PRINCIPAL ELECTRONICS ENGINEER

Company Details

Thales Group is a French multinational company that designs and builds electrical systems and provides services for the aerospace, defence, transportation and security markets.

Thales people architect solutions that enable two-thirds of planes to take off and land safely. We create in-flight entertainment systems that engross 50 million fliers every year and we develop the avionics that control the world’s largest commercial aircrafts. Our simulators train the next generation of pilots for fighter jets, transporters and search and rescue helicopters. And, together, each and every member of our aerospace team makes a difference.

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.

Principal Electronics Engineer

Based in Crawley

Are you interested in working in a department who are at the forefront of avionic solutions and where you can influence and add value? Do you want to be part of a team of leading specialists that are designing solutions that make tomorrow possible, today? Then look no further…

What the role has to offer:

  • Ability to be part of a team developing innovative, next generation flight avionic solutions, and providing technical leadership to the Hardware team
  • Part of an evolving highly dynamic team where you are able to challenge and look at new ways of working and continuous improvement

Our Opportunity

We have a fantastic opportunity for a Principal Electronics Engineer in Flight Avionics to be part of a highly focused and innovative team working on the development and delivery of products and programmes to a wide variety of customers in the aerospace sector; covering both the Civil and Military domains. This includes

  • Development of a modular and scalable intercom and data system to provide a Secure Information Systems (SIS)
  • Next generation Iridium Aviation Satellite Communications Modem

You will be responsible for delivering digital electronic designs and solutions for specific project

You will be part of a multi-disciplinary team of engineers, applying Digital Electronics design expertise in accordance with company requirements and processes to meet project operational requirements.

You will be working closely with the Project Team, with day to day line management conducted through the Hardware Engineering team leads within the FLX business

This role is based in Crawley with some flexible to work from home .

About You

You will have a background in Digital Electronics Engineering and a solid understanding of Engineering Development Lifecycles

You will have taken products through from conceptual design, development, verification and validation, and finally through Product certification and/or Product qualification

You will have demonstrable experience of collaborating, leading and pulling together teams, excellent listening skills, logical, driven with a proactive with a “can do” mentality

The role will require good communication skills, to build a solid network within the wider Thales community thus enabling to deliver Hardware solution with a high level of quality, manufacturability and performance robustness in a timely manner.

What we can offer:

Working Hours:

You will be contracted to 37 hours per week; core hours Monday-Thursday 08:00-16:30, Friday 08:00-13:00. We will always consider flexible hours and working arrangements.

Core Benefits:

Competitive Salary plus bonus, private healthcare, 27 days holiday and pension plus other great benefits such as excellent maternity/ paternity leave

Together we offer fantastic opportunities for committed employees to learn and develop their career with us. 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 is committed to delivering excellent services in the fields of Space, Aerospace, Defence, Security, and Ground Transportation. Did you know that 40% of the world’s airspace is supported by our systems, or that we’re trusted to protect the data of 19/20 of the world’s largest banks?

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!

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