University of Leeds

University of Leeds

Senior Endpoint Systems Engineer

United Kingdom

Closing in 3 days

Senior Endpoint Systems Engineer

Salary Grade 7 (£37,099 - £44,263 p.a. depending on experience)

This role will be based on the university campus, with scope for it to be undertaken in a hybrid manner. We are also open to discussing flexible working arrangements.

Are you an enthusiastic and experienced endpoint engineer looking for an opportunity to play a key role supporting and transforming end user infrastructure services for a leading UK university? Do you enjoy working through complex IT solutions? Are you passionate about IT and customer service? Do you have experience of introducing new technologies, developing operational processes, providing expert advice and guidance?

As Senior Endpoint Systems Engineer, you will play a leading role in ensuring that our Windows, Mac and Linux end user devices are stable, secure and configured to meet the requirements of the business. You will be a key contributor in driving forward development and implementation of process and policy standards, service offerings and projects impacting across the University. You will also take a leading role in the development of solutions for complex issues and problems.

As a senior member of the team, you will be responsible for overseeing developments that support our business IT strategy, by delivering new and improved solutions to modernise our end user environments, enhance security, and improve user experience. You will utilise your substantial skills and experience in end user device support and management to improve our services and processes, ensuring they align to industry best practice, IT standards and regulatory compliance.

This is a hands-on technical role, with a focus on developing, implementing and maintaining modern device management technologies such as Microsoft Intune and Endpoint Configuration Manager, Jamf Pro and Azure Virtual Desktop. This will include responsibilities for improving endpoint governance and security controls. You will also provide subject matter expertise in areas relating to endpoint devices, and support and training to colleagues.

If you thrive working in a complex and varied environment this is an exciting opportunity for you to make a real difference in a world class organisation.

What we offer in return

• 26 days holiday plus 16 Bank Holidays/days that the University is closed by custom (including Christmas) – That's over 40 days a year!

• Generous pension scheme options plus life assurance

• Health and Wellbeing: Discounted staff membership options at The Edge, our state-of-the-art Campus gym, with a pool, sauna, climbing wall, cycle circuit, and sports halls.

• Personal Development: Access to courses run by our Organisational Development & Professional Learning team, and self-development courses including languages, Creative Writing, Wellbeing Therapies and much more.

• Access to on-site childcare, shopping discounts and travel schemes are also available.

And much more!

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact:

Douglas Frame, Client Services Manager

Email: [email protected]

Location: Leeds - Main Campus

Faculty/Service: Professional Services School/Institute: IT Section: DDO Category: Professional & Managerial Grade: Grade 7 Salary: £37,099 to £44,263 p.a. Post Type: Full Time Contract Type: Ongoing Release Date: Friday 09 February 2024 Closing Date: Sunday 25 February 2024 Interview Date: Tuesday 05 March 2024 Reference: CSUIT1696

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    Title

    Senior Endpoint Systems Engineer

    Employer

    University of Leeds

    Location

    United Kingdom

    Published

    February 10, 2024

    Application deadline

    February 25, 2024

    Job type

    Administration/Managerment

    Field

    Computer Science,Engineering

    About the employer

    The University of Leeds is a public research university in Leeds, West Yorkshire, England. It was established in 1874 as the Yorkshire College of Science. In 1884 it merged with the Leeds School of Medicine (established 1831) and was renamed Yorkshire College. It became part of the federal Victoria University in 1887, joining Owens College (which became the University of Manchester) and University College Liverpool (which became the University of Liverpool). In 1904 a royal charter was granted to the University of Leeds by King Edward VII.

    The university has 36,330 students, the 5th largest university in the UK (out of 169). From 2006 to present, the university has consistently been ranked within the top 5 (alongside the University of Manchester, Manchester Metropolitan University, the University of Nottingham and the University of Edinburgh) in the United Kingdom for the number of applications received. Leeds had an income of £789.6 million in 2019/20, of which £139.9 million was from research grants and contracts. The university has financial endowments of £82.1 million (2019–20), ranking outside the top ten British universities by financial endowment.

    Notable alumni include current Leader of the Labour Party Keir Starmer, former Secretary of State Jack Straw, former co-chairman of the Conservative Party Sayeeda Warsi, Piers Sellers (NASA astronaut) and six Nobel laureates.

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