Job offer in Ireland Graduate Trainee – Telecoms Systems Analyst at Queen’s University Belfast

Queen’s University Belfast is one of the leading universities in the UK and Ireland, with a distinguished heritage and history. With over 24,000 students, 4,200 staff and an annual turnover of some £300m, Queen’s University Belfast plays a unique leadership role in Northern Ireland. As a member of the Russell Group of UK research-intensive universities, Queen’s University Belfast combines excellence in research and education with a student centred ethos.

Information Services provides the digital campus and Library Resources to support teaching, research and innovation for all the University’s students, staff and visitors. Our primary objective is to provide the highest quality user-facing services and associated enabling functions.

This is an excellent opportunity for a graduate, with the relevant background, to join the Information Services Directorate at a leading UK University. You will work as part of a professional team assisting in the implementation, development, administration and support of the University telephony services. 

The role is a multi-disciplinary role with duties encompassing system admin/configuration across the suite of telephony services, support of fixed line and mobile networks provision to include the Queen’s campus voice network, and engaging in major and minor project work from design to completion.

Please note that this is a full-time, fixed contract position for 2 years.

Our five core values (Integrity, Connected, Ambition, Respect, Excellence) have been developed by staff and students. They express our shared understanding of what we believe, how we aim to behave and what we aspire to be as an international organisation.

Candidates will have: 

  • Hold or be about to obtain a degree or higher degree or equivalent qualification where IT systems and applications formed a significant part of the syllabus.


Non relevant degree with proven relevant experience

  • Demonstrable practical experience of working in a team environment.
  • Evidence of involvement in project based activities
  • Strong interpersonal skills with excellent oral, written and presentation skills.
  • Ability to plan and schedule competing work/project demands and work to tight deadlines.
  • Demonstrable initiative and enthusiasm, e.g. to learn further relevant systems and application skills and undertake suitable training.
  • Flexibility and willingness to work outside of normal hours as and when required

For full job details and essential/desirable criteria please refer to the candidate information link by clicking apply. You must clearly demonstrate how you meet the criteria on your application form

Further information about the Directorate can be found at

Anticipated interview date: Monday 22 and Tuesday 23 July 2019

Salary scale: Commencing salary is £27,831 per annum. (Those candidates with 1 year relevant experience will have a commencing salary of £28,660 per annum)

Closing date: Monday 8 July 2019

For full job details and essential/desirable criteria please refer to the candidate information link on our website by clicking apply. For further information or assistance contact The Resourcing Team, People and Culture, Queen’s University Belfast, BT7 1NN. Telephone (028) 9097 3044 or email on

The University is committed to equality of opportunity and to selection on merit.  It therefore welcomes applications from all sections of society and particularly welcomes applications from people with a disability 

Fixed term contract posts are available for the stated period in the first instance but in particular circumstances may be renewed or made permanent subject to availability of funding


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