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Irvine, CA, United States
Employment: Full Time Experience: Senior

We are currently looking for an In-Service System Engineer to join the Thales Avionics, a subsidiary of Thales USA team in Irvine, CA.

The mission of the In-Service System Engineer is to provide solutions for In-Service Technical Issues. They contribute to Customer Satisfaction by investigating system in-service issues and proposing appropriate solutions to meet the expected System Performance.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Investigations
    1. Proactively take ownership of identified issues to analyze, characterize & investigate.
    2. Leads and runs investigations/actions plans to resolution (in A/C with Field Engineers (RDK), in the Lab, etc.)
    3. Debug & Develops SW solutions to pursue investigations on Aircraft
    4. Participates to Generic Engineering and Production product reviews (task team, Product Quality and Reliability review)
    5. Allocates priorities from a technical perspective
    6. Supports and assist Hardware level troubleshooting during in-service operations.
  • Solution development
    1. Leads the fix (SW/HW)for in service issues to resolution
    2. Debug SW/HW issues and identify/propose/develop solutions.
    3. Supports the in-service deployment strategy and effectiveness of fixes (SW/HW).
    4. Reviews proposed design changes and challenging proposed solutions
    5. Identifies cause and effect relationships, assesses risk associated with different plans of action and generates plans that encompass multiple disciplines to mitigate the risks for the organization.
  • Communication:
    1. Provides visibility on accomplishments and progress on in service issues
    2. Communicates regularly with field and In-Service Leads assigned to the account
    3. Publishes reports on highest critically issues.
    4. Able to represent Thales when working with a customer on technical issues.
    5. Presents ideas effectively to internal and external personnel
Skills and Experience:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Software Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or minimum three (3) to seven (7) years’ experience in software or avionics industry
  • Must be an appropriate organizational fit for the Thales culture, that is, exhibit the values of Compliance, Respect, Innovation, Responsibility and Teamwork.
  • Field experience is a plus
The person in this position is expected to:
  • Have a strong debugging skills with the dev environments: C, C++, MySQL, PHP, Java, Linux, Shell Scripting
  • Have understanding on Python, Perl, XML, Android, Connectivity-Protocols, Cable-TV/Set-TopBox
  • Have working knowledge of Interfacing & Networking: Serial, Ethernet, IP/MAC addressing, VLANs, broadcast & multicast.
  • Be capable of understanding communication protocols and there relation in connectivity world.
  • Understanding of GIT, JIRA and other collaboration tools are plus.
  • Be capable of understanding SW design and concepts and explaining how the SW utilizes the HW.
  • Be capable of debugging existing SW and create test stubs and automate functional behaviors using scripting.
  • Be capable of interpreting mechanical and electrical wiring diagrams.

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