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Network Systems Engineer

Job ID: R0117481 Location: Paço de Arcos, Lisbon District, Portugal
Regular Employment, Full time
Location: Paço de Arcos, Portugal

Thales people architect solutions that support 85 million mainline and suburban passenger journeys, worldwide, every day. Our Rail Signalling and Communication systems are used on metro lines across major cities, and 72,000 kms of route, 52,000 trains per day in 16 countries are controlled by our Traffic Management Systems. Together We deployed the first-ever nationwide ticketing system which processes over 50 million ticketing transactions in 100 cities daily.

Thales Portugal is a Competence Centre of the Thales Group, whose mission is to integrate and develop solutions and products for Thales projects worldwide. Having around 220 specialized human resources Thales Portugal has a strong capability to design, develop, and deploy systems and services efficiently in the Defence, Security (Critical Information Systems, Critical Infrastructure and Banking) and Transportation markets.

Thales Portugal is looking for a Network System Engineer to be part of a team within our Ground Transportation Systems domain.

Your life as Network System Engineer

Our Integrated Communication & Supervision (ICS) team is dedicated to ensure smooth operations and satisfied voyagers. Within this engineering team you will help developing our own line of integrated communications and supervision solutions, as well as integrate legacy systems from third parties so everything that the customer operate liaises smoothly. Reporting to the  Solution Engineer Manager, you will be asked to assume the following responsibilities:

  • Participating in all of the engineering project phases: System Requirements; Design Documents; Installation Plans; Test Procedures; As-built Documents; Risk Analysis and Mitigation Plans;

  • Participating in the Test & Configuration activity: engineering test documents preparation; supporting tests installation; systems configuration and start-up; completion of all acceptance and integration tests.

  • Preparing and delivering workshops to the client;

  • Collaborate with the team to ensure high quality deliverables within organization guidelines, policies, and procedures.

About you

  • You have 2-3 experience in Data Transmission Networks as a Systems Engineer

  • You own a relevant degree in one of the following subjects: Telecom Engineering, or similar;

  • You have experience working with telecom systems: IP Networking wired – practice on configuration of Switch/Routers from main Vendors of the Networking Market (IP wireless networks; Network Management Systems);

  • You have the ability to use specific design tools (namely Simulation tools, AutoCAD, and Visio);

  • You know how to read architectural drawings;

  • High competency in Microsoft Office tools

  • You are fluent in English (written and spoken)

  • You have basic knowledge of French (written and spoken)

  • You are available to travel when required

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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