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C++ Software Engineer

Job ID: R0086430 Location: Singapore, Singapore, Singapore
Full time, Regular Employment
Location: Singapore, Singapore

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 in Singapore has been present since 1973, providing state-of-the-art solutions for customers in the aerospace, defence, security and transportation markets. Today, Thales in Singapore employs over 600 people and is home to all regional avionics services, a ground transportation integration centre, and regional innovation hub.

Thales runs state-of-the-art Communication Based Train Control (CBTC) system on North-South and East-West lines in Singapore. As part of the rapidly expanding Software Development team for Transportation domain, the Software Engineer will be working on Automatic Train Supervision (ATS) subsystem. This subsystem is one of the largest distributed systems in operation, built on Object-Oriented Principles using C++. He/She will gain knowledge about workings of various subsystems involved in making the trains run.


  • Develop new features and fix bugs in ATS subsystem
  • Perform root cause analysis and investigate issues reported by customers and provide detailed analysis
  • Develop tools and scripts to perform unit testing
  • Attend customer meetings to understand requirements
  • Implement and demonstrate new features to the customer.
  • Participate in design discussions and code reviews with rest of the software team spread across the world.
  • Participate in preparing technical specification documents.


  • Must have
    • Degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering or relevant fields.
    • 5+ years of experience in C++ development.
    • Working knowledge of writing code and tools in one or more of the languages: Python, Perl
    • Experience working with complex systems having large code base
    • Experience with multi-threading
    • Possess good problem solving skills and communication skills
  • Nice to have:
    • Experience with development on Windows operating system
    • Knowledge of STL, BOOST
    • Experience in working with teams across time zones.
    • Knowledge of version control systems like Git, SVN
    • Experience using JIRA, Bitbucket

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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