Graduate Opportunity

Algorithms Engineer

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Thales people architect solutions that are relied upon to deliver operational advantage at every decisive moment throughout the mission. Defence and armed forces customers rely on us to deliver the full range of defensive systems for land, sea, and air. From early warning, to threat neutralisation, our platforms cover all levels from very short-range systems, to extended protection across the entire battle-space including Air Traffic Management, Vehicles and Tactical Systems and Missile Defence, Optronics, and Radar.

Together we offer fantastic opportunities for committed employees to learn and develop their career with us. At Thales UK, we research, develop, and supply technology and services that impact the lives of millions of people each day to make life better, and keep us safer. We innovate across five major industries; Aerospace, Defence, Ground Transportation, Security and Space. Your health and well-being matters to us and that’s why we offer you the flexibility to do what’s important to you; whether that’s part time hours, job sharing, home working, or the ability to flex your start and finish times. Where possible, we support a working pattern that suits your lifestyle and helps you reach your ambitions.

Do you have a Bachelors or Masters degree in a numerate, scientific or engineering subject coupled with experience conducting research activities? Are you interested in a career as an Algorithms Engineer or Data Scientist? We have built up a team passionate about developing products for a safer world and we’re now looking for like-minded engineers to join us.

Thales Optronics in Glasgow design and manufacture a diverse range of Optronics products including thermal imagers, laser rangefinders, vehicle sighting systems, submarine periscopes and Optronics masts.

Due to our dedication and drive to increase knowledge and capability on neural-networks, we’re seeking talented Engineers, with strong mathematical and machine learning skills who can apply their knowledge in an innovative Algorithms Engineering role.

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As an Algorithms Engineer you have the opportunity to work in all aspects of algorithms engineering including:

  • Designing, developing and verification of algorithms, processing multiple sensor modalities for a diverse range of applications.
  • Evaluation and extension of state-of-the-art machine learning algorithms from academia.
  • Deployment of algorithmic solutions on different processing platforms.
  • Supporting field trials of sensors and processing systems.

Qualifications, skills and experience required:

  • Bachelor, Masters Degree (BEng, BSc, MEng, MSc) or PhD in a numerate, scientific or engineering subject.
  • Experience conducting research activities during studies or in a work environment.
  • Competent in at least one programming language (such as Python, C++ or MATLAB).
  • Have an understanding of image processing techniques.
  • Demonstrate experience in technical computing.

In line with Thales' Baseline Security requirements, candidates will be asked to provide evidence of identity, eligibility to work in the UK and employment and/or education history for up to three years. Some vacancies may require full Security Clearance which can require further evidence to be provided. For further details of the evidence required to apply for Baseline and Security Clearance please refer to the Defence Business Services National Security Vetting (DBS NSV) Agency.

At Thales we provide CAREERS and not only jobs. With Thales employing 65,000 employees in 56 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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  • Ongoing
  • Competitive + benefits
  • All grades
  • Glasgow
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  • Aeronautics
  • Aerospace
  • Analytics
  • Computer Science
  • Data Science
  • IT Architecture
  • Information Technology
  • Maths
  • Physics
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  • Software
  • Systems
  • Web Development

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