IT Systems Engineer

Salary Details:
Competitive salary and benefits package including a 10% non-contributory pension scheme
About The Role
Due to increasing volumes of work here at Thatcham Research, we are expanding our technical team and are looking for a talented IT Systems Engineer to join us on a full time, permanent basis.

As an IT Systems Engineer, you will utilise your technical skills to operate and maintain our on-site cloud infrastructures and manage technical implementation and change within our products and services. Due to the diverse nature of work, previous experience working on a wide range of IT projects will be a must, as well as experience of advanced Cloud Hosting (AWS, Azure), Linux, Windows Server, Microsoft 365 and VMware.

As an IT Systems Engineer your main responsibilities will involve:

  • Leading and managing technical projects from scope to implementation
  • Providing and maintaining clear system and service documentation
  • Updating and securing Thatcham’s intellectual property, including customer and member data
  • Managing change control, including SLAs, risk and information security
  • Providing knowledge and support to the wider technical team as required

As an IT Systems Engineer your skills and experience will include:

  • Working within an IT department supporting Cloud infrastructure, Windows and Linux servers
  • Managing and delivering IT projects whilst achieving service level agreements (SLAs)
  • Leading complex software implementations, integrations and deployments
  • Implementing and maintaining network security
  • Experience of application Containers Inc. Automation is desirable

Location: Thatcham, Berkshire

Salary: Dependent on skills and experience + competitive benefits package

Working Hours: 8.30 - 16.30 Monday - Thursday and 8.30 - 15.45 Fridays

About Thatcham Research

At the cutting edge of automotive research in the UK, Thatcham Research has a unique role in shaping the design of new vehicles and influencing ever higher standards of safety, security and repairability.

With an on-site Crash Laboratory, Repair Technology Centre, Training Academy and Crime Lab, our research expertise is driving some of the very latest automotive developments in technology, materials and standards in this fast-moving and highly technical industry.

Thatcham Research is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applicants from all sections of the community.


Thatcham Research
Colthrop Way, Thatcham
Berks, RG19 4NR, UK
Phone: +44 (0)1635 868855


Company Number: 967763
VAT Number: 199 0313 48
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