IT Systems Support Technician

Job Description

Job Title: IT Systems Support Technician

Location: Ashchurch, Gloucestershire

Role Type: Full time and Permanent

Role ID: SF 46419

Be Part of Progress

At Babcock we're working to create a safe and secure world, together, and if you join us, you can play your part as a IT Systems Support Technician at our Ashchurch site in Gloucestershire.

As an international defence company, we support and enhance our customers' defence and security capabilities and critical assets, meeting their requirements of value for money, increased availability, modernisation and flexibility

Mission Systems

The IT Systems Support Technician role is based within our Mission Systems business area

Babcock is a trusted provider of integrated solutions for global defence and security. We have a wide portfolio of best-in-class intelligence surveillance and reconnaissance solutions, communications, and weapons launch and handling solutions across all domains, integrating the best of industry to meet our customers' needs.

The role

The difference our new IT Systems Support Technician will make

As an IT Systems Support Technician you'll have a role that's out of the ordinary. Mission Systems is a business unit within the Marine Sector of Babcock International Group and works with a number of key prestigious clients domestically and internationally. We're based at a number of sites in the UK and overseas. The business (and this team) continues to win new work and grow at a significant pace, as a result we are recruiting for talented, enthusiastic and driven people.

Day to day, you'll help to enhance an existing busy team, bringing continuous professionalism and knowledge to the service provided to our prestigious customers.

As part of the team, you will provide first / second line support for bespoke / niche systems, including incident management, system commissioning, provision of technical advice and asset / system management.

At Babcock, we have a history of helping talent go far. With our track record of innovation, you'll continually develop your knowledge and expertise.

We offer flexible working to give people more options to better integrate their work and personal life, whilst ensuring that business needs are met.


Not necessarily essential in all of the areas below. We are ultimately looking for someone with a passion for I.T who is enthusiastic and eager to learn and grow in the role. We will provide the necessary familiarisation and training for the right applicant.
knowledge and application of IT system build and development
sound judgement capabilities, to inform decision-making processes (sometimes under pressure) based on a variety of information
a working knowledge and application of incident management and handling
the capability to operate within PU status
Linux administration
Virtualisation management (VMWare)
Windows administration

What we offer

Generous benefits including:
Generous holiday allowance of 25 days plus bank holidays
Reservist in the armed forces receive 10 days special paid leave
Matched contribution pension scheme up to 8% of salary, with life assurance
Our Big Benefit Platform allows you to make your money go further, with discounts from over 850 retailers.
Employee Share Plan
Professional memberships, personal development training an opportunities
STEM ambassador training and volunteering opportunities
Working from home and flexible work patterns
Employee assistance programme supporting physical, mental and financial wellbeing
Flexible benefits, including cycle to work scheme, discounts and our Share Ownership Scheme
Autonomy. Trusted and empowered to be at your best

Babcock International

For over 130 years, we have helped to defend nations, protect communities and build a better world. To continue, we must adapt, advance and be a sustainable business with a shared goal. Change begins with our people and our shared Principles: be curious; be courageous; own and deliver; think: outcomes; collaborate; and be kind. These values not only guide the way we work, but also our efforts to reach net-zero carbon. Yes, our ambitions are big, but together, we can achieve them.

Armed Forces Covenant

We are proud to support the Armed Forces community by honouring the Armed Forces Covenant. If you are a reservist in the armed forces, we provide up to ten days special paid leave in support of your training commitments.

Application Guidance

All applications should be made online. If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please let us know. We're committed to building an inclusive culture where everyone's free to thrive. We are happy to talk about flexible working - please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.


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