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Hardware Design & Test Engineer
Location: Tubize, Belgium

Thales people architect solutions at the heart of the defence-security continuum. Interoperable and secure information and telecommunications systems for defence, security, and civil operators, are based upon innovative use of radiocommunications, networks, and cybersecurity. We are ground breaking new digital technologies such as 4G/5G mobile communications, cryptography, cloud computing and big data for use in physical protection systems, and critical information systems.

Thales Belgium SA, Belgium competence center of Thales, is a company located on 2 sites, one in Tubize (near Brussels) and the other one in Herstal (near Liège). Thales Belgium, which employs more than 280 collaborators, is specialized in the design, development and supply of critical information systems for customers in the sectors of Defense, Security (including Cyber) and Aerospace.

Thales Belgium is currently looking for an Hardware Design & Test Engineer, who will report to the Head of HW Department. The Test Engineer participates in producing test solutions and performs qualification & development testing of communication systems and associated equipment to meet customer requirements.

Main Responsibilities:

  • As Hardware Design & Test Engineer you will be responsible for the completion of a set of IVVQ (Integration, Verification, Validation, Qualification) activities within the committed cost, schedule, performance, quality and traceability
  • You will also act as the interface with the customer for all the IVVQ-related issues
  • To prepare, define, specify, and perform the allocated test activities required for acceptance of the solution, with support and guidance from the developer team
  • To implement the IVVQ methodology covering the entire product lifecycles from the definition to the disposal of the system
  • To supply tailoring rules for different project domains (e.g. HF electronics, avionics, digital electronics, etc…), development cycles and project types
  • To specify activities and methods for IVVQ on the system level together with their interrelationship
  • To define IVVQ strategies that can be used to reduce the IVVQ cycle cost as well as the execution time
  • To identify and implement IVVQ strategies, resolve identified issues
  • To ensure that all work is compliant with Thales requirements
  • To implement inspections, analysis, demonstrations, and tests according to the IVVQ plan
  • Develop manufacturing test processes from concept to production including determination of test equipment
  • Provide interface between engineering and other departments during the effort of transitioning new products from the design phase to the production phase
  • Create and maintain accurate test documentation (HTR, QTP, QTR, etc…)
  • Order management for new tools and equipment when needed
  • Contribute to design of analog circuits.



  • Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering or a related field
  • Preferably 3 years of experience in test engineering environment
  • The candidate should be fluent in French and in English

Knowledge and skills

  • Knowledge in Doors, Vivaldi, Mozart, Rectify, Jira are a plus, training will be provided
  • Analog HF/RF circuit design capability
  • Microsoft office (Word, VISIO, Excel, MS Project)
  • Autonomy
  • Versatility and flexibility
  • Rigorousness, commitment and accountability
  • Team spirit and communication skills

If you are looking for:

  • The solidity of a large Group
  • The agility of a human-sized structure
  • A company which is at the forefront of innovation

If you defend values such as company spirit, sense of responsibility, ethics, creativity and teamwork;

Thales Belgium can be your partner.

At Thales we provide CAREERS and not only jobs. With Thales employing 80,000 employees in 68 countries our mobility policy enables thousands of employees each year to develop their careers at home and abroad, in their existing areas of expertise or by branching out into new fields. Together we believe that embracing flexibility is a smarter way of working. Great journeys start here, apply now!

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We actively support a working pattern that suits your lifestyle and helps you reach your ambitions. That means that equal opportunities, inclusion and an informal culture are integral to our success. It also means that your well-being and happiness matter to us! That’s why we offer you the flexibility to do what’s important to you; whether that’s part time hours, job sharing, remote working, or the ability to flex your start and finish times.

Présentation de l'entreprise

Plus de 10.000 employés
Date de création
Entreprise cotée en bourse
Aérospatiale et Défense
Aérospatiale et défense
Ch. d'affaires
Plus de 10 milliards de dollars US

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  • "The work life balance is good and they use the latest tech set in the market ." (dans 452 avis)
  • "Overall Management is good." (dans 450 avis)
  • "good salary and you can learnt alot from the project" (dans 523 avis)
  • "The people were great to work with and are clearly all trying to push the cart in the same direction." (dans 410 avis)
  • "Good benefits including holiday and lot's of opportunity to collaborate and partner with international employees." (dans 297 avis)
  • "And no work life balance" (dans 452 avis)
  • "Bad management and a lot of dictatorial decisions." (dans 450 avis)
  • "the salary is low and the difficult to have evolution" (dans 523 avis)
  • "Not many brilliant people to work with and the experts' expertise are questionable." (dans 410 avis)
  • "Poor salary and benefits compared to similar companies and surrounding hiring areas" (dans 297 avis)

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