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Systems Engineer

Crawley. Cheadle. Templecombe
Competitive salary
Closing date
30 Apr 2024

Job Details

At Thales, we respond to fast changing markets by serving customers that rely on us worldwide. From Aerospace and Transportation to Defence, Security and Space, our innovative solutions make tomorrow possible. And as we research, develop and supply this cutting-edge technology to organisations, our services inadvertently impact millions of lives each and every day. And that’s where you come in. An engineer ready and willing to advance your career in every sense of the word ‘life-changing’.

As a Systems Engineer you’ll be an instrumental part in our activities across the full lifecycles for Submarines, Surface Ships, Airborne Sonar, and Command and Control Systems. Reporting to the Systems Engineering Discipline Manager, you’ll identify and review technical risks, opportunities and mitigation plans across project phases and work to define and propose candidate architecture collating and organising your work and results as you go. This may be anything from the design, integration, verification, validation, qualification, certification or acceptance methods and your work will create the technical specifications criteria for our systems and subsystems.

With a relevant Higher Education qualification, you’ll have a firm understanding of a range of engineering processes and practices. Your experience and skills will extend to inter-personal communication and support your ability to distil complex ideas clearly. Comfortable working within detailed conceptual design environments you’ll have demonstrable experience of integration and delivery, plus a proven capacity to deliver work on time as part of a team and independently. You’ll be confident working with various analogue and digital technology and be able to integrate and verify these in a logical and structured way.

We’re passionate about the brilliant opportunities we provide. And we’ll be there to support you every step of the way. Offering training courses across a range of specialisms that exist so you can thrive.

Thales helps you get the right balance by providing inter-company childcare facilities*, parental leave*, cultural and social activities*, flexible work hours*, remote working when and where possible, and more.

Please visit our website to find out more and apply today.

*In accordance with the laws and practices of each country.


We’re a global business with over 7,500 people in the UK, working across every country of the Union. For many years, Thales has contributed to the security and stability of this nation by providing extraordinary technology to our customers in Government and industry. Operating across aerospace, defence, digital security, transport and space, we help keep the nation safe and secure while contributing £1.6bn in economic value each year.

At Thales, we work in diverse sectors generating exciting and creative solutions for our customers. We believe the best way we can serve our people as well as our customers is to ensure that we continuously work to build an environment in which you and all your colleagues feel respected for who you are and the value that your individuality brings to the organisation. Collectively, Thales people make the company and its culture what it is and we all deserve to feel that we belong and can be at our best.


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