Senior Software Engineer

Thales Australia Limited (Melbourne VIC, Australia) 2 days ago
Location: Melbourne, Australia

About Thales

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’re inventing the future, right here, right now, at Thales. We design the critical security solutions of tomorrow by combining the curiosity to explore, the intelligence to question and the vision to create. Together we solve complicated problems by combining our experience in the market with our leading research and development capabilities.

Thales is committed to promoting and maintaining a workplace culture of shared respect that enables all of us to feel valued, do our best, and remain truly passionate about the place that we work. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and individuals from diverse backgrounds. Talk to us about any support or accessibility requirements you may need and how we support flexibility in the workplace.

Wellbeing matters at Thales, and where possible we encourage a flexible work culture.

About Your Role

The Senior Software Engineer role will display high technical proficiency in back end software design and development, working on a critical component of the core ATM sub-system (TopSky) for OneSky solution. The primary purpose of the position is to contribute to the design, development and testing of software components in line with the functional baseline of the overall OneSky solution.


  • To gather requirements, design, code and test software components assigned by the team leader
  • Delivery of high-quality code using the Agile methodology
  • To contribute to solving complex technical tasks such as logical & numerical algorithms & performance issues
  • Provide support and input to the Solution team (Systems Engineering, Integration, Verification and Validation) as and when required
  • Liaise with leads management of any risks or issues that could affect the ability to meet scheduled dates and propose resolutions.

How About You?

  • Engineering or Computer Science Degree or equivalent.
  • Extensive experience in Backend Software Development environment (Java8) of real time and distributed systems in Air Traffic, Rail, Marine, Aviation or related industries.
  • Software Assurance experience (Eg. DO278, ED109).
  • UNIX/Linux operating systems knowledge.
  • Software Specification and Functional Test writing experience.
  • Understanding of configuration management tools and continuous build environment

Good to Know

You’ll get an email acknowledgement after you’ve applied, Thales strives to provide a personalised experience for all suitable applicants. 

Prior to offer you’ll complete a pre-employment police and medical.

For more information on Thales visit us @ThalesCareers on Instagram

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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