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Placement Engineer

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2mo ago

🚀 Placement Program


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Placement Program



  • Are you looking for a 12 month Engineering 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 engineering skills
  • Some experience with 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 engineering placement student, you will be designing state-of-the-art Defence Systems that deliver world-class performance. Working within an agile, multi-discipline team, responsibilities cover the whole product lifecycle from requirements capture and analysis through to defining the system architecture and behaviour and onto building, testing and verifying that the solution meets the customer’s requirements. The role requires working with the team to optimise the design through trades, 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 Engineering 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