Location : Fareham, United Kingdom
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General : This position is a daily operational and support role within the Thales DIS IT Team for important customer facing infrastructure and systems.
It has a strong focus on IT infrastructure, systems and security underpinning business applications that are operating 24x7.
It covers all lifecycle phases from conception, design through to implementation and support. There will also be project activities in the Thales DIS UK IT team.
This role requires SC security clearance owing to the systems being supported.
Scope : Thales DIS UK sites (notably Production sites)
Reporting : Reports to the UK DIS IT Manager
Location : Fareham, UK
Travel : Travel will be needed to Thales locations within the UK and possible occasional international travel
Key responsibilities and tasks :
Skills and Experience
Strong track record in technical projects or operations support
Strong knowledge of networking and server administration / support / management
Experience of working in secure environments
Strong networking and server management
Strong knowledge of Windows Hyper-V environments
Knowledge of VMWare / ESX virtualisation environments
Server build, migration, hardening and deployment
Strong knowledge of Active Directory (DNS, DHCP, NTFS Permissions)
Logical audit experience
Experience of working in an international IT / IS organisation
Knowledge and experience of WAN / VPN Management
Firewall Management (Cisco ASA / Juniper)
Excellent communicator (written and verbal)
Strong customer-service orientation
Able to work without high supervision
Cisco CCNA / CCNP Certified
Flexible approach to working hours
On Call for Out-of-Hours support
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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