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Modern Workplace Engineer

Posted 12 Jul 2024
Work experience
2 to 4 years
Full-time / part-time
Job function
Degree level
Required languages
English (Fluent)
Dutch (Fluent)

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Modern Workplace Engineer

In fast changing markets, customers worldwide rely on Thales. Thales is a business where brilliant people from all over the world come together to share ideas and inspire each other. In aerospace, transportation, defense, security and space, our architects design innovative solutions that make our tomorrow's possible, today.


In this position you will join the Thales Netherlands IS/IT team. IS/IT is at the core of the Thales digital transformation, there is a close relationship between IS/IT and business.

Our mission is: “Providing secure access to Thales information in One Click” with a culture of “Feeling Proud Together”. Our Agile transformation journey has started some years ago. As a learning organization we fully embrace agile principles and strive for excellence by continuous improvement. We do not fear to fail as long as we can learn from it.

With a team of 150+ colleagues we provide IS/IT support to our 3500 NL colleagues in several Business Lines and functions. The IS/IT department of Thales Netherlands works closely together with the international IS/IT departments of the Thales group.

For the Endpoint & Collaboration squad we are looking for a Endpoint Engineer. This squad is responsible for a broad variety of products and services related to the digital workplace and collaboration. Your new squad is also part of both the Endpoint and Collaboration tribe of the whole Thales group. Together they’re responsible for the Endpoint and Collaboration platforms within Thales.

About the job

Your work as engineer in the Endpoint squad is varied. The day starts with a brief standup, where we discuss the ongoing tasks and how to align them with each other. Both within the department as well the team we work according to the Agile way of working and SCRUM framework. Throughout the week you focus on the sprint that you work on together with your squad. As a domain expert you are able to transform business needs into working solutions. You have a role in implementing and managing the Endpoint products and ensuring that the implementation becomes a success. Preferably you have gained experience in environments where security and standardization are also very important. You can work out solutions and transfer them into releasable products.

You are responsible for the support and management of products such as:

  • Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops;
  • Citrix ADC (NetScaler);
  • Ivanti Workspace Control;
  • Windows 10/11;
  • Microsoft Endpoint Configuration Manager;
  • VMware Workspace One UEM.

About you

We are looking for a colleague who:

  • is able to quickly master new domains and techniques;
  • has strong communication skills;
  • has experience with the Agile way of working and SCRUM framework or is open-minded to adopt new ways of working;
  • has a strong will to continue to develop him or herself, both on a personal and technical level;
  • is fluent in English.
  • Furthermore it is preferable that the new colleague has:
  • relevant working experience, however: young professionals can also apply!
  • experience within a complex enterprise IT environment;
  • experience with Enterprise migration projects.

What's in it for you

  • Become part of a great team in a high tech, innovative international organization.
  • (International) opportunities for growth in tech-, management- and commercial roles.
  • Attention for personal development and own initiative.
  • A nice workplace in a modern building, where we value a good work-life balance and flexibility.
  • 40 leave days per year, travel expenses and a flexible benefits à la carte package with options like purchase/sale of leave hours, internet costs, bicycle plan, company fitness, trade union contribution or relocation costs.
  • Position is based on LR-08/ Vakgroep 60 (cao Metalektro-HP)

With 80.000 talents working in 68 countries, we are one of the biggest high-tech employers in the field of safety and security. In the Netherlands, where 2500 employees are based, we are located in four cities: Huizen, Delft, Eindhoven and Hengelo (HQ).
Do you want to kickstart your career in an international high-tech environment? And are you looking for a traineeship where you can develop your personal skills? Our traineeship starts in October 2023. Check

Active in 65 countries
2,500 employees
70% men - 30% women
Average age is 45 years