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West Lothian Civic Centre Howden South Road Livingston, EH54 6FF
£42,083 - £46,193 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
36 hours per week


Interviews will take place week beginning 6th May 2024

We are keen to employ a diverse workforce that reflects the people of Scotland. We welcome applications from all backgrounds and particularly from groups currently under-represented, including people with disabilities, those from minority ethnic communities or from socio-economically disadvantaged

Reporting to the IT Client Server & Software Technical Team Leader, this is a senior post within the IT Services structure and critical in the delivery of effective and efficient IT Services.

Applicants will have proven experience implementing and supporting one or more of the following: Oracle Solaris, Unix, &; Netapp Storage. As an Advanced Unix Specialist, you are expected to be the subject matter expert on the Oracle Solaris, Unix & Netapp Storage environment used by West Lothian Council and to provide technical leadership in these areas.

The post will work closely with other Advanced Specialist posts within the IT Service, covering specialist areas including, Wintel, Security, Client and Server Management, Networks and Application Interface Development providing an excellent IT service provision to all of our customers.

This permanent role provides an exciting opportunity to play a key role in supporting the delivery of projects within West Lothian Council.

IT Services structure is based on ITlLv4 and you must have a solid understanding, knowledge and experience of good practice.

Training and development will be provided to ensure that the post-holder attains and maintains the technology-specific skills required of the role.

Our benefits package includes flexible working hours, up to 31 days paid holidays and 7 public holidays a year, career average salary pension scheme, comprehensive range of work life balance policies, occupational health services, learning resources and access to a range of discounted staff benefits.

Please note, if you wish to discuss the role or would like any further information prior to making an application, please contact: Gareth Porter, IT Client Server & Software Technical Team Leader by email

  • Disability Confident Employer - Employer
  • Scottish Living Wage