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System Test Engineer

Job ID: R0109848 Location: Hengelo, Overijssel, Netherlands
Regular Employment, Full time
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About the Job:

The department Test & Integration (T&I) within Thales Netherlands Naval is responsible for the integration and testing of radar equipment units ( such as Antennas, Transmitters, Receivers)) and the testing of the complete system during the whole System life cycle. The department T&I is also responsible for the installation and setting into operation of the systems on board, the execution of the system performance tests and performing Services such as Health Checks, Technical Assistance and Repairs for our customers.

We offer the possibility of working in an exciting and technically challenging domain integrating radar and electro optical systems. These systems include state of the art radar antennas, processing and supporting systems. In the role of System Test Engineer you will be part of a test team and will work on these systems during their whole lifecycle. You will work both on our premises and on customer locations (including on board of ships)  around the world, to deliver our systems and services to our customers.

  • Independently integrating and testing radar and electro-optical systems.
  • Performing tests on site, on board in the harbour and at sea
  • Evaluating the performance of the system in its operational environment
  • Acting as trouble shooter in case of technical and/or performance problems
  • Provide services such as system health checks, maintenance and repair.

About You:

This job is highly suited to an enthusiastic professional with the ambition to work abroad several times per year for short or longer periods. We are looking for a hands on colleague who is interested in working with both legacy and newest technologies, as we support our products during their long product life cycle.

  • Bachelor/Master of Science in e.g. Electrical Engineering, Electronics, Computer science, Applied Physics, Mechatronics
  • Affinity with radar, affinity with analogue technologies, the Linux terminal or computer networks are an advantage
  • Professional language skills in English (verbal and writing), other language skills are an advantage.
  • Analytical and problem-solving capacity
  • Ability to empathize with other cultures and customs

What’s in it for you

  • Je maakt deel uit van een leuk team in een high tech, innovatieve, internationale omgeving
  • De mogelijkheid om te groeien binnen de organisatie, bijvoorbeeld op technisch-/management-/commercieel- of internationaal vlak
  • Ruimte voor persoonlijke ontwikkeling en eigen initiatief
  • Een fijne werkplek in een modern gebouw, met aandacht voor een goede work-life balance en flexibiliteit
  • 40 vakantiedagen per jaar, reiskostenvergoeding en de mogelijkheid jouw arbeidsvoorwaarden te personaliseren; aankoop / verkoop van uren, internetkosten, fietsenplan, bedrijfsfitness, vakbondscontributie of verhuiskosten


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According to the Security Screening Act (in Dutch: Wet veiligheidsonderzoeken) this role is designated a "position involving confidentiality" (in Dutch: vertrouwensfunctie). Therefore a Security Clearance, which takes the form of a ‘verklaring van geen bezwaar’, VGB (literally ‘a statement of no objection’ on national security grounds) is required for this role. Please take into account that applicants must be eligible to obtain and maintain the level of clearance as set out by AIVD.  To learn more about clearances please visit –

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