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Electronics Placement Engineer

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2mo ago

🚀 Placement Program


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Placement Program



  • Are you looking for a 12 month Electronics Engineering student placement within a local, innovative and industry-leading organisation? Look no further!
  • Thales Integrated Airspace-protection Systems (IAS) UK designs and manufactures a range of cutting-edge technologies ranging from air surveillance and mission planning systems to missile and space propulsion systems. The company specialises in lightweight missiles and the integration of weapon systems into various platforms along with the systems to manage and exploit critical mission planning and air surveillance data.
  • The successful candidate must be a University student in their penultimate year of study able to work for Thales in the period between their penultimate and final year of study; starting by September 2024.


  • Essential Skills & Qualifications:
  • Studying in the penultimate year of a relevant Engineering, Scientific or Numerate degree subject (BEng / BSc minimum)
  • Can demonstrate an understanding of basic electronic circuits
  • Some experience with electronics simulation or design tools
  • Demonstrable analytical and problem solving skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively
  • Self-motivated and able to use initiative
  • Team working skills
  • Values & Behaviours:
  • Goal orientated and delivery focussed
  • Displays innovation and self-motivation
  • Demonstrates dedication and determination against assigned tasks

Education requirements

Currently Studying
Penultimate Year

Area of Responsibilities



  • As an Electronics placement student you will be expected to support the design of state-of-the-art Systems that deliver world-class performance. You will be working and learning alongside a multi-disciplinary team of 35 Electronics Engineers, who are some of the most experienced Engineers in the industry.
  • Your role could include requirements capture and analysis through to defining the system architecture and building, testing and verifying that the solution meets the customer’s requirements.
  • The role requires working with the team to optimise the design through trade-offs, studies, analyses, modelling and simulation to produce a best-in-class competitive product.


Work type

Full time

Work mode





  • Placement opportunity available within our world class Electronics Team based in Belfast
  • Gain exciting and relevant experience with an industry leader undergoing significant growth
  • Learn and support from some of the best Engineers in the sector
  • An industry leading salary and excellent employee benefits
  • Opportunity for continued part time employment and support throughout your final year