Posted on: 2019-01-09

Salary: 375.00 -> 400.00 Per day

Job type: Temporary/Contract

Sector: IT

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This role will include administration of the Office 365 environment (email, OneDrive, Skype and MFA) and will include assisting with customer client issues (Office 2010 and 2016).

(Office 365 Project - Backfill Position) - Inside of IR35

Contract Type: 3 Month Agency

Responsible to: Systems Manager


Information Services is currently planning to implement Office 365 Apps (OneDrive and Skype for business. In order to facilitate this, a project has been initiated that will require input from the systems team operational staff.

A Computer Officer (Software) is required to provide operational 'back fill' capacity to seconded roles from within the systems team, releasing them to provide local knowledge and expertise to the project. This role will include administration of the Office 365 environment (email, OneDrive, Skype and MFA) and will include assisting with customer client issues (Office 2010 and 2016).

Key Working Relationships

  • Systems team members;

  • Staff in Colleges and Professional Services departments that are either directly or indirectly supported by systems & services currently provided by Information Services;

  • Senior staff and technical peers in Information Services;

  • Account Managers and technical staff from 3rd party suppliers/vendors.

Responsibilities of the Post holder:

To play a lead role in ensuring that the core Office 365 environment is properly set up, managed, monitored, well documented and kept up to date.

  • To help in the operation and monitoring of all services

  • To assist in the work of the section in providing a timely response to service related problems;other tasks

  • To keep abreast of technical developments in the area of service technologies

  • To maintain close links with appropriate members of the university's departments, administration services and other members of Information services in relation to core service provision.


Person Specification - (Interim) Computer Officer (Software)

  • The candidate should be educated to degree level preferably in a computing related subject. Equivalent qualifications or experience will be considered.Knowledge and experience

  • Detailed knowledge of Office 365 environment including PowerShell

  • Good working knowledge of the Windows desktop client in a demanding service environment.

  • Good working knowledge of systems security principles and methodologies

  • Significant experience of working in a technical enterprise computing environment

  • Significant experience of email services at an administrative level

  • Experience with an Office 365 application rollout would be a bonus

  • Experience of Exim at administrative level would be a bonus

  • Experience of Sympa mailing list software at administrative level would be a bonus

Skills and abilities

  • Good technical ability covering the support and management of central systems for the delivery of core services

  • Good written and oral communication skills, interpersonal skills, and the ability to work alone or as part of a team;

  • Able to cope with rapid change and have a customer orientated and innovative approach to system design and delivery;

  • Demonstrate initiative, drive, patience and the ability to cope with pressure.

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Tim Kent
+44 1908 489 101
The Pinnacle, Midsummer Boulevard
MK9 1BP Milton Keynes
United Kingdom

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