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Job ID: R0061774 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.


Job Purpose:

You will be a new member of our existing European Train Control (ETCS) Test team.
In this position you will have the opportunity to work with experts from Germany (Stuttgart) in a very dynamic and complex environment and also will be responsible for testing the ETCS Level2 On Board System product.

Job summary:

Test of complex and safety-critical application software for the railway field, including:
•    Specification of Test Cases on Requirements basis
•    Implementation of Test Cases for unit test and subsystem test. Writing of test programs and test data
•    Automation of Test Cases
•    Execution of automated tests
•    Support of test environments, tools and simulation
•    Evaluation of the test output (coverage, traceability, progress)
•    Test documentation
•    Regular test reporting

Professional competencies


•    Bachelor’s degree in Transportation, Electronics, Computer Science , Cybernetics , Mathematics, Physics, or similar

Requested technical competencies:

•    Ability to understand and interpret product specifications
•    A good understanding of the business approach
•    Good communications and consultancy skills
•    Good problem solving and diagnostic skills
•    Knowledge of computer networks fundamentals

Would be a plus:
•    Basic knowledge of Linux
•    Programming: Groovy / Java / C
•    Script Languages (Shell utilities)
•    Knowledge of JIRA, Doors, ClearCase
•    Experience in Railway Business: ERTMS/ETCS (UNISIG Subsets-026/076)
•    Testing of complex software systems under usage of technical means like simulators and scripting languages

Personal competencies

•    Solution oriented, team-working
•    Intercultural communication, including the empathy to work in an international   team
•    Flexibility and availability to travel abroad from time to time


•    Fluency in English
•    German is a plus


Excellent career opportunity with a professional development path in a multinational environment, challenging projects with high safety requirements training opportunities, attractive salary, medical care, restaurant tickets, sports programs, housing loan,

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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