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About DTS

Digital Technology Services (DTS) provide IT services to our customers in the University which includes Staff and Students. Our vision is to deliver a modern seamless digital experience by reducing complexity through standardising, whilst supporting the key elements of the University around teaching and research.

We work closely with modern technology vendors to get the best value for our customers but also to harness innovative ways to deliver services. For example;

Our infrastructure is platform is Nutanix which gives hybrid cloud capability.

We use Rubrik for our data management

(anything else from anywhere else?)

We were the first UK University to acquire Juniper Mist a cloud based WiFi6 network with built in BLE capability

We were the first UK University to deploy Microsoft Teams for telephony – incredibly timely at the beginning of the pandemic.

Our Microsoft partnership also sees us heavily invested in Surface devices as our standard offering but also Azure, Microsoft365 and Dynamics 365.

What can I expect?

The experience we provide covers;

  • 1st and 2nd line support
  • Core infrastructure delivery
  • IT Security
  • Project and Change Management
  • Specialist research support
  • Business application support

And much more!





There is no on call but some out of work will be expected (pre agreed).


Parking is available on site for a small fee per month which also covers you for our London Road campus (particularly useful for parking to visit Reading town centre at weekends!).



Some of the benefits for all staff include:

  • Hybrid working model – approx. 60% on site
  • Flexible working hours
  • 26 days holiday + bank holidays + 6 closure days a year (2 Easter and 4 Christmas usually)
  • Generous pension scheme

Working at UoR

The University of Reading is a top 30 UK and leading global Higher Education institution and community of innovation - home to more than 23,000 students, 3500 professional and academic colleagues set in beautiful, award-winning campuses in Reading, Henley-upon-Thames and also in Malaysia, Johannesburg, and Iskandar, all with contemporary study and workplace facilities and a thriving and buzzing atmosphere. 

Whiteknights campus is a large campus University with plenty of green space, a number of museums on site and even boasts it’s own lake which has a variety of wildlife. There is also access to a gym, a Co-op Local, a number of subsidised coffee shops, a cafeteria and a staff bar (cheap beer!) on campus.

For more information about working at University of Reading, see (link)


Current DTS vacancies

Here is a list of our current vacancies: