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IT and Data Manager - Cambridge and Antarctica
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Recruiter: British Antarctic Survey
Listed on: 28th May
Location: Cambridge and Regular Duty In Antarctica.
Salary/Rate: We offer generous benefits
Salary Notes: We offer generous benefits
Type: Contract
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BAS 55/19a
Contact Name: British Antarctic Survey

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IT and Data Manager - Cambridge and Antarctica
Contract type: Full Time
Duration: Fixed-Term Appointment (4 Years)
Salary: Starting from £30,357 per annum
Benefits: We offer generous benefits
Team: ICT team
Location: Cambridge and regular duty in Antarctica
Closing date: 23 June, 2019 11:59 pm

The British Antarctic Survey (BAS) are looking for an IT and Data Manager to join their ICT and data management teams. Though based in Cambridge, this role will involve regular duty in the polar regions, principally at Halley VI Research Station.
The focus of this role is to develop and maintain scientific and operational IT systems at Cambridge in order to then deploy and maintain such systems in the polar regions. You will also be responsible for producing maintenance plans for these systems and for looking for future improvements.
We are looking for a Linux System Administrator/Developer who is also willing to carry out Windows Server and Desktop support roles together with maintenance and development of scientific data management systems.
You will need to have experience with a variety of operating systems (Linux, Windows); programming languages (Python, Bash, C) and experience with virtualisation (ideally VMWare). This role will involve regular periods of time in the polar regions so the successful candidate will need to be comfortable with remote working and also have excellent team working skills for living and working in this unique environment.
To develop and maintain scientific and operational IT systems at Cambridge and deploy and maintain such systems in Polar Regions.
BTEC/National Diploma or equivalent in computing or equivalent working experience.
a) To implement, maintain and enhance IT and data services in Cambridge and those deployed in Polar Regions.
b) To develop systems/solutions for Cambridge and deployment in Polar Regions.
c) To monitor deployed systems in order to produce plans for maintenance and future improvement.
d) To provide services and support to the BAS scientific community as a whole.
e) To fully contribute to the work of IT/DM and BAS as appropriate.
f) To carry out all work in a safe and professional manner.
g) To become a member of the Halley response team and participate in training to include but not limited to: Advanced 1st aid, Search and rescue, Aircraft fire fighting, Breathing apparatus and Major incident response.
h) To undertake other duties as required by the director.

On-line application forms and further information are available on our website at
These are also available from the Human Resources Section, British Antarctic Survey, High Cross, Madingley Road, Cambridge, CB3 0ET. Tel: (01223) 221400.
Please quote reference: BAS 55/19a
Closing date for receipt of application forms is: 23rd June 2019
Interview date: w/c 8th July 2019
BAS is an Equal Opportunity employer. As part of our commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion and promoting equality in careers in science, we hold an Athena SWAN Bronze Award and have an active Equality, Diversity and Inclusion programme of activity. We welcome applications from all sections of the community. People from ethnic minorities and disabled people are currently under-represented and their applications are particularly welcome. We operate a guaranteed interview scheme for disabled candidates who meet the minimum criteria for the job. We are open to a range of flexible working options including part-time or full-time employment as well as flexible hours due to caring or other commitments.