Thales has been present in Italy since 1988 and now has 2800 employees in the country. Thales is operating in the security, transportation, aerospace, defence and space markets.
It offers technical solutions aimed to the air traffic management sector, with capabilities in landing, navigation and surveillance systems; to the defence sector, with capabilities in military communications and electronic warfare; to the transport sector, with capabilities in rail signalling and supervision solutions; to the security sector, with capabilities in protection and supervision of critical infrastructures and finally to the space sector, with capabilities in building systems and equipment for space telecommunications, navigation, Earth observation, science, exploration and transport.
To meet the needs of every customer, Thales in Italy has a solid portfolio of dual-use products and technologies, aimed at both civil and military markets. Its strong capabilities for innovation is nurtured by numerous and profitable collaborations with the best Italian universities and research centres, allowing the Group to detect and anticipate the challenges of the market.

Key Figures

Thales Alenia Space has 2300 employees in Italy
Sites in Italy (Florence, Rome, Chieti, Milan, Varese, L'Aquila and Turin)
Thales Italia has 450 employees


  • Aerospace in Italy
    Thales Italia develops and deploys air traffic security systems throughout Italy, supplying both domestic and export markets.
  • Transportation in Italy
    Security systems, telecommunications, supervision, control & management information and signalling solutions for trains, trams and metros form the backbone for transport infrastructures are proposed by the Group in Italy.
  • Defence in Italy
    Thales designs, supplies and installs infrastructural and tactical telecommunication systems & networks for the defence market.
  • Space in Italy
    Thales Alenia Space, the joint venture between Thales (67%) and Finmeccanica (33%), operates in Italy through Thales Alenia Space Italia, which has 2,300 employees at four plants, in Rome, Turin, L’Aquila and Milan.
  • Security in Italy
    Thales provides mission critical solutions and applications for assets and citizens security.

52 matching job(s)

  • PMO Planner
    Regular Employment -

    ‘Whenever critical decisions need to be made, Thales has a role to play. In all the markets we serve – defence, security, space, aerospace and ground transportation – our understanding of the Critical Decision Chain helps customers to decide and act in a timely fashion and obtain the best outcomes.

    World-class technologies and the combined expertise of 61,000 employees in 56 locally based country operations make Thales a key player in assuring the security of citizens, infrastructure and nations.’
    Together. Safer. Everywhere.

    The Project Planner creates project plans that identify team members, deliverables, time lines, strategies and objectives.

    By developing and updating the project plan, He/She promotes consistency across the entire project and maintains constant communication with team members regarding status, delivery dates and potential risks. He/She will at times serve as liaison between different project groups and project stakeholders. Other duties assigned to the project planner include analyzing project expenditures and budgets, sending out progress reports to team members, reviewing and administering contracts and alerting management about issues that may hinder project completion.

    Management Engineering Degree
    Strong interpersonal and organizational skills
    Project management and multi-tasking skills
    Fluency in Italian and English
    3 Years of Seniority within the same or similar role
    Proficiency in Office Suite
    Knowledge of Primavera tool

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  • Family Buyer
    Regular Employment -

    ‘Whenever critical decisions need to be made, Thales has a role to play. In all the markets we serve – defence, security, space, aerospace and ground transportation – our understanding of the Critical Decision Chain helps customers to decide and act in a timely fashion and obtain the best outcomes.

    World-class technologies and the combined expertise of 61,000 employees in 56 locally based country operations make Thales a key player in assuring the security of citizens, infrastructure and nations.’
    Together. Safer. Everywhere.

    The Family Buyer at Thales will work in close cooperation with Acquisition Project Managers (APM), and Global Family Buyer abroad.
    He/She will manage all relationships, performance, and potential claims with Thales Suppliers and negotiate with them main Contractual Terms and Conditions, Prices, Discounts, Delivery Conditions etc., in line with Bid/Project/Products specific requirements.
    In particular He/She will negotiate the Contracts for the purchase of :



    • Implement the Purchasing policy applied in his/her Family (target suppliers, strategic suppliers, contracts and framework agreements negotiated, etc. ) and communicate this to requesting parties and order issuers.
    • Take into account purchasing needs and rationalize them under the Family Strategy.
    • Negotiate acquisition conditions at the best total acquisition cost TCO
    • Keep Purchasing data up to date in the information systems and guarantee their integrity.
    • Ensure that Suppliers deliver on their contract commitments and track their performance.
    • Provide the information needed for Acquisition forecasts and related requirements, in order to improve the strategy and to ensure better purchasing globalization.
    • Handle commercial disputes with Suppliers.

    In supporting material bids for all the Domains, he/she will:
    -Ensure the integration of standardized supplier solutions
    -Identify sourcing strategies in the material bids and share with Family References

    In managing purchase contracts for the projects & operations in the site, he/she will:
    -Establish purchase contracts timely securing quality and timely deliveries
    -Encourage cross-functional collaboration during design and validation
    -Ensure supplier compliance with commercial and technical requirements

    In developing supplier ‘best in class’ performance, he/she will:
    -Increase supplier performance info transparency (delivery, quality, reliability)
    -Share cross-functional supplier performance inside the teams
    -Support Commodity and Family Buyers and the Purchasing Network in negotiations, claims and visits to Suppliers
    -Integrate and develop global suppliers in the supplier strategy in cooperation with the low cost country sourcing team and “Go to India”

    In managing material cost reduction activities, he/she will:
    -Explore continuously material cost reduction opportunities
    -Develop Team’s attitude towards total cost of ownership (TCO) approach
    -Manage project Material Total at Completion (EAC) incl. Risk & Opportunities
    -Capability to perform Value analysis and cost drivers identification

    -Master’s Degree in Telecommunication o Electronic Engineering or equivalent gained through experience complemented by a demonstrated track record of success.
    Master’s Degree in Law (and/or Contract Management ) will be considered
    -Fluent English, both written and spoken, French a plus
    -Experience in International Contracts and knowledge of International Contract Law (FIDIC)
    -Good knowledge of ERP tools and Office SW tool
    -Mastery of cost/value analysis tools in order to optimize the cost of acquisition (standardization, re-use..)
    -Experience in Procurement & Project Management processes
    -Mastery of IT tools and data bases
    -Communication and presentation skills
    -Highly developed negotiation skills
    -Claim Management skills
    -Cost reduction mindset
    -Financial management skills
    -Six Sigma a plus

    This profile shall be completed by proven leadership skills and analytical thinking, together with business acumen and attitude to negotiation.

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  • Job Objective
    Il Bid Manager per sistemi di Smart Ticketing, Controllo e Telecomunicazione nel settore Trasporto Pubblico (Bus, Tramvie, Metro) ha l’obiettivo di assicurare la preparazione di offerte tecnico/commerciali vincenti (nel rispetto dei relativi tempi e budget) con l’atteso livello di qualità, guidando e coordinando l’implementazione dell’offerta con le relative funzioni aziendali.

    Key Responsibilities
    • E’ responsabile per tutti gli elementi di competenza per la gestione di un bid (offerta o proposta). Utilizza adeguatamente e opportunamente processi, metodologie, tecniche e strumenti di Bid & Project Management. Inoltre è responsabile per la direzione e coordinamento del team di bid che gestisce efficientemente e in linea con l’organizzazione aziendale;
    • Ha competenze adeguate per gestire vari tipi di clienti e stakeholders;
    • Possiede una seniority e un’esperienza tale che lo rendono capace di gestire offerte ad elevata complessità, in coordinamento con la Funzione M&S e le varie funzioni aziendali (incluse le funzioni tecniche e di Ingegneria) direttamente o che forniscono varie tipologie di risorse, con varie discipline differenti coinvolte (offerte multidisciplinare) nel contesto nazionale e internazionale (con altre nazionalità coinvolte). A seconda del tipo di offerta gestisce l’offerta in coordinamento con altre units aziendali (a livello internazionale) , offerte multi-units;
    • Programma, pianifica e coordina, interfacciandosi con i componenti del team e le funzioni aziendali, le attività e le risorse del bid per il compimento degli obiettivi dell’offerta;
    • Assicura il coordinamento di tutti i Work Package Manager (WPM) e delle relative attività per la preparazione dell’offerta e della iniziale baseline di progetto;
    • Organizza e pianifica l’offerta nel rispetto dei processi aziendali e tenendo conto della scadenza per la presentazione dell’offerta stessa al cliente;
    • Assicura a completezza, la qualità e la conformità dell’offerta in linea con le richieste del Cliente e la Product/Solution policy dell’azienda;
    • Gestisce i termini temporali del bid (nel pieno rispetto del budget assegnato);
    • Programma e coordina la produzione/integrazione dei vari documenti costituenti l’offerta così come dei documenti interni dell’offerta stessa;
    • In supporto al Capture Leader, partecipa alle negoziazioni con il Cliente e agli incontri di chiarimento;
    • Verifica l’avanzamento delle attività di offerta, in riferimento al planning previsto e al budget assegnato;
    • Assicura l’aderenza delle risorse ai valori-chiave aziendali, al Codice Etico, Chorus e normative di Health, Security, Safety, Environnement (HSE);
    • Capace e disponibile ad assumere il ruolo di Project Manager in futuro.

    Skills, Experience and Qualifications
    • Laurea in Ingegneria Informatica o Elettronica
    • Esperienza di almeno 4-7 anni maturata nel ruolo di Bid o Project Manager
    • Ottime capacità di organizzazione e di coordinamento
    • Ottimo teamworker
    • Buone capacità di leadership
    • Madrelingua Italiano (o Inglese)
    • Ottima conoscenza della lingua inglese (parlata e scritta) per operare quotidianamente in contesti e con interlocutori internazionali (direttamente, via email e al telefono)
    • Autonomia, intraprendenza e pro-attività
    • Disponibilità a trasferte sia in Italia sia all’estero, inclusa eventuale mobilità internazionale
    • Capacità di lavoro in team e forte motivazione al lavoro per obiettivi completano il profilo
    • Capacità di lavorare in contesti internazionali (anche quotidianamente) e multi-culturali
    • Eventuale conoscenza della lingua francese (parlata e scritta)

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  • Job Objective
    Within the frame of a Merge & Acquisition Project investing the Group, the IVQ Engineer for Revenue Collection Systems will manage test platform definition/implementation, system testing including writing specifications, conducting testing, reporting and investigating defects. In close coordination with the System Engineering Manager, the Project Manager and the other team members, he/she will be responsible for all the IVQ activities ensuring the predefined results on time, within the budget and with the expected level of Quality.

    Key Responsibilities
    He/She will:
    ● Define the Solution Integration Verification Validation & Qualification activities and prepared the relevant IVQ Plan
    ● Ensure the management of the Solution Integration Verification Validation & Qualification activities
    ● Specifies, chooses and deploys methodologies (including KPI), tools/platforms necessary to IVQ and acceptance activities
    ● Propose IVQ scenarios and guaranties their implementation
    ● Coordinate IVQ activities, establishes priorities and integration logical diagrams, conduct integration tests in factory, analyze results and transmit them to development teams
    ● Analyze interfaces between subsystems, assuring the right definition and implementation
    ● Assure the design and implementation of test platform
    ● Ensure all testing activities for the project, including: preparing test plans strategy documents, recording test results and investigating and verifying defects identified
    ● Work closely with Customers to gain approval of test specifications and to host acceptance testing activities
    ● Develop, implement and maintain tools relevant to the systems integration platform.

    Skills, Experience and Qualifications
    ● Engineer with a professional experience (min. 3 years) in performing verification and validation (IVQ) activities on large systems integration projects in different application domains (Railways, Metro, Tramways, Tunnels, Urban Security, etc.).
    ● The sound knowledge of System Engineering discipline and processes, CMMI principles will be an important element in the candidate evaluation.
    ● The candidate must have developed through his professional experiences the capability of managing Customer and Suppliers relationships.
    ● Fluency in Italian and English language is mandatory.
    ● Knowledge of French language is well appreciated.

    Specific Technical Skills
    ● Required:
    - knowledge of telecom and ticketing systems
    - competencies in managing Software Tools for the involved technologies
    - strong attitude to problem solving and troubleshooting
    - experience in working with a team of systems engineers and SW/HW Engineers
    ● Preferred:
    - competencies in System/Software architecting
    - knowledge of networking
    - experience in integration of PABX, CCTV, ACS, SCADA, PAS, PIS, TETRA, ECP, On Board Systems, Signalling

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  • ‘Whenever critical decisions need to be made, Thales has a role to play. In all the markets we serve – defence, security, space, aerospace and ground transportation – our understanding of the Critical Decision Chain helps customers to decide and act in a timely fashion and obtain the best outcomes.

    World-class technologies and the combined expertise of 61,000 employees in 56 locally based country operations make Thales a key player in assuring the security of citizens, infrastructure and nations.’
    Together. Safer. Everywhere.

    • Ensure the integration of the ICT and Security systems package at Bahrain airport including Airport Operation, Security and Telecommunication System.
    • Ensure the integration of the Systems provided by other Contractors ( BHS, BMS, Fire Detection etc )

    • Define, review, obtain approval and implement the project integration plan.
    • Support Engineering Manager (EM) and Program Manager (PM) to develop, integrate and consolidate “Customer Requirements” and “System Requirements”.
    • Collaborate with EM and Sub-Systems Lead Engineers to define the System Requirements Specifications, Standard Operating Procedures and Use Cases both in the operations and security domain.
    • Manage the definition of the Operational Scenarios for the overall System including the interaction with 3rd parties and airports stake holders.
    • Define the Interface Management Plan including external Interfaces for the overall System and the internal interfaces between Sub-Systems.
    • Manage and ensure the production of all interface documents for the overall System and the internal interfaces between Sub-Systems (ICD, P2P, E2E, Use Cases etc.).
    • Monitor the relationship with third parties involved in the Project and establish the process and media of communication with third parties to ensure acceptable outcomes for system interface design and implementation.
    • On the basis of the System Requirements Specifications and Operational Scenarios define the overall Integration Verification and Test Plans such as the Integration & Verification Plan and the Test Procedure Specifications including FAT, IFAT, SAT and ISAT.
    • Prepare and conduct test procedures (FAT and SAT) and support the Operational Department during Commissioning and Delivery Phases with specific focus on operational scenarios.
    • Define and manage the implementation of the a Test Platform for system integration and testing prior to connection to live systems.

    • Master’s degree in Engineering
    • 5 years’ experience in Airport IT systems and airport operations.
    • Able to work in a construction site environment
    • Able to coordinate with external contractors and suppliers
    • Good technical analysis methodology
    • System Requirement Management
    • Customer facing skills
    • Technical document writing skills
    • Technical presentation skills
    • Planning and Reporting skills
    • Thorough and complete work ethic
    • Good communication skills in front of Customer and Subcontractors

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  • Job Objective
    Within the frame of a Merge & Acquisition Project investing the Group, the Software Engineer will design, test and evaluate computer software applications in Ticketing Systems. The sound knowledge of Software Engineering discipline, processes and CMMI principles will be relevant for the candidate’s evaluation.

    Key Responsibilities
    He/She will:
    ● Analyze, design, coordinate and supervise the development of software systems to form a basis for the solution of information processing problems.
    ● Analyze system specifications and translate system requirements into software design and requirements.
    ● Coordinate the development teams assigning design, development and software test tasks to their members.
    ● Be responsible for the analysis of the programs including performance, diagnosis and troubleshooting, and designing solutions.
    ● Be responsible for the development of new programs, analyze current programs and processes, and make recommendations which yield a more cost effective product.
    ● Write, edit, test and debug new computer programs for assigned projects.
    ● Document code consistently throughout the development process by listing a description of the program, special instructions, and any changes made in database tables on procedural, modular and database level.
    ● Be responsible for adopting and utilizing tools and equipment involved in the performance of essential functions of programming, including measuring instruments.
    ● Make presentations to customer, client or professional peers.
    ● Communicate with the system engineers and manufacturer's technical support staff regarding programming needs and performance.
    ● Research and recommend software tools to the management.
    ● Provide assistance to testers and support personnel in order to determine system problems.
    ● Provide recommendations to the management concerning issues of programmer productivity and software development management.
    ● Maintain strong and positive relationship with the customer and suppliers.

    Skills, Experience and Qualifications
    ● Fluency in English; French is a plus.
    ● Masters’ Degree in Engineering (Electronic, Telecommunication or Computer) or equivalent knowledge gained through work experience.
    ● Min. 5 years’ experience in the design and development of complex software architectures preferably for Ticketing systems.
    ● Strong and effective interpersonal and communication skills.
    ● Teamworker
    ● Agile, Continuous integration, TDD
    ● Good knowledge of:
        - Java, C#
        - OSGi, JPA
        - WebServices development
        - relational DB (Microsoft SQL Server Etc.)
        - modular application and multithreading application development
        - version control systems like Git, SVN.
    ● Required experience in back office system development.
    ● Preferred competencies in System/Software architecting and networking knowledge.
    ● Preferred knowledge of SOA/REST application development.

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  • Job Objective
    Within the frame of a Merge & Acquisition Project investing the Group, the Project Manager of Revenue Collection Systems will guarantee the accomplishment of all the technical, operational and financial objectives (revenues, AGM) within the defined schedule and budget and with the expected quality level, leading the execution of the project in strict coordination with the relevant company functions.

    Key Responsibilities
    He/She will:
    • Manage complex projects (in a multicultural and multidisciplinary environment), properly using project management processes, methodologies, techniques and tools (i.e. Primavera).
    • Effectively manage and coordinate the project team, properly dealing with the different stakeholders.
    • Schedule, plan and coordinate, interfacing with the team and the functions, activities and resources of automatic fare collection systems, to accomplish the project goals (contractual milestones).
    • Manage and ensure Customer satisfaction (quality and time) as well as profitability for the Company, assuring continuous improvement.
    • Manage the contractual terms and conditions of the project.
    • Be able to prepare the technical documentation together with the Engineering team.
    • Plan and coordinate AFC Systems production/integration by managing the supply chain of the project’s products and activities and dealing with Engineering department and suppliers.
    • Check the progress of the project activities, with reference to the planned timetable.
    • Monthly monitor the profitability of the project and identify and implement the necessary action plan to maximize the profit.
    • Coordinate and actively partecipate to the validation and verification of the systems, both in factory and onsite, in order to get the customer’s validation and commissioning of the plant.
    • Coordinate and support the System Engineer and the Customer Service during the commissioning, maintenance and warranty phases.
    • Represent the Company and the project towards the Customer.

    Skills, Experience and Qualifications
    • Masters’ Degree in Engineering (Electronic, Telecommunication or Computer) or equivalent knowledge gained through work experience.
    • French mandatory; Italian or English as a second language.
    • 5-8 years’experience in similar roles.

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