Senior Java Engineer

Thales is looking for a Senior Java Engineer.

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As a Java Software Engineer you contribute to a multidisciplinary and self-organizing Agile/Scrum team. In addition to software product development, our teams are fully responsible for various aspects, such as requirements analysis, architecture, design, testing, validation and product demonstrations. The use of high-tech techniques and software development methods is important. The software of the interface products is mostly based on Java and is supported by a modern development environment.

You will work with the following tools and techniques:

  • Agile/Scrum software development;
  • Java software development;
  • Continuous Integration & Delivery;
  • Jenkins, Nexus, Maven/ Gradle, GIT, BitBucket;
  • Unit Testing, Test Automation, Cucumber.

Thales offers careers, not just jobs. You will have the opportunity to develop towards senior expert in your area of expertise. Or if you want to broaden your scope and increase domain knowledge, you could become one of our Software Architects. Or if you are an excellent organizer, you may find that a career path in the field of Agile ScrumMaster fits your profile.


  • Completed Bachelor or Master degree in Software Engineering, Information/ Computer Science or similar;
  • Proven work experience with Java;
  • Is passionate about technology;
  • Is creative, open and flexible, and is a real team-player;
  • Wants to contribute to a safe and secure society;
  • Is capable of rapidly mastering new domains and techniques;
  • Due to security requirements, EU nationality is a must.


  • A challenging job in a great team within our high-tech, innovative work environment. Includes the freedom for initiative and good ideas;
  • Room for personal and professional growth within our organisation, for example in regards to technical, commercial or international skills;
  • Valuable international collaboration with coworkers from 68 different countries around the globe;
  • A comfortable work space in a modern environment, with a focus on flexibility and the right work life balance;
  • You can usually work where and when you want to be able to do your work as well and efficiently as possible. Within Thales we implement hybrid working, where you can, for example, work from home two days a week if your role allows it;
  • A good salary, fitting travel allowance, and the ability to personalise your employment conditions: for instance, you can trade days off for internet costs, our bicycle plan, company fitness and relocation costs;
  • 40 days off per year (PTO). Yes, really.

Bedrijfsprofiel Thales Nederland

We make a software solution called TACTICOS that runs on tactical displays onboard naval vessels of full-size frigates and destroyers. TACTICOS combines Combat Operations and Maritime Security Operations in one Combat Management System. TACTICOS provides situational awareness to naval vessels during a wide range of mission packages, allowing them to interpret their surroundings (up to hundreds of kilometers away) and to respond as needed. Open standards technology and a massive amount of subsystem interfaces, make TACTICOS the core of the mission solution. TACTICOS technology is used on board more than 160 ships operated by 25 navies worldwide. 


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