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Systems 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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About the team

There is no better time to join Thales Netherlands as Systems Engineer than today! We are building the sensors for and are responsible for the systems integration of all sensors and effectors into effective combat management systems for the world’s leading frigates of the future. Countries trust our systems to ensure the safety of their people and assets from the bottom of the ocean to the edge of space, and cyberspace.

For this reason we are looking for experienced Thales Systems Engineers who want to be part of these exciting projects.

About your future job

As a Systems Engineer you work in an international multidisciplinary team on the design, development and validation of a command & control system. Your team consists of representatives of the customer, suppliers of subsystems and other parties involved. In the team you are responsible for the technical design. Activities include amongst others:

  • Discuss operational needs together with the customer;
  • Design the architecture of the command & control system;
  • Define the functional behaviour of the system;
  • Define interfaces between the Thales command & control system and 3rd party subsystems;
  • Manage technical issues of subcontracts during the development of the Mission Solution;
  • Demonstrate the solution to the customer.

When you join our team you will have a varied working week. One moment you discuss your solution with the customer, the other you spend defining the interaction between our command & control system and other systems on board of the ship. You frequently meet with your team to learn from each other and to discuss progress.

Why you'd be a good match

As Systems Engineer you:

  • Have a degree in electrical engineering, computer science, aerospace engineering or similar field;
  • Have years of experience in system engineering;
  • Are a generalist, with a broad interest in technology;
  • Have communication skills and you are able to work in multidisciplinary teams;
  • Have high level of creativity, initiative, pragmatism and persuasiveness;
  • Have affinity with project management;
  • Are fluent in spoken and written English;
  • Have the flexibility with respect to travelling abroad and being part of an international environment.

What's in it for you

  • A challenging job in a great team within our high-tech, innovative work environment. Includes the freedom for initiative and good ideas;
  • Room for personal and professional growth within our organisation, for example in regards to technical, commercial or international skills;
  • Valuable international collaboration with coworkers from 68 different countries around the globe;
  • A comfortable work space in a modern environment, with a focus on flexibility and the right work life balance;
  • You can usually work where and when you want to be able to do your work as well and efficiently as possible. Within Thales we implement hybrid working, where you can, for example, work from home two days a week if your role allows it.

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