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Are you looking for an exciting opportunity to make a difference? Join our team and contribute to the future of fusion energy.

As a Network Engineer Apprentice, you will play a pivotal role in designing, installing, maintaining and supporting communication networks at UKAEA (whilst supported by experienced engineers, technicians and analysts). 

To apply for this position, you must apply via the link provided below:


During your time as an apprentice with the Data Network Engineers, you will:

  • Manage, build and maintain, both virtual and physical networks.
  • Assist in the implementation and maintenance of network security measures.
  • Perform routine network maintenance tasks, such as updates and patches.
  • Monitor systems and services to ensure continued operation and work with team if issues identified.
  • Support delivery of legislatively compliant solutions to challenges in network and infrastructure.
  • Work with other members of the team to provide network installation/maintenance and support activities.
  • Write, update, and maintain written processes and procedures.
  • Adhere to the Computing change management processes


Essential Requirements:

  • An A-Level/BTEC L3 (or equivalent) in ICT/IT or similar
  • 5 GCSE's grade 9-4 (A*-C), including Maths and English (or BSL for those whose primary language is BSL)
  • Self-motivated and unafraid to use their initiative.
  • IT literate and fluent in MS Office



  • Outstanding defined benefit pension scheme, details of which can be found at the end of this advert.
  • Corporate bonus scheme up to 7and a Relocation allowance (if eligible).
  • Flexible working options including family friendly policies.
  • Employee Assistance Programme and trained Mental Health First Aiders, 
  • Generous annual leave allowance starting with 25 days, plus 3 days Christmas closure and 2.5 privilege days, in addition to UK bank holidays
  • Wide range of career development opportunities
  • A vibrant culture committed to equality and being fully inclusive


To apply for this position, you must apply via the link provided below:


Oxfordshire, Culham