Thales Defense & Security, Inc.

  • Associate Programmer/Analyst

    Location US-MD-Clarksburg
    Posted Date 1 month ago(4/19/2018 11:53 AM)
    Job ID
    Information Technology - Business Applications/Help Desk/Network/Web - All
    Experience (Years)
    Erin Cresswell
    Minimum Degree
    Not Required
  • Overview

    Thales Defense & Security, Inc., is a global company serving the defense, federal, and commercial markets with innovative solutions for the 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; and data protection solutions.  Further, Thales Defense & Security, Inc. serves as a gateway for technology, leveraging Thales-wide solutions—such as combat management systems; naval, airborne, and ground ISR; and electronic warfare—to address U.S. requirements. 


    Thales Defense & Security, Inc. has an opening for a full-time Associate Programmer/Analyst to work at our Clarksburg, Maryland Campus.


    • Assist the installation of patches, updates and fixes.
    • Help analyze, design, develop, modify, document, test, and debug new and existing applications and ensure optimal performance.
    • Able to liaise with users across lines of business.
    • Provide guidance and direction to end users of applications, including the creation of training materials and assisting in training sessions.
    • Document business process improvements.
    • Familiarity with simple SQL queries, and work with the Database Administrator (DBA) as necessary.
    • Help to set organizational development strategy, usage, security, standards, and infrastructure.
    • Assist with cost-benefit analyses of proposed enhancements and implementations.
    • Research current and emerging technologies.
    • Support application workflows and which may require integration to external applications.
    • Respond in a timely manner to help desk tickets, based on current Service Level Agreements.
    • Interpret and execute project management techniques and planning for tasks that are assigned.
    • Works under immediate supervision.
    • Must be able to uphold the Thales Code of Ethics and TUSA Compliance Policy.


    • Some knowledge of systems analysis and programming techniques, processes and procedures including experience in requirements gathering.
    • 2 to 3 years in business environment.
    • 2 Years of related work experience or BS in IT related topic.
    • Excellent interpersonal skills and a positive demeanor in order to interact with a variety of positions and levels within Thales as well as candidates and external contacts.  
    • Strong consultation, problem solving skills, analytical skills, organization, and attention to detail.
    • Ability to work in a fast pace, complex environment and effectively multi-task
    • Exercises solid judgment, discretion and confidentiality.
    • Ability to travel domestically and internationally up to 10%.
    • Able to occasionally lift and move equipment.
    • Familiarity with security principles and able to work in some areas of application/server security.
    • Some knowledge of ERP/HR system features.


    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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