Thales Overview

  • Nanterre, France
  • 10000+ Employees
  • 2000
  • Company - Public
  • Aerospace & Defense
  • $10+ billion (USD)

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Aug 5, 2020

The inaugural Thales Tech Challenge has finally come to its conclusion. We have had 2000 students register from 200 different universities, with 105 different nationalities represented! 380 teams were formed at the beginning, and through a lot of hard work and with the support of 60 Thales mentors, we conclude today with only 9 teams left. 9 country winners (add in the country flags) made it to our Global final, but only 4 have won the awards? � Check out our latest article to find out the winners of the Thales Tech Challenge 2020!


Launched in September 2019, the Thales Tech Challenge has promoted the Group as a technical innovator to students in nine countries across the world. Following the selection of the country winners, it is now time to announce this year's global winners in the four different categories.

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Jun 25, 2020

This past week was International Women in Engineering Day 2020 so we asked our female engineers from across the globe to tell us what obstacles they have had to overcome to get to where they are today, what advice they would give to young girls looking to get into engineering and what they are doing to help #ShapeTheWorld

Thales - Why Work With Us?

Together, we create advanced technology systems that make the world a better place to live in. Even if you’ve never heard of Thales, you’ve probably used our technologies in one way or another.

Travelled by train recently?

When you bought your ticket from a vending machine and validated it, chances are that you were using Thales know-how. Using our technology, public transport operators send real-time information about services, schedules and traffic delays to your smartphone or browser, or to passenger information displays at stations and bus or tram stops.

They also rely on us for advanced control, supervision and operations management systems that also make your journeys safer.

Like watching movies at 35,000 feet?

Thales InFlyt Experience technology keeps you entertained as you fly from one side of the world to the other.

Checked your bank balance on your phone today?

Thales protects the information systems of 19 of the world’s 20 largest banks.

There's really no limit to what we can do. From in-flight connectivity to cybersecurity, our 22,000 talented engineers work tirelessly to deliver a vast range of innovative solutions.

In aerospace, space, transportation, defense and security, we team up to meet the complex technological challenges of our times.

The opportunities at Thales are as limitless as the boundaries of engineering, science and technology. We're growing all the time and wherever we go and whatever we do, our people grow with us. We give talented and innovative individuals the chance to explore varied career paths in a challenging and rewarding international environment. We understand just how rare truly exceptional people are, so we'll invest the same innovation, time and care into your career that we put into each of our fascinating projects.


Thales Reviews

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"Very good company to work work"

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I have been working at Thales full-time


Big company, Great management, Great internal mobility


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Diversity & Inclusion at Thales

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Thales Interviews

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Applied online57%
Employee Referral11%
Campus Recruiting10%

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    Software Developer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Finland
    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview


    Discussion avec une RH, échange sur le parcours, présentation des sujets de stage.
    Renseignement sur le groupe, les opportunités. Questions pratiques.
    Pas de questions techniques pendant l'interview. RDV avec un manager programmé.

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Thales Awards & Accolades

  • Best Tech Workplace for DiversityThe Timmy Awards2018

Pledges & Certifications

  • Veteran Hiring Commitment

    Committed to helping America's military veterans find work

  • Tech Hiring Commitment

    Helping to train, hire and promote more technology workers

  • Social Responsibility Pledge

    Formal programs or foundation to give back to communities

  • Diversity Commitment

    Has programs that support a diverse and inclusive workforce

  • Pledge to Thrive

    Taking steps to prioritize employee well-being

  • First Job Programs

    Maintain entry-level hiring and career development programs to give people career starts

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