Current Positions

Technical Support – Systems Administrator


We are looking to recruit a Systems Administrator to help ensure the highest standard of technical support for the National Space Centre. The successful candidate will be responsible for effective provisioning, installation / configuration, operation, and maintenance of systems hardware and software and related infrastructure.

Candidates should have experience of working as a Windows Administrator, Active Directory and LDAP, server visualization and Windows security. You should have ability to work on your own and as part of a team, coupled with excellent communication and customer service skills.

Salary – Circa £25,000 per annum, depending upon skills and experience.

Working with Children – An Enhanced Disclosure is required for this role. Information about the Disclosure service can be found at the Directggov website.

Please download and complete the application form available in Microsoft Word below and Email it to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

(No agencies).

Closing date for completed applications is 12 noon Wednesday 29th April 2015.

Interviews for short-listed candidates, to be held on Friday 8th May 2015 at the National Space Centre.



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The National Space Centre is able to offer a limited number of work experience placements to students.

we are only able to offer a limited number of selective placements.

We will consider applications for the following placements:

  • Leisure & Tourism – Diploma, BTEC, HND, degree etc
  • Science Communication – Masters or module within a degree
  • Student Teachers – learning outside of the classroom module as a part of degree or PGCE



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