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Enterprise Control Centre-Operating System Analyst

Slough, England, Berkshire
Up to £20100 per annum
Closing date
9 Apr 2023

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Intern & Placement

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Enterprise Control Centre-Operating System Analyst Summer Placement

SSE Enterprise

Duration: June to August, 2023

Location: Slough

Salary: Circa £20,100 per annum pro rata

Why join SSE?

As one of the UK's largest energy companies, we're always keen to meet great talent who can support SSE's growth in the power and utilities industries, and help us deliver net-zero emissions by 2050. As the largest generator of energy through renewable sources and a market leader in Distributed Energy, we can offer you the opportunity to make a real difference for our customers and the communities in which we operate. Our summer placements offer you the opportunity not only to play a part in achieving our goals, but to grow with us as well.

What is the role?

The Enterprise Control Centre uses state of the art Network Management Control systems to ensure that customers high voltage networks can be safely operated.

Our Enterprise summer placements provide real hands-on experience through a 12-week placement in our Environmental and Sustainability team. We use a Unix based management and control system deliver safe operations of many varies networks with diverse requirements and challenges . Throughout the placement, you will have the support of a business mentor and buddy who will provide guidance to enable you to reach your full potential.

Our summer placement students work collaboratively in a variety of contexts, while also taking ownership of their role by working under their own direction to drive action forward. There will also be networking and presentation opportunities, specialist sessions and support from our graduates.

What do I need?

You'll have a genuine interest in SSE and the prospect of a long-term future with us, as often candidates who join us on summer placements consider joining our Graduate Programmes after graduation. We would love you to have some knowledge of:

- Unix/Linux servers SSE Net Zero Strategy.

- Oracle databases.

- Scale development.

- Log file configuration.

- Config file management.

- Privileged access user management.

- Cyber Security measures.

Ideally, you'll already have, or be on track to achieve, a minimum 2:2 degree in computing science or engineering. Our opportunities are open to students who are entering the final year of their degree in September or those who have already graduated.

We'd love you to have some practical work or project experience that reflects your passion for the energy or sustainability sector, as well as demonstrable experience of working in a team. You'll also be comfortable working to and setting stretching individual targets and using your own initiative to overcome challenges.

About our Business

SSE Enterprise Utilities is the Distributed Energy (DE) and Private Networks business of SSE plc. We finance, own, operate and maintain energy infrastructure for commercial, industrial and residential customers - providing them with a market leading project development service and certainty of operational performance and asset management. In order to accelerate progress towards net zero SSE Group is investing £7m a day on low carbon infrastructure, creating 1,000 green jobs a year in the process, as part of its £25bn NZAP (Net Zero Acceleration Programme).

What's in it for you?

An excellent package with 34 days holiday entitlement - pro rata, and much more, view our full benefits package on our careers site.

As an equal opportunity employer we encourage diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We actively encourage applicants from all protected characteristics and commit to providing any reasonable adjustments required during the application, assessment and upon joining SSE. Search for 'Inclusion & Diversity at SSE to find out more. If you have any additional requirements or adjustments to assist with you please don't hesitate to contact recruitment.

What happens now?

Closing date for applications is Sunday, 9th April. All applications must be submitted online.

Before commencing employment with SSE, you'll be required to fully complete our pre-employment screening process consisting of a basic criminal records and credit check.


We are driven by our purpose: to provide energy needed today while building a better world of energy for tomorrow.

We are a leading generator of renewable electricity and one of the largest electricity network companies in the UK.

We develop, own and operate low carbon infrastructure to support the zero-carbon transition.  This includes onshore and offshore wind, hydro power, electricity transmission and distribution grids, and efficient gas-fired generation, alongside providing energy products and services for businesses, and we have interests across Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Republic of Ireland, Japan, Spain, Portugal, Denmark and Poland.

Our twin focus of practicality and inspiration is a strategy that has seen us through more than 70 years.

We are UK listed, employing 10,000 talented and skilled people and are real Living Wage and Fair Tax Mark accredited.

Because we’re SSE, and we’re for a better world of energy – for everyone.


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