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Technical Lead - Digital Banking

Job ID: R0084710 Location: Reading, England, United Kingdom
Full time, Regular Employment
Location: Reading, United Kingdom

Thales people architect identity management and data protection solutions at the heart of digital security. Business and governments rely on us to bring trust to the billons of digital interactions they have with people. Our technologies and services help banks exchange funds, people cross borders, energy become smarter and much more. More than 30,000 organizations already rely on us to verify the identities of people and things, grant access to digital services, analyze vast quantities of information and encrypt data to make the connected world more secure.

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.

Technical Lead – Digital Banking Services

Location: Reading

Thales UK has a fantastic opportunity for a Technical Project Manager to join our Digital Banking and Payment Services Team. You will be responsible for the delivery of our Digital Banking Solutions to our customers by providing next generation leading security solutions for major banks and financial institutions in the UK, Europe and MEA. You will be responsible for the successful integration of our solution components within the customer’s environment and/or their integration with our cloud services. You will be involved with the product from pre-sales activity, scoping of the work, liaising with the customer through to installation.

You will be working in a small but growing team who work really well together and share knowledge with the teams worldwide. You will be working closely with the sales team based in London and software teams based in France and worldwide as well as the customer.

You will travel to UK sites, mainly Reading and Camberley as well as customer sites in the UK, Europe and MEA.

Skills and experience:-

  • The ability to build strong and credible relationships with customers where you will work closely with them on the scope of the project, integration and installation of the product.
  • Significant experience in a technical customer-facing role as Technical Project Manager, Solutions Delivery Consultant, Systems Integrator or Systems Engineer
  • Proven technical experience in the design, installation and configuration of IT Solutions.
  • Experience working with application servers, Apache Tomcat, WebSphere and cloud service technologies together with network administration, clustered systems, high-availability, Disaster Recovery, scalability etc.
  • Knowledge of Unix/Linux/Windows systems and scripting.
  • Able to work autonomously, in a fast-paced environment under pressure and handle projects adjustments promptly and efficiently together with excellent troubleshooting skills.

Core Benefits:

Competitive Salary plus bonus, private healthcare, 27 days holiday and pension plus other great benefits such as excellent maternity/ paternity leave

Together we offer fantastic opportunities for committed employees to learn and develop their career with us. 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.

Thales is committed to delivering excellent services in the fields of Space, Aerospace, Defence, Security, and Ground Transportation. Did you know that 40% of the world’s airspace is supported by our systems, or that we’re trusted to protect the data of 19/20 of the world’s largest banks?

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.

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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 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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