Secure Networks IT Specialist

Job Type:
Cloud & Infrastructure
Job reference:
7 days ago

Job Title: Secure Networks / IT Specialist
Location: Winfrith

Our client are experts in defence, aerospace, security and related markets. They draw on extensive technical knowledge and intellectual property to provide the know-how and support to solve some of the world's most challenging problems. Their teams make the critical difference to important customers by providing unique approaches to problem solving. Why don't you join some of the world's finest scientific and technical minds and help make tomorrow work today?
As the organisation continues to grow into new markets around the world, there's never been a more exciting time to join. The formula for success is an appetite for innovation, courage to take on a wide variety of complex challenges and motivated people who work to deliver the best possible solutions to partners. Joining this market leading company offers the opportunity to work on highly technical cutting edge projects, enabling customers to protect, improve and advance their vital interests.

The Opportunity

Our teams provide and maintain the capabilities to conduct signature ranging in the UK and overseas. The purpose of the IT/networks engineering lead is to manage and support the classified IT infrastructure required to conduct these rangings and analyse the results. This role will require travel between sites.

The Fit

We are looking for a proactive candidate with a proven track record of supporting IT systems. This role is suitable for someone with a technical background in Microsoft systems and network support experience. You will have knowledge of secure network infrastructure and management, including use of L3 Catapans and other high grade encryption devices. You will have a good understanding of MoD secure data transmission requirements.
Excellent communication and relationship building skills
The applicant will be at ease working within a small to medium sized teams.
Keep abreast of industry trends and advancements in information technology
Build and enhance relationships with peers


Our client is committed to attracting and retaining the best talent in the market and the salary, benefits, flexible working and reward scheme is designed to make sure they achieve that. The reward scheme means that you can share in the company's success, as well as be rewarded for your own.
You'll also need to hold or be willing to undergo government vetting to achieve UK security clearance. In return you'll receive a competitive salary, excellent benefits and a commitment to help maintain a strong work/life balance.

  • 25 Days Starting leave with option to buy additional annual leave
  • Group Personal Pension Scheme - contribute 7% and the company will contribute up to 10.5%
  • Employee engagement surveys, to ensure the company listen's to suggestions for improvements
  • Share Incentive Plan and Private Medical Insurance
  • Discounted personal accident insurance and free regular health assessments
  • Heath cash plans, childcare vouchers, dental insurance, high street store discount scheme including reductions on meals out and cinema tickets

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