Thales Defense & Security, Inc.

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Senior Sales Engineer

Senior Sales Engineer

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Engineering - Advanced Technology
Experience (Years) 
Erin Cresswell
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Thales Defense & Security, Inc., is a global company serving the defense, federal, and commercial markets with innovative solutions for the data security, encryption, ground tactical, airborne and avionics, and  naval/maritime. In addition to mission-critical communication systems, the company provides helmet-mounted displays and motion tracking technologies; SATCOM terminals; advanced sonar systems; air traffic management navigation, and surveillance, and simulation.  Further, Thales Defense & Security, Inc. serves as a gateway for technology, leveraging Thales-wide solutions—such as cybersecurity, combat management systems; naval, airborne, and ground ISR; and electronic warfare—to address U.S. requirements. 


This Sales Engineering role requires a very technically astute person who can understand customer needs/requirements and be viewed as a trusted advisor to help customers and prospects utilize the Thales data security platform solution. Must be a self-motivated person that knows how to manage time and qualify sales opportunities technically.


  • Presentation and architecture review/design experience is required
  • Project management skills required (both internal and customer facing)
  • Linux/Unix administration fundamentals,
  • Windows Server administration fundamentals
  • Storage Fundamentals
  • Local and/or domestic travel 25% of time.
  • By example, set the standards that embody the TDSI Core Value & Thales Leadership Model.
  • Maintain a high ethical standard of practice, including compliance with all company procedures.


  • 5+ year’s sales engineering experience.
  • Preferred fields of experience:
    • Encryption
    • Systems Management
    • Storage
    • Database
    • Cloud
  • Basic networking knowledge
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Presentation Skills.
  • Must be eligible for US Security Clearance up to TS/ SCI level. 
  • U.S. Citizenship.
  • BS in Computer Science or related degree.
  • Excellent verbal and written English communication skills


Qualifications Preferred:


  • Linux/Unix administration
  • Windows administration
  • Scripting – JAVA, .NET,
  • Oracle
  • Big Data/NonSQL
  • Cloud Architecture
  • Strong integration, design background
  • Systems administration

Thales Defense & Security, Inc. participates in the United States Department of Homeland Security's E-Verify program.


Thales Defense & Security, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity /Minorities/ Females/ Vet/ Disabled Affirmative Action employer.


We welcome and encourage diversity in our workforce.



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