Systems Engineer

Location: Bridgwater, United Kingdom |
Salary: Up to 35000 |
Posted: 17 Jun 2022 |
Business Unit: UK Secure Solutions |
Contracted Hours: Full-time |
Employee Status: Permanent |
Reference: 436

 About the Role

We have two vacancies, to become part of a site based engineering team, supporting the electronic security systems at Hinkley Point C, including Network Switches, Servers and Client Workstations, Operating System Software (Windows), Security Application Software as well as remote IP based Controllers and Cameras.

Typical activities will include responding to faults and fault finding on IP Cameras, Card Readers, IP Controllers, Servers, Clients, Switches, VOIP Video Walls and associated infrastructure, Routine Maintenance, Backups, Device Upgrades and Replacements, Software Patching, Firmware Patching, Change Planning, Product Evaluation and System Assurance.


You will need to have excellent all-round IT skills, with a focus on: 

  • Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Windows 10, Windows Server and SQL Server
  • Fundamentals of Networking and Switch / VLAN Configuration
  • Fundamentals of Device hardening and Cyber Security principles
  • IP Device Configuration
  • Software installation and configuration
  • Fault finding at software and hardware level
  • System Resilience, Change Planning and Testing
  • Client demonstration and training


Applicants from outside the Electronic Security Systems industry are welcome; initial extensive product training will be provided together with a comprehensive ongoing training package.


General Requirements:

  • Within daily commutable distance of Hinkley Point C (local free Bus Service available)
  • Willingness to work flexibly, as part of a team, including occasional Evenings and Weekends (Overtime available)
  • Willingness to undertake training on a wide variety of systems
  • Willingness to undergo enhanced Security Clearance
  • Current UK Driving Licence, no more than 3 penalty points
  • Right to work unrestricted in the UK
  • 5 Year checkable work history or evidence to support periods of unemployment, self-employment or time spent in full time education during that period

In Return

  • Full time, site based role at Hinkley Point C, Bridgwater, Somerset
  • Occasional expensed travel around wider Avon & Somerset to associated sites
  • £25-40k basic depending upon experience
  • Additional allowances for Overtime and Callout (1 week in 7)
  • 25 Days Holiday, 
  • Pension/Life Assurance

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