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Infrastructure Test Engineer

Job ID R0073349 Publicatiedatum 03/09/2019 Lieu: Hengelo, Overijssel, Netherlands
Full time, Contract voor onbepaalde tijd
In fast changing markets, customers worldwide rely on Thales. Thales is a business where brilliant people from all over the world come together to share ideas and inspire each other. In aerospace, transportation, defence, security and space, our architects design innovative solutions that make our tomorrow's possible.

Infrastructure Test Engineer

Within the Engineering cluster the applications department is responsible for the development of combat and information management systems for navy ships, integration with sensor- and weapon systems as well as the development of sensor processing applications. These complex systems contain advanced solutions for information processing, information management and the user interaction with both sensor- and weapon systems. Our product offers essential support for missions varying from anti-piracy to ballistic missile defense.

About the job

As a software test engineer you will work in multidisciplinary Agile teams. These teams design, develop and test the infrastructure platform for the combat management systems, the radar systems and the optical sensor systems. The teams are responsible for the entire development chain – from requirements analysis, development, testing, validation to demonstrating the current status of the product. Thales highly values the application of modern technologies and methodologies.

About you

If you have a passion for technology, you enjoy constantly developing your skills and you are interested in working on Naval Command & Control systems, then you are the person we need. 

We are looking for a  experienced tester, who has >5 years experience and enjoys designing and implementing (automated) test environments used to validate and qualify mission critical infrastructure used by armed forces all over the world. Infrastructure test engineers compliment the application test engineers and together they ensure the solution delivered to the customer meets all requirements.

Relevant technologies include Linux, Cisco networking equipment and Java. You should be familiar with software development tooling such as GIT, Jenkins and Jira. Testing frameworks (like Sikuli, Selenium or Cucumber) you have experience in. Knowledge of container virtualization is preferred.

You must hold a HBO or WO degree in computer science, electrical engineering or comparable. ISTQB certification is an advantage.

An important requirement to fulfil this role is the ability to communicate efficiently in English, both verbally and written.

Thales offers

  • An interesting job within a nice team in an international high-tech environment;
  • Room for and attention to personal development and personal initiative;
  • The opportunity to grow within the organization, for instance on a technical, managerial, commercial or international level;
  • An open and flexible work environment where a good work-life balance is considered important;
  • A pleasant workplace in "the best building in the Netherlands" (Public’s Choice Award, 2015) with our own Starbucks corner;
  • Excellent work conditions, with 40 holidays a year, among other benefits.


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An assessment could possibly be part of the procedure.

At Thales we provide CAREERS and not only jobs. With Thales employing 80,000 employees in 68 countries our mobility policy enables thousands of employees each year to develop their careers at home and abroad, in their existing areas of expertise or by branching out into new fields. Together we believe that embracing flexibility is a smarter way of working. Great journeys start here, apply now!

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