Server Application Specialist
Thales UK Limited
9h ago

Doncaster, 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.

    Server Application Specialist

    Based in Doncaster

    The Secure Connectivity Services (SCS) Domain has experienced significant growth and needs to expand its existing team as it continues to diversify and secure new business.

    A Server Application Specialist role is required to support the need for improved support to the Server Estate within the SCS Services Centre.

    This role is the lead project server engineer in the NIS Services Centre to support the server estate which hosts all applications within the core infrastructure and for customers.

    In this role you will be responsible for the implementation, configuration and maintenance of the following :


    Cluster set up and configuration

    Shared Storage NetApp

    Hardening (Hypervisor + VMX)

    The successful individual will require comprehensive knowledge and expertise across a multitude of technologies including VMware (ESXi), Windows (in particular virtual environments, Active Directory and Server hardening) and Solarwinds, Linux and Cisco products.

    You will have the ability to analyse complex technical problems and offer innovative, reasoned and practical solutions as well as being self-motivated, innovative & willing to exercise initiative.

    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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