Senior/Lead Engineer - FMS

3-12 years
12 days ago 3 Applied
Job Description

In fast changing markets, customers worldwide rely on Thales. Thales is a business where brilliant people from all over the world come together to share ideas and inspire each other. In aerospace, transportation, defence, security and space, our architects design innovative solutions that make our tomorrow's possible.

Present in India since 1953, Thales is headquartered in Noida, Uttar Pradesh, and has operational offices and sites spread across Bengaluru, Delhi, Gurugram, Hyderabad, Mumbai, Pune among others. Over 1800 employees are working with Thales and its joint ventures in India. Since the beginning, Thales has been playing an essential role in India's growth story by sharing its technologies and expertise in Defence, Transport, Aerospace and Digital Identity and Security markets.

Thales is a global organization with operations on all continents serving five major markets, all of them of vital importance for our societies: aerospace, space, ground transportation, defence and security, and digital security. World-class technology, the combined expertise of 80,000 employees and operations in 68 countries have made Thales a key player in keeping the public safe and secure, guarding vital infrastructure and protecting the national security interests of countries around the globe. Thales is a global high technology leader investing in digital and deep tech innovations - connectivity, big data, artificial intelligence, cybersecurity and quantum technology - to build a future we can all trust, which is vital to the development of our societies.

. At Thales, we provide Careers and not only jobs. Our Mobility policy, which enables our employees to develop their careers by exploring opportunities in our offices across 68 countries.
. Together we believe that embracing flexibility by adopting a smarter way of working.
. Employee Wellbeing is Thales top priority, and we provide best in class policies like Health & Life insurances.

To know more about Thales, please visit

Senior/Lead Engineer - FMS

We are seeking an energetic Software Engineers with a passion for working with Avionics -FMS environment. As a member of our Engineering Competence Centre (ECC) you will have the opportunity to make significant contributions to our new generation Flight Management System.

Skills & Experience:

  • Should have at least 3 to 12 years of overall engineering experiences in software development, systems architecture and testing of Avionics embedded system.
  • Should have at least 3 to 12 years experience in SDLC.
  • Candidate should be strong in ADA95/2012 & have hands on experience in Development , Verification and Validation.
  • Good knowledge and work experience in Flight Management system is a plus.
  • Knowledge in DO178B/C is required.
  • Knowledge in configuration management tools like doors, clear case, Clear Quest is required.
  • A pro-active and hands-on individual who is driven by the desire to succeed with a good relationship.
  • Support Root Cause Corrective Actions (RCCAs), and defect prevention
  • Candidate must be a self-starter with a positive attitude, high ethics, effective communicator, strong analytical and creative problem solving skills and a track record of working successfully under pressure in a time-constrained environment.
  • Individual should be skilled, highly professional engineer, work collaboratively with an international team comprising software development, product management/development.
  • Travel domestically and internationally, as required
  • Candidate should have good understanding of fixed wing aerodynamics and performance
  • Understanding of efficient flight profiles
  • Good understanding Aircraft Performance , Navigation Databases, Flight Planning and dispatch solutions, EFB applications and ARINC standards
  • Knowledgeable about airline flight operations and piloting procedures

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • You will play major role in development and verification of the various module of FMS and will be involved in the various phases of FMS development. In more details:
  • Have a good understanding of complex architectures, requirements, algorithms, interfaces and designs for FMS software systems.
  • Code development from software requirements as per DO178B/C standards
  • Demonstrate the technical capabilities in software projects.
  • Perform Peer reviews
  • Debugging and bug fixing and resolving complex problems by using Tests Benches simulating aircraft cockpits.
  • Perform regression, unit and integration testing
  • Ensure quality deliveries before hand-off to Quality Assurance teams for further testing and verification.


  • At Thales, we provide careers and not only jobs. Our mobility policy, which enables our employees to develop their careers by exploring opportunities across functions / discipline / locations globally.
  • Together we believe that embracing flexibility by adopting a smarter way of working.
  • Employee Wellbeing is Thales top priority, and we provide best in class policies like Group Health & Life insurances, Term insurance etc
  • Thales encourages employee development by offering various learning programs and supporting higher education

Qualifications: B.Tech in Computer Science OR Electronics & Communication or related engineering discipline with 3 to 12 years of relevant experience.

Working experience in DefensemilitaryAerospace products development is desirable.

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!




airline flight operations
piloting procedures
ARINC standards
Navigation Databases
EFB applications
fixed wing aerodynamics
dispatch solutions
configuration management tools