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Support Technician

  • Salary: £160 - £200 per day
  • Job type: Contract
  • Location: Lancaster, Lancashire
  • Sector: IT
  • Date posted: 05/10/2017
  • Job reference: J375273A

Support Technician

Contract Opportunity - 3 month initial contract

£20 - £25 p/h


A contract computer security support engineer is required to join Heysham 2 power station's FRIT (Fuel route improvement team) to work on aspects of Computer Based Systems Important to Safety (CBSIS). The engineer will work as part of a team, with a reputation for quality, reliable and safe work.

The successful applicant will be required to provide assistance/drive development in the following areas:

  • Assist with the management of CBSIS related documentation
  • Provide guidance to engineering system owners on compliance with CBSIS requirements
  • Assist with and support computer security initiatives that may include:-
  • Carry out Anti-Virus checks in line with established procedures.
  • Carry out monitoring and checks of CBSIS audit logs
  • Carry out monitoring and checks of Firewalls/DMZs and associated intermediate communications controls.
  • Carry out regular backups of CBSIS systems in line with established procedures.
  • Maintain and review access lists for CBSIS systems
  • Provide input to, review and assess CBSIS system modifications
  • Participate in receiving/providing training as required.

However, the list above is not exhaustive and the work will vary according to station/system needs.

Mandatory Requirements:

  1. Industry standard qualifications or certifications in computing and security (can be fairly broad).
  2. 3+ years' experience of working in a related field
  3. Excellent team working & communication skills
  4. Flexibility and a willingness to 'help out wherever possible'
  5. Ability & discipline to follow procedures and processes - with a 'safety first' attitude
  6. The applicant must be capable of obtaining at least a 'Security Check' level of clearance.

Desirable Requirements:

  1. 5+ year's industry experience in a related field.
  2. General IT and Industrial computing background, with a breadth of software/hardware skills including older computer technologies.