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Software Test Engineer

Posted 17 Jul 2024
Work experience
3 to 4 years
Full-time / part-time
Job function
Degree level
Required languages
English (Fluent)
Dutch (Fluent)

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  • You have graduated with a Master of Engineering (Aeronautical/Space Engineering, Computer Science, …) and have a significant proven experience (3 to 5 years) among the following: Test, Integration, Verification, Validation
  • You are recognised as a team player and enjoy collaborative work
  • You are analytical, structured and synthetic
  • You are considered as a problem-solver
  • You sound convincing and persuasive
  • You enjoy dealing with diverse and complex projects


  • You have a deep understanding of the Engineering Project Management Principles
  • You have good knowledge of:
  • Component testing
  • Integration & Verification
  • Test automation
  • Test equipment
  • Test Management
  • Validation & Acceptance
  • You know how to deal with data, and you are familiar with programming languages
  • You have a proven capacity to ensure success by meeting deadlines and achieving a balanced budget
  • You demonstrate strong leadership and are willing to mentor and grow junior team members
  • You know how to use your creativity to give full customer satisfaction


As an IVVQ Engineering Role within Thales, you will be ensuring the test preparation and execution according to the strategy given by the IVVQ Manager and:

  • Perform module, program or unit testing of individual software components
  • Define step by step the integration tree consistent with the system release plan
  • Develop/deploy/maintain software that performs or supports test activities such as test management, test design, test execution and results checking
  • Provide investigative support of a staging or SIL environment with the help of software or hardware tools
  • Identify test equipment; standard or specialised and any special calibration requirements required at each Test Activity
  • Plan, estimate, monitor and control IVVQ activities
  • Identify the means required (enabling System) to validate the Solution, and then to define the operational scenarii and the criteria of validation to objectively assess compliance of the Solution
  • Satisfy customer’s expectations
  • Prepare test campaigns, run the tests and analyse the results
  • Write and update the integration and verification test procedures documentation
  • Lead the demonstration to the end customer


Future opportunities will allow you to discover other domains or sites. You will be able to evolve and grow your Competencies in different areas:

  • Room and attention to personal development
  • Build your talents in another domain of Thales Group, discovering new products, new customers, new country or move to a more complex Solution
  • Choose between a technical expertise or a leadership path
  • Build an international career within a leading Engineering Group

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

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2,500 employees
70% men - 30% women
Average age is 45 years