Hardware forms the backbone of Thales systems and is a job family constantly exploring new technologies and innovations.

There are many personal challenges and opportunities to be sought in this Job Family such as the mastery and the guarantee of stability for our technologies, the permanent search for innovative solutions at the highest level of world competitiveness, the management dimension, the opportunity to participate to an important program and the development of international partnerships inside and outside Thales.

This job family includes:

Hardware Architecture

Hardware Architecture provides knowledge of state of the art hardware architecting, ensures that stability is maintained across the lifecycle of the solution from bid to delivery and remains at the forefront of technological developments.


  • Hardware Architect

Hardware Expertise Engineer

These engineers have specific expertise covering dedicated techniques and technologies relating to a particular domain of activity. They bring state of the art expertise to their field.


  • Hardware Expertise Engineer
  • Hardware Expertise Technician

Hardware Experts

Hardware Experts are influential in their discipline and are responsible for all or part of a research, design or development project in their major and complex specialist area. They play a threefold role of consultant, support and auditor.   


  • Hardware Expert


Thales Group - Alasdair Beddow

Alasdair Beddow

Defence / Electronics Engineer