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Graduate Systems & Software Engineer

Our Graduate Program offering: 

The Thales Graduate Program is a two-year program commencing in February 2023. What makes us different from the rest?  

  •  Thales offer a specialist program where you can expect to become an expert in your field 
  • We offer all graduates permanent roles at Thales – we aim to develop you for the future 
  • You will experience multiple graduate days and site visits in our Sydney and Melbourne locations 
  • A structured learning and development program sees you supported throughout your journey
  • Our mentor program sees our graduates supports by the best and brightest in our business 

About Your Role

Working in our Avionics business unit you could work on exciting training and simulation projects for the Australian Defence Force, for example you could be working on mission systems for Tiger Helicopters! Our graduates are engineering all-rounders, our program is a great opportunity to try multiple functions and build a career in one you like.

On any one day you could be:

  • Understanding and analysing customer requirements
  • Developing functional and physical solutions, including test and demonstration cases
  • Producing engineering reports, specification and design documents
  • Flexing your technical skills with some programming
  • Verify solutions against architectures and established requirements
  • Effectively planning and executing activities ensuring projects keep to time

How About You?

  • Recently degree qualified in Software, Electrical or Mechatronics Engineering with a minimum credit average, or be in the final year of completing for graduation end of 2022
  • You are a natural leader and this shows though part time work or extra-curricular activities whilst studying university
  • A little bit of programming experience will get you a long way
  • You easily build relationships and have strong communications kills both written and verbal
  • You love working in a team environment and value diversity
  • You are curious by nature, focused on the result and love to keep continuously learning!

Good to Know

You’ll get an email acknowledgement after you’ve applied, Thales strives to provide a personalised experience for all suitable applicants. 

As a Defence security clearance is required for this role, applicants must be Australian citizens and eligible to obtain and maintain an appropriate clearance.  To learn more about clearances please visit –

Closing in 10 days
Closing in 10 days
  • Job type:Graduate Jobs
  • Disciplines:

    Engineering, Engineering Electrical, Engineering Mechatronics, Engineering

  • Work rights:

    Australian Citizen

  • Work from home:

    Hybrid remote

    Hybrid remote

    Employees are allowed to work remotely some of the time but most of the work is done at the company’s physical office. Remote work is considered a perk or a privilege. For example, an employee may work from home for 1-2 days per week.

  • Locations:



    Feb 2023 (approx)

  • Closing Date:21st Aug 2022, 12:59 pm


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