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Solution Engineering Manager

Job ID: R0092073 Location: Paço de Arcos, Lisbon District, Portugal
Full time, Regular Employment
Location: Paço de Arcos, Portugal

Thales people provide armed forces customers with operational advantage at every decisive moment throughout the mission. Defence and armed forces customers rely on us to deliver the full range of defence mission systems solutions at land, sea, and air. Our platforms extend across the battlespace including Above and Sonar, Electronic Combat, and Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance systems.

Thales Portugal is a Competence Centre of the Thales Group, whose mission is to integrate and develop solutions and products for Thales projects worldwide. Having around 220 specialized human resources Thales Portugal has a strong capability to design, develop, and deploy systems and services efficiently in the Defence, Security (Critical Information Systems, Critical Infrastructure and Banking) and Transportation markets.

EDISOFT, a Thales Group company, is looking for an Engineering Manager to be part of a team within our Defense & Security domain.

About the job

Reporting to the overall program manager and to the group manager Solution Engineering Manager, we are looking for a motivated person to lead an engineering team within a bigger program and act as a development manager/coordinator for the entire program. You will manage the team in a motivating and inspiring way. With your experience and knowledge in a similar role you are able to work closely with the team and other colleagues from Thales Group. In this role you can expect to find highly complex and challenging projects in an intragroup cooperative environment.

About you

  • Experience in Systems Engineering
  • Relevant degree in one of the following subjects: electronic engineering, science, mathematics or science based subject
  • Program management skills (IPMA-C or D is a plus)
  • Affinity with project / products engineering
  • Clear sense of how to leverage your personality and experience to bring out the best in others and yourself.
  • You will set the direction, provide energy and connect with your team
  • Good interpersonal and customer handling skills with the ability to manage expectations and explain technical issue on a high level
  • Analytical and solution focused
  • High level of creativity, initiative, pragmatism and persuasiveness
  • Fluency in Portuguese and English
  • Flexibility with respect to working abroad and being part of an international environment

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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Paço de Arcos, Portugal

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