AWE’s Nuclear Threat Reduction (NTR) Operations Team are currently looking for NTR Specialists to contribute to our dynamic, fast-paced and technically challenging area.
NTR Operations Specialist
Salary: 33,770 – 45,000 (depending on your suitability and level of experience)
Closing Date: 23rd January 2024
As part of our People Promise, AWE (one of the best 25 big companies to work for in the UK) has a range of benefits to suit you. These include:
Time to recharge your batteries with 270 hours of annual leave (plus every other Friday off work)
Consideration for flexible working arrangements so that your work may fit in with your lifestyle. Just let us know on your application if you wish to work part time
Opportunities for Professional Career Development that include funding for the annual membership of a relevant professional body, access to mentors and training
Employee Assistance Programme and Occupational Health Services
A generous defined contribution Group Personal Pension (we will pay between 9% and 13% of your pensionable pay depending on your own contribution)
Discounts – access to savings on a wide range of everyday spending
Special Leave Policy including paid time off for volunteering, public service (including reserve forces) and caring for your family
A host of voluntary & core benefits to suit your health and wellbeing – more information available on our careers site
The Nuclear Threat Reduction (NTR) Operations team are looking for an experienced specialist to work within the Communications and IT team who manage and maintain all of the secure communications and IT systems used by AWE staff to support the response capabilities that NTR are involved with, whilst supporting other government departments. This can include training, exercises, and real deployments.
Within this role, you will be required to support the through life management which can include
Contributing to specifying user and systems requirements,
Procurement, implementation through to full operational capability, training, maintenance and break down, and correct disposal.
We are looking for someone who has knowledge in the use of such systems.
We would welcome applications from candidates who can demonstrate knowledge or experience in several of the following:
Extensive operational experience of using such systems
Knowledge and experience of through life management
A detailed working knowledge of the security requirements for such systems
An understanding of accreditor requirements and how these are applied practically
Knowledge and experience of requirements and restrictions for compartmented systems
Experience of developing company policy and procedure to ensure compliance in the use of such systems
In addition, it would be desirable for candidates to have the following:
The ability to work efficiently with minimal guidance from the leadership team
Proven ability to communicate well (both written and verbal)
Experience of establishing excellent working relationships with key internal stakeholders
An ability to work comfortably in a high pressure environment
Knowledge to be able to influence decisions
Willing to identify and undertake continuous improvement activities in order to develop the capabilities of NTR
The requirement of this post will also require the successful applicant to undertake travel across the UK and also abroad if required; and to work extended periods away from home.
Candidates must be willing and able to obtain and maintain the necessary security clearance for the role