IT and Cyber Security Manager – Glasgow

About this role: 

An exciting opportunity for someone who is looking for a new challenge in a brand-new role with AAC Clyde Space Group! 

We are looking for an experienced IT professional to join our Business Support team, based in Glasgow to support our business divisions. 

This opportunity is ideal for someone looking for a role that leads and able to provide the practical, day to day support in IT.  You will be involved in a dynamic, fast paced working environment with exciting projects and challenging schedules in the New Space Industry.  You will have proven experience from regulated industries with the desire to grow your knowledge and expertise while adding value to our current ways of working.  

The role will be predominantly office-based role with access to Hybrid Working as the role develops.  There may be a requirement for out-of-hours working and travel to other groups sites given nature of the role. 

Key Responsibilities: 

The purpose of the role is to scope, develop and implement the Group’s IT Systems, infrastructure and cyber security in line with the IT Roadmap.  This will include identifying current and future needs with network, systems, hardware, data security and licensing.

  • Lead in delivering IT roadmap for the Group in accordance to required standards, quality, budget and timescales 
  • Evaluate current systems and identify future solutions re hardware, network and data security to inform company IT Strategy 
  • Ensure compliance to any Cyber accreditation and responsible for annual renewal process 
  • Be responsible in coordinating Group’s IT systems and networks are linked and accessible, building our infrastructure for the future 
  • Creating and maintaining relevant documentation to map processes and policies as appropriate 
  • Oversee and manage outsourced IT providers to ensure they are performing in line with Service Level Agreement 
  • Ensure all required Group software licenses are in place, including Microsoft user account management. 
  • Organise and communicate system updates, migration, upgrades. 
  • Able to provide operational and practical support with IT to the sites as required 


Skills required: 

  • Relevant degree or equivalent work experience  
  • Demonstrates proven track record of IT Management 
  • Knowledge of industry-standard computed hardware and software systems 
  • Previous experience with network administration and software platforms such as Microsoft and Linux operating systems.  
  • KPI setting, delivery and management 
  • Commercial awareness  
  • Strong communication, stakeholder management and interpersonal skills 
  • Ability to work independently as well as to effectively collaborate within cross cultural teams 
  • Demonstrates ownership of problems and works towards finding solutions 
  • Ability to organise self and prioritise workload with multiple projects in dynamic environment with tight deadlines 
  • Good working knowledge of all Microsoft products 
  • Proficient in English, both verbally and written 


Skills desired: 

  • Previous experience of working with small-medium companies 



AAC Clyde Space, a leading New Space company, specialises in small satellite technologies and services that enable businesses, governments, and educational organisations to access high-quality, timely data from space. This data has a vast range of applications, from weather forecasting to precision farming to environmental monitoring, and is essential to improving our quality of life on Earth. 

Our growing capabilities bring together three divisions:  

  • Space Data as a Service – delivering data from space directly to customers 
  • Space missions – turnkey solutions that empower customers to streamline their space missions 
  • Space products and components – a full range of off-the-shelf and tailor-made subsystems, components, and sensors 

AAC Clyde Space aims to become a world leader in commercial small satellites and services from space, applying advances in its technology to tackle global challenges and improve our life on Earth. 

Some of our clients include Horizon Technologies, Orbcomm, OHB Sweden, Intuitive Machines, Orbital Micro Systems, the United States Airforce Academy, UK Space Agency, European Space Agency and NASA. 

AAC Clyde Space Group consists of the parent company AAC Clyde Space AB (publ) and subsidiaries in Sweden, the UK, the Netherlands, South Africa and the USA.  Our main operations are in these five countries, with partner networks in Japan and South Korea. 

AAC Clyde Space’s share is traded on the Nasdaq First North Premier Growth Market. 

Data Protection Policy 

As part of our recruitment process, we collect and process personal data relating to job applicants. We are committed to being transparent about how we collect and use this data, please click here to see our job applicant privacy notice. 

Right to Work 

AAC Clyde Space has a legal responsibility to ensure that all its employees have the legal right to live and work in the EU or the country in which they plan to work. Therefore, if you are made an offer of employment, this will be subject to AAC Clyde Space verifying that you are eligible to work in that country before you start work.  

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion 

We aim to create a positive recruitment and selection experience across every part of our business. The company is committed to handling applications to a consistently high standard and all candidates with dignity and respect. Those involved in the recruitment and selection process will act with integrity, objectivity and professionalism.   We are committed to equal opportunities for all and to have diversity reflected within our global workforce. We believe its diversity and inclusion will allow for greater creativity and innovation to help AAC Clyde Space Group deliver the vision to help improve life on earth.  

Openness to Flexible Working 

We recognise work-life balance is important so we are open to discussions around flexible working, depending on the nature of the role and business needs.  If you would like to know more, please ask the Hiring Manager during any recruitment process that you may be involved in. 


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