Graduate Software Engineer - Direct Entry

  • Thales Group
  • Belfast, UK
  • 26/02/2021
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Job Description

Thales people architect solutions that are relied upon to deliver operational advantage at every decisive moment throughout the mission. Defence and armed forces customers rely on us to deliver the full range of defensive systems for land, sea, and air. From early warning, to threat neutralisation, our platforms cover all levels from very short-range systems, to extended protection across the entire battle-space including Airspace Mobility Solutions, Vehicles and Tactical Systems and Missile Defence, Optronics, and Radar.

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.

Thales (Belfast) is a technology company that is part of the of the global Thales organisation. Thales worldwide has 68000 employees in 50 countries.

Thales teams deliver cutting-edge solutions to armed forces all over the world. We are Europe’s number one supplier of defence electronics and a leading provider of integrated air defence systems. But our people don’t just work with incredibly advanced technology. The armoured vehicles we build can resist the full force of improvised explosive devices, while our avionics solutions control some of the world’s most iconic military aircraft. Together, our people make the world safer.

Thales (Belfast) have an opportunity for a graduate software engineer to work on cutting edge technology delivering integrated air defence systems. The successful candidate will work within an integrated project team and will develop their skills through being involved in all aspects of the software development lifecycle.

Key responsibilities

  • Design and coding of software

  • Software requirements analysis and requirements management

  • Software test planning and execution

  • Conducting all aspects of the software development process in accordance with company processes and standards

Skills, qualifications and experience

  • A minimum of a BSc/BEng (Hons) degree in a subject with a significant computing content e.g. Computer Science, Software Engineering, Games Development, Combined Electronics and Computing

  • Appreciation of software requirements analysis, specification & design

  • Understanding of the principles and levels of software testing

  • Knowledge of software development lifecycles and methodologies

  • Practical experience of programming in a high level language (C, C++, C#)

  • Practical experience in a number of stages of the software engineering lifecycle

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.

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 80,000 employees in 68 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!