Data Engineer Intern

Company Details

In fast changing markets, customers worldwide rely on Thales. Thales is a business where brilliant people from all over the world come together to share ideas and inspire each other. In aerospace, transportation, defence, security and space, our architects design innovative solutions that make our tomorrow’s possible.

Thales has built a presence in the United Arab Emirates for over 35 years, and today has over 300 employees. Thales in the UAE is part of our Middle East business that has 1,800 people across Egypt, Iraq, Kuwait, KSA, Lebanon, Oman, Pakistan, Qatar and UAE. Together we delivered technology for the Dubai metro, the longest driverless metro network in the world and a fare collection system that processes up to 250,000 transactions per day. We make UAE a safer place by providing secure electronic payment solutions, cyber security systems and communications as well as security systems for Dubai International Airport and air traffic management and navigation systems for Abu Dhabi’s airport.


Enrich the ETL platform by developing ETL Jobs on the different Thales Digital Transformation Projects.



  • Developing ETL Jobs use cases
  • Integrate Business Data
  • Support the qualification of the projects, extraction, transformation and load of the data (Data Scoping / Discovery)
  • Technical Framing : Feasibility study, expression of needs, estimation of the load and timeframe
  • Writing Technical Specifications
  • Conception of connectors/jobs
  • Development of Talend Jobs, deployment and commissioning of the interfaces
  • Ensure documentation of achievements
  • Enrich solution components catalogue
  • Build reusable ETL Job
  • Maintain the ETL in operational condition
  • User Support
  • Build Data Cube

Tools: Talend Studio, Talend Data Integration Platform, Gitlab

Expertises : CI/CD notions, Data Modeling, Talend, SQL

Educational : In a master’s degree in computer science/statistics/mathematics fields


  • Fluency in English, both written and verbal.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.
  • Team work and willing to perform trough cooperation.
  • Strong attention to details.
  • Willingness for change and solving problem.
  • Be passionate about digital transformation.
  • Strong analytical mindset.
  • Data oriented.


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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