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System Architect for C4ISR bids and projects

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 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 230 collaborators, is specialized in the design, development and supply of critical information systems for customers in the sectors of Defense, Security (including Cyber), Transport and Aerospace.

Thales Belgium (Tubize Site) is currently looking for a :

System Architect for C4ISR Project s


As part of the LAND engineering group of THALES Belgium, the System Architect for C4ISR (Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance) Projects will be responsible to define C4ISR solution with customers and its integration into customer environment.

The System Architect for C4ISR Projects needs to be a technical passionate. Based on his/her previous expertise in IT or telecommunication systems, he/she will be eager to discover new technologies.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Understand and analyse the customer’s needs;
  • Find the best solution and leads the architecture definition to meet the customer requirements ;
  • Interface with the customer, for the technical related aspects of the solution;
  • Bring state of the art expertise for his/her field of expertise, specialty or domain;
  • Take the lead in the system specifications process;
  • Write technical specification definition and support the subcontractor choice for needed subsystem acquisition;
  • In charge of the technical documentation (High Level Design, Low Level Design, Configuration Documents, User Manuals, Testing plan);
  • Profile:

  • Engineering degree in Electronics / Telecommunications;
  • At least 5 years relevant experience in end-to-end designing (architecture), 3rd party integration and prototyping IT systems.
  • Relevant experience with defense C4I systems
  • Exposure to multiple, diverse technical integrations, technologies and processing environments.
  • In depth technical and architectural knowledge of traditional IP networking protocols and knowledge of wireless networks, equipment and solutions is needed.
  • Knowledge of cybersecurity solutions is a plus.
  • Passion for technologies, continuing education and problem solving.
  • Consulting and advisory experience with demonstrated skills in translating business requirements to technical solutions is necessary.
  • Customer satisfaction and results oriented;
  • Good communication skills, both verbally and written;
  • Fluent in French or Dutch; fluent in English (professional capacity).
  • 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

    System Architect for C4ISR bids and projects

    Thales Group, Tubize