Systems Administrator

Oxfordshire UK, United Kingdom

Full Time

18 days ago

Job description

Astroscale UK is seeking a highly skilled and motivated individual to join our team as a Systems Administrator – SAP. This newly created role will be essential in supporting our organisation, you will be responsible for ensuring the smooth operation of our SAP system across the business. You’ll be developing yourself as a subject-matter-expert (SME) to the wider business as we implement and transition to business as usual with SAP, and support across the UK entity with training and support to different teams as needed.


  • Supporting the input and maintenance of data into SAP
  • Support and approve changes as part of the Master data change governance process in SAP
  • Managing resolutions of business and technical queries
  • Responsible, reviewing and maintaining process and systems training material.
  • Subject Matter Expert for SAP
  • Support improvement projects and system changes, system upgrades and data migrations resulting in working efficiencies.
  • Support the UK business cross functionally (finance, projects, inventory, procurement, and others) to use SAP Business by Design, configuring access and [where the project stuff is]
  • Configuring access and permissions for users, in line with individual and business changes.

Essential Skills

  • Strong knowledge and experience in Finance systems, specifically SAP ERP.
  • Resourceful, self-managed, and goal driven with the ability to work effectively in teams and to fixed deadlines to meet business requirements.
  • Inter-personal skills with an ability to quickly establish effective working relationships across geographical and cultural borders.
  • Organised with a good attention to detail.
  • Experience with/an understanding of Finance IT systems, specifically SAP
  • Strong experience within Microsoft Excel, and broader packages

Desirable skills

  • Experience in Power BI and other Finance systems
  • Experience in a manufacturing environment


  • Competitive base salary
  • Opportunity to work with a highly talented, diverse & dynamic international team with cutting edge technology
  • Flexible working around core hours in a friendly and supportive environment
  • Hybrid working available (dependent on individual role requirements)
  • 25 days holiday (increasing yearly up to a maximum of 28 days) + 8 days Bank Holiday
  • Life insurance and long-term sick pay
  • Private healthcare (taxable benefit)
  • Relocation allowance
  • Visa sponsorship for employees considered
  • New state of the art office and cleanroom facility
  • Regular social events 


Astroscale UK (Harwell), with potential for some travel to Astroscale Japan (Tokyo)

About Astroscale

We aim to deliver cutting edge technologies that will become part of routine commercial space operations by 2030.

Astroscale is the first private company with a vision to secure the safe and sustainable development of space for the benefit of future generations, and the only company dedicated to in-orbit servicing across all orbits. Founded in 2013, we are developing innovative and scalable solutions across the spectrum of in-orbit servicing missions, including End of Life services, Active Debris Removal, In-situ Space Situational Awareness and Life Extension Services, to create sustainable space systems and mitigate against the hazardous build-up of debris in space.

Astroscale is an Equal Opportunities employer and embraces a diverse workforce. All qualified applicants, including minorities, women and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Note to recruitment agencies: Astroscale operates a preferred Supplier List, and we do not accept unsolicited agency approaches. Please do not forward candidate CVs or details in response to this advert, or to any Astroscale employee.

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