Data Processing Engineer

Thales is looking for a Data Processing Engineer

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Tracking or dynamic state estimation is an important element of sensor processing and can be described as ‘the processing of sensor measurements obtained from objects in order to estimate the states of these objects’. The team focusses on the development and implementation of generic algorithms that can support a variety of systems.

Activities include among others:

  • Prototyping and analysis of tracking, classification and prediction algorithms;
  • Modelling of sensors, objects and their environments;
  • Validation and performance analysis of the tracking product and new algorithms;
  • Requirement engineering and stakeholder discussions.

Keywords for this job description include:

  • Dynamic state estimation;
  • Bayesian processing;
  • Stochastics;
  • Model based system engineering (MBSE).


  • Master’s degree in Mathematics, Physics, Electrical Engineering or similar;
  • Affinity with algorithm development, statistics or MBSE;
  • Knowledge of Matlab/Python and C;
  • You identify with a team player having good communication skills;
  • You are able to work with other teams (e.g. software and test engineers);
  • Fluency in spoken and written 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

To strengthen our team, we are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated Data Processing Engineer.

As a data processing engineer you work in a team that designs, develops and validates advanced signal and data processing algorithms for our radar and electro-optical systems. The team that you will be part of specifically deals with the tracking and classification of objects.


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