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Senior Research Engineer (Experienced)


Reading, United Kingdom

Innovation and research are key to Thales staying ahead of the competition and central to Thales UK’s strategic focus on profitable growth.

Thales UK Research & Technology work with universities, SMEs, entrepreneurs and supply chain partners, bringing the widest set of talents and technologies to every problem .Research Technology and Innovation enables Thales UK to directly connect with technical issues, develop new solutions in decision making technology and develop critical information systems.

Thales Research and Technology are seeking experienced Research Scientists/ Engineer’s to join our research centre based in Reading and become part of a an innovative and creative team. You will be expected to work within a group of other research staff, as well as being self-motivated to work individually, and be flexible to adapt into new research areas and ways of working.

Key Responsibilities
Scope and plan assigned research project using domain skills and knowledge to achieve milestones required on project management plan
Assist with creating and implementing the required innovative solutions to meet individual and team objectives in line with business requirements
Ensure effecting knowledge sharing within research project and encourage cross training of skills due to variety of domain projects and skills required
Ensure forecast of research projects incorporate on time and budget delivery
Attend technical reviews with project team with present findings and solutions to teamLiaise with customer to plan and transfer technology within research project plan
Adhere to governance and processes in line with project management plan
Skills, Qualifications and Experience

Proven working experience within an appropriate research or advanced development environment role and have a good awareness of business, structure, governance and processes.
Ideally previous domain knowledge from either; Avionics, Defence, Rail, Space, Security
Experience required in some of the following skill sets:
Mathematical modelling and simulation
Numerical analysis of data
Probability and statistics
MATLAB, Mathematica or other computer algebra system
Signal and image processing techniques
Algorithm development for sensor or other systems
Sensor systems (e.g. optical, IR, radar, sonar, video)
Small scale software
Embedded programming in C
Solving problems using DSPs and/or FPGA’s
Radio or analogue electronics
Because of the advanced nature of the work involved you will have a master’s degree, or a PhD in;
Communications Engineering
Computer Science
Cybernetics, Information Technology
Electrical & Electronic Engineering

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