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Software Engineer

Job ID: R0088045 Location: Syracuse, New York, United States of America
Full time, Regular Employment
Location: Syracuse, United States of America

Thales people architect solutions that are relied upon to deliver operational advantage at every decisive moment throughout the mission. Defence and armed forces customers rely on us to deliver the full range of defensive systems for land, sea, and air. From early warning, to threat neutralisation, our platforms cover all levels from very short-range systems, to extended protection across the entire battle-space including Airspace Mobility Solutions, Vehicles and Tactical Systems and Missile Defence, Optronics, and Radar.


We are currently looking for a Software Engineer to join our Digital Aviation Solution (DAV) (Thales USA) team. This position will preferably be located in the Syracuse, New York area.

Key Responsibilities:

Support the Automation System Engineering team in the following processes:

  • Analysis of complex Business and Functional requirements including impact assessment ability
  • Develop scalable, automated solutions that meet our customers' requirements
  • Leverage existing software and systems to expand upon services and solution offerings
  • High focus on fault-tolerant programming with versioning control
  • Develop and implement robust testing protocols
  • Produce clear and concise technical specifications and documentation

Skills and Experience Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science or a comparable field with minimum 5-8+ years of experience or a Master’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science or a comparable field with 4+ years of experience
  • Software background and at least 3-5 years’ experience with real-time software
  • Command of Java programming languages and the Spring Boot framework
  • Development experience in a formal software development process (IEEE, CENELEC, IEC 61508, etc.)
  • Knowledge of continuous integration and deployment tools and concepts
  • At least 1-2 years’ experience working on an Agile team
  • Ability to work effectively with employees in both co-located and remote environments
  • Demonstrated fluency and understanding/comprehension in oral and written English.
  • Excellent organizational and communications skills, both verbal and written, and good interpersonal skills.
  • Good communication, presentation and technical writing skills
  • Capability to provide expertise in the application of state-of-the-art technology in the fields of Cloud computing, Big Data and Analytics/ML.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects in a deadline driven environment
  • Ability to adapt to changing requirements
  • Ability to track and report status on set schedules

Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge of the Air Traffic Management domain
  • Knowledge of Kafka, Hazelcast and ELK
  • Knowledge of Kubernetes, AWS, and Azure
  • Command of the scripting languages Python

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!

Thales champions inclusion and we believe diversity strengthens the fabric of our culture. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer/AA/Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled.

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For United States Candidates

Thales is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, age or any other characteristic protected by law. Please read Thales Equal Opportunity Policy Statement. Please read our Pay Transparency Policy Statement.

For more information about your rights as an applicant, please review EEO is the Law and EEO is the Law Supplement or EEO is the Law (Spanish) and EEO is the Law Supplement (Spanish).

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Syracuse, United States of America

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