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NDEC Networks Technician

Job ID: R0070682 Location: Ebbw Vale, Wales, United Kingdom
Full time, Regular Employment
Location: Ebbw Vale, United Kingdom

Thales people architect solutions at the heart of the defence-security continuum. Interoperable and secure information and telecommunications systems for defence, security, and civil operators, are based upon innovative use of radiocommunications, networks, and cybersecurity. We are ground breaking new digital technologies such as 4G mobile communications, cryptography, cloud computing and big data for use in physical protection systems, and critical information systems.

Together we offer fantastic opportunities for committed employees to learn and develop their career with us. At Thales UK, we research, develop, and supply technology and services that impact the lives of millions of people each day to make life better, and keep us safer. We innovate across five major industries; Aerospace, Defence, Ground Transportation, Security and Space. Your health and well-being matters to us and that’s why we offer you the flexibility to do what’s important to you; whether that’s part time hours, job sharing, home working, or the ability to flex your start and finish times. Where possible, we support a working pattern that suits your lifestyle and helps you reach your ambitions.

NDEC – Network Technician

Ebbw Vale

Core Benefits: Competitive Salary, 201 hours holiday and pension plus other great benefits such as excellent maternity/paternity leave.

Thales, in partnership with Welsh Government and the University of South Wales, are developing a National Digital Exploitation Centre (NDEC).  

To help support our development, we are seeking a Network Technician to work as part of a multi skilled team and be responsible for the operation of the Cyber Lab facilities within NDEC ensuring the environment and supporting cyber tools are specified, maintained and meet the demands placed by the varied range of cyber services to be delivered by the NDEC.  

What does the job involve?

  • Capturing and managing Cyber facility requirements;
  • Ensuring Cyber facilities are set up to deliver planned Cyber Services for internal and external customers
  • Assisting in the delivery of Cyber Services
  • Creating Cyber Assessment reports
  • Supporting the design, documentation, code, test and correct moderately complex systems from supplied specifications, using agreed standards and tools

What are we looking for?

  • Experience in setting up network equipment and network topologies

  • A keen interest in cyber and digital technologies
  • Ability to communicate effectively with peers

In line with Thales' Baseline Security requirements, candidates will be asked to provide evidence of identity, eligibility to work in the UK and employment and/or education history for up to three years. Some vacancies may require full Security Clearance which can require further evidence to be provided. For further details of the evidence required to apply for Baseline and Security Clearance please refer to the Defence Business Services National Security Vetting (DBS NSV) Agency.

At Thales we provide CAREERS and not only jobs. With Thales employing 65,000 employees in 56 countries our mobility policy enables thousands of employees each year to develop their careers at home and abroad, in their existing areas of expertise or by branching out into new fields. Together we believe that embracing flexibility is a smarter way of working. Great journeys start here, apply now!

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