We love cracking the confusingly complex at Thales*. We love investigating the impossibly intractable. We love deciphering the dazzlingly difficult. And we loveunravelling the unrelentingly unknowable. Why? Quite simply, creating the most ingenious technological systems and innovations is in our business DNA.
Who are we?
work touches all of our lives – every single day. From BACS, the secure network
communications system behind 3.7 billion secure electronic transactions every
year, to in-flight entertainment systems for passenger planes and state-of-the
art equipment for military aircraft, the scope and scale of our problem-solving
abilities knows no bounds.
To give you an idea of the size of our
operations, our customers rely on the expertise and insight of our 68,000
people in 50 countries around the world, across aerospace, defence, security
Software, Systems and Electronics Engineers to Mechanical Engineers, we have a
range of opportunities on offer for the brightest graduate talent.
Training and Development
Talented people are the key to our success. So from the
outset we’ll encourage you to become professionally qualified and give you the
training to realise your potential. Our comprehensive four-year Graduate
Development Programme (GDP) runs parallel with your Engineering role or
placements on the Business Programme. It offers everything from an introduction
to our organisation, culture and processes to formal training in the form of
seminars, specialist courses and visits. We will also pay your annual
membership fees for a relevant professional institution.
The Thales UK graduate Development Programme is
accredited by the following Engineering Institutions: IET, IMechE, Royal Aeronautical
Society and Institute of Physics
What we look for
Varies dependent on role. See our website for
What we offer
As well as a salary of £26,500, you can look
forward to a host of benefits. These include 26 days’ holiday, a company
pension scheme, payment of institution membership fees and a ‘Welcome to
Thales’ bonus of £2,000.
The full package includes:
- Company pension scheme
- Support to Professional Registration for Engineers
- Support to appropriate Professional Qualification for Business
Management & Finance Graduates
- Accredited Graduate Development Programme
- Flexitime (depending on division)
- Flexible Benefits Scheme
- Employee Assistance Programme
- Employee Volunteering Scheme
- Annual Graduate Conference
How to apply