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Job ID: R0065698 Location: Bucharest, București, Romania
Full time, Regular Employment
Location: Bucharest, Romania

Thales people architect solutions that support 85 million mainline and suburban passenger journeys, worldwide, every day. Our Rail Signalling and Communication systems are used on metro lines across major cities, and 72,000 kms of route, 52,000 trains per day in 16 countries are controlled by our Traffic Management Systems. Together We deployed the first-ever nationwide ticketing system which processes over 50 million ticketing transactions in 100 cities daily.

Thales is expanding its presence in Romania through the development of a Group Engineering Competence Centre (ECC), reinforcing its position as a leader in all its markets. Launching in early 2019 in Bucharest, the ECC will deliver solutions beyond ground transportation, in a number of core Thales business areas, from space and defence, to security and aeronautics. The ECC will deliver a first class Thales engineering capability in Romania thanks to the existing ecosystem of skilled engineers and the agile environment that Bucharest has to offer. Both the needs of the local market and export markets will be catered for, meaning those who join Thales will have the opportunity of working on diverse projects with a high level of complexity, innovating in all the different markets we are present in. We’re inventing the future, right here, right now. By combining the curiosity to explore, the intelligence to question and the vision to create, together we’re transforming the world around us.


The people we all rely on to make the world go round – they rely on Thales. In a world that is increasingly fast-moving, unpredictable and full of opportunities, they come to us with big ambitions: to make life better and to keep you safer. Combining a unique diversity of expertise, talents and cultures, our employees design and deliver extraordinary high-tech solutions. With 68.000 talents working in 54 countries, _____ employees are based in Romania. We are one of the biggest high-tech employers in the field of safety and security.

We help our customers think smarter and act faster in the fields of transportation, defense , space, aerospace and cyberspace, mastering ever-greater complexity and every decisive moment along the way. We are therefore leading the digital transformation, focusing on artificial intelligence, big-data & data analytics, connectivity, mobility and internet of things and cybersecurity.
In Romania, we are located in Bucharest (HQ). Together with an extensive ecosystem of knowledge partners, customers and suppliers, we work on radars for naval vessels, cyber security solutions, and transportation systems.

The Naval Engineering/Competence Center Romania (Bucharest) is looking for talented Java SOFTWARE ENGINEERS with passion for technology and the ambition to make a career in a high-tech environment.


As a Java Software Engineer you work in multidisciplinary and self-managing Agile teams. These teams develop and test in an iterative manner Combat Management systems, applications and subsystem interfaces. Agile / Scrum teams are fully responsible for a variety of aspects such as requirements analysis, architecture, software implementation, testing, validation and regular product demonstrations.


Do you have a passion for technology and do you like to work on high-tech Naval Command & Control systems? Then you are the person we are looking for.

  • You are a talented and experienced Software Engineer and like to contribute to the design, development and testing of complex software solutions;
  • You have a completed BSc or Master study in the direction of Computer Science or Computer Technology;
  • As a person you are creative, open and flexible and you can operate as a team player. In addition, you are result-oriented, show your initiative and communicate clearly;
  • A good understanding of the English language in word and writing is necessary for proper job fulfillment;
  • With a good background in software development with associated methods and tooling;
  • Who is capable of quickly familiarizing himself with new domains and techniques;
  • Who distinguishes himself as an enthusiastic team player: open communication, focused on collaboration and you feel responsible for the result of the team.

You have experience with:
  • Java
  • Linux
  • Agile/Scrum
  • Development environment tooling: SVN / GIT, Maven, Nexus, Jenkins
  • Atlassian tooling: Jira & Confluence
  • test Automation, Continuous integration

  • An interesting job within a nice team in an international high-tech environment;
  • An opportunity to collaborate closely with software experts in the Netherlands;
  • 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 24 holidays a year, among other benefits.

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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