Cloud Architect in Madrid


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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 mobile communications, cryptography, cloud computing and big data for use in physical protection systems, and critical information systems.

Thales in Spain is a leader in technological solutions applied to Defence, Aeronautics, Security, Transportation and Space and, furthermore, is a global centre for excellence in Space, Security of Critical Infrastructures and Transportation. With a turnover of €320 million and a staff of 1,200, it exports approximately 40% of its total production principally to the Middle East, North Africa and Latin America.

In Defence and security, armed forces, governments and global organisations entrust Thales with helping them achieve and maintain security, tactical superiority and strategic independence in the face of any type of threat. In an increasingly unpredictable world, governments rely on our expertise to protect their citizens and make the world safer, from designing smart sensors and connecting soldiers on the digital battlefield to delivering solutions that protect states, cities and critical infrastructures.

Thales SIX in Spain:

In Spain, Thales Sistemas is specialized in Command and Control systems, Tactical Communications and Modeling and Simulation addressing solutions in the domain of Defense and Security. Thales is the Spanish leader in tactical Land CIS (Communication and Information Systems) covering all the product life cycle (design, development, production, ILS). Based in Leganés, Thales Sistemas employs a highly specialized workforce of more than 100 people, most of them engineers that participate in the following activities:

  • Communications and Information Systems (CIS) to support Command function and Decision Making:
  • Embedded electronics for military aircraft
  • Tactical Communications
  • Radio Navigation Aids for air traffic



You are a recent graduate with a Master’s degree from an Engineering school and have some significant (around 2 years) experience (professional/internships, academic or personal projects such a GIT Hub, Meet Ups, etc.)
You are resourceful, innovative and solution-oriented
You are recognised as a good team player
You also like working independently and look for empowerment

You are able to adapt and react to change
You know and enjoy designing, developing and testing secure software solutions and/or components
You can demonstrate knowledge in Full Stack or pure back/pure front programming languages and frameworks (JAVA, C, C++, Python, or any other)
You are familiar with compilation/code building/continuous integration
You have knowledge of IS Computing Platforms, Operating Systems, and Hypervisors
You know Agile principles

As a Software Solutions Engineering Role within Thales you will:

Work within in a Scrum team with other software developers, in Agile mode
Contribute to the requirement definition, to the software design and you will be involved with the architectural aspects of the software projects
Integrate software components into a fully functional software system
Write well-designed, documented and testable code
Develop, test and execute full software development life cycle
Design, implement and test features with scalability, performance, deployment/operation and end-user experience in mind
Make estimations and give inputs for planning together with the team members
Collaborate with other software solutions engineer to share knowledge and improve overall product/solution


Future opportunities will allow you to discover other domains or sites. You will be able to evolve and grow your competencies in different areas:

Room and attention to personal development
Build your talents in another domain of Thales Group, discovering new products, new customers, new country or go to a more complex Solution
Choose between a technical expertise or a leadership path
Build an international career within a leading Engineering Group

What do we offer?

  • Flexible working hours.
  • Shorter working days on Fridays and during summer.
  • Remote-friendly - 2/3 days a week working from home.
  • Restaurant allowance and social benefits (health insurance, kindergarden).

Thales is a company committed to equal opportunities between women and men, and for this reason, we work to raise awareness and disseminate information on the subject both internally and externally.

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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