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IT Systems Engineer

First Light Fusion is seeking an IT Systems Engineer with knowledge of Linux and Windows architectures.

The person taking this role will be exposed to a broad range of IT related aspects to help the company achieve its exciting and ambitious goal. The applicant will be responsible for the maintenance and support of the company’s Linux and Windows networks from an operating system and software viewpoint. A proactive approach is required in order to keep improving the company’s IT systems with the constant objective of providing an environment that allows the scientific team to research at the fastest pace.

Additional tasks will be to investigate specialist technologies when required, monitoring of the cybersecurity aspects of the company and be willing to take on additional tasks as required.


  • Degree or equivalent level computer science qualification
  • Administration of Linux and Windows systems
  • Experience of troubleshooting and solving user issues
  • Passion for fusion and for taking a bold approach to a high-risk transformational technology
  • Demonstrated self-motivation, enthusiasm to work in a dynamic team environment and evidence of taking the initiative
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills


  • Networking knowledge
  • Experience of automation/configuration tools e.g. Ansible
  • Knowledge of Virtualization
  • Experience manging Active Directory and Group Policy
  • Exposure to administration of Atlassian suite of software
  • Administration of Office 365

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How to Apply

Please upload a covering letter / supporting statement and CV using the online application form on this page. The post will remain open until filled. Two referees should be available on request. Informal enquiries may also be addressed to:


CVs sent by recruitment agencies will not be read, and in the event that the company receives a CV from both the direct applicant and a recruitment agency the CV will be treated as a direct application by the individual only. Unsolicited contact from Recruitment agencies will be disregarded.

We are an equal opportunities employer. This role is subject to background checks.

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