TU Delft, Architecture, Engineering, Defense, Digital Detection, collaboration, radiological substances
Permanent employment
Master (EQF 7)
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In fast changing markets, customers worldwide rely on Thales. Thales is a business where brilliant people from all over the world come together to share ideas and inspire each other. In aerospace, transportation, defence, security and space, our achitects design innovative solutions that make our tomorrow's possible.


About us
With 80.000 talents working in 68 countries, we are one of the biggest high-tech employers in the field of safety and security. In the Netherlands, where 2000 employees are based, we are located in four cities: Huizen, Delft, Eindhoven and Hengelo (HQ). Together with an extensive ecosystem of knowledge partners, customers and suppliers, we work on radars for naval vessels, cyber security solutions, transportation systems, communication equipment for land forces, cryogenic cooling solutions and research & development for radar tech (in collaboration with TU Delft).

The Radar Engineering Group performs all system engineering activities for the realization of radar and sensor products for naval ships. To strengthen our team, we are looking for enthusiastic and motivated (Junior) Radar System Engineers.


About the job
As a Radar System Engineer, you work in a multidisciplinary team on the specification, design, development and validation of radar systems. Your team and direct colleagues consists of mainly Radar Architects, System Engineers, HW/SW engineers and Test Engineers, specialists in a certain domain (e.g. pulse-Doppler radar/FMCW radar, signal processing, tracking, ..) and generalists.
Our team is looking for young and ambitious colleagues who are willing to learn ‘the essentials of radar engineering’. We offer you an extensive learning trajectory by starting as a “potential” specialist and grow into the direction of a Senior Radar System Engineer or Architect.


  • Be open to learn and apply multiple radar principles offered in the advanced radar course;
  • Starting in a specific domain (RF oriented and/or algorithm oriented);
  • Setup specifications, supported by your own simulations,  in mutual discussion with Radar Architects and colleague Radar System Engineers;
  • Gain practical experience by analysing field-data and solving issues;
  • Support the product team in further marketing the specific product you are working on.


About you

  • Master degree in Electrical Engineering or Applied Physics;
  • No working experience required;
  • Ambitious, open minded;
  • Good communication skills and able to work in multidisciplinary teams;
  • Fluency in spoken and written English and Dutch;
  • Knowledge of Matlab/Simulink and C++ is a preference;
  • You have to pass a Dutch Security check in order to get a clearance (we are a Defence Company) to work for us.

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.



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