Electrical Lead Engineer

Thales is looking for an Electrical Lead Engineer.

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Are you willing to further develop your leadership, technical and teamwork skills? We are looking for somebody who will be the electrical focal point of one of our product segments.

Are you able to coach, guide and support multiple Electrical Engineers to promote creativity and encourage individual initiative? The Electrical Lead Engineer leads a diverse group (junior-medior-senior) engineers to deliver products. We are transitioning to a Eplan based workflow that is integrated into our PLM software Windchill.

Do you create opportunities and aspire to exert your influence to make major project accomplishments? The Electrical Lead Engineer works together with the Hardware Architect and Technical Project Manager to design and create the radar and combat management products of the future on time and within budget.

You have the ability to anticipate project or customer requirements and quickly formulate original, far-reaching solutions. taking decisive, effective action. You will work with the hardware engineers in your team, lead engineers from other disciplines and the hardware architect to design the solution.

In a typical day you will: Discus and create documentation describing your design choices, Coach engineers in your team and help them with technical issues or standards. Report team progress to your (project) manager. Troubleshoot an issue regarding one of your designs or prototypes.


  • Have a Bachelor or Master degree in Electrical Engineering or Mechatronics.
  • Sought after to resolve critical, complex problems.
  • Team building and (technical) mentorship skills.
  • Willing to show up and make the world better by making better things.
  • Able to strike the balance between perfection and tempo. Delivering on time and within budget.
  • Highly developed ability in verbal and written communication in both Dutch and English.


  • 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

Within the Mechanical and Electrical Engineering department the Electrical Design team is responsible for the design and integration of all (electrical) subsystems that together form a radar or combat management system. The products we design are used all over the world to build a future we can all trust.

The development of these systems requires a multidisciplinary approach using state of art technology, initiative and teamwork. Our products operate and are maintained under extreme circumstances. This requires that we look further and push the technical limits of components to meet these challenges.

Within a big organization we haven’t lost our personal touch. We have a great working environment and exceptional colleagues.


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