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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 architects design innovative solutions that make our tomorrow's possible.

About us
With 80.000 talents working in 68 countries, we are one of the biggest high-tech employers in the field of safety and security. In the Netherlands, where 2000 employees are based, 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 and research & development for radar tech (in collaboration with TU Delft).

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 design, develop and test the network capabilities for the combat management systems, the radar systems and the optical sensor systems. The platform 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 IT infrastructure components. The infrastructure is part of the sensor and information management systems aboard navy ships. Relevant products and technologies 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 an 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

  • An interesting job within a nice team in an international high-tech environment;
  • Room for and attention to personal development and personal initiative;
  • The opportunity to grow within the organization, for instance on a technical, managerial, commercial or international level;
  • An open and flexible work environment where a good work-life balance is considered important;
  • A pleasant workplace in "the best building in the Netherlands" (Public’s Choice Award, 2015) with our own Starbucks corner;
  • Excellent work conditions, with 40 holidays a year, among other benefits.

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 80,000 employees in 68 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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