For a safer world

Wherever safety and security matter, we deliver.


Millions of critical decisions are made everyday in aerospace. Thales is at the heart of this. Two out of every three planes around the world are landing and taking off with the help of Thales.


Millions of critical decisions are made every day in defence to protect people, infrastructure and nations. Thales is at the heart of this.


National security, urban security, critical infrastructure protection, cybersecurity…. Everywhere it matters, we deliver.


Space systems play a vital role in modern societies, particularly for telecommunications, Earth observation (radar and optical), satellite navigation and deep-space exploration.

Ground transportation

The ability to run networks smoothly and efficiently is crucial to economic growth and quality of life. We design, develop, and deliver equipment, systems and services, providing end-to-end solutions.

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    From the protection of critical infrastructure to information in cyberspace, and point-of-sale purchases to international financial transactions, Thales is helping organizations everywhere meet the challenges of a complex digital age.
  • A new norm for defense and space networks
    It’s no secret that the Internet, social networks and smart phones have disrupted markets and changed the way people communicate worldwide. The global adoption of these technologies has been breathtaking. There are 3.4 billion Internet users worldwide and 2 billion people on social networks.

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  • Software Analyst, C++ (Junior)
    Regular Employment -
    ThalesGroup is a global technology leader for the Defence & Security and the Aerospace & Transport markets. The company generates revenues in excess of €14bn annually. It employs over 68,000 employees in over 50 countries. Leveraging a global network of more than 22,000 high-level researchers while investing 17% of its revenue into Research & Development, Thales offers an unmatched capability to develop and deploy critical information systems.
    Established in 1972, Thales Canada is a leading electronic solutions provider for the Transportation, Defence & Security, and Aerospace sectors. Thales Canada employs 1,400 staff across main sites located in Montreal, Quebec City, Ottawa, Toronto and Vancouver.
    Thales has a unique leadership position in integrated transport systems with a comprehensive offering spanning three market segments:  main line rail, urban transport, and toll road and motorway networks.  Located in Toronto, Thales Canada Transportation Solutions designs, supplies and installs signalling systems to control railway traffic with maximum safety.  We are a world leader and pioneer in critical railway applications and we are shaping the signalling industry with our advanced solutions. 
    Thales is known for its commitment to employees, outlined in its human resources policy: Thales Together.  Staff enjoys a competitive salary and benefits package, as well as opportunities to develop professionally, and define their career paths.
    If you have a passion for innovation and are interested in joining a dynamic, fast-paced team, Thales may be the right fit for you. Currently, we have an opening for a/an:
    Position Title: Software Analyst - Junior
    Location: Toronto
    Department: Software Engineering
    Job Purpose:
    To provide design, analysis and programming in the development of software for train control systems.
    Main Responsibilities:
    Technical Support:
    • Understands and follows the company’s processes and procedures for developing mission critical software.
    • Implements real time systems in C++ using Visual Studio.
    • Codes, debugs, and write test procedures and tests software code.
    • Analyses, implements correction, and reviews defect reports.
    • Solves the tasks in the best technical and timely manner such it will help the team performance. Looks for opportunities and makes suggestions for improvement
    • Promote a safety culture where product safety is paramount
    • Ensure that safety is built into the design by early identification and resolution of safety related defects
    Key Skills and Qualifications:
    • B.Sc. Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, MCA or equivalent
    • Knowledge of software development environment
    • Knowledge of software architecture
    • Knowledge of standards and processes as described in the departmental Software Developer’s Guide
    • Knowledge of railway signalling techniques will be an added asset
    If this opportunity interests you, please visit and apply using our online application tool. Thales thanks all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
    Thales is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applicants from the four designated groups (women, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, and aboriginals) to apply for employment.  At Thales, we provide accessibility to people with disabilities.  Should you require accommodations, please consult with your recruitment office and they will work with you to make any adjustments that best suit your individual needs. Should you wish to view a copy of our policy click here

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  • System Architect
    Regular Employment -


    Have you ever wondered what it takes to develop a world-class entertainment system 30,000 feet in the air? Thales InFlyt Experience products offer end-to-end solutions that support our customers before, during and after the flight. Thales supplies in-flight entertainment and connectivity experiences to more than 60 airlines around the globe and as a trusted airline partner is committed to building its position as an industry leader. We are proud that our InFlyt Experience systems are used by over 274 million passengers a year on the more than 150,000 systems delivered. Our InFlyt Experience team continues to power the innovation, vision and brilliance needed to deliver a first-class customer experience – so be a part of something big, join Thales.

    At Thales, we design solutions that equip the aviation community with fully connected end-to-end solutions to transport passengers and cargo while improving safety and security and simplifying operational management, in partnership with aircraft manufacturers and service providers. We enable two-thirds of planes to take off and land safely even in the most densely crowded skies. We create in-flight entertainment systems that equip more than 1,700 aircraft to provide passengers with a more satisfying and connected flying experience. We develop the avionics that control the world’s largest commercial airline fleets and help further increase fuel and operational efficiencies, shorten travel and turn-around times. Our simulators train the next generation of pilots for fighter jets, transport and search and rescue helicopters. At Thales, this is what we do every day.

    Together, each and every member of our aerospace team makes a difference.

    In the U.S., we employ more than 3,000 people across more than 20 locations in 13 states. We are a leading technology provider serving five mission-critical markets: aerospace, defense, security, space and transportation. Globally, we employ more than 62,000 people in 56 countries allowing us to design and deploy equipment, systems and services to meet the demands of some of the most complex environments on the planet. 

    At Thales, we believe technology can make the world a better place. For us this is more than a job, it’s our passion. Together, with our customers and partners around the globe, we are working to build smarter solutions because everywhere safety and security matter, we deliver.

    We are currently looking for a System Architect to join the Thales Avionics, a subsidiary of Thales USA team in Melbourne, FL. 

    The System Architect analyzes new situations, formulates new ideas and generates design approaches and solutions with sufficient detail to start an engineering project and manage technical scope throughout the project lifecycle.  The System Architect applies broad knowledge of Systems, software and hardware technologies to generate system level design solutions for a specific project or customer.  He or she investigates and resolves system, hardware and software matters of significance; researches, analyzes, isolates and resolves errors; assesses and updates as needed and in accordance with specified plans.

    Key Responsibilities: 

    Bachelor’s Degree in Systems, Electrical, Software Engineering or other technical field preferred.  

    15 years of experience in System Engineering or software developments.

    Experience with Inflight Entertainment or Airborne Satellite Communication Systems

    Must speak, read, and write English fluently.

    Regular attendance is required.

    Must have a positive attitude.

    Must be an appropriate organizational fit for the Thales culture, that is, exhibit the Thales values of Compliance, Respect, Innovation, Responsibility, and Teamwork.

    Required Skills and Experience:

    Bachelor’s Degree in Systems, Electrical, Software Engineering or other technical field preferred.  

    15 years of experience in System Engineering or software developments.

    Experience with Inflight Entertainment or Airborne Satellite Communication Systems

    Must speak, read, and write English fluently.

    Regular attendance is required.

    Must have a positive attitude.

    Must be an appropriate organizational fit for the Thales culture, that is, exhibit the Thales values of Compliance, Respect, Innovation, Responsibility, and Teamwork.

    Preferred Skills and Experience:

    Demonstrated ability to apply technical knowledge to generate design solutions.

    Familiarity with system, hardware & software development processes (ARP4754Rev A, DO-178C, DO-254, DO-160G etc).

    Familiar with ARINC standards applicable to IFE and Airborne Satcom systems

    Experience working with network systems and networking principles, data, voice, or video.

    Experience working with network software and hardware, data, voice, or video.

    Experience developing or specifying software applications.

    Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook.

    Experience in the avionics industry is a plus.

    Must have excellent communication skills, both oral and written.

    Results oriented.

    Ability to work in a team environment.

    Able to work with and in close proximity of fellow Team members.

    Ability to prioritize workload.

    Your contributions to Thales’ cutting-edge products will make possible the continued delivery of excellence. If your skills, experience and attitude are a match and you are looking for exciting challenges, please apply now using the link below and we will be in touch. 

    At Thales USA, we provide careers – not jobs. 

    Visit to find our full list of open positions.

    Thales is an Equal Opportunity Employer/AA/Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled

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  • Assistant(e) de Direction H/F
    Regular Employment - France
    Rejoignez Thales, leader mondial des technologies de sûreté et de sécurité pour les marchés de l’Aérospatial, du Transport, de la Défense et de la Sécurité. Fort de 62 000 collaborateurs dans 56 pays, le Groupe bénéficie d’une implantation internationale qui lui permet d’agir au plus près de ses clients, partout dans le monde.
    Situé à La Défense, au cœur du quartier d’affaires le plus dynamique d’Europe, le siège du Groupe réunit l’ensemble des fonctions transverses.
    La Direction de l'Audit, des risques et du Controle  recherche un/une Assistant(e) de Direction
    Basé(e) à Vélizy.
    • De formation Bac à Bac+2, vous possédez une expérience significative dans le domaine de l’assistanat de Direction. Vous avez un bon niveau d’anglais.
    • Vous maitrisez parfaitement les outils du pack office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
    • Vous êtes autonome et dynamique et avez un excellent relationnel
    • Vous êtes disponible et savez gérer les priorités et les urgences
    • Vous êtes force de proposition avec une connaissance de l’organisation de Thales et faites preuve de rigueur.
    • Réactif(ve) et discret(e), vous êtes doté(e) d’une grande capacité d’organisation
    En nous rejoignant, vous vous verrez confier les missions suivantes :

    • Secrétariat de 3 Directeurs
    • En coordination avec les assistantes de la Direction, gestion  des superviseurs auditeurs
    • Enregistrement et diffusion des lettres de mission et rapports finaux
    • Gestion des fichiers partages du service
    • Coordination de plannings internes au service, CODIR,Weekly’s,…)
    La perspective de rejoindre un Groupe innovant vous motive ? Alors rejoignez-nous en postulant à cette offre.
    Vous souhaitez en savoir plus sur les activités de Thales ? Cliquez ici.

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  • Développeur(e) bases de données (H/F)
    Regular Employment - France


    Acteur spatial incontournable en Europe dans les domaines des télécommunications, de la navigation, de l’observation de la terre, de l’exploration et de la réalisation d’infrastructures orbitales, Thales Alenia Space est une Joint-Venture entre les groupes Thales (67%) et Finmeccanica (33%).


    La Direction Solutions Logiciel France recherche un/une Ingénieur(e) développeur bases de données (H/F), basé(e) à Cannes (06)



    De formation initiale technique, vous êtes diplômé(e) de niveau BAC+5 avec une spécialisation dans le domaine du logiciel ?


    Vous maîtrisez la programmation en JAVA / ECLIPSE RCP, et nouvelles technologies associées ? Au cours de votre première expérience, vous avez développé des compétences en conception logiciel (UML et EMF) et ateliers de génie logiciel, sur les architectures bases de données ?


    A l’aise en anglais à l’écrit comme à l’oral, vous avez des facilités à rédiger des documents techniques et à faire des présentations dans cette langue face aux clients et partenaires ?


    Passionné(e) par la conception et le développement logiciel, vous souhaitez vous investir dans cette spécialité au sein d’une équipe maîtrisant les nouvelles technologies du logiciel. Disponible, rigoureux(se) et créatif(ve), vous avez le goût pour l’innovation et le travail en équipe ?




    En nous rejoignant, vous intégrez une équipe maîtrisant les technologies les plus avancées dans le domaine des logiciels bases de données.


    Vous vous verrez confier les missions suivantes :


    - vous réalisez les études des architectures et technologies pour proposer des solutions innovantes répondant aux besoins des bases de données satellites.

    - vous développez les logiciels associés, et les validez avec les utilisateurs. 

    - vous contribuez aux innovations du domaine bases de données et technologies de big data, et en particulier sous les aspects architectures et nouvelles technologies. 

    - vous apportez un support aux utilisateurs pour le  maintien en conditions opérationnelles des logiciels déployés sur les grands programmes satellites.  


    La perspective de rejoindre un Groupe innovant vous motive ? Alors rejoignez-nous en postulant à cette offre.

    Vous souhaitez en savoir plus sur les activités spatiales ? Cliquez ici.


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