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Senior Systems Engineer

Job Introduction

BBC Northern Ireland technology department are a key provider of technical services to all genres across BBC NI and network. They provide support for all of our in house broadcast and IT systems as well as providing support for proof of concept projects around the future of broadcast. They are also providing remote support for platform systems deployed across the whole BBC.

Role Responsibility

The Senior Systems Engineer works as part of the specialist team to support our office IT and broadcast infrastructure in partnership with our Third Party IT providers, Atos. This requires careful adherence to arrangements and policies around connection and management of hardware and software onto the BBC LAN so as to maintain business, production and broadcast services.

The Server Specialist will help support a mixed estate of server hardware and technologies including virtualisation, clustering and databases as well as appropriate storage and network solutions. Expertise in a range of system management and monitoring tools is essential.

The Ideal Candidate

You will be a self-motivated individual with experience in assisting with the design, delivery or support of technical systems and infrastructure within a media technology environment. You will be used to assisting with systems testing and have a knowledge of systems engineering for key operational criteria. You will have demonstrable experience of applying new and emerging technologies within media technology projects and products.

Package Description

Grade 8 / Proposed band D

About the Company

The BBC is currently implementing a Career Path Framework which will result in employees being aligned to generic job titles and job descriptions. Consequently, successful applicants may be realigned to a slightly different job title shortly after joining the BBC. 

We don’t focus simply on what we do – we also care how we do it. Our values and the way we behave are very important to us. Please make sure you’ve read about our values and behaviours in the document attached below. You’ll be asked questions relating to them as part of your application for this role.

The BBC is committed to building a culturally diverse workforce and therefore strongly encourages applications from underrepresented groups.  We are committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from individuals, regardless of their background.

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