FAS Application Specialist

  • Job Reference: 220000ZG
  • Date Posted: 10 May 2022
  • Employer: Fujitsu
  • Website: http://www.fujitsu.com/uk
  • Location: Corsham, Wiltshire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: Competitive Salary Plus Bonus
  • Sector: I.T. & Communications
  • Job Type: Full Time

Job Description

FAS Application Specialist


Are you confident in 3rd line, and above, technical support experience and skills of FAS Applications?

Can you approach complex technical issues seeing a bigger picture and understand the implications of making changes?

Do you want to be proud to work for a company that respects its people and is at the forefront of technology?

We are looking to grow our team with committed people to manage the functional applications for our customer across the region.

Set the Scene

We are looking for a FAS Application Specialist whose role will primarily involve incident management on our clients’ live system, on FAS App incidents that have been escalated from level 1/2 resources that are often remotely based environments. The role will be working with other Fujitsu embedded engineers within the CyISOC’s. Scope of responsibilities are managing live incidents to technical resolution, development of new technical offerings, and the upkeep of components through security patch testing and distribution. Creating SOI’s and providing Knowledge transfers to the military personnel.

We are looking for dependable and experienced support staff that are not afraid to own problems and incidents and deliver solutions to issues. A broad skill set and experience base is desirable; but equally, if you regard yourself as a subject matter expert in a technology area that we are supporting or will be delivering as a future upgrade then you could find yourself at the lead in some exciting project work.

The FAS Application Support Services shall be provided at each CyISOCs, ISOC and at ISS Corsham.

The FAS Application Support Services shall include:

  • Level 3 Support for all FAS Applications (including FAS Applications comprised in the FAS Application Baseline build)
  • Provision of subject matter expert support for all FAS Applications (including FAS Applications comprised in the FAS Application Baseline build)
  • Initial assessment of each new FAS Application developed by the Authority or the Authority's Third Party Vendors, including undertaking technical and functional testing of each FAS Application in the FAS Application Testing Environment
  • Upon completion of its initial assessment and testing pursuant to Paragraph 2.5.4(C), promptly delivering a post-testing report to the Authority setting out its recommendations relating to relevant FAS Application
  • Integration, testing and release support for FAS Applications in both the FAS Application Testing Environment and those environments on which FAS Applications are installed
  • Managing the configuration and release of all FAS Applications Approved for inclusion in the FAS Application Baseline
  • FAS Application installation, release and distribution of FAS Application software;
  • Preparing instruction manuals and handbooks explaining the installation, use and maintenance of FAS Applications to End Users
  • Reporting of new or recurring risks and issues in relation to delivery of Services supporting FAS Applications to the SO1 Deliver
  • End-to-end set up and configuration of FAS Applications within the FAS Application Baseline for Exercises, Operations and Trials and Testing
  • Ensuring that all configuration management activity has been captured in, and is regularly updated in, the Configuration Management Database
  • Collaborate with the Authority and the Authority's Third Parties, to control all master copies of the FAS Applications
  • Supporting the FAS Applications with WANs implementation and replications
  • Advising the Authority on data archiving, preservation and retrieval in relation to FAS Applications
  • Integrating multiple technology data links and feed types from sensors and radar to integrate these into SIGACT reporting tools
  • Acting as the single point of contact for the receipt of FAS Applications and updates from the Release Management Process
  • Managing the release of all FAS Applications and updates to the LBS Systems and NSoIT(D) Systems through the Release Management Process
  • FAS Applications support, advice and recommendations to design change
  • Management of the FAS DML
  • Potential travel for weeks away from home to support FAS on the customer exercises. This Non-core support is occasionally carried out by volunteer arrangement for exercise periods, either at UK bases or abroad. These usually last 2-3 weeks and occur infrequently.


Skill Requirement

  • Subject matter expert-level knowledge of virtual environments
  • Subject matter expert-level knowledge on the command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance FAS applications baseline across all Domains and logistics applications.
  • Knowledge of Tactical Data Links (TDL) interconnections in order to integrate TDL types of IP and serial feeds from sensors and radar using converting serial for the integration of SIGACT reporting tools and a wide range of multi-technological feed types
  • Knowledge and expertise in Instant Messaging (IM) areas including knowledge of building and supporting WAN Wide Instant Messaging Networks for the Joint World including Federation/S2S and Multi & Cross Domain Interoperability, Interoperability with BITS/TNG BHCHAT, SAMETIME, MIRCA and LOGFAS

Relevant Technology

•             Virtualisation - VMWare, VSphere, Hyper-V

•             Operating Systems - Windows /2008R2/2012R2, Solaris (NISP),

•             Databases - MSSQL, ORACLE 11 and 12, PostgresSQL

•             Web - IIS, JAVA, XML, APACHE, SharePoint, SOAP

•             Active Directory / Active Directory Federation Services - LDAP, AD, PKI, DNS, DFS

•             File Sharing and Authentication Methods - KML/KMZ/NTFS Mapping Shares, ZFS Zones, NIS+, Kerberos, SMB, Using standard NFTS permissions and DFT both on the LAND and across the WAN in a multi-site scenario

•             NATO Messaging Formats / Tracking Data Types – XMPP, L11, 11B, L1, L16, JREAP©, NFFI, FFI, AIS, NVG, XML, KML, KMZ, HeATS & GrATS IRIDIUM Tracking, ADATP3 and OBDC

•             Mapping – WMS, The use of WMS and WFS within a C4ISR system, Geo


An awareness of – Networking, S2S/C2S, US GCCS (J,A,M and IOS), BOWMAN BITS, TNG/TACNIP/JCSSA, TAIS, SIACCON, FISH, CSI also any other Application TDL, ID type etc. 


Shape your world and achieve together

We are Fujitsu. A Japanese company with a strong set of values and a history of respecting fairness and equality, whilst promoting diversity and inclusion. We constantly push ourselves to do more, and strive to bring together a diverse mix of perspectives and talents in an inclusive environment, where we encourage our people to bring their full self to work. We call this Be Completely You.

We are inclusive. As a responsible business, it is really important to us that we reflect the diversity of our society and customers. Not only are we a Disability Confident company, a Times Top 50 employer for Women and a signatory for the Race at Work Charter, we are also committed to the United Nations standards for LGBT+.

We are people centric. This means we care about our people (and their families) and appreciate that everyone has a life outside of work. By supporting our people to Work Your Way, we empower them to achieve a flexible and respectful approach to work which suits them and our customers best - this could be working hours, location, or a flexible approach to their working day.

We want you to thrive. If working for a progressive organisation, with a continuing commitment to diversity and inclusion is important, you should apply.


Fujitsu has been recognized as a Disability Confident Leader by the Department of Work and Pensions. This is in recognition of our commitment to recruiting, retaining and employing people with disabilities. As a Disability Confident Leader, we offer a guaranteed interview to all candidates with disabilities who meet the essential criteria for a role, and are experienced at making reasonable adjustments to the recruitment process. Please let me know if you would like further information.