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Network engineer

Job ID: R0052333 Location: Hengelo, Provincie Overijssel, Netherlands
Full time, Regular Employment
In fast changing markets, customers worldwide rely on Thales. Thales is a business where brilliant people from all over the world come together to share ideas and inspire each other. In aerospace, transportation, defence, security and space, our achitects design innovative solutions that make our tomorrow's possible.

About us
The people we all rely on to make the world go round – they rely on Thales. In a world that is increasingly fast-moving, unpredictable and full of opportunities, they come to us with big ambitions: to make life better and to keep you safer. Combining a unique diversity of expertise, talents and cultures, our employees  design and deliver extraordinary high-tech solutions. With 68.000 talents working in 54 countries, 2000 employees are based in the Netherlands. We are one of the biggest high-tech employers in the field of safety and security.

We help our customers think smarter and act faster in the fields of transportation, defence , space, aerospace  and cyberspace, mastering ever-greater complexity and every decisive moment along the way. We are therefore leading the digital transformation, focusing on artificial intelligence, big-data & data analytics, connectivity, mobility and internet of things and cybersecurity.

In the Netherlands, we are located in four cities: Huizen, Delft, Eindhoven and Hengelo (HQ). Together with an extensive ecosystem of knowledge partners, customers and suppliers, we work on radars for naval vessels, cyber security solutions, transportation systems, communication equipment for land forces, cryogenic cooling solutions, research & development for radar tech (in collaboration with TU Delft) and research & development for serious gaming (in collaboration with the University of Twente).

Within the Engineering cluster the applications department is responsible for the development of combat and information management systems for navy ships, integration with sensor- and weapon systems as well as the development of sensor processing applications. These complex systems contain advanced solutions for information processing, information management and the user interaction with both sensor- and weapon systems. Our product offers essential support for missions varying from anti-piracy to ballistic missile defense.

For the applications engineering platform team Thales is looking for a talented

Network Engineer

About the job

As a Network engineer you will be part of the Network and Middleware Agile team. This team designs, develops and tests the network capabilities for the combat management systems, the radar systems and the optical sensor systems. The team is responsible for the entire development chain – requirements analysis, development, testing, validation and demonstrating the current status of the product. Thales highly values the application of modern technologies and methodologies.

About you

Do you have a passion for technology, do you enjoy constantly developing your skills and are you interested in working on highly complex network environments? Then you are the person we are looking for.

You are a talented engineer that enjoys specifying, developing and testing complex networks. The network is part of the sensor and information management systems aboard navy ships. Relevant technologies and product lines include Cisco, Linux & Python. An expert level understanding of networking equipment by several vendors is important for successfully fulfilling the role. Knowledge of configuration management tooling (e.g. Ansible) and additional programming languages (e.g. C, C++) is preferred.

You hold a bachelor or master degree in computer science, IT service management, system & network engineering or comparable. Your colleagues are recognized experts in the field and will help you get up to speed and Thales will gladly invest in your development.

An important requirement to fulfil this role is flexibility and the ability to communicate efficiently in English to all types (technical, management) of stakeholders.

Thales offers you

  • An interesting job in a high tech environment;
  • A lot of room for your personal development and own initiatives;
  • The option to grow within the organization in different directions including within engineering, into management, commercially or internationally;
  • An open and flexible working environment where work-life balance is considered very important.  

Interested?

Would you like to apply directly?  Then click on the button ‘Apply now’ to show your interest.
An assessment could possibly be part of the procedure.

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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