Cyber, Engineering, Securitytester, IT infrastructure, naval
Permanent employment
Bachelor (EQF 6), Master (EQF 7)
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As a software test engineer, you will work in multidisciplinary Agile teams. These teams design, develop and test the infrastructure platform for the combat management systems, the radar systems, and the optical sensor systems. The teams are responsible for the entire development chain – from requirements analysis, development, testing, validation to demonstrate the current status of the product. Thales highly values the application of modern technologies and methodologies.


About you

If you have a passion for technology, you enjoy constantly developing your skills and you are interested in working on Naval Command & Control systems, then you are the person we need. We are looking for an experienced tester, who has >5 years of experience and enjoys designing and implementing (automated) test environments used to validate and qualify mission-critical infrastructure used by armed forces all over the world. Infrastructure test engineers compliment the application test engineers and together they ensure the solution delivered to the customer meets all requirements.


Relevant technologies include Linux, Cisco networking equipment and Java. You should be familiar with software development toolings such as GIT, Jenkins, and Jira. Testing frameworks (like Sikuli, Selenium or Cucumber) you have experience in. Knowledge of container virtualization is preferred. You must hold an HBO or WO degree in computer science, electrical engineering or comparable. ISTQB certification is an advantage. An important requirement to fulfill this role is the ability to communicate efficiently in English, both verbally and written.


Thales offers

  • An interesting job within a nice team in an international high-tech environment;
  • Room for and attention to personal development and personal initiative;
  • The opportunity to grow within the organization, for instance on a technical, managerial, commercial or international level;
  • An open and flexible work environment where a good work-life balance is considered important;
  • A pleasant workplace in "the best building in the Netherlands" (Public’s Choice Award, 2015) with our own Starbucks corner;
  • Excellent work conditions, with 40 holidays a year, among other benefits.


An assessment could possibly be part of the procedure. 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!