Secure Network Architect
Thales UK Limited
4d ago

Reading, United KingdomThales 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.

    Our Consultancy requires a Secure Network Architect to provide advice on the development and delivery of secure network architecture.

    You will be consulting on our Digital Trust portfolio for Thales UK selling to a variety of civil customer. Experience of the following qualifications would be beneficial CISCO, CCNA, CCNP.

    Key Responsibilities and Tasks :

    Work with customers to define secure network infrastructures

    Produce design documentation.

    Support Pre Sales team with initial customer engagements.

    Maintain, update and support Thales’ global PKIaaS offer.

    Plan, control, report and manage the risk for a defined package of work to ensure delivery of on time, budget and quality products

    Skills and Experience

    Production of high level network design documentation

    Security requirement derivation

    Delivery of PKI services to an organisation.

    Knowledge and experience of PKI technology and principles including associated hardware.

    Awareness of developing PKI technology.

    Understanding of Certificate Authentication.

    IPSEC Internet protocol security

    Networking and Encryption Knowledge


    National cyber security centre encryption products

    Working in agile development environments.

    High standards in written reports and design documentation.

    Presentation and communication skills.

    Previous experience of delivering PKI Solutions.

    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,

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