Job Opportunity

IT Operations Manager

Purpose of Job
Manage and support of the AEUK IT infrastructures

Reporting relationships
To Head of IT


Budgetary responsibility

DorsetInnovation Park, Winfrith

Employment status
Permanent, full time (37 hours/ week)

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a motivated and enthusiastic individual to join our successful and growing company in Winfrith, Dorset. ATLAS ELEKTRONIK UK together with its subsidiaries, is a technological leader in many sectors and has an excellent reputation. We have unique and unrivalled domain knowledge in weapon handling, mine-hunting, naval weapons and combat systems.


  • Support Head of IT in the development and implementation of IT infrastructure strategy, architecture, and processes
  • Define and setup tools and processes to monitor the organization’s complex arrangement of servers, networks, and computer systems for irregularities and performance issues
  • Management of the storage, backup and recovery of AEUK information and data
  • Management of infrastructure security operations
  • Manage installations, upgrades and configurations of hardware and software
  • Resolve infrastructure issues escalated by specialist technicians
  • Ensure data and information is handled, transferred or processed according to local, group or external authority governance and policies,
  • Manage the technical requirements of contracts with vendors
  • Develop and update IT policies
  • Manage a team of IT specialists and carry out appraisals

Knowledge, skills and personal qualities required

  • Bachelor's degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, Information Systems, or a related field, or equivalent experience
  • 2-5 years of experience working in an IT development or support environment
  • Experience leading and managing IT projects and rolling out IT infrastructures using various technologies
  • Excellent working knowledge of computer systems, security, network and systems administration, databases and data storage systems
  • Project management skills
  • Knowledge of any of the following: Cisco, Active Directory, Windows Server 2012, SAN, NAS, Linux, VMware, ITIL
  • Managing multiple complex infrastructures with different technologies
  • Experience of managing staff


  • Managing Staff
  • Providing uninterrupted IT services to the business
  • Supporting and developing the IT strategy

Key accountabilities

  • IT Operational Management
  • Regular reporting of Infrastructure related activities to the Head of IT
  • Deliver infrastructure projects and IT operational strategies

Behavioural requirements

  •  Professional
  •  Ethical
  •  Excellent communicator
  •  Business delivery focused
  •  Forward thinker

More information
The successful candidate must be able to achieve full SC (Security Clearance).

How to apply
Please forward your CV to our Recruitment Partner, Morson International, and a covering letter explaining why you are suitable for the post to aeukrecruitment@morson․com by the closing date and state the job title in the subject line.

Due to the nature of our work and the projects you will be working on, all candidates must be eligible to gain security clearance.

ATLAS ELEKTRONIK UK Ltd is an Equal Opportunities employer and welcomes applications for all posts from suitably qualified people regardless of age, disability, ethnicity, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, religion or belief.

Only successful applicants will be contacted.

Winfrith Newburgh
Dorset DT2 8ZB