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IT Support Assistant

BAE Systems UK

Location: Cumbria

Job Type: Not Specified


Job title: IT Support Assistant

Location: Barrow. We offer a range of hybrid and flexible working arrangements – please speak to your recruiter about the options for this particular role.

Salary: from £27,221depending on skills and experience

What you’ll be doing:

  • Monitoring of server processes, services and undertaking basic health checks
  • User account management and administration of user accounts
  • Reviewing and logging of new work requests
  • Deploying application updates
  • Working with diverse groups of people to investigate, identify and resolve system problems
  • Assisting with Software Testing

Your skills and qualifications:


  • Excellent IT skills with a demonstrable background in providing end user application support;
  • Experience of basic toolset administration;
  • Customer facing Service Delivery experience in any industry or sector;
  • Excellent communications skills;
  • Be self-motivated to learn and develop new skills


  • Some Microsoft SQL Server administration
  • Some Windows Server administration
  • An understanding of Product Lifecycle Management toolsets
  • Software configuration control
  • Experience of Configuration Management tools and processes


You’ll receive benefits including a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. You’ll also have access to additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and employee discounts – you may also be eligible for an annual leave incentive.

The Product Development Group Team:

The Product Development Team enable our Submarine Programmes by providing specialist infrastructure support and server administration.

Why BAE Systems?

This is a place where you’ll be able to make a real difference. You’ll be part of an inclusive culture that values diversity, rewards integrity, and merit, and where you’ll be empowered to fulfil your potential. We welcome candidates from all backgrounds and particularly from sections of the community who are currently underrepresented within our industry, including women, ethnic minorities, people with disabilities and LGBTQ+ individuals.

We also want to make sure that our recruitment processes are as inclusive as possible. If you have a disability or health condition (for example dyslexia, autism, an anxiety disorder etc.) that may affect your performance in certain assessment types, please speak to your recruiter about potential reasonable adjustments.”

Please be aware that many roles working for BAE Systems will be subject to both security and export control restrictions. These restrictions mean that factors including your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and your place of birth may limit those roles you can perform for the organisation.