Ground Segment Engineering and Architectures

Roma, Italy

Full Time

21 days ago

Job description

A Joint Venture between Thales (67%) and Leonardo (33%), Thales Alenia Space is a global space manufacturer delivering, for more than 40 years, high-tech solutions for telecommunications, navigation, Earth Observation, environmental management, exploration, science and orbital infrastructures. Thanks to our diversity of skills, talents and cultures, our customers (governments, institutions, space agencies, telecommunications operators), therefore have Space to Connect, Secure & Defend, Observe & Protect, Explore, Travel & Navigate.

System Engineering



You have graduated with a Master’s degree of an Engineering School (Electronics, Aeronautical/Space Engineering, Computer Science, …) or in University;
You have a proven experience in Software and/or Hardware, Systems Engineering and IVVQ activities;
You want to update your expertise continuously and design innovative solutions to fit your customers’ needs;
You want to strengthen your expertise in one of the following areas: conception, requirement management, development, test, integration or validation;
You want to solve complex problems and be plunged into a challenging environment;
You are recognised as a team player and enjoy collaborative work;
You have synthetic and helicopter view of the organisation;
You are a mentor willing to share knowledge;
You are resourceful, analytical and structured;
You are open-minded and curious;
You are rigorous and logical;
You are seen as ambitious.


You can quickly understand the system in which you evolve (key stakeholders, interactions, products, environment …);
You know what a design-to-cost approach means;
You are able to adapt and react to change;
You are familiar with management and engineering tools such as DOORS, Polarion, TFS, JIRA;
You are familiar with Network configuration and administration;
You have experience with leading engineering projects or activities.


As a System Engineering Role within Thales, you will:

Analyse and understand customer needs through advanced studies, simulations, mock-ups, models, prototypes;
Formalise specifications and architecture used to propose the best solution / product to your clients;
Prepare and carry out integration, verification and validation tests;
Define test plans and procedures for system level testing;
Ensure the technical integration and coherence of the system design, interfaces, and performances;
Design the architecture of the command and control system;
Demonstrate the solution to the customer.


Future opportunities will allow you to discover other domains or sites. You will be able to evolve and grow your Competencies in different areas:

Room for and attention to personal development;
Build your talents in another domain of Thales Group, discovering new products, new customers, new country or move to a more complex Solution;
Choose between a technical expert or a leadership path;
Build an international career within a leading Engineering Group.

At Thales Alenia Space we provide CAREERS and not only jobs. With Thales Alenia Space employing around 8,900 employees in 10 countries with 17 sites in Europe and a plant in the US, our mobility policy enables employees each year to develop their careers at home and abroad. Thales Alenia Space sees space as a new horizon, helping to build a better, more sustainable life on Earth #SpaceForLife. Great journeys start here, apply now!

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