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, defence, security and space, our achitects design innovative solutions that make our tomorrow’s possible.
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.
Our growing business has given rise to a number of opportunities for Systems Engineers. Each successful candidate will be a talented Systems Engineer with experience of conceptual and detailed design, Integration and delivery, coupled with a proven capability of delivering system programmes.
Each role can be based in any of the Thales UK sites. Depending on the specific projects, specific roles may require periods of time to be spent at Customer sites and/or integration facilities.
As a People 1st Employer, we are passionate about providing you with opportunities to advance your engineering career and are committed to giving our employees the support they need to reach their professional goals. This includes support in submission of Chartership applications, funding membership of a professional body, and access to a wide variety of learning resources through our comprehensive e-Learning Engine. Training courses such as our hugely successful Front-line Leaders Programme (for employees demonstrating leadership potential), coupled with our established mentoring and coaching programmes, offer fantastic opportunities for people committed to professional development to enhance their skill set. For people with ambition to attain greater levels of responsibility, either in a Technical or Managerial capacity, we also offer development pathways towards roles such as Solutions Engineering Manager, Product Design Authority, Solution Architect, or a recognised Thales Specialist or Expert.
Each successful candidate will have demonstrable experience of systems engineering in the defence and/or transportation and/or aerospace domain and will ideally have experience interfacing with external customers as well as internal stakeholders.
The role holder reports to the Systems Engineering Discipline Manager. The key individual responsibilities are:
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To find out more about working in the growing Thales team, apply today.
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 65,000 employees in 56 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. Great journeys start here, apply now!