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Systems Engineer



29d ago

  • Job
    Entry Level / Graduate
  • Engineering
  • Reading

AI generated summary

  • You must be a recent graduate or early career Systems Engineer in Reading, passionate about IVVQ definition, system integration, and mission system delivery for exciting career development.
  • You will create technical specs, ensure compliance with regulations, manage work packages, and develop systems for Thales.


  • We currently have a number of entry level opportunities across Engineering (Systems, Mechanical & Electronics). For this role, we are keen to hear from candidates who have recently graduated or maybe you have just started out in Systems and now looking for a new challenge in an exciting company where you can really develop and build a career.
  • The successful candidate will be a talented Junior Systems Engineer based in Reading with interest in IVVQ definition in the bid and concept stages, integration and verification of the system, coupled with a desire of delivering mission systems


  • To create the technical specifications with acceptance criteria for subsystems,
  • To decompose requirements, ensuring that they have been partitioned and detailed to a level appropriate for the design to commence.
  • To ensure, with the support of Specialty Engineering experts & Safety/HSE (Health, Safety & Environment) stakeholders:
  • That candidate solutions meet regulatory requirements including all applicable standards and legislation. This includes product safety & security and Environmental/HSE requirements and standards
  • That solution designs take into account the contractual requirements
  • That all related certification activities are performed correctly
  • Development of design elements to meet the required performance within the overall system
  • Manage and be responsible for allocated work packages.
  • To define the integration, verification, validation, qualification, certification and acceptance methods and tools
  • Be responsible for collated results and evidence


What products and systems will I be working on as a Systems Engineer for Thales UK Optronics & Missile Electronics?

As a Systems Engineer, you will be working on Land, Sea, and Air products and systems for Defence and armed forces customers. This may include night vision goggles, hand-held thermal imagers, weapon sights, surveillance UAVs, soldier-worn power and data solutions, and more.

What is the importance of the solutions that Systems Engineers at Thales UK Optronics & Missile Electronics architect?

The solutions that Systems Engineers architect are relied upon to deliver operational advantage at every decisive moment throughout the mission. This means that your work will directly contribute to the success and safety of Defence and armed forces customers.

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Thales is a global technology leader with more than 77,000 employees on five continents. The Group is investing in digital and “deep tech” innovations – Big Data, artificial intelligence, connectivity, cybersecurity and quantum technology – to build a future we can all trust. Trust is essential for societies to flourish, with humans playing a central role in every critical decision. Thales's high-tech solutions, services and products help companies, organisations and governments to achieve their goals and ambitions. And in each of our five vertical markets — digital identity and security, defence and security, aerospace, space, and transport — our customers play a vital role in society.