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About The Challenge
MKS180 is the first major shipbuilding project of the German Navy since 20 years and at the same time its largest ship building program ever. Damen Schelde Naval Naval Shipbuilding (DSNS) offered the (totally new) ship design, Thales offered the combat system (CS) including all sensors (excl. weapons) and the CMS as well as overall Mission System Integration responsibility, including 13 subcontracts. The Thales part of the project is by volume the biggest project in the history of the Thales Netherlands and Thales Germany Naval organizations.
We are expanding and strengthening our Solution Engineering capacity in our headquarters in Hengelo. We are specifically looking for engineers with a background in Naval systems engineering for multiple positions of a
(Senior) System Engineer
About the job
As a System Engineer you work in an international multidisciplinary team on the design, development and validation of one or more elements of the MKS180 solution. You are responsible for a specific part of the technical design. Your specific knowledge, experience and ambition determine your assignment and scope of responsibility. In the Thales internal project team, you collaborate under the leadership of the Project Design Authority who leads a team of system architects Activities include amongst others:
• Perform requirements decomposition towards system elements including subcontracted items;
• Define the detailed functional behavior of the system elements
• Design of naval mission system or combat management system elements;
• Apply Model based System Engineering (MBSE) in the system architecture & design phases;
• Solve technical issues that arise during the development, testing and integration of the system;
• Work in close collaboration with system architects and colleague system engineers;
To qualify for Senior System Engineer, you have demonstrable experience in the field of maritime missions and / or combat management systems. Moreover, you can substantiate that you can take the lead in tackling complex technical challenges.
• You have a demonstrable experience with the engineering of complex systems preferably in the naval domain.
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills required to work and act in multidisciplinary teams
• High level of creativity, initiative, pragmatism and persuasiveness
• Language proficiency: English (listening, reading, speaking and writing) European language level: C1, German at level B2/C1 is a benefit
• Flexibility with respect to travelling abroad and operating in an international environment
• Mastering Arcadia (MBSE method) and tools such as Doors, Capella is an advantage
• Location: Hengelo in the Netherlands
• An interesting job within a team of experts 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;
• Excellent work conditions, with 40 holidays a year, among other benefits.
About Thales Netherlands
• Open and flexible working atmosphere;
• Short communication lines;
• International orientation;
• An inspiring environment open for initiatives and ideas.
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