Thales is expanding its presence in Romania through the development of a Group Engineering Competence Centre (ECC), reinforcing its position as a leader in all its markets.
Launching in early 2019 in Bucharest, the ECC will deliver solutions beyond ground transportation, in a number of core Thales business areas, from space and defence, to security and aeronautics. The ECC will deliver a first class Thales engineering capability in Romania thanks to the existing ecosystem of skilled engineers and the agile environment that Bucharest has to offer.

Software Engineer - Land and Air Systems/ TopSky-C
Paid internship at THALES SYSTEMS ROMANIA · Starts after academic term
  • – Business Software Development
  • – QA & Technical Support
  • – Software technologies in Automatic Control, Industrial And Systems Engineering
  • room București
Required skills:

linux c++ java c

Present in Romania for over 40 years, Thales is expanding its presence in the country by growing its Digital capabilities and by developing a Group Engineering Competence Centre (ECC). Operating from Bucharest, Thales delivers solutions in a number of core businesses, from ground transportation, space and defence, to security and aeronautics. We are developing offline and core components, parts of a very competitive solution for Air Traffic Management, used across many countries all over Europe. Our TopSky ATC system helps traffic controllers contribute to maintaining the highest levels of safety in the airspace.

An impressive 2 out of every 3 planes around the world land and take-off with the help of Thales. We combine half a century’s experience in development and deployment with an unrivalled worldwide installed base, safe technologies and ground-breaking innovations to deliver solutions that are continually adapted to the ever-changing aviation system’s needs.


• Knowledge of ADA / C / C++ / Java programming languages (or the willingness to learn if not all are known) • Ability to understand and debate on complex technical issues • Linux

Nice to have or willing to learn: • Git, SVN • Clean code • Knowledge of configuration and change management tools (e.g. JIRA) • Design Patterns • An understanding of requirements and configuration management, aeronautical Software and Hardware standard (e.g. DO-278) and Air Traffic Control • SonarQube • Scripting languages: Bash, Python, Perl etc. • Familiar with Continuous Integration environments (e.g.: Jenkins)

We will focus on candidates potential and their academic knowledge rather than their working experience.

Your profile:

• You have a passion for technology; you enjoy constantly developing your skills; • You are resourceful, innovative and solution oriented; • You are able to adapt and react to change; • You want your work to have a purpose; • You want to be recognized as a good team player while enjoying working in autonomy and being empowered; Finally, you like challenges and are willing to grow a global engineering competence centre in Romania - you are the person we are looking for!

Your career at Thales:

Joining Thales, you will integrate into a tight-knit team working in an international and friendly environment. Thanks to various teams working on multiple fields and domains, all located in Bucharest, you will be able to evolve and grow your competences in different areas.

Room for and attention to personal development; The opportunity to grow within the organisation, for instance on a technical, managerial or international level, within the various markets Thales is working in.