Electrical Engineer – Integral Computing System

Location: Regional VIC
Job Type: Full time
Reference: R0038908

Why Work For Thales?

At Thales, we’re committed to caring about the whole of you. Creating an environment of trust and empowerment where your contribution is valued, where your well-being counts and you can manage the right work-life balance for you. We believe that embracing flexibility is a smarter way of working. We’re always open to discussing your individual needs, just let us know what works for you.

That commitment extends through our generous benefits package: that’s why Thales were the first Engineering company in Australia to pay the superannuation guarantee on unpaid primary carer’s leave. Whether you want to work for 4 years and get paid to take the 5th year off, or you just need help finding a childcare place, you’ll have our support every step of the way.

Developing Your Career

We’re committed to giving you opportunities to be your best. We believe in embracing the passion and potential of our people, and to achieve this we offer market leading training, development and experiences, along with the opportunity to be mentored and coached by some of the smartest minds in the industry.

We hire from within as our first priority, so you’ll have a myriad of opportunities within our diverse, global organisation.

About Thales

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 clarify complicated problems by combining our experience in the market with our leading research and development capabilities.

Our Opportunity

Thales Australia Vehicle & Tactical Systems exists to develop protected mobility vehicles, developing specialised products to meet specific requirements not catered for elsewhere. As a domain, the goal of Protected Vehicles is to develop an organisation that provides world class Protected Vehicle solutions and through life support to defence organisations around the world.

This role sits within one of the specialist Product Integration Teams specifically for the Integral Computing System and the integration of the command, control, communication and intelligence systems within the vehicle, and provide engineering investigation and analysis.


  • Focus on integration activity with other key vehicle systems and components
  • Partnering with other design engineering professionals to optimise the design and layout of equipment to ensure integration activities incorporate Human Factors, safety and other operational requirements
  • Liaise with production teams to ensure correct installation and fit out during manufacturing, including end of line testing
  • Provide technical support to various internal stakeholders across Design, Production, CAD, Configuration Management and Integrated Logistics Support, including problem solving and continuous improvement
  • Stakeholder management of all relevant parties to achieve the desired outcome, both internal and external
  • Complete regular reporting requirements and participate in relevant design reviews and other technical forums

About You

  • Tertiary qualified professional Engineer (Electrical/Electronics/Mechatronics) coupled with significant experience in a similar role focused on electrical systems integration
  • Strong understanding of engineering principles and electronic systems/wiring, ideally including electromagnetic exposure and Communications systems.
  • Well-developed interpersonal, organisation and communication skills with a demonstrated ability to influence others in the achievement of desired business outcomes
  • Experience in the interpretation and analysis of technical drawings and related documents, technical document writing and preparation, Test planning, Conduct and Evaluation, and Product Improvement.
  • Proven ability to operate with autonomy whilst working with diverse teams to deliver against required project schedules
  • Intermediate computer skills, especially in MS Office and exposure to DOORS
  • Those with previous experience in the development of automotive/vehicle systems, specifically with CAN networks will be viewed favourably

Special Requirements

Must be an Australian Citizen to be eligible for a Defence Security Clearance and access information covered by the International Traffic in Arms Regulations.

We believe that embracing flexibility is a smarter way of working. We’re an equal opportunity employer who is open to discussing your individual needs, just let us know.

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