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IM%26T Practitioner - Cyber Security Controls

BAE Systems UK

Location: Cumbria

Job Type: Not Specified


Job Title: IT Cyber Security – Controls

Location: Barrow-in-Furness, we offer a range of hybrid and flexible working arrangements - please speak to your recruiter about the options for this particular role.

Salary: Competitive

What you’ll be doing:

  • As part of a small team, you will ensure that Operational Technology is secured in line with company standards to meet the needs of the business.

  • Apply security standards and best practices relating to Operational Technology

  • Advise and support Operations Engineers in the secure operation, ensuring that the business Operational Technology estate is both protected and enabled to deliver

  • Undertake ongoing risk analysis, and application of appropriate security controls

  • You will engage with both stakeholders from IT, Operations and other departments that rely upon Operational Technology and IT infrastructure

Your skills and experiences:


  • Knowledge of IT Security principles and how they are applied in Operational Technology domain

  • Stakeholder engagement experience operational/facilities/Zoned areas

  • Good understanding of technology controls

  • Cyber security experience & understanding of compliance (CCNA, CISSP etc)


  • Former experience with operational technology

  • Understanding of MOD defence sector


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 incentive.

The IM&T - Cyber Security Architecture team:

As an IT Security Specialist - Operational Technology, you will have the chance to collaborate with a network of contacts across the wider BAE Systems group. This role will enable the development your career and provide opportunities for further supported training and courses to enhance your skills!

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.