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 boasts a solid portfolio of dual-use products and technologies, aimed at both civil and military markets.
 
COLLABORATIONS
Its strong talent 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

2300
Thales Alenia Space has 2300 employees in Italy
7
Sites in Italy (Florence, Rome, Chieti, Milan, Varese, L'Aquila and Turin)
500
Thales Italia has 500 employees

Activities

  • Aerospace in Italy
    Thales Italia develops and deploys air traffic security systems throughout Italy, supplying both domestic and export markets.
  • Defence in Italy
    Thales designs, supplies and installs infrastructural and tactical telecommunication systems & networks for the defence market.
  • Security in Italy
    Thales provides mission critical solutions and applications for assets and citizens security.
  • 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.
  • 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.

36 matching job(s)

  • Senior Software Engineer (Embedded)
    Regular Employment - Italy

    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.

    Job Objective
    The senior software engineer at Thales designs, tests and evaluates computer software applications. He/She must oversee the work of several software engineers in the R&D department.

    Key Responsibilities
    ● 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.
    ● Be responsible for analysis of programs including performance, diagnosis and troubleshooting and designing solutions.
    ● Develop 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, including necessary records and desired output.
    ● 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 using tools and equipment involved in performance of essential functions of programming including measuring instruments.
    ● Communicate with system engineers and manufacturer's technical staff regarding programming needs and performance.
    ● Provide assistance to testers and support colleagues as needed to determine system problems.
    ● Provide recommendations to management concerning software tool,s issues of programmer productivity and software development management.
    ● Make presentations to customer, client and peers.

    Skills, Experience and Qualifications
    ● Masters’ degree in Engineering (Telecommunications, Electronic, ICT).
    ● Min. 5 years’ experience in the design and development of complex software architectures.
    ● Fluent in Italian and English.
    ● Required knowledge of:
       - Software Engineering discipline and processes;
       - CMMI principles;
       - C/C++;
       - Networking;
       - MISRA C;
       - Safety critical application (according to CENELEC and/or IEC61508).
    ● Required expertise in embedded SW/FW application and railway application development.
    ● Knowledge of version control systems (like Git, SVN, CVS), Qt core framework, VHDL and Linux OS is appreciated.
    ● Strong and effective inter-personal and communication skills.
    ● Ability to manage Customer and Suppliers relationships and to work in an international environment.

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  • JOB DESCRIPTION FORM

    ‘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.
    JOB OBJECTIVE:
    The Product Engineering & Specific Product Specialties Team Leader will manage a team which deals with Product Engineering; in particular he/she has the skills to understand the technical aspects (electrical and mechanical) related to the release of the data products, from the design phase up to the industrialization one.

    KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
    The Product Engineering & Specific Product Specialties Team Leader will:
    -Be in charge of the team (product team) supporting the development of the new modules/parts (mechanic and PCB) up to the release in the Configuration System (PDM).
    -Be responsible for the product data release inside the Product Data Management (PDM) repository.
    -Be responsible for the process related to the change notice on the products during their lifecycle. As such, he/she will be able to manage priorities and to act as support to his/her team in terms of CAD drawings preparation and review, PDM management and mechanical definition.
    -Manage the technical solution cost aspects related to the physical implementation of parts (electrical and mechanical).

    SKILLS, EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS
    -Master’s Degree in Electronic or Aeronautic Engineering
    -Fluent in Italian and English
    -Knowledge of the PLM tools (PDM Windchill is preferred) and the main international electronic and mechanical standards
    -Knowledge of ATM (Air Traffic management) systems preferred
    -At least 6 years’ experience in this specific or in similar applications
    -Autonomous, committed to the objectives and capable of managing a team

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  • Signalling System Engineer
    Regular Employment - Italy

    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.

    Job Objective
    In close cooperation with the Project Manager, the System Engineering Manager and the other team members, the Signalling System Engineer will be responsible for the design and integration of Signalling Systems ensuring project results within the defined time, budget and quality constraints. The role requires a significant professional experience in the design and integration of Railways/LRT Signalling Systems, regulations (International, European and Italian), standards, operational scenarios and technologies.

    Key Responsibilities
    He/She will:
    • Be responsible for all technical activities within engineering accountability: identifying and analyzing the requirements (Contractual and System Requirements phase), defining the architecture, allocating the requirements to the system components, defining the interfaces between components, developing solutions (System Design and Development phases), integrating, verifying, validating and qualifying the system (System Integration and Acceptance phases)
    • Be responsible for the conformity with requirements, quality, performance, Customer satisfaction, budget and schedule
    • Propose the technical solution and ensure the requirements management and their allocation to subsystems/components
    • Ensure the application of the Safety Engineering principles according to International, European and National standards and regulations.
    • Plan and oversee configuration management activities and solution integrity with the Configuration Manager
    • Support the deployment/installation and site acceptance activities
    • Ensure coordination and communication among the various players in technical activities and a smooth transition of responsibility to Installation and Commissioning organization
    • Participate to Project Meetings (internal and external: with the Customer, Thales subcontractors and other entities)
    • Coordinate and control the different Vendors and Subcontractors
    • Properly deal with other Contractors to manage external interfaces with the Interface Manager
    • Support the PM/SEM, the Contract Manager and the Sales department in the technical negotiation of the change proposals
    • Support the technical bid contributing to the offer preparation for Railways/LRT Signalling
    • Define acceptance procedure principles and Integration, Verification, Validation, Qualification, Acceptance Plan with the help of the Integration Manager and the approval of the SEM
    • Coordinate with the Purchasing Department for the technical content of RFQ, for offers’ evaluation and Suppliers’ selection

    Skills, Experience and Qualifications
    • Master’s Degree in Engineering
    • Min. 5 years’ experience in Railways and LRT Signalling projects/products (wayside and On Board) and relevant communication protocols and interfaces.
    • Fluent in Italian and English. The knowledge of French is appreciated.
    • Ability to manage Customers and Suppliers’ relationships.
    • Ability to work proactively within a team environment
    • Good knowledge of:
    o ETCS Level 1 and Level 2, ACEI, SCMT, SSC, ATP/ATS
    o Train Detection Systems (Axle Counters, Track Circuits, etc…)
    o Train Localization Systems, Traffic Light Priority Systems
    o Integrated Railway/Tramway Supervision Systems
    o Communication Systems (IP Networking, SDH, Gigabit Ethernet, etc…)
    o Sound knowledge of Safety Engineering Discipline, including RAM & Safety analysis, SIL certification process
    o International /European / Italian Applicable Standards (including series EN61000, EN50121, etc…)

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  • Engineering Environment Engineer
    Regular Employment - Italy

    ‘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.
    JOB OBJECTIVE
    The Engineering Environment Engineer will contribute to the implementation and monitoring of the Engineering Environment, including IS/IT infrastructure, tools installation and configuration, tools support and administration, support to related practices and processes (system development, software development, requirements and configuration management). He will support the operational teams for engineering practices, processes and tools.
    The candidate will join an experienced team to insure the final objectives and deliverables in line with costs and time constraints.

    KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
    He/she will:
    • Be in charge of Administration, Operation and Maintenance of Engineering Data Center (automatic backup, virtualization, users rights, etc.)
    • Support the Engineering practices application and tools usage, more specifically:
    -Requirements Management
    -Configuration and Change/Defect Management of Systems and Software
    -Continuous Integration
    -Software Quality
    -Architecting and Modelling
    -IVV Management
    -Project Life Cycle Management

    SKILLS, EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS
    • Master’s Degree in Engineering (Electronics, Telecommunications, Computing or similar)
    • Fluency in English
    • At least 5 years’ experience in the implementation, management and maintenance of the Engineering Environment: processes, practices and tools (included IS/IT infrastructure).
    • Good knowledge of System Engineering discipline and processes (included IVVQ), CMMI principles, Agile principles and architecting/modelling practices
    • Good knowledge of Data Center and Network Administration: virtualization, remote server, licenses, user rights, networking and network security
    • Good knowledge of Engineering Tools: Requirements Management tools (DOORS, RMSIS, etc.) Change/Defect Management tools (i.e. Jira, Clear Quest, etc.), continuous integration tools (Jenkins), software configuration management tools (GIT, Clear Case, etc.), Project Lifecycle Management (Windchill), Architecting and Modelling tools (IBM System Architect, IBM Rhapsody, Enterprise Architect, Capella, etc.)
    • Good Knowledge of Requirements and Configuration Management standards, processes and practices of complex integrated IT, Telecommunication and Security projects applied to different domains (Critical Infrastructures, Oil&Gas plants, Airports, Railways, Underground, Tramways, etc.), of related products and all the related tools.

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  • Hardware Analog Designer Engineer
    Regular Employment - Italy

    ‘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.

    JOB OBJECTIVE:
    The objective of the HW Analog Designer Engineer is the design and development of analog circuits for various applications such as baseband processing, power supply and interfaces.
    These circuits will be integrated in complex equipment for navigation and avionic applications. Participation to definition and revision of System Requirement Specifications, product documentation, testing and validation of the designed parts is also requested.
    KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
    Develop analog electronic circuit for ground equipment for navigation and avionics. The focus is mainly on the power supply aspect including AC/DC and DC/DC circuits, even if analog interfacing or baseband analog processing is part of the responsibilities, too.
    SKILLS, EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS
    -Master’s degree in Electronic engineering
    -At least 6 years’ experience in the field for this specific or in similar applications
    -Fluent English (both oral and written)
    -Ability to work with simulators and schematic design capture (experience with Menthor preferred)
    -Autonomous, committed to the objectives and able to work and cooperate in a team

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  • On Board Systems Engineer
    Regular Employment - Italy

    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.

    Job Objective
    On Board System Engineer at Thales is in charge of the design and integration of On Board Telecommunication / Signalling systems for complex integrated Transportation projects (Railways, Metro, Tramways) ensuring the project results within the defined time, budget and quality constraints.
    The role requires a sound knowledge of the main On Board Telecom and Signalling Systems.

    Key Responsibilities
    In the framework of On Board System Engineering work package, He/She will:
    o Be responsible for all technical activities: identifying and analyzing the requirements (Contractual and System/Subsystem Requirements), defining the architecture, allocating the requirements to the system components, defining the interfaces between components, developing solutions (System Design and Development phases), integrating, verifying, validating and qualifying the system (System Integration and Acceptance phases)
    o Be responsible for the conformity to requirements, quality, performance, Customer satisfaction, budget and schedule relevant to OBS work package
    o Define the technical solution in close cooperation with the System Engineering Manager
    o Ensure requirements management and their allocation to subsystems/components
    o Carry out configuration management activities in cooperation with the Configuration Manager
    o Support deployment, installation and site acceptance activities
    o Interface with all internal and external technical stakeholders ensuring a smooth transition of responsibility to "Installation and Commissioning" organization
    o Participate to Project Meetings (internal and external: with Customer, subcontractors and other entities) when scheduled and/or requested
    o Coordinate and control the different Vendors and Subcontractors
    o Correctly apply Quality and HSE procedures
    o Deal with other Contractors to manage external interfaces with the Interface Manager
    o Support the System Engineering Manager in the definition of change proposals
    o Ensure an effective support to Technical Bid with the required flexibility
    o Define acceptance procedure principles and Integration, Verification, Validation, Qualification, Acceptance Plan in close cooperation with the IVVQ Manager
    o Coordinate with Purchasing Department for the technical content of RFQ, for Offers evaluation and Suppliers selection
    o Support the Purchasing Department in the definition of subcontracts and standard clauses to be written in the Subcontract Agreement and in the Purchase Orders

    Skills, Experience and Qualifications
    o Master’s Degree in Telecommunication or Electronic Engineering.
    o Min 4 years’ experience in the design and integration of On Board Telecom and Signalling Systems, in line with the applicable Standards and Regulations (EN50155, EN50121-3-2, etc…).
    o Knowledge of main transportation systems and relevant operational scenarios.
    o Knowledge of System Engineering discipline and processes and CMMI principles.
    o Proven experience in interfacing with other system/sw/hw engineers.
    o Proven experience in interfacing with rolling stock suppliers.
    o Strong attitude to problem solving, troubleshooting and working under stressful conditions.
    o Fluency in Italian and English. Knowledge of French appreciated.
    o Strong knowledge of the following systems and their relevant communication protocols/interfaces:
       - On Board Telecom Systems (IP Networking, Wi-Fi, TETRA, Automatic Fare Collection, etc...);
       - On Board Passenger Communication Systems and Security Systems (Passenger Information and Public Announcement Systems, Video Broadcasting Systems, CCTV, NVR, etc..);
       - On Board Signalling Systems (ATP/ATS, train localization systems, train detection systems, etc…).
    o Good knowledge of Windows client-server/cluster architecture and Linux OS.

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  • Transportation Project Engineer
    Regular Employment - Italy

    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.

    Job Objective
    The Project Engineer at Thales is in charge if the management of complex integrated Transportation projects (Railways, Metro, Tramways, Tunnels, etc…). The role requires a sound knowledge of main Telecom, Security and Integrated Supervision and Control Systems. Knowledge of Signalling Systems is preferred.
    In close cooperation with the Project Manager and the other team members, He/She will be responsible for the coordination of all technical activities ensuring the project results within the defined time, budget and quality constraints.

    Key Responsibilities
    In the context of Engineering accountability, He/She will:
    o Be responsible for all technical activities: identifying and analyzing the requirements (Contractual and System Requirements), defining the architecture, allocating the requirements to the system components, defining the interfaces between components, developing solutions (System Design and Development phases), integrating, verifying, validating and qualifying the system (System Integration and Acceptance phases)
    o Be responsible for the conformity to requirements, quality, performance, Customer satisfaction budget and schedule relevant to Engineering package
    o Plan, control and coordinate all technical activities
    o Propose the technical solution and the general network architecture
    o Ensure requirements management and their allocation to subsystems/components
    o Plan and oversee configuration management activities and solution integrity with the Configuration Manager
    o Support the deployment/installation and site acceptance activities
    o Ensure coordination and communication among the various players in technical activities and a smooth transition of responsibility to "Installation and Commissioning" organization
    o Be the main technical interface for the Customer Counterpart
    o Coordinate with the technical Customer Counterpart according to Contractual requirements
    o Participate to Program/Project Meetings (internal and external: with the Customer, Thales subcontractors and other entities) when scheduled and/or requested
    o Draft official letters and correspondence to be sent to the Customer
    o Coordinate and control the different Vendors and Subcontractors
    o Correctly apply Quality and HSE procedures and instruction of the team
    o Properly deal with other Contractors to manage external interfaces with the Interface Manager
    o Allocate and co-ordinate the resources in the team
    o Review the technical Scope of Work and keeps updated the scope baseline informing constantly PM and Contract Manager
    o Propose variation requests to PM for submitting to the Customer
    o Assist the PM, the Contract Manager and the Sales department in the technical negotiation of the change proposals
    o Support the Contract Manager in preparing the Claim Files (towards Vendors, Subcontracts and Customer)
    o Approve all the technical documentation to be submitted to the Customer
    o Prepare the list of deliverables
    o Define acceptance procedure principles and Integration, Verification, Validation, Qualification, Acceptance Plan with the help of the Integration Manager
    o Coordinate with Purchasing Department for the technical content of RFQ, for Offers evaluation and Suppliers selection
    o Support the Purchasing Department in the definition of subcontracts and standard clauses to be written in the Subcontract Agreement and in the Purchase Orders
    o Plan and lead the Program/Project reviews in line with Company standard processes

    Skills, Experience and Qualifications
    o Master's Degree in Telecommunications or Electronic Engineering.
    o Good knowledge of the main transportation systems (wayside and on board), relevant operational scenarios and applicable Standards and Regulations.
    o Min. 6 years’ experience in the technical management of complex integrated Transportation projects.
    o Good knowledge of System Engineering discipline and processes and CMMI principles.
    o Ability to effectively manage relationships with Customers and Suppliers.
    o Proven experience in coordinating teams of system engineers and sw/hw engineers in an international context.
    o Strong attitude to problem solving, troubleshooting and working under stressful conditions.
    o Fluency in Italian and English. Knowledge of French appreciated.
    o Good knowledge of:
    - Communication Systems (IP Networking, Network Security, GSM-R, Wi-Fi, TETRA, etc...) and relevant communication protocols;
    - Passenger Communication Systems (Passenger Information and Public Announcement Systems, Video Broadcasting Systems, etc..);
    - Security Systems (CCTV, Access Control Systems, Intrusion Detection Systems, Digital Video and Voice Recording, etc…);
    - Integrated Supervision and Control Systems (SCADA, Environmental Control Systems, Information. Systems) and relevant communication protocols.
    o Good knowledge of Windows client-server/cluster architecture and Linux OS.
    o Preferred knowledge of Signalling Systems and relevant communication protocols

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