post is available immediately on an indefinite basis.


    UEA offers a variety of flexible working options and although this role is advertised on a full-time basis, we encourage applications from individuals who would prefer a flexible working pattern including annualised hours, compressed working hours, part time, job share, term-time only and/or hybrid working. Details of preferred hours should be stated in the personal statement and will be discussed further at interview.


    Further information on our great benefits package, including 44 days annual leave inclusive of Bank Holidays and University Customary days (pro rata for part-time), can be found on our benefits page.


    Closing Date: Tuesday 4 April 2023


    To apply for this role please visit where you will be able to complete and submit an online application. Please note, applications must be made via the UEA website.


    The University is committed to diversifying its workforce. As examples, we already hold an Athena SWAN Silver Institutional Award in recognition of our advancement towards gender equality. We also have a Vice-Chancellor led Taskforce on Tackling Racism and a Race Equality Charter Working Group which support our work on race equality. Our aim is to submit to the Race Equality Charter in 2024.