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Employment type: Permanent

Employment basis:Full Time

Salary: Competitive Salary and Excellent Benefits

Standard Hours: 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday

Closing date:  27th April 2018


Job Description
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a IT Engineer to join Britten Norman Limited.

Britten-Norman is the UK’s EASA A2 approved aircraft manufacturer.  We have designed and built aircraft and aircraft systems for over 60 years. Models include the famous Islander and Trislander commuter variants and the latest Manned Airborne Surveillance / ISTAR platform, the Defender 4000.

With facilities in Asia, America and Europe Britten-Norman is able to provide in-service support customers across 120 countries. With a wide breadth of approvals, the Company specialises in bringing the latest aerospace technologies to market.


This role will be based at our Southampton Office premises.


Purpose of the role

To design, install, administer, and optimize company servers and related components to achieve a stable, secure and responsive operating environment to ensure the high performance of the various business systems


Primary tasks
Main tasks will include but are not limited to:

Troubleshoot technical problems by analysing, identifying and diagnosing faults

Provide technical advice, guidance and informal training to users

Maintain and develop secure, stable and responsive operating environments to support the company's Windows servers, workstations and client base

Assess IT developments and their impact on the company's computing infrastructure, and supply technical input to recommend and implement new technologies that can provide cost-effective business benefit

Select solutions, prepare quotations and process orders for software and hardware purchases for approval by the Board, tracking purchase orders and managing returns


Key skills and attributes:

Communication: Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communications skills with ability to retain composure and flexibility under pressure

Computer Skills: Proficient in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and outlook

Organisation: Ability to multi-task and to determine and manage priorities to meet multiple deadlines

Team Working: Effective in a team and as an individual. Precise, accurate and meticulousness. Reliable, pro-active and self-confident.


Minimum qualifications requirements:

MCITP/MCSE Certified or equivalent

5 GCSEs at grade C or above including Maths and English


Required experience

Previous demonstrable experience within a corporate environment

Experience of design, implementation and administration across multiple geographical locations

Network & Security (TCP/IP, LAN, WAN, VPN, DSL, Firewalls)

Datacentre & Servers (Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2, Active Directory)

Email & Collaboration (Exchange 2013, Skype for Business Server & SharePoint 2013)

Virtualisation, Storage & Backup (Hyper-V Core, Arcserve)

Desktop (Mac OS X, Windows 7, Windows 10)

WDS / Wim Imaging

Mac OS X Integration with Active Directory would be desirable

Mitel Telephony Administration would be desirable

Implementation and administration of System Center 2012 would be desirable

Office 365 Administration would be desirable

CAT 5 / 6 Cabling Installation would be desirable



Working pattern (Flexi start)

33 days holiday (Inclusive of bank holidays)

Contributory pension scheme

Eligibility to join the healthcare scheme upon successful completion of the probation period


Any offer of employment will be conditional, subject to the successful completion of the Company’s Security Clearance process.  This will be arranged by the Company on the candidate’s behalf.     

If you wish to apply for this role, please forward your CV and a covering letter demonstrating your suitability for the role, to by the closing date.


Interviews will be held week commencing the 30th of April 2018.


Due to the high number of applicants we receive, unfortunately we are unable to respond to all applications. As such, if you have not received a response from us within 3 weeks of submitting your application, please assume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.


We reserve the right to withdraw this vacancy at any time if there is a high level of applications, we would recommend that you submit your application as early as possible.