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Product Owner System Engineer

Posted 12 Jul 2024
Work experience
1 to 3 years
Full-time / part-time
Job function
Degree level
Required languages
English (Fluent)
Dutch (Fluent)

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About the team

The CMS Segment within our Naval organization is responsible for the development of Combat & Information Management Systems for naval vessels and their integration with sensor and weapons systems. These complex systems incorporate advanced solutions in the field of information processing, information management, user interaction and sensor and weapons control. As such, our TACTICOS Combat Management System offers essential support for missions ranging from combating piracy to defense against long-range missiles.

The CMS segment is responsible for the engineering and delivery of qualified software and hardware.

About your future job

As a Product owner of system engineering in the CMS Segment, you work in an international multidisciplinary team that works on the decomposition of the customer requirement and design of the TACTICOS system. Your team consists of system engineers with expertise’s ranging across the breadth of the functionality, software architecture, infrastructure, hardware architecture, security and safety of the TACTICOS system. The system engineers are responsible for the global design of the system, thereby considering the functional performance, quality, security, safety and costs, to find the optimal solution.

You are in the lead of the backlog for the team, are in contact with the customer or customer representation and supports the discussions about the operational needs in the design meetings.

Our team is looking for ambitious colleagues who is eager to organize the design tasks to create the right solution for our customer.

Why you'd be a good match

  • Graduated at Master level in the area of software engineering, information/computer science or similar;
  • You have knowledge and experience with Scrum and Agile principles.
  • You have strong communication skills and experience in managing, facilitating, motivating and coaching multidisciplinary Agile/Scrum team(s);
  • Generalist, with a broad interest in technology;
  • Communication skills and able to work in multidisciplinary teams;
  • High level of creativity, initiative, pragmatism and persuasiveness;
  • Familiar with functional safety and cyber security;
  • Ideally, you are fluent in both English and Dutch;

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 organization, 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;
  • A good salary, fitting travel allowance, and the ability to personalize your employment conditions: for instance, you can trade days off for internet costs, our bicycle plan, company fitness and relocation costs;
  • 40 days off per year (PTO). Yes, really.

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