System Integration And Configuration Engineer, Crawley

Last update 2024-04-15
Expires 2024-05-15
ID #1999103967
System Integration And Configuration Engineer, Crawley
United Kingdom, Hampshire, Crawley,
Modified January 18, 2024


Location: Crawley, United Kingdom

Thales people architect solutions that enable two-thirds of planes to take off and land safely. We create in-flight entertainment systems that engross 50 million fliers every year and we develop the avionics that control the world’s largest commercial aircrafts. Our simulators train the next generation of pilots for fighter jets, transporters and search and rescue helicopters. And, together, each and every member of our aerospace team makes a difference.

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.

System Integration and Configuration Engineer

Our Opportunity

As a System Integration and Configuration Engineer within Thales, you will be responsible for the integration of software loads onto various hardware platforms, and be accountable for its control and configuration. You will verify the integrity and validity of the software artefacts, including traceability and history over the entire life cycle.

Responsibilities and Duties:

Perform and implement software configuration control activities outlines in the configuration management plan, including supporting change control boards.
Define, review, freeze and share the software configuration baselines, supporting the functional baseline and product baseline.
Manage problems reports and change requests relating to software artefacts.
Perform functional and physical audits to formally approve that the software artefacts meet the technical requirements and are reproducible.
Record all approved configuration documentation, applicable configurations and applied configurations for each platform in the organisation repository.
Deploying operating systems onto systems, workstations, and virtual machines.
Configuration of networks, switches, and system ancillaries.
Customising and troubleshooting application software and operating systems to meet cyber security requirements as defined by the Cyber Security Design Authority, including hardening, lockdown, and running vulnerability assessments.
Write and perform tests to verify, validate, and qualify the software load.

Key Skills

Extensive experience in authoring and reviewing technical documents.
Experience with Confluence and JIRA.
Experience with Systems integration (hardware and software).
Experience with Verification, Validation, and Qualification processes.
Current with Java or other high-level programming language skills.
Strong software design pattern experience and implementation of best practice.
Understanding of software development and debugging (e.g. C/C++, Java).
Windows and Linux Operating Systems Experience.
Experience with platform engineering development.
Experience with Windows and Linux System administration.
Experience with scripting (e.g. shell programming, Bash, Python, Javascript).

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.

Thales UK is committed to providing an inclusive and barrier-free recruitment process. We will provide reasonable adjustments and support to ensure neuro-diverse applicants or those with a disability or long-term condition can be their best during the recruitment process. To request an adjustment, if you need this job advert in an alternative format or if you have any questions about the recruitment process, please contact Resourcing Ops for mid to senior roles, or the Early Careers Team for graduate and apprentice roles.

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Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: System integration and configuration engineer

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