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Belfast, Northern Ireland

Closing Date

2021-05-31 11:00:00


Senior Systems Analyst

  • As a senior member of a team, you will identify, develop and implement computer systems and solutions to provide an integrated range of high quality services in support of the University’s business functions, including education, research and administration.

    You will ensure the development of professional services meet the needs of the University/region and make best use of the resources available. You will identify issues, trends and problems that will have a significant University wide impact as well as managing and coordinating the planning, design, development and implementation of new projects. 

    The successful candidate must have: 

    • Degree or higher degree or equivalent in Computer Science or other related discipline.


    Degree or higher degree in any discipline combined with substantial relevant professional experience in a systems role.


    HNC (or higher) or equivalent in Computer Science or other related discipline combined substantial relevant professional experience in a systems role.

    • Five years relevant professional experience in a systems role.

    • Demonstrable working knowledge and practical experience of operating systems & server technologies including two or more of:

    a) Windows Server 2016 R2 or later

    b) VMWare v7 or later

    c) Active Directory Management

    d) Citrix

    • Demonstrable practical experience in the administration/ deployment of Virtual Machines and management of high capacity (100sTB), high performance (1,000’s users) storage arrays.

    • Demonstrable practical experience in the use of a recognised programming language e.g. - Powershell, Java, C, C++, C#.hrad

    Further information about the Directorate can be found at – 

    Salary: £41,526 - £51,034 per annum

    Closing date: Monday 31 May 2021

    Anticipated interview date: Thursday 17 June 2021

    Queen’s University Belfast is one of Northern Ireland’s most dynamic and exciting employers with influential and world leading staff impacting on the world around us. We are a magnet for investment, a patron of the arts and a global player in fields ranging from cancer research to environmental sustainability.

    We offer competitive salaries with assured incremental progression year on year within scale, and an annual review of a cost of living increase. At Queen’s we hold work life balance in the highest regard, offering 42 days annual leave and family friendly initiatives. Our generous pension of 21.1% employer contribution and flexible retirement scheme supports our ‘people first’ strategy, and we offer a multitude of development options tailored to help you succeed within your role with us and to support you with your career progression. As an employee, you will be able to access discounted award winning sports facilities, Queen’s Film Theatre and local food and beverage outlets among many others. We are immensely proud of what our University will offer you.

    For full job details and criteria please see the Candidate Information link on our website by clicking ‘apply’.  You must clearly demonstrate how you meet the criteria when you submit your application. For further information, please contact the Resourcing Team, Queen’s University Belfast via email at 

    The University is committed to equality of opportunity and welcomes applications from all.

    However, our employment monitoring data tells us that individuals from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) communities, people with a disability and those who identify as LGBT+ are currently under-represented at the University.

    As you may be aware, Queen’s is recognised as one of the most diverse organisations in Northern Ireland. We are committed to ensuring our workplace is a safe, welcoming and inclusive place to work, which is why we subscribe to Equality Charter Marks such as Stonewall Workplace Equality Index, Diversity Charter Mark NI and Athena SWAN.

    It is also why we have established award winning Staff Networks such as PRISM and iRise. These networks provide an opportunity for staff to meet in a friendly, informal way to support each other.  More details on all our networks can be found at

    Ref: 21/108814
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