IT Technician – 1st Line Support

Salary:  £16,575 - £18,500 per annum

37.5 hours per week – Monday to Friday

Permanent, based in Portsmouth
The National Museum of the Royal Navy (NMRN) is recruiting for an IT Technician to join our small and friendly IT team, primarily based at Portsmouth.

This is an exciting opportunity for someone who is looking for the right role to start their IT career in a unique and varied environment. 

Acting as first line and project support – you will be setting up new computers and installing and troubleshooting software and hardware problems. You will also help to support our interactive gallery displays across all museums.

Key Opportunities

• To learn more about IT and to develop your skills across a wide range of competencies.

• Work within a varied role offering vital support to the business working within a unique heritage environment.

• Support the implementation of new IT projects including the transition from Windows 7 to 10 and the introduction of a new Citrix/Xenapp environment


You must demonstrate a keen interest in developing your IT skills, working across a virtual Windows environment with other off the shelf applications to support, across a geographically diverse organisation.

Previous experience of IT is desirable, however you should have a good understanding and keen enthusiasm for IT. In addition, the ability to organise and prioritise workload, meet changing demands and comply with tight deadlines is essential.

For further details, or an informal discussion regarding the role, please contact Phil George, Head of IT, on 02392 891370 extension 2044 or email on

You are asked to submit a CV and a covering letter indicating how your knowledge and experience match those specified. Applications should be forwarded to the HR Team at and are required by 2.00pm on Friday 29th March 2019.

Interviews will be held on Friday 12th April 2019 in Portsmouth.

HMS Hermes returning from the Falklands